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Kristen McGachey

Senior Reporter

Kristen joined Last Word Media and the world of financial journalism in April 2016, leaving behind a career in a legal publishing firm as a senior researcher turned assistant editor. This native Angelino initially moved to the UK in 2008 to complete her undergraduate studies at the University of Nottingham. She subsequently obtained a Masters degree in Philosophy with Literature from the University of Warwick.

Absolute Return 30 Jul 19

Gam calls truce with sacked star manager Haywood

Troubled Swiss fund group hires Blackrock veteran Peter Sanderson as CEO amid €12.3m loss for H1

Absolute Return 17 Jul 19

Gam fund investors set for small premium as wind-up concludes

Swiss asset manager has reportedly sold off final assets in €9.5bn ARBF range as it seeks to move on from torrid period

Equities 2 Jul 19

Woodford offers feeble excuse on small-caps as fund remains suspended

Beleaguered fund manager’s explanation as to why illiquid positions swelled defies economic logic, say analysts

Latest news 13 Jun 19

Woodford and Gam blow-ups spark calls for reform

Regulators consider banning daily withdrawals from funds holding illiquid assets that are difficult to trade

Latest news 28 May 19

Soros bet on Gam hints at possible takeover

High-profile investor bought 3% stake in Swiss group in May suggesting it’s viewed as potential recovery stock

Absolute Return 8 May 19

Haywood slams ‘unfair’ Gam as he is shut out of AGM

Former €9.5bn ARBF manager claims Swiss asset manager has made him a ‘scapegoat’ amid rising shareholder discontent

Absolute Return 25 Apr 19

Amundi appoints new absolute return head

Ryan Myerberg joins from Janus Henderson where he oversaw the global macro and credit strategies

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