Another year of strong muni market performance?

PIMCO views its outlook for continued U.S. growth, muted global inflationary pressures and gradual Fed tightening as constructive for the municipal market in 2016.

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2016 Outlook

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High Yield Municipal Bond Fund

The fund seeks high levels of income exempt from federal and, in some cases, state taxes. Thus, it may be especially attractive to investors in high tax brackets. Capital appreciation is a secondary goal.

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In high yield munis, finding clarity amid the noise demands disciplined, ongoing research.

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Rigorous, forward-looking credit selection is key to generating alpha in high yield munis.

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Targeted Municipal Ladder Managed Account

The ranges of our targeted laddered portfolios – from 3 to 11, or 3 to 17 years – were chosen specifically to add value. By extending the first maturity, the ladders may benefit from the higher-yield potential beyond the compressed 1- to 2-year range.

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Municipals tend to outperform most other areas of fixed income in a rising rate period.

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When does state-specific customization of a municipal bond portfolio make sense?

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Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the funds carefully before investing. This and other information are contained in the fund’s prospectus and summary prospectus, if available, which may be obtained by contacting your investment professional or PIMCO representative or by visiting Please read them carefully before you invest or send money.

A Word About Risk: Investing in the bond market is subject to risks, including market, interest rate, issuer, credit, inflation risk, and liquidity risk. The value of most bonds and bond strategies is impacted by changes in interest rates. Bonds and bond strategies with longer durations tend to be more sensitive and volatile than those with shorter durations; bond prices generally fall as interest rates rise, and the current low interest rate environment increases this risk. Current reductions in bