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Press Release

29 November 2019

GAM Holding AG: Senior management change

GAM Holding AG announces that Matthew Beesley has decided to leave the firm. He joined the firm in 2017 and last year he was appointed to GAM Holding AG’s Group Management Board.

Due to Matt’s work successfully restructuring the team, his role as group head of investments will not be replaced. His business management duties will be assumed by the respective heads of the two investment groups: Systematic and Solutions (includes Private Client); and Discretionary. His responsibilities for front office controls and trading will fall under the remit of Steve Rafferty, Group COO. Matt will continue to work over the coming months to ensure a smooth transition of his responsibilities.

Matt did not manage any client money at GAM so his departure will not have any impact on the investment management of our funds or mandates.

 

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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 employs around 850 people in 14 countries with investment centres in London, Cambridge, Zurich, Hong Kong, New York, Milan and Lugano. The investment managers are supported by an extensive global distribution network. The Group has AuM of CHF 135.7 billion (USD 136.1 billion) as at 30 September 2019.

Headquartered in Zurich, GAM is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange with the symbol ‘GAM’.

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