Portfolio Manager, European Rates
Mr. Veit is an executive vice president and portfolio manager in the London office, where he oversees the European rates and short-term desks. He is also a permanent member and current chair of the European portfolio committee. Previously at PIMCO, his responsibilities have included a portfolio manager role on the European short-term desk and overseeing the European portfolio associates, the European collateral desk, and the European cash desk. Mr. Veit has also worked in PIMCO's Tokyo, Newport Beach, and Munich offices. He joined PIMCO in 2006. He has 18 years of investment experience and holds a master's degree in economics from J.W. Goethe-University Frankfurt. He also holds a master's degree in piano from the Academy of Music Detmold, Germany. He is a CFA charterholder.
Swap-paying flows, a flight to quality, and collateral scarcity in a record low liquidity environment in European markets have contributed to distortions on the asset swap curve, creating opportunities for active managers to provide liquidity and increase return potential.