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GAM – Gam Star Trading Fund

GAM – Gam Star Trading Fund

Type: Fund of hedge funds

Aim: Growth by investing in a portfolio of Ucits III macro and managed futures hedge funds

Minimum investment: Lump sum $10,000

Investment split: 40-70% macro discretionary strategies, 10-30% macro systematic strategies, 10-30% managed futures trend strategies, up to 10% in managed futures short-term strategies

Place of registration: Dublin

Charges: Initial up to 5%, annual 1.6%

Commission: Subject to negotiation

Tel: 0800 919 927



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