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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 6 Feb 19

Gam surprises with quant credit fund soon after Haywood saga

Dynamic Credit strategy is one of the first products Gam has launched since liquidation of absolute return range

Latest news 13 Dec 18

Gam issues profit warning as redemptions gather pace

Drastic overhaul will see crisis-hit Swiss asset manager cut 10% of jobs across the firm

Fixed Income 12 Dec 18

Bond managers fear self-fulfilling bear market

As the spread between two and 10-year treasury yields narrows jittery investors look like they are starting to panic

Absolute Return 24 Oct 18

Gam AUM shrivels by 20% following Haywood saga

Significant outflows across asset classes have followed liquidation of Swiss group’s absolute return fund range


Equities 28 Sep 18

Can any metric justify soaring tech valuations?

Valuation metrics for Tesla and Faang stocks split investors

Latest news 27 Sep 18

DWS fixed income trading head resurfaces at Gam

Swiss asset manager says hire will improve relationships with trading counterparties

Absolute Return 25 Sep 18

Gam whistleblower triggered Haywood probe

CEO Alexander Friedman says group will protect employee who blew the lid off star manager’s conduct issues

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