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PIMCO GIS Total Return Bond Inst GBP Hdg Inc

Ranked 11 out of 19 in - US Dollar over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Mark Kiesel

Born in St. Joseph, Michigan, Mark Kiesel studied economics and finance at the University of Chicago and University of Michigan. He has been working at PIMCO for over sixteen years. He is currently based in the Newport Beach office, where he runs corporate bonds. He is a senior member of the investment strategy and responsible for corporate bond portfolio management group. Outside of work Mark is a sports dedicated person.

Scott A. Mather

Born in Oregon in the USA, Scott A. Mather is a deputy CIO and a managing director in the Newport Beach office of PIMCO. Prior to this he was the head of portfolio management for Europe and worked closely with Allianz-related companies and was also a managing director of Allianz Global Investors KAG. Before joining PIMCO in 1998, he was a fixed income trader at Goldman Sachs in New York. Scott graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Master’s degree in engineering, a BS in engineering - material science & solid state chemistry and a BS in economics. Outside fund management, his interests include shooting and music.

Mihir Worah

Mihir Worah is CIO Asset Allocation and Real Return and a managing director at PIMCO in the Newport Beach office. He is a member of the investment committee and the executive committee, and oversees portfolio management for the U.S. He is a generalist portfolio manager who manages a variety of fixed income, commodity and multi-asset portfolios. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2001, he was a postdoctoral research associate at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Stanford linear accelerator center, where he built models to explain the difference between matter and anti-matter. In 2012 he co-authored “Intelligent Commodity Indexing,” published by McGraw-Hill. He has over 14 years of investment experience and holds a Ph.D. in theoretical physics from the University of Chicago.

Objective

The investment objective of the Fund is to seek to maximise total return, consistent with preservation of capital and prudent investment management. The Fund invests at least two-thirds of its assets in a diversified portfolio of Fixed Income Instruments of varying maturities. The average portfolio duration of this Fund will normally vary within two years (plus or minus) of the Barclays Capital US Aggregate Index. The Barclays Capital US Aggregate Index represents securities that are SEC-registered, taxable, and dollar denominated.

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Performance

US Dollar over : 31/03/2015 - 31/03/2016
  • Rank 11/19 Total Return
  • Rank 6/19 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 6/19 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
9 Legg Mason WA US Core Plus Bond LM Acc Hdg GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

1.2%

10 Pioneer SICAV US Dollar Aggregate Bd N ND Hdg GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

0.7%

11 PIMCO GIS Total Return Bond Inst GBP Hdg Inc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

0.6%

12 Janus Flexible Income Fund U GBP Acc Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

0.3%

13 Schroder ISF US Dollar Bond GBP Hdg A Dis

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-0.5%

Fund Name Currency Risk
4 Janus Flexible Income Fund U GBP Acc Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

2.1

5 Pioneer SICAV US Dollar Aggregate Bd N ND Hdg GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

2.1

6 PIMCO GIS Total Return Bond Inst GBP Hdg Inc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

2.4

7 Schroder ISF US Dollar Bond GBP Hdg A Dis

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

2.8

8 Legg Mason WA US Core Plus Bond LM Acc Hdg GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

2.8

Fund Name Currency Loss
4 GAM Star MBS Total Return Inst GBP GBP

-1.3%

5 Russell IC US Bond GBPH-I Inc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-1.7%

6 PIMCO GIS Total Return Bond Inst GBP Hdg Inc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-1.8%

6 Janus Flexible Income Fund U GBP Acc Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-1.8%

8 Legg Mason WA US Core Plus Bond LM Acc Hdg GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-2.0%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 1.9%
2015 0.9% 2.3% -1.5% -0.2% 0.5%
2014 4.5% 1.3% 2.5% -0.8% 1.4%
2013 -1.9% 0.3% -3.3% 1.2% 0.0%
2012 9.8% 3.1% 2.6% 2.8% 1.0%
2011 3.2% 1.2% 2.1% -1.4% 1.3%
2010 7.5% 2.8% 2.3% 3.7% -1.4%
2009 12.6% 1.6% 4.4% 5.1% 1.0%
2008 7.0% 3.7% -0.2% -1.0% 4.5%
2007 9.5% 1.7% -1.3% 4.5% 4.4%
2006 3.3% -0.5% -0.3% 3.5% 0.6%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Bahrain
  3. Belgium
  4. Chile
  5. Finland
  6. France
  7. Germany
  8. Greece
  9. Hong Kong
  10. Ireland
  11. Italy
  12. Luxembourg
  13. Macau
  14. Netherlands
  15. Norway
  16. Singapore
  17. Spain
  18. Sweden
  19. Switzerland
  20. United Arab Emirates
  21. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date30/12/2005
  • Share Class size61Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN IE00B0V9T193
  • Currency exposure is hedged

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5Mn
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management0.50%

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).