30 March 2022
Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 listing rules
GAM Holding AG: Fund Management Services Update
GAM today provides an update in relation to a Fund Management Services client, who has given notice that they will be moving a part of their business with GAM Fund Management Services in house, starting in Q2 2023.
As at 31 December 2021, the relevant assets under management were CHF 11.5 billion with associated revenues of approximately CHF 6 million per annum, representing less than 3% of GAM’s net fee and commission income for the full year 2021. The client will be moving approximately CHF 10.5 billion of funds to their existing management services company from April 2023. Approximately CHF 1 billion of assets under management will remain with GAM Fund Management Services.
The GAM Fund Management Services business provides fund solutions focused on structuring, legal set-up, fund administration arrangements and management company services. These services allow our clients to focus on asset management and fund distribution for their clients. GAM Fund Management Services has a strong pipeline of future business opportunities.
Sean O’Driscoll Head of GAM Fund Management Services said: “We are proud to have helped our client grow their business over a long period and look forward to continue working with them as a trusted partner. We remain focused on revenue growth using the full suite of GAM capabilities in response to client demand for an enhanced offering.”
For further information please contact:
Global Head of Communications and Investor Relations
T +44 20 7917 2241
Ute Dehn Christen
T +41 58 426 31 36
GAM is a leading independent, pure-play asset manager. The company provides active investment solutions and products for institutions, financial intermediaries and private investors through three businesses: Investment Management, Fund Management Services and Wealth Management. GAM employed 605 FTEs in 14 countries with investment centres in London, Cambridge, Zurich, Hong Kong, New York, Milan and Lugano as at 31 December 2021. The investment managers are supported by an extensive global distribution network. Headquartered in Zurich, GAM is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange with the symbol ‘GAM’. The Group has AuM of CHF 100 billion (USD 109.4 billion) as at 31 December 2021.
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