Awards

When our business was created in 1983, our founder, Gilbert de Botton, searched the world for the brightest minds, the innovators and the free thinkers. His ultimate aim was to give our clients access to great investment talent. This flair for creativity and excellence continues to inspire our business today and GAM is home to some of the brightest minds in the industry across all areas of the business.

GAM shortlisted for ICGN Global Stewardship Disclosure Award

November 2022

GAM has been shortlisted for an ICGN Global Stewardship Disclosure Award.

The ICGN Global Stewardship Disclosure Awards recognise investors whose public disclosures provide genuine insight into their stewardship policies, how the policies have been implemented, and their commitment to transparency and reporting to provide a model that other investors might follow.

To read more about the awards, click here.

Stephanie Maier ‘Highly Commended’ in Investment Week Women in Investment Awards

November 2022

GAM Investments’ Stephanie Maier, Global Head of Sustainable and Impact Investment, was highly commended in the ‘Sustainable and ESG Investment Woman of the Year (large firms)’ category at the Investment Week Women in Investment Awards 2022.

The awards, now in their sixth year, not only honour the inspiring achievements of women across all parts of the investment industry but play a role in helping accelerate the pace of change towards a more diverse and inclusive investment industry.

Click here to see the full list of winners.

GAM awarded ‘Best Fund Provider Investment Grade Bond’ in Asia Private Banker’s Asset Management Awards for Excellence

November 2022

GAM was awarded ‘Best Fund Provider Investment Grade Bond’ in the 2023 Asia Private Banker’s Asset Management Awards for Excellence 2023.

The awards recognise the standout achievements of fund managers in the Asia region and are bestowed based on four criteria, including product performance, asset gathering, service quality; and fund selector feedback, judged by members of Asian Private Banker’s editorial team and chaired by its editor.

Click here to see the full list of winners.

GAM rated one of the best Swiss-listed financial services providers in InRate’s zRating corporate governance study

October 2022

GAM has been ranked as one of the best Swiss-listed financial services firms for corporate governance in sustainability rating agency Inrate’s annual zRating study for the third year running.

GAM was ranked as fourth best financial services provider out of 30 and ranked 33rd out of 171 companies listed in Switzerland, with 71 out of a possible 100 points. The firm also achieved a score of four out of five for the new sustainability and information policy category.

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Two managers chosen for Citywire Wealth Manager 100

October 2022

Julian Howard and James McDaid have each been selected for Citywire Wealth Manager’s annual list of the 100 leading fund selectors across the UK and Channel Islands.

Click here to see the full list.

Jian Shi Cortesi once again selected for Citywire list of top 30 female managers

September 2022

Jian Shi Cortesi, who manages China and Asia equity strategies, has once again been selected for Citywire’s list of top 30 female managers.

The list is compiled from Citywire’s database of 2108 female fund managers based on managers’ ratings consistency over the last five years.

This is the fifth year that Jian has featured in the Citywire Alpha Female Top 30 list, having also been included in 2017, 2019, 2020 and 2021.

Click here to read more.

GAM shortlisted in three categories of Investment Week Fund Manager of the Year Awards

July 2022

GAM has been shortlisted in three categories of the Investment Week Fund Manager of the Year Awards.

Adrian Gosden and Chris Morrison has been shortlisted in the ‘UK Equity Income’ category, Niall Gallagher and Chris Sellers in the ‘Europe’ category and Adrian Owens in the ‘Absolute Return’ category.

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Stephanie Maier selected for Financial News Fifty Most Influential in Sustainable Finance

June 2022

We are proud that GAM’s Stephanie Maier has been chosen for Financial News’ inaugural Fifty Most Influential in Sustainable Finance. 

The list recognises those with a proven track record in sustainability, as well as individuals who have demonstrated real influence through their roles.

Read more here.

 

GAM wins ‘Best Swiss Equities’ award for the second time

June 2022
GAM was recognised at the Swiss Sustainable Funds Awards for its Swiss equity strategy.

The ‘Best Swiss Equities’ award recognises leaders in the field of sustainable asset management, based on a combination of qualitative and quantitative sustainability and performance criteria.

This is the second time that GAM has won this award.

Read more here.

Best Alpha Manager of the Year 2022

May 2022
Anthony Smouha, CEO of Atlanticomnium S.A. and manager of GAM’s credit opportunities strategy, was awarded ‘Best Alpha Manager of the Year 2022’ at the FE fundinfo Alpha Manager of the Year Awards.

The Alpha Manager Rating is a quantitative rating that distinguishes the top UK fund managers based on alpha generation and outperformance across their career history. Only the top 10% of UK managers receive this accolade.

Anthony was also selected as the winner of the ‘Best Alpha Manager - Sterling Strategic Bond’ category.

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GAM wins five awards at the InsuranceAsia News Institutional Asset Management Awards 2022

May 2022
GAM has won awards in five categories at the InsuranceAsia News Institutional Asset Management Awards 2022.

GAM was selected as ‘Institutional Asset Manager of the Year’, ‘Best Active Asset Manager’, ‘Best Global Equities Manager’, ‘Best Global Fixed Income Manager’ and ‘Best Quantitative Solutions Manager’. 

