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Press Release

26 January 2021

GAM Holding AG: Private Labelling client update

GAM today provides an update in relation to a management company services client in its Private Labelling business who has given notice that they will be transferring their business to another provider as a part of a broader strategic relationship with that provider.

As at 31 December 2020, the client’s assets under management were CHF 21.5 billion with associated revenues of approximately CHF 5 million per annum. The transition to the client new provider is expected to commence in the second half of 2021.

The GAM Private Labelling business provides fund solutions focused on structuring, legal set-up, fund administration arrangements and management company services. These services allow our clients to focus on asset management and fund distribution for their clients. GAM Private Labelling has a good pipeline of future business opportunities.

GAM will announce its 2020 full year results on 18 February 2021.

Martin Jufer, Head of GAM Private Labelling, said: “We are proud to have helped the client build and grow a complex business over more than 15 years to service the needs of their clients. I am pleased that the client has said that they will remain as a positive client reference even as they complete an internal strategic change. We will work with them to ensure a smooth transition and look forward to continuing to maintain a close business relationship.

“We are committed to growing our Private Labelling business with our strong service offering. We have seen the business grow over the past few years and have a good pipeline of future business opportunities.”

Upcoming events:
18 February 2021 Full-year results 2020
21 April 2021 Interim management statement Q1 2021
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Charles Naylor
Global Head of Communications and Investor Relations
T +44 20 7917 2241
Investor Relations
Jessica Grassi
T +41 58 426 31 37
Media Relations
Ute Dehn Christen
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Media Relations
Kathryn Jacques
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About GAM

GAM is a leading independent, pure-play asset manager. The company provides active investment solutions and products for institutions, financial intermediaries and private investors. The core investment business is complemented by private labelling services, which include management company and other support services to third-party asset managers. GAM employed 701 FTEs in 14 countries with investment centres in London, Cambridge, Zurich, Hong Kong, New York, Milan and Lugano as at 31 December 2020. The investment managers are supported by an extensive global distribution network. Headquartered in Zurich, GAM is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange with the symbol ‘GAM’. The Group has AuM of CHF 122 billion (USD 138.0 billion) as at 31 December 2020.

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