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GAM/Barclays Capital – GAM Star Barclays Dynamic Multi-Index Allocation Fund

GAM/Barclays Capital – GAM Star Barclays Dynamic Multi-Index Allocation Fund

Type: Offshore Oeic

Aim: Growth by investing in derivatives to gain exposure to an actively managed multi-asset multi-strategy portfolio of 20 to 30 Barclays investable indices

Minimum investment: Lump sum $10,000 or currency equivalent

Investment split: 100% in Barclays investable indices

Place of registration: Dublin

Charges: Initial up to 5%, annual 1.2%

Commission: Subject to negotiation

Tel: 0800 919 927



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