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Plan for Income in Any Market Environment

Investors are facing meaningful economic headwinds including geopolitical tensions, market volatility, and central bank tightening. But despite these global economic challenges, yields, valuations, and total return potential appear very attractive for fixed income investors.

While higher yields are now easier to find, it's important to be resilient and limit risk amid market uncertainty. The PIMCO GIS Income Fund aims to generate an attractive yield in varying market conditions.

Be Resilient

It is important to balance higher-yielding assets and higher-quality assets, which perform differently in varying growth environments, to help weather the challenges of changing markets.

Be Flexible

Consider an income investing strategy with a global flexible approach. That way, no matter which way the markets and interest rates move, opportunities can be accessed around the world.

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Experienced Income Investment Management Team

Dan Ivascyn and Alfred Murata were named Morningstar’s 2013 U.S. Fixed Income Fund Managers of the Year1. Dan, Alfred and Joshua Anderson draw on the firm’s time-tested investment process: our rigorously developed global macro outlook, bottom-up credit analysis and research teams’ deep reservoir of specialized investment expertise.

1 The Morningstar Fixed Income Fund Manager of the Year award is based on the strength of the manager, performance, strategy and firm's stewardship. Effective 30 July 2018, Joshua Anderson began co-managing the Fund.

Daniel J. Ivascyn

Group Chief Investment Officer

Mr. Ivascyn is Group Chief Investment Officer and a managing director in the Newport Beach office. He is lead portfolio manager for the firm’s income, credit hedge fund, and mortgage opportunistic strategies, and is also a portfolio manager for total return strategies. He is a member of PIMCO's Executive Committee and a member of the Investment Committee. Morningstar named him Fixed-Income Fund Manager of the Year (U.S.) for 2013, and he was inducted into the Fixed Income Analysts Society Hall of Fame in 2019. Prior to joining PIMCO in 1998, he worked at Bear Stearns in the asset-backed securities group, as well as T. Rowe Price and Fidelity Investments. He has 32 years of investment experience and holds an MBA in analytic finance from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and a bachelor's degree in economics from Occidental College.


Joshua Anderson

Head of Global ABS Portfolio Management

Mr. Anderson is a managing director and portfolio manager on the income team in the Newport Beach office. He also leads the global ABS (asset-backed securities) portfolio management team and supports the firm's opportunistic strategies. Previously at PIMCO, he oversaw PIMCO's European opportunistic investments across public and private mortgage, real estate and specialty finance markets, and earlier he was a structured product portfolio manager in the Newport Beach office. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2003, he was an analyst at Merrill Lynch covering both the residential ABS and collateralized debt obligation sectors and was ranked as one of the top analysts by Institutional Investor magazine. He was previously a portfolio manager at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers. He has 28 years of investment experience and holds an MBA from the State University of New York, Buffalo.


Alfred Murata

Portfolio Manager, Mortgage Credit

Mr. Murata is a managing director and portfolio manager in the Newport Beach office, managing income-oriented, multi-sector credit, opportunistic and securitized strategies. Morningstar named him Fixed-Income Fund Manager of the Year (U.S.) for 2013. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2001, he researched and implemented exotic equity and interest rate derivatives at Nikko Financial Technologies. He has 24 years of investment experience and holds a Ph.D. in engineering-economic systems and operations research from Stanford University. He also earned a J.D. from Stanford Law School and is a member of the State Bar of California.

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