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Allocating across a broad range of global sectors and asset classes can help enhance return potential and moderate overall portfolio volatility. Learn about our risk-factor-based approach to asset allocation and the factors that investors should consider when deciding where to invest.

The Benefits of a Diversified Bond Portfolio
The Benefits of Staying Invested

The Benefits of Staying Invested

Investors are more likely to reach their long-term goals if they remain invested and avoid short-term decisions that may take them off course.

Risk factor diversification

Risk factor diversification

Traditional portfolio construction approaches, which focus on asset class diversification, may fall short of investors’ goals. A more efficient diversification strategy may be to allocate across the underlying “risk factors.”

The chart depicts examples of how hedging effectiveness varies depending on market scenario. It outlines most effective and least effective environment for correlation-based hedges (long Treasuries, trend following, alternative risk premia) and direct hedges (tail risk).
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Bonds offer the potential for regular income, preservation of capital and portfolio diversification, and can also serve as a hedge against riskier asset classes, particularly in times of economic uncertainty. Learn about the benefits of a diversified global bond portfolio and the broad array of sectors from which investors can choose.

Sustainable Investing: Understanding ESG in Bonds
The Benefits of a Diversified Bond Portfolio
Putting bonds to work

Putting bonds to work

An overview of the potential benefits of bonds, including income, diversification, price appreciation and steadier returns.

Duration

Duration

Most bond investors know that interest rate changes can affect the value of their fixed income holdings. How a bond or bond portfolio’s value is likely to be impacted by rising or falling rates is best measured by duration.

Corporate Bonds

Corporate Bonds

After government bonds, the corporate bond market is the largest section of the global bond universe. With a vast array of maturities, yields and credit quality available, investing in corporate bonds has the potential to provide higher yields than government bonds and diversification benefits for investors.

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Complementary asset classes and investment strategies can potentially provide an overall risk and reward balance in a portfolio over the long term. Explore these select topics to learn more about the ever-expanding range of investment choices available today.

Sustainable Investing: Understanding ESG in Bonds
Understanding Preferred Securities

Understanding Preferred Securities

Traditional preferred securities (“preferreds”) are fixed-income investments with equity-like features mainly issued by large banks and insurance companies.

Understanding Alternatives’ Speak
The Benefits of Staying Invested

The Benefits of Staying Invested

Investors are more likely to reach their long-term goals if they remain invested and avoid short-term decisions that may take them off course.

Measuring closed-end fund performance: Net Asset Value (NAV) versus Market Price
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Understanding the impact that volatility and severe market shocks can have on long-term returns, and planning accordingly, should be an important consideration in investment decision-making. Learn how investors can proactively guard their portfolios against these risks and their potentially disastrous outcomes.

Volatility Checklist GLOBAL
Risk factor diversification

Risk factor diversification

Traditional portfolio construction approaches, which focus on asset class diversification, may fall short of investors’ goals. A more efficient diversification strategy may be to allocate across the underlying “risk factors.”

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Over time, inflation erodes investment returns and reduces the purchasing power of savings, posing a significant threat to long-term financial goals. Inflation can also spike unexpectedly, defying the predictions of even the most seasoned professionals. Learn about the historical impact of inflation and ways investors can hedge their portfolios against this threat.

