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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 33 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.
Daniel Ivascyn

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25 Years and Counting: Group CIO Dan Ivascyn Reflects
Group CIO Dan Ivascyn reflects on his recent career milestone celebrating 25 years at PIMCO – a period of great change and growth in the markets.
Higher Bond Yields Create an Attractive Alternative to Equities
Group CIO Dan Ivascyn discusses how fixed income has the potential to offer lower volatility, greater resilience, and better relative value to equities at a time when risk assets look more expensive. Learn more about where we’re seizing opportunities today.
Economic and Market Commentary
Asset-Based Lending: Take Advantage of Equity-Like Return Potential
Group CIO Dan Ivascyn shares his views on how asset-based lending – currently among PIMCO’s favorite investment sectors – offers equity-like return potential and other benefits.
Bond Market Outlook: Valuations Suggest Potential for Equity-Like Returns With Less Risk
High-quality fixed income assets may offer the best return potential in more than a decade along with diversification benefits as a likely recession approaches.
Economic and Market Commentary
Investing in the Aftershock Economy
Learn how investors can navigate an evolving investment landscape by taking advantage of attractive opportunities, like today’s high starting bond yields.
Economic and Market Commentary
It Pays to be Defensive
In an excerpt from our recent Secular webcast, Group CIO Dan Ivascyn explains that as riskier sectors slowly adjust to tighter credit conditions, high-quality bonds can offer starting yields that are comparable to longer-term equity returns with potentially less volatility.
Economic and Market Commentary
Secular Outlook: The Aftershock Economy
Markets will likely face more volatility as the global economy exits a period of massive fiscal and monetary support. Listen to our outlook for the global economy and markets over the next five years. Section 1: Key Takeaways Section 2: Secular Theme Section 3: Investment Implications
Economic and Market Commentary
The Aftershock Economy
Markets will likely face more volatility as the global economy exits a period of massive fiscal and monetary support. In this post-policy era, attractive yields on high quality bonds encourage a more resilient approach to investing.
Opportunistic Credit: Weakening Credit and Tightening Lending Conditions Drive Compelling Value
Higher interest rates and tighter lending conditions are creating a very attractive environment for opportunistic credit managers with flexible capital to fill large liquidity gaps.
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