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Mr. van Bezooijen is an executive vice president and head of the EMEA investment solutions team based in London. The solutions team works with clients to provide thought leadership and develop multi-asset and hedging solutions. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2008, he worked in the pensions and insurance strategy group at Goldman Sachs, where he focused on developing asset-liability solutions for pension funds and insurers. Prior to that, he was in the Pensions Strategy Group at Morgan Stanley and at Mercer Investment Consulting. He has 19 years of investment experience and holds master's degrees in both economics and econometrics from Erasmus University Rotterdam.
We find that for many investors concerned about rising interest rates, low duration strategies tend to offer a higher yield along with lower volatility than their duration-hedged counterparts.
The recent volatility has driven up the price of tail risk hedges, leaving many investors to wonder if this is a good time to buy tail risk instruments.
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