Inflation in a Historical Context
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Markus Aakko
Tina Adatia
Global and Core Fixed Income Product Strategist
Berdibek Ahmedov
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Aimee Almeleh
Joshua Anderson
Portfolio Manager, Income and Asset-Backed Securities
Del Anderson
Credit Analyst
Kodjo Apedjinou
Quantitative Research Analyst
Yacov Arnopolin
Portfolio Manager, Emerging Markets
Robert Arnott
Founder and Chairman, Research Affiliates
Andrew Balls
CIO Global Fixed Income
Sharad Bansal
Portfolio Manager, Structured Products
Jamil Baz
Michael Beck
Portfolio Manager, Insurance-Linked Securities
Peder Beck-Friis
Portfolio Manager, Global Macro
Arnaud Benahmed
Portfolio Management Analytics
Kofi Bentsi
Portfolio Manager, Emerging Market Corporate Bonds
Andreas Berndt
Portfolio Manager, Euro Investment Grade Credit
Jeroen van Bezooijen
Product Manager, EMEA Client Solutions and Analytics
Michael Biemann
Fixed Income Strategist
Justin Blesy
Asset Allocation Strategist
Meredith Block
ESG Research Analyst
Ryan P. Blute
Head of Global Wealth Management, Europe
Philippe Bodereau
Portfolio Manager, Global Head of Financial Research
Andrew Bosomworth
Allison Boxer
Economist
David L. Braun
Head of US Financial Institutions Portfolio Management
Jelle Brons
Portfolio Manager, Global Investment Grade Credit
Nathaniel Brown
Director of the PIMCO Foundation
Erin Browne
Portfolio Manager, Multi-Asset Strategies
Giang Bui
Portfolio Manager, Securitized Debt
Esteban Burbano
Fixed Income Strategist
Grover Burthey
Portfolio Manager, ESG
Julie P. Callahan
Libby Cantrill
Public Policy
John R. Cavalieri
Rick Chan
Portfolio Manager, Global Macro Hedge Fund Strategies
Michael Chandra
Head of U.S. Public Client Practice
Stephen Chang
Portfolio Manager, Asia
Devin Chen
Portfolio Manager, Commercial Real Estate
Frank Chen
Credit Research Analyst
Gang Chen
Nathan Chiaverini
Barbara Clancy
Head of PIMCO Latin America and the Caribbean
Richard Clarida
Former Global Strategic Advisor, 2006-2018
Anthony Clarke
Shawn Coffman
Product Strategist
Tom Collier
Alternatives Strategist
Michael Connor
Derivatives Strategist, Quantitative Strategies
Tony Crescenzi
Portfolio Manager, Market Strategist
Josh Davis
Global Head of Risk Management
Harin de Silva
Portfolio Manager, Special Situations
Patrice Denis
Account Manager
Mukundan Devarajan
Quantitative Research Analyst, Asset Allocation Research
John M. Devir
Portfolio Manager and Head of Americas Credit Research
Pramol Dhawan
Head of Emerging Markets Portfolio Management
Anton Dombrovsky
Matt Dorsten
Portfolio Manager, Quantitative Strategy
Anna Dragesic
Head of Global Credit Product Strategies
Ran Duan
Head of Emerging Markets Analytics
Marissa Dyrdahl
Product Strategist
Ben Ensminger-Law
Portfolio Manager
Ronald Espinosa
Quantitative Research Analyst
Simon Fan
Joachim Fels
Global Economic Advisor
Sabeen Firozali
Credit Strategist
David Fisher
Co-Head of Strategic Accounts, U.S. Global Wealth Management
John Henning Fock
Account Manager
Gene Frieda
Global Strategist
Cristian Fuenzalida
Subhash Ganga
Portfolio Manager, Asia Emerging Markets
Courtney Garcia
Normane Gillmann
Quantitative Research Analyst
Jennifer Gongola
Behavioral Science Research Manager
Nick Granger
Portfolio Manager, Quantitative Analytics
Adam Gubner
Portfolio Manager, Distressed Debt
Helen Guo
Quantitative Research Analyst, Client Solutions and Analytics
Sachin Gupta
Head of Global Portfolio Management Desk
Munish Gupta
Portfolio Manager
Davide Gysi
Account Manager
Lewis Hagedorn
Portfolio Manager, Commodities
Mahmoud Hajo
Quantitative Analyst, Client Solutions and Analytics
David Hammer
Head of Municipal Bond Portfolio Management
Lloyd Han
Quantitative Research Analyst
Brendan Hanley
Credit Analyst
Jonathan Harari
Account Manager
Gordon Harding
Fixed Income Strategist
Daniel He
Portfolio Manager
Jeff Helsing
Jonathan Horne
Portfolio Manager, Credit Absolute Return
Ray Huang
Portfolio Manager, Real Estate
Manny Hunjan
Dan Hwang
Credit Analyst
Daniel H. Hyman
Head of Agency MBS Portfolio Management
Daniel J. Ivascyn
Group Chief Investment Officer
Andrew R. Jessop
Portfolio Manager, High Yield
Mark R. Kiesel
CIO Global Credit
Michael Kim
Portfolio Manager, Canadian Bonds
Sean Klein
Client Solutions & Analytics
Brian Koscielak
Fixed Income Strategist
Kristofer Kraus
Portfolio Manager
Nicolas Le Roux
Annisa Lee
Head of Asia-Pacific Credit Research
Erin Leighty
Kaboo Leung
Carol Liao
China Economist
Lillian Lin
Portfolio Manager, Investment Grade Credit
Matthew Livas
Credit Product Strategist
Christine Long
Head of Retirement Marketing
Lucien Lu
Portfolio Manager, Emerging Markets
Danielle Luk
Beth MacLean
Nicola Mai
Portfolio Manager, Sovereign Credit Analyst
Raji O. Manasseh
Equity Strategist
Sudi Mariappa
Global Head of Analytics
Rene Martel
Head of Retirement
Samuel Mary
ESG Research Analyst
Tomoya Masanao
Head of PIMCO Japan; Co-head, Asia-Pacific Portfolio Management
Scott A. Mather
CIO U.S. Core and Sustainable Investments
Akimi Matsuda
Credit Analyst
Ravi K. Mattu
Global Head of Analytics
Kyle McCarthy
Alternative Credit Strategist
Robert Mead
Head of Australia, Co-head of Asia-Pacific Portfolio Management
Spyros Michas
Portfolio Manager, Real Return
Mohit Mittal
Portfolio Manager, Multi-Sector
James Moore
Alfred T. Murata
Portfolio Manager, Mortgage Credit
John Murray
Portfolio Manager, Commercial Real Estate
Vijendra Nambiar
Product Strategist, Pension and Investment Solutions
Rama S. Nambimadom
Head of Credit Analytics
Abhijeet Neogy
Portfolio Manager
Dzmitry Nikalaichyk
Andrew Nowobilski
Quantitative Research Analyst, Asset Allocation Research
Rick Pagnani
Head of Insurance-Linked Securities
Niels K. Pedersen
Quantitative Research Analyst, Asset Allocation Research
Tapio Pekkala
Quantitative Research Analyst
Sonali Pier
Portfolio Manager, Multi-Sector Credit
Caleb Pitters
Head of U.S. Nonprofit and Private Family Capital Practice
Georgi Popov
Product Strategist
Juan C. Porras
Financial Engineer, Portfolio Management Analytics
Ketish Pothalingam
Portfolio Manager, U.K. Credit
Gavin Power
Chief of Sustainable Development and International Affairs
Matthew Putnicki
Executive Vice President, Portfolio Risk management
Shisheng Qu
Financial Engineer, Corporate Credit
William Quinones
Product Strategist
Lupin Rahman
Head of EM Sovereign Credit
Neal Reiner
Alternative Credit Strategist
Graham A. Rennison
Quantitative Portfolio Manager
Colin Riendeau
Head of Corporate Development
Stefano Risa
Head of Structured Products Analytics
Libby Rodney
Steve A. Rodosky
Portfolio Manager, Real Return and Long Duration
Emmanuel Roman
Chief Executive Officer
Jeremy Rosten
Client Solutions and Analytics
Chris Santore
Quantitative Strategies
Steve Sapra
Client Solutions & Analytics
Lutz Schloegl
Commodities Analytics
Jerome M. Schneider
Head of Short-Term Portfolio Management
Marc P. Seidner
CIO Non-traditional Strategies
Vinayak Seshasayee
Portfolio Manager
Anshul A. Shah
Strategist, Investment Solutions Group
Emmanuel S. Sharef
Portfolio Manager, Asset Allocation and Multi Real Asset
Greg E. Sharenow
Portfolio Manager, Commodities and Real Assets
Masoud Sharif
Head of Portfolio Analytics
Avi Sharon
Product Strategist
Wade Sias
Strategist
Anmol Sinha
Candice Stack
Head of Client Management, Americas
Kimberley Stafford
Global Head of Product Strategy
Cathy Stahl
Global Head of Marketing
Joe Steidl
Research Affiliates Global Advisors (Europe) Limited
Jason R. Steiner
Portfolio Manager, Opportunistic and Alternative Strategies
Christian Stracke
Global Head of Credit Research
Geraldine Sundstrom
Portfolio Manager, Asset Allocation, EMEA
Kate Tan
Justin Tang
Account Manager
Alan M. Taylor
Professor of Economics and Finance, University of California, Davis
Aaditya Thakur
Portfolio Manager, Australia and Global
Richard Thaler
Distinguished Service Professor of Economics and Behavioral Science at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business
Ashish Tiwari
Head of Client Solutions, Americas
Jessica K. Tom
Senior Credit Analyst
Eve Tournier
Head of European Credit Portfolio Management
Matthew Tracey
Account Manager, Financial Institutions Group
Francois Trausch
CEO and CIO, Allianz Real Estate
Jerry Tsai
Quantitative Research Analyst
Bryan Tsu
Portfolio Manager
Marco van Akkeren
Portfolio Manager
Konstantin Veit
Portfolio Manager, European Rates
Megan Walters
Global Head of Research, Allianz Real Estate
Taosha Wang
Qi Wang
CIO Portfolio Implementation
Charles Watford
Credit Analyst, Europe
Jamie Weinstein
Portfolio Manager, Head of Corporate Special Situations
Bransby Whitton
Product Strategist
Tiffany Wilding
North American Economist
Andrew T. Wittkop
Portfolio Manager, Treasuries, Agencies, Rates
Min Xiao
Strategist, Asset Allocation Solutions
Jing Yang
Portfolio Manager, Structured Credit
Nelson Yuan
Kirill Zavodov
Portfolio Manager
Ziqi Zhang
Angie Zheng
Quantitative Research Analyst
PIMCO
Mike Cudzil
Portfolio Manager, Liability-Driven Investment
Chris Brightman
Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, Research Affiliates
Marcio Bogoricin
Head of Hong Kong and Singapore Global Wealth Management
Stuart Graham
Head of PIMCO Canada
Vinicius Silva
Portfolio Manager, Emerging Markets
Edward Sasinowski
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PIMCO Highlights*

PIMCO is one of the world’s premier fixed income investment managers.


3,145+

Employees around the world

22

Global offices throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia

50+

Countries in which clients are based

935

Global investment professionals

297

Portfolio Managers with an average of 17 years of experience

310

Investment professionals who have been at PIMCO for 10 years or more

85

Global Credit Analysts

14

Sector Specialty Desks

98

Analytics/Asset Experts

Millions

Investors worldwide

$2.0 trillion

Assets under management

As of 31 March, 2022



* PIMCO manages $2.0 trillion in assets, including $1.61 trillion in third-party client assets as of 31 March 2022. Assets include $19.2 billion in assets of clients contracted with Gurtin Fixed Income Management, LLC and $84.2 billion (as of 31 December 2021) in assets of clients contracted with Allianz Real Estate, affiliates and wholly-owned subsidiaries of PIMCO and PIMCO Europe GmbH. Employee data excludes Allianz Real Estate employees.

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