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About Us


We are an independent global asset management firm built by investors, for investors. We excel by focusing on truly active management of differentiated investment strategies.

With a 35-year heritage, we invest our clients’ capital using active strategies across discretionary, systematic and specialist solutions. As our industry evolves, we develop new products with global appeal and attractive returns to access new pools of client assets and to adapt to our clients’ changing needs.

Collectively we manage CHF 162.3 billion1 in assets for institutions, financial advisers and private investors. Our investment professionals, who on average have more than 14 years of industry experience, manage CHF 85.7 billion1 in client assets. In addition to investment management, we also offer private labelling solutions, such as management company and other support services, to third parties – a business that has grown to CHF 76.6 billion1 in assets over the past two decades.

With more than 900 people in 13 countries, we are a truly global firm in scale and resources, yet small enough to remain nimble and flexible to meet clients’ needs.

By focusing on superior investment returns, a differentiated product offering, global distribution strength and operating efficiency we seek to deliver sustainable growth for all stakeholders.

Our History

  1. 1983

    GAM founded by Gilbert de Botton
  2. 1999

    GAM acquired by UBS
  3. 2005

    Julius Baer acquired GAM and three private banks from UBS
  4. 2009

    GAM acquired Augustus Asset Managers Ltd
  5. 2009

    Separation from Julius Baer to form an independent, publicly listed, pure-play asset management group
  6. 2012

    GAM acquired Arkos Capital SA
  7. 2014

    GAM acquired Singleterry Mansley Asset Management
  8. 2015

    GAM acquired the real estate debt business of Renshaw Bay
  9. 2016

    GAM acquired Cantab Capital Partners and launched GAM Systematic

Our Offering

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Our People

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188
Investment Professionals
900+
Employees
7.8
Average Years of Service
41
Average Age

Our Reach

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As of 31 March 2018.