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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.

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

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

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