This is the second consecutive year that GAM has received the ‘Best Global Equities Manager’ award.

Read more about the awards here

GAM shortlisted for European Pension Award

April 2022

GAM has been shortlisted in the category of ‘ESG or SRI Provider of the Year’ in this year’s European Pension Awards.

The European Pensions Awards were launched to give recognition to and honour the investment firms, consultancies and pension providers across Europe that have set the professional standards in order to best serve European pension funds over the past year.

Click here to see the full shortlist.

Stephanie Maier has been shortlisted for a Business Green Leaders Award

April 2022

GAM Investments’ Stephanie Maier, Global Head of Sustainable and Impact Investment, has been shortlisted for a Business Green Leaders Award in the category of ‘Sustainability Executive of the Year’.

The category recognises champions of the green economy, driving progress in their organisation each and every day, and aims to celebrate individuals who are at the heart of efforts to deliver truly sustainable business models and environmental performance improvements.

Click here to see the full shortlist.

GAM wins Citywire Gender Diversity Award

December 2021

GAM has won a Citywire Gender Diversity Award.

The Citywire Gender Diversity Awards honour fund management groups across the globe that have made progress in getting more women into fund management.

GAM was chosen as the winner in the ‘Best AuM split’ category for asset management firms with 50-100 managers. The category was introduced this year in recognition of those fund groups which have greater parity in the proportion of assets managed by women and men. Winners in this category of the awards were selected purely on a quantitative basis, specifically those firms with the highest proportion of assets managed by women.

Dual win for Jian Shi Cortesi at Investment Week Awards

November 2021

Jian Shi Cortesi has won two awards at Investment Week’s Women in Investment Awards. Jian was chosen as the winner in both the ‘Fund Manager of the Year (large firms)’ and ‘International Investment Woman of the Year’ categories.

The Women in Investment Awards honour the inspiring achievements of women across all parts of the UK investment industry with a specific international category.

The ‘Fund Manager of the Year (large firms)’ award is designed to serve as an inspiration for other women to consider a career in fund management. In selecting the winner for the ‘International Investment Woman of the Year’ category, the judges considered Jian’s overall achievements that have positively influenced women and helped attract or retain them in the sector.

HFM European Quant Awards 2021

November 2021

The GAM Systematic team won two awards at the HFM European Quant Awards 2021. The awards celebrated the European quant strategies that have shone the brightest over the past year.
 
GAM Systematic was named winner in both the ‘Systematic macro’ and ‘Multi-alternative risk premia’ categories for its two largest strategies.
 
In selecting the winners, the judges focused on absolute performance, standard deviation of returns and outperformance of the relevant HFM benchmark. They also considered the strategies’ AuM, investment approach, as well as their track records.

Read more about our Systematic Range here.

GAM is proud to have once again been awarded three prestigious German Sauren Gold Medals

October 2021

Paul McNamara received his gold medal in the Absolute Return Emerging Markets segment, joined by Tim Love in the Emerging Market Equities category and Niall Gallagher for his European Equities strategy.

Find out more here.

Asset Management Awards 2021

September 2021

GAM has been shortlisted in the 'Equity Manager of the Year' category of the Financial News Asset Management Awards 2021 for our actively managed equity strategies.

The awards, now in their 20th year, recognise excellence in the institutional investment management industry in Europe.

Read more here.

GAM Holding again best financial services provider in the zRating Corporate Governance Study by Inrate

September 2021

GAM is once again named best-ranked financial services provider in the Corporate Governance zRating study of Inrate AG, the independent Swiss sustainability rating agency. GAM ranks 15th overall, out of a total of 171 companies listed in Switzerland.

Read more here.

Anthony Smouha nominated for FE fundinfo’s Alpha Manager of the Year 2021

May 2021

Anthony Smouha, CEO of Atlanticomnium and manager of GAM’s credit opportunities strategy, is one of five managers from across the industry nominated for FE FundInfo’s Alpha Manager of the Year 2021.

Jian Shi Cortesi and Mark Hawtin shortlisted for Investment Week’s Fund Manager of the Year Awards 2021

May 2021
GAM’s Asia Growth equities and Disruptive Growth and Technology teams have been shortlisted for Investment Week’s Fund Manager of the Year Awards 2021.

A flagship event for the investment industry, the Investment Week Fund Manager of the Year Awards honour fund managers and groups who have demonstrated consistently strong performance for investors and whom the judging panel believe have the potential to continue to deliver for clients.

GAM wins awards in two categories at the InsuranceAsia News Institutional Asset Management Awards 2021

May 2021

GAM has won two awards in the InsuranceAsia News Institutional Asset Management Awards 2021.

GAM was chosen in the ‘Best Global Equities Manager’ category for our actively managed offering across equities and in the ‘Best Alternatives Manager’ category for our emerging market rates strategy.

The awards recognise exceptional work done by asset managers on behalf of their insurance company clients across the Asia Pacific region.

Giovanni D’Alesio selected to feature in Citywire Selector 100 for the second consecutive year

May 2021

Giovanni D’Alesio, Head of Research for Alternative Investment Solutions (AIS), was selected to feature in the Citywire Selector 100 for the second consecutive year.

The Citywire Selector 100 lists the most influential names in pan-European fund selection, showcasing those who have helped shape the selection business alongside rising talents who are making their mark in their respective regions and beyond.

Three managers awarded FE fundinfo Alpha Manager Ratings

February 2021
GAM’s Niall Gallagher and Mark Hawtin and Anthony Smouha, CEO of Atlanticomnium, have been awarded FE fundinfo Alpha Manager Ratings. The Alpha Manager Rating is a quantitative rating that distinguishes the top 10% of UK fund managers across their career history.

GAM Systematic selected as Alternative Risk Premia Manager of the Year

December 2020
GAM Systematic has won ‘Alternative Risk Premia Manager of the Year’ in the Professional Pensions Investment Awards 2020.
 
The awards celebrate excellence among the asset managers who serve UK workplace pension schemes. Winners are selected by a panel of five distinguished industry judges, who base their decision on three key areas: performance, client service and innovation.
 
This is the third consecutive year that GAM Systematic has been shortlisted for this award. 

Read more about our Systematic Range here.

Dr. Silvia Stanescu chosen for The Hedge Fund Journal’s 50 Leading Women in Hedge Funds 2020

November 2020

Dr. Silvia Stanescu, Investment Director for GAM Systematic Cambridge, has been chosen for The Hedge Fund Journal’s list of 50 leading women in hedge funds 2020. Silvia has been recognised specifically for her achievements in quantitative investing.

Click here to read the full report.

GAM shortlisted for Judges Choice award in Citywire Gender Diversity Awards

November 2020
GAM has been shortlisted for the Judges’ Choice award in the Citywire Gender Diversity Awards 2020.

At GAM, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where all individuals feel valued, listened to, treated fairly and respected and we believe that by fostering an environment that embraces diverse perspectives, we become better investors and better problem solvers. A diverse, inclusive environment also makes us good listeners, empathetic to the needs and aspirations of our clients.

Three GAM managers win gold medals at the Sauren Golden Awards 2020

October 2020
At this year's Sauren Golden Awards in Germany, Investment Directors Paul McNamara, Tim Love and Niall Gallagher were recognised for their performance in emerging market debt, emerging market equities and European equities, respectively.

Three GAM Investment Solutions managers chosen for Citywire Wealth Manager 100

October 2020
Charles Hepworth, Julian Howard and James McDaid from GAM Investment Solutions have each been selected for Citywire Wealth Manager’s annual list of the 100 leading fund selector across the UK and Channel Islands.

GAM rated best Swiss financial services company for corporate governance

October 2020

GAM has been rated best Swiss financial services company for corporate governance and ranked 17th out of 172 listed companies in Switzerland by independent sustainability rating agency Inrate.

Click here to read the press release.

Jian Shi Cortesi selected for Citywire list of top 30 female managers

September 2020
Jian Shi Cortesi, who manages China and Asia equity strategies, has been selected for Citywire’s list of top 30 female managers.

The list is compiled from Citywire’s database of 1762 female fund managers based on managers’ ratings consistency over the last 5 years.

This is the third year that Jian has featured in the Citywire Alpha Female Top 30 list, having also been included in 2017 and 2019.

Shazaan Gaffoor and Kishen Pattani selected for Investment Week’s Rising Stars 2020

March 2020
Shazaan Gaffoor in Sales Management and Kishen Pattani in Product Development have been chosen for Investment Week’s Rising Stars of 2020, looking at the next generation of rising stars in asset management.

GAM among fund houses with the most Alpha Managers

February 2020

The Alpha Manager list, which is compiled each year by global fund data and technology provider FE fundinfo, identifies and celebrates the top 10 per cent of UK retail-facing managers, based on their entire career performance.

This year, GAM was joint third in the table of fund groups with the most Alpha Managers with a total of six.

Read more here.

GAM Systematic Cambridge wins Quant Investor of the Year award

November 2019
The GAM Systematic Cambridge team was awarded ‘Quant Investor of the Year’ at the annual Risk.net awards.

GAM managers win gold medals at Sauren Golden Awards

September 2019
Niall Gallagher, Paul McNamara and Adrian Owens were each awarded gold medals for their performance in their respective asset classes at this year’s Sauren Golden Awards.

Five GAM managers win Sauren Golden Awards

September 2018

At this year's Sauren Golden Awards in Germany, Investment Directors Paul McNamara, Adrian Owens, Gianmarco Mondani, Niall Gallagher and Ernst Glanzmann were recognised for their performance in their respective asset classes.

Jian Shi Cortesi is again included in Citywires list of the top 30 female managers in the world

We are proud that GAM's Jian Shi Cortesi, is again included in Citywire's list of the top 30 female managers in the world. 

The list is compiled from Citywire's database of 1932 female fund managers based on managers' ratings consistency over the last five years.

This is the fourth year that Jian has featured in the Citywire Alpha Female top 30 list, having also been included in 2017, 2019, and 2020.

Read the Citywire Alpha Female report 2021 here.
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