Tim Haywood joined Augustus (then Julius Baer Investments Limited) in 1998 from Orient Overseas International Limited in Hong Kong, where he was CIO. He worked as both CIO and CEO of Augustus where he initiated the SICAV and hedge fund business lines. Tim Haywood holds an MBA from the University of Cranfield and a BSc (Hons) in Chemical Engineering from the University of Edinburgh. He is based in London.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018China’s growing influence on global markets
China’s burgeoning middle class is creating huge growth in consumption in areas such as luxury goods, cars and beverages. This is having an impact not just domestically but across global markets. GAM’s investment managers discuss the part China is playing within their respective area.
Friday, June 08, 2018Weekly Manager Views
Please find below the notes from GAM’s Weekly Investment Meeting on 6 June 2018 – this week’s speaker was Tim Haywood, commenting on recent events in Italy and the likely effect of the ECB ending its QE programme.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018Eight Reasons to Be Fearful for the Bond Market
Traditional fixed income markets face a number of challenges over the coming year. Tim Haywood, investment director, highlights eight reasons to be fearful for the bond market and how absolute return strategies can exploit these conditions.
Tuesday, December 12, 20172018 Outlook – The Merits of Active Management
GAM’s investment experts share insights on how active management adds value in their specialist fields.
Friday, December 01, 2017Unconstrained Opportunities And Cheap Parachutes
GAM’s Tim Haywood believes an absolute return approach to fixed income could prove ideal against a backdrop of rising interest rates and a reversal of QE
Thursday, September 21, 2017Absolute Returns in all Environments
Tim Haywood, investment director for absolute return fixed income strategies, shares his views on the current macroeconomic environment and opportunities in the bond markets.
Friday, August 04, 2017Normalisation: A Turning Point?
Tim Haywood, investment director for fixed income, says that with policy normalisation from central bankers in both Europe and North America driving bond yields aggressively upwards, June may be remembered as a turning point for fixed income markets.
Tuesday, May 02, 2017GAM Investment Conference: Investing into the Future
Investors could be forgiven for being distracted by the persistent changes to the geopolitical landscape and for wondering what might happen next to cause further market uncertainty. Paying too much attention to short-term investment trends rather than the importance of longer-term investment planning can prove a costly distraction. The GAM managers give their thoughts on looking long-term for investment success.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017All Eyes on the UK
Following the triggering of Article 50 and confirmation of the snap election on 8 June, the UK’s political journey is being closely monitored and greatly speculated upon by market participants around the world. GAM Investment Director Tim Haywood comments on why his home market has also become his favourite short.
Tuesday, February 07, 2017Change is in the Air
Tim Haywood, investment director for absolute return strategies looks ahead to 2017 where, after a year of shock results and unexpected outcomes, two signs of change have materialised on the fixed income horizon.