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.
Andrew Bosomworth graduated from the Advanced Studies Program in International Policy Research at the Kiel Institute and holds a master's degree in economics from the University of Canterbury. Andrew worked at Merrill Lynch trading interest rate swaps, and at New Zealand’s Debt Management Office. He has also worked at the European Central Bank as portfolio manager and senior economist. Andrew joined PIMCO in 2001 and is currently an executive vice president and head of portfolio management in the Munich office.
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 Euro Bond 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 EUR-denominated Fixed Income Securities of varying maturities. The average portfolio duration of this Fund will normally vary within a three- to seven year time frame based on the Investment Adviser's forecast for interest rates.
Rank 55/161 Total Return
Rank 128/161 Standard Deviation
Rank 92/161 Max Drawdown
|53||DWS Euroland Strategie (Renten) LD||EUR||
|54||Mediolanum Best Brands Euro Fixed Income LA||EUR||
|55||PIMCO GIS Euro Bond Inst EUR Acc||EUR||
|56||Scontinvest LU - Preservation Portfolio EUR||EUR||
|57||db Advisory Multibrands - db Credit Selection LC||EUR||
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|126||Baloise F Invest (Lux) - BFI EuroBond (EUR) R||EUR||
|126||UBS (Lux) Institutional Fund - Euro Bonds BA||EUR||
|128||VF II - Sustainable Euro Bond Concept I||EUR||
|128||PIMCO GIS Euro Bond Inst EUR Acc||EUR||
|130||Helvetia International Bond C1||EUR||
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Month by Month Performance
Returns Vs Risk
- United Kingdom
- Launch date31/12/1998
- Share Class size985Mn
- Base currencyEUR
- Min. initial investment8Mn
- Min. regular additional investment0
- Annual management0.46%