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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 17 Apr 19

Gam strikes deal with steel magnate to offload ARBF stub

Beleaguered Swiss asset management group misses liquidation target for its stricken absolute return range

Absolute Return 19 Mar 19

Bond issuer wined and dined ousted Gam manager Tim Haywood

Crisis-hit Swiss group had previously said star manager may have been in breach of gift and entertainment policy

Latest news 13 Mar 19

‘A dumb idea from the off’: Standard Life Aberdeen drops co-CEOs

End of Aberdeen’s era as Martin Gilbert steps back from the helm to focus on client relationships

Asian Equities 11 Mar 19

Girls just want to have funds: 11 rising stars of asset management

Fund selectors spotlight up-and-coming female talent for International Women’s Day

Absolute Return 5 Mar 19

Gam makes Haywood whistleblower redundant

Daniel Sheard, an absolute return manager, lost his job as part of wider restructuring efforts, according to reports

Fund news 27 Feb 19

Gam’s real estate financing boss departs

Departure of department head follows shortly after sacking of star manager Tim Haywood

Absolute Return 21 Feb 19

Gam sacks star bond manager as assets fall by a third

Troubled Swiss asset manager sacks Tim Haywood for ‘gross misconduct’ as full year results show loss of €818m

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