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Michael Lai

Michael Lai

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About Michael Lai

Michael Lai graduated from the London School of Economics with an MSc in econometrics. He joined GAM in 1998 and is the investment director and is responsible for Asian and pacific funds. Prior to joining GAM he was senior vice president at Trust Company responsible for Asian portfolios and before this he was an investment manager at BZW investment management. Michael is a CFA Charterholder.

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Citywire Rating: Not Rated

2010

  • FNot rated in Feb 2010
  • MNot rated in Mar 2010
  • ANot rated in Apr 2010
  • MNot rated in May 2010
  • JNot rated in Jun 2010
  • JNot rated in Jul 2010
  • ANot rated in Aug 2010
  • SNot rated in Sep 2010
  • ONot rated in Oct 2010
  • NNot rated in Nov 2010
  • DRated A in Dec 2010

2011

  • JNot rated in Jan 2011
  • FNot rated in Feb 2011
  • MRated A in Mar 2011
  • ANot rated in Apr 2011
  • MRated A in May 2011
  • JNot rated in Jun 2011
  • JNot rated in Jul 2011
  • ANot rated in Aug 2011
  • SNot rated in Sep 2011
  • ONot rated in Oct 2011
  • NNot rated in Nov 2011
  • DNot rated in Dec 2011

2012

  • JNot rated in Jan 2012
  • FNot rated in Feb 2012
  • MNot rated in Mar 2012
  • ANot rated in Apr 2012
  • MNot rated in May 2012
  • JNot rated in Jun 2012
  • JNot rated in Jul 2012
  • ANot rated in Aug 2012
  • SNot rated in Sep 2012
  • ONot rated in Oct 2012
  • NNot rated in Nov 2012
  • DNot rated in Dec 2012

2013

  • JNot rated in Jan 2013
  • FNot rated in Feb 2013
  • MNot rated in Mar 2013
  • ANot rated in Apr 2013
  • MNot rated in May 2013
  • JNot rated in Jun 2013
  • JNot rated in Jul 2013
  • ANot rated in Aug 2013
  • SNot rated in Sep 2013
  • ONot rated in Oct 2013
  • NNot rated in Nov 2013
  • DNot rated in Dec 2013

2014

  • JNot rated in Jan 2014
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2014
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2014
  • ANot rated in Apr 2014
  • MNot rated in May 2014
  • JNot rated in Jun 2014
  • JNot rated in Jul 2014
  • ANot rated in Aug 2014
  • SNot rated in Sep 2014
  • ONot rated in Oct 2014
  • NNot rated in Nov 2014
  • DNot rated in Dec 2014

2015

  • JNot rated in Jan 2015
  • FNot rated in Feb 2015
  • MNot rated in Mar 2015
  • ANot rated in Apr 2015
  • MRated Plus in May 2015
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2015
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2015
  • ARated Plus in Aug 2015
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2015
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2015
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2015
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2015

2016

  • JRated Plus in Jan 2016
  • FNot rated in Feb 2016
  • MNot rated in Mar 2016
  • ANot rated in Apr 2016
  • MNot rated in May 2016
  • JNot rated in Jun 2016
  • JNot rated in Jul 2016
  • ANot rated in Aug 2016
  • SNot rated in Sep 2016
  • ONot rated in Oct 2016
  • NNot rated in Nov 2016
  • DNot rated in Dec 2016

2017

  • JNot rated in Jan 2017
  • FNot rated in Feb 2017
  • MNot rated in Mar 2017
  • ANot rated in Apr 2017
  • MNot rated in May 2017
  • JNot rated in Jun 2017
  • JNot rated in Jul 2017
  • ANot rated in Aug 2017
  • SNot rated in Sep 2017
  • ONot rated in Oct 2017
  • NNot rated in Nov 2017

Performance

over : 31/10/2016 - 31/10/2017

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 7.2% 0.3% 6.0%
2016 4.8% -10.2% -0.5% 10.6% 5.9%
2015 1.3% 4.4% 1.1% -12.8% 10.1%
2014 4.6% -4.9% 5.0% 3.5% 1.2%
2013 16.3% 10.4% -0.3% 4.1% 1.5%

Related News

Absolute return aversion drives GAM fund outflows

Painful first half of 2016 sees assets under management drop for Swiss investment firm.

Commodities call: China veteran ups value bets in $1.2bn fund

GAM's Michael Lai is turning his attentions to cyclical stocks following an 'extreme' period of stress in the sector.

The two best plays to power a Chinese equity portfolio

GAM’s Michael Lai reveals how he has shuffled his €1.86bn fund to capture short-term boosts and ride out the corruption crackdown.

GAM’s China star shifts away from Macau gaming names

Michael Lai, who runs the $2.4bn GAM China Equity fund, has reduced exposure but remains optimistic on the region's gambling hub.

GAM’s China star Lai reveals his biggest sector bets

Leading China equity manager Michael Lai believes 'disruptive' technologies can replace low-cost manufacturing as the country's strength.

On the charge in China: top equity managers of the past five years

Citywire Global takes a closer look at the leading lights in the emerging market over the past half-decade.

GAM set to soft close Star China fund

Swiss group announces plans to stem flows into Citywire + rated manager's fund once it reaches set assets total.

GAM to tap China A-Shares market with host of fund changes

Swiss investment firm amends three fund strategies to allow investment in China’s mainland market.

The Lai detector: GAM's China star on why the numbers stack up

Michael Lai’s enthusiasm for China goes a long way to explain the table-topping performance of his GAM Star China Equity fund.

The three ASEAN markets that will outperform the rest

Camille Vergara, investment manager at GAM is betting on Thailand, Indonesia and Philippines to outperform Singapore and Malaysia

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Citywire Discovery Source: Citywire Discovery Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated)..Portions of the information contained on this page was derived by Citywire Financial Publishers Ltd using content supplied by Lipper, A Reuters Company.