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PIMCO GIS Global Bond Inst USD Acc

Ranked 7 out of 33 in - Global over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Andrew Balls

Andrew Balls gained a bachelor’s degree from Oxford University and a master’s degree from Harvard University. He is currently a managing director at PIMCO’s London office and leads the European investment team. Before he joined PIMCO in 2006, he had been working at the Financial Times as editor of the US Lex column and as chief economics correspondent in Washington, DC for eight years. He also worked at Newport Beach and served as a global portfolio manager and global strategist. He has 11 years of investment and financial market experience.

Sachin Gupta

Sachin Gupta is an executive vice president and global portfolio manager at PIMCO in the Newport Beach office, and head of the global desk. He is a member of the European portfolio committee and a rotating member of the Asia-Pacific portfolio committee. Previously, he was in PIMCO's London office managing European LDI portfolios. Before that, he was part of PIMCO’s global portfolio management team in the Singapore office. In these roles, he focused on investments in government bonds, sovereign credit derivatives and interest rate derivatives across global markets. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2003, he was in the fixed income and currency derivatives group at ABN AMRO Bank. He has over 18 years of investment experience and holds an MBA from XLRI, India. He received an undergraduate degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

Lorenzo Pagani

Dr. Lorenzo Pagani is a managing director and portfolio manager in PIMCO's Munich office and head of the European government bond and European rates desk. He is also a member of the European portfolio committee and a member of the counterparty risk committee. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2004, he was with the nuclear engineering department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and with Procter & Gamble in Italy. He has 10 years of investment experience and holds a Ph.D. in nuclear engineering from MIT. He graduated from the Financial Technology Option program of MIT/Sloan Business School and holds a joint master of science degree from the Politecnico di Milano in Italy and the Ecole Centrale de Paris in France.


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 denominated in major world currencies. The average portfolio duration of this Fund will normally vary within three years (plus or minus) of the Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Index.

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Global over : 30/09/2016 - 30/09/2017
  • Rank 7/33 Total Return
  • Rank 4/33 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 6/33 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Risk
2 Legg Mason WA Short Duration HI Bd A Acc USD USD


3 JPM Income Fund A Acc USD USD


4 PIMCO GIS Global Bond Inst USD Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



5 Schroder ISF Global Bond USD Hedged A Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



6 BGF World Bond A2 USD

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Fund Name Currency Loss
4 JPM Income Fund A Acc USD USD


5 Templeton Global Bond A (Mdis) USD USD


6 PIMCO GIS Global Bond Inst USD Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



7 Schroder ISF Global Bond USD Hedged A Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



8 AB SICAV I-Global Plus Fixed Income Pf A2 USD USD


Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 1.2% 1.2% 1.5%
2016 5.8% 2.6% 2.9% 1.8% -1.4%
2015 0.9% 2.7% -2.8% 0.6% 0.5%
2014 9.0% 2.1% 2.4% 1.6% 2.6%
2013 -0.6% 1.1% -3.0% 0.6% 0.8%
2012 11.2% 2.8% 1.7% 4.8% 1.5%
2011 7.8% 0.9% 1.3% 2.8% 2.5%
2010 9.3% 3.9% 3.2% 3.7% -1.7%
2009 18.2% 0.4% 7.5% 8.0% 1.5%
2008 -6.9% 2.4% -2.1% -5.2% -2.0%
2007 5.1% 0.9% -1.0% 2.8% 2.3%
2006 3.6% -0.3% 0.2% 3.0% 0.7%
2005 4.2% 0.8% 2.8% 0.1% 0.4%
2004 5.4% 2.0% -1.2% 2.3% 2.2%
2003 3.8% 2.0% 2.0% -0.6% 0.4%
2002 9.1% 0.5% 2.2% 3.7% 2.5%
2001 7.4% 3.1% -0.5% 4.5% 0.2%
2000 10.4% 2.1% 1.5% 2.1% 4.3%
1999 0.5% 0.4% -1.5% 0.5% 1.1%
1998 2.4% 3.7% 2.8%

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. United Arab Emirates
  23. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date12/03/1998
  • Share Class size2,624Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN IE0002461055
  • Currency exposure is hedged

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment10Mn
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management0.49%

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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).