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William H Gross

William H Gross

About 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.

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Citywire Rating: A rated


  • MRated AA in May 2011
  • JRated AA in Jun 2011
  • JRated AA in Jul 2011
  • ARated AAA in Aug 2011
  • SRated AA in Sep 2011
  • ORated AA in Oct 2011
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2011
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2011


  • JRated AAA in Jan 2012
  • FRated AAA in Feb 2012
  • MRated A in Mar 2012
  • ARated A in Apr 2012
  • MRated A in May 2012
  • JRated A in Jun 2012
  • JRated AA in Jul 2012
  • ARated AA in Aug 2012
  • SRated AA in Sep 2012
  • ORated A in Oct 2012
  • NRated A in Nov 2012
  • DRated A in Dec 2012


  • JRated A in Jan 2013
  • FRated A in Feb 2013
  • MRated A in Mar 2013
  • ARated A in Apr 2013
  • MRated A in May 2013
  • JNot rated in Jun 2013
  • JNot rated in Jul 2013
  • ANot rated in Aug 2013
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2013
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2013
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2013
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2013


  • JRated Plus in Jan 2014
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2014
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2014
  • ARated Plus in Apr 2014
  • MRated Plus in May 2014
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2014
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2014
  • ARated Plus in Aug 2014
  • SRated A in Sep 2014


over : 31/08/2013 - 31/08/2014
Rank 11/13 Bonds - US Dollar
Manager Return
10 Sheila Huang 2.3%
11 William H Gross 1.6%
12 David Oliphant -0.3%
13 Jeffrey Gundlach -0.7%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/08/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 2.9% 0.6% 1.0% 1.3%
2013 -3.6% 3.8% -4.0% -2.1% -1.2%
2012 6.1% 0.9% 3.7% 0.8% 0.7%
2011 3.4% -0.9% 2.4% 0.1% 1.8%
2010 7.3% 2.8% 2.3% 3.7% -1.6%
2009 2.5% 1.5% 1.0%

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