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PIMCO GIS Total Return Bond Inst GBP Hdg Inc

Ranked 7 out of 15 in - US Dollar over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

William H Gross

Bill Gross is a founding member of PIMCO. He has over 40 years of investment experience and is currently co-chief investment officer at PIMCO’s Newport office and is the lead manager on a number of funds. He is a graduate of Duke University and also gained an MBA from the University of California.

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.

Performance

US Dollar over : 31/08/2013 - 31/08/2014
  • Rank 7/15 Total Return
  • Rank 9/15 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 8/15 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Return
5 GAM Star Cat Bond GBP Acc

6.0%

6 Goldman Sachs US Mtg Backed Secs Pf I AccGBP-H

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

5.8%

7 PIMCO GIS Total Return Bond Inst GBP Hdg Inc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

5.7%

8 Loomis Sayles Multisector Income Fund R/D (GBP)

4.2%

9 DCI Enh Invest Grade Corp Crdt Sht Dur GBP

3.4%

Fund Name Risk
7 Legg Mason WA US Core Plus Bond LM Acc Hdg GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

0.7

8 Janus Global Flexible Income U GBP Acc Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

0.8

9 PIMCO GIS Total Return Bond Inst GBP Hdg Inc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

0.9

10 Old Mutual Total Return USD Bond A GBP Inc

1.5

11 Loomis Sayles Multisector Income Fund R/D (GBP)

1.6

Fund Name Loss
6 Goldman Sachs US Mtg Backed Secs Pf I AccGBP-H

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

-0.7%

7 Janus Global Flexible Income U GBP Acc Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

-0.8%

8 PIMCO GIS Total Return Bond Inst GBP Hdg Inc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

-0.9%

9 Federated US Total Return Bond I GBP DIS

-1.4%

10 Loomis Sayles Multisector Income Fund R/D (GBP)

-2.8%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/08/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 4.1% 1.3% 2.5% 0.2%
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. Denmark
  6. Finland
  7. France
  8. Germany
  9. Greece
  10. Hong Kong
  11. Ireland
  12. Italy
  13. Korea
  14. Luxembourg
  15. Macau
  16. Netherlands
  17. Norway
  18. Singapore
  19. Spain
  20. Sweden
  21. Switzerland
  22. Taiwan
  23. United Arab Emirates
  24. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date30/12/2005
  • Share Class size156Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN IE00B0V9T193
  • Currency exposure is hedged

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5Mn
  • Min. additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management0.5%

Related News

Bill Gross once again puts weight behind treasuries

The PIMCO bond king is back buying after previously dropping holdings in his $281bn mega fund.

Gross: US economy addicted to crystal meth

Pimco veteran Bill Gross fears the artificial stimulus propping the US economy will be a difficult drug to kick, comparing it to one of the most addictive drugs on the planet.  

Bill Gross: the price of money is too low

The PIMCO bond star blames central bankers for throwing a ‘monkey wrench’ into the credit system and stunting the incentive to lend.

Bill Gross: don't underweight Uncle Sam in a debt crisis

US Treasuries are ‘one giant PIK bond’ says the world’s largest bond investor as he charges the Fed with running a giant Ponzi scheme. But he won’t be underweighting T-Bills anytime soon.

Is the eurozone a localised tumour? Bill Gross thinks so

The eurozone is a 'localised tumour'  and we are heading towards a major shift in the global monetary system with credit drying up fast, warns PIMCO's star bond manager.

Why Bill Gross has slashed EMD exposure

PIMCO’s bond star lowers exposure to emerging market bonds by almost a third but holds firm on strong support for MBS.

Gross: central bankers must control atomic credit

With the global banking system levered at least thirteen times, Pimco's Gross is scared. Zero bound rates, he says, will induce serious risks in future years.

Bill Gross slams Fed's interest rates forecast

The world’s biggest bond manager takes to Twitter to criticise the Fed's decision to keep interest rates at near zero until 2014 at least.

The ‘paranormal’: Gross gets set for QE tidal wave

Pimco’s bond veteran says its will be a year of great risk for financial markets as he prepares for a tidal wave of quantitative easing and plenty of 'bimodal fat-tail risk'.

Bill Gross: more debt won't solve the debt crisis

The world is awash with debt but Pimco's Bill Gross says the scarce but necessary elixir growth must be created for the econimy to improve.

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