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PIMCO GIS Total Return Bond Inst USD Acc

Ranked 168 out of 357 in - US Dollar over 12 months
All calculations are in USD 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.


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 Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index. The Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index represents securities that are SEC-registered, taxable, and dollar denominated.

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US Dollar over : 31/01/2017 - 31/01/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 4.9% 1.4% 1.9% 1.5% 0.1%
2016 3.1% 2.0% 2.0% 1.2% -2.1%
2015 0.7% 2.2% -1.7% -0.3% 0.5%
2014 4.1% 1.2% 2.5% -0.9% 1.3%
2013 -2.0% 0.2% -3.3% 1.1% -0.1%
2012 9.6% 3.1% 2.5% 2.8% 0.9%
2011 2.9% 1.1% 2.0% -1.4% 1.3%
2010 7.4% 2.7% 2.2% 3.7% -1.4%
2009 12.5% 1.7% 4.5% 5.0% 0.9%
2008 5.0% 3.3% -0.9% -1.5% 4.2%
2007 8.9% 1.7% -1.4% 4.4% 4.0%
2006 3.9% -0.6% -0.2% 3.7% 0.9%
2005 2.7% -0.3% 3.0% -0.4% 0.4%
2004 4.5% 2.4% -2.3% 3.2% 1.2%
2003 4.5% 1.4% 2.7% -0.3% 0.7%
2002 9.9% 0.5% 2.9% 4.0% 2.3%
2001 8.8% 2.6% 0.2% 6.3% -0.5%
2000 11.8% 2.1% 1.9% 2.8% 4.5%
1999 0.6% -0.4% -0.9% 1.4% 0.5%
1998 2.2% 4.4% 1.0%

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 date31/01/1998
  • Share Class size1,501Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN IE0002460867

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment10Mn
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management0.50%
  • Initial investment0.5

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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).