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MBS ready for the long term - GAM Star MBS Total Return update

Join Tom Mansley, Investment Director for GAM Star MBS Total Return, as he discusses the recent market turmoil resulting from fears surrounding Covid-19. In this webcast, he will discuss:
• Why he believes the portfolio is well positioned to perform in and bounce back from a recession
• The effect of widespread rate cuts and rising unemployment levels
• The importance of considering senior MBS in the portfolio construction at this time
• What the effect of the wider market downturn has been on the portfolio and what opportunities might emerge
Register for the webcast on 6 May 2020 to find out more and pose your questions to Tom.
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