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GAM – GAM Star Convertible Bond Fund

GAM – GAM Star Convertible Bond Fund

Type: Offshore Oeic

Aim: Growth by investing globally in convertible bonds, warrants, derivatives and other assets

Minimum investment: Lump sum $10,000

Investment split: 100% globally in convertible bonds, warrants, derivatives and other assets

Place of registration: Dublin

Charges: Initial up to 5%, annual 1.3%, performance fee 10%

Commission: Subject to negotiation




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