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How Easy Is it to Unwind $7 Billion of Investments?

Mark Gilbert
How Easy Is it to Unwind $7 Billion of Investments?

GAM Holding AG should be applauded for moving swiftly to resolve the crisis engulfing its 7.3 billion Swiss francs ($7.3 billion) of unconstrained absolute return bond funds. GAM said on Friday it has decided to liquidate the nine funds “to maximize liquidity and value for investors.” Here are five questions that clients should be asking GAM's leaders, including Chief Executive Officer Alexander Friedman, as a matter of urgency. How big are the redemption requests?