PIMCO Hires John Studzinski as Managing Director and Vice Chairman of PIMCO in its Executive Office

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PIMCO, one of the world’s premier fixed income investment managers, has hired John Studzinski as Managing Director and Vice Chairman of PIMCO in its Executive Office. Mr. Studzinski, who has spent most of his career working in Asia and Europe, brings to PIMCO 30 years of experience as a trusted financial and strategic advisor who […]

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PIMCO to open third US office in Austin, Texas

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PIMCO, one of the world’s premier fixed income investment managers, announces that it will open a new U.S. office in Austin, Texas. The new office will be led by Patrick Feigley, Executive Vice President and Head of U.S. Global Wealth Management Sales, and is likely to open in the summer of 2018.  PIMCO currently has two […]

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PIMCO Hires Gavin Power as Chief, International Affairs and Sustainable Development

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PIMCO, one of the world’s premier fixed income investment managers, has hired Gavin Power as Executive Vice President and Chief, International Affairs and Sustainable Development, as the firm aims to grow its Environmental, Social and Governance platform for investors seeking attractive returns in socially responsible investments. Mr. Power will be part of PIMCO’s Executive Office, reporting […]

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PIMCO and Girls Who Invest partner to build Pipeline of Women in Asset Management

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PIMCO, one of the world’s premier fixed income investment managers, has unveiled its partnership with Girls Who Invest, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the number of women in portfolio management and executive leadership in the asset management industry. As the non-profit’s champion level sponsor, PIMCO and Girls Who Invest will help further build a talent […]

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10 reasons ESG investing is growing

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According to the Global Sustainable Investment Alliance, over $22 trillion of assets were managed under responsible investment strategies globally in 2016, up 25% from two years before. This is one of many statistics showing Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing moving into the mainstream. We see 10 major trends contributing to the rise. 1. Good […]

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New bond issuance: The active management advantage

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New equity offerings can garner media buzz. Think of recent initial public offerings (IPOs) by Snapchat, Alibaba and Visa. Business media enthuse, investors clamor, and share prices often rise, at least initially. The fixed income market equivalent – new bonds coming to market – seldom makes headlines. But new bond issuance may be much more […]

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Key takeaways from PIMCO’s Secular Outlook: Five pivot points to watch

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In a world of insecure stability, investors must prepare for 5 policy pivots that will test markets. In PIMCO’s recently published Secular Outlook, Pivot Points, authors Richard Clarida, Andrew Balls and Daniel J. Ivascyn explain how over the next five years, there could be up to five significant pivots in the direction and scope of the […]

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Market response to Trump’s speech doesn’t change policymaking realities

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The market’s overwhelmingly favorable reaction to President Trump’s first speech to a joint session of Congress was not necessarily surprising: President Trump veered away from the more protectionist and nationalistic tone of his inaugural address to instead deliver a more hopeful, conciliatory and unifying speech. He sought to reassure nervous congressional Republicans that he is […]

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Two compelling investments for the year ahead

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Many typical investments don’t seem to offer much of a bargain these days. Government bond yields are well below long-term averages, thanks in part to the secular economic environment that PIMCO has dubbed The New Neutral, but also thanks to major central banks having suppressed long-term interest rates via ultra-low (sometimes negative) policy rates and […]

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The pace of Trump’s policy agenda: Three big ‘Ifs’

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It’s hard to believe that U.S. President Donald Trump has only been in office for a month, given the dizzying activity in Washington. Yet our observations from before the inauguration seem to be holding true, at least so far: Governing is indeed harder than campaigning. This is especially the case when it comes to the […]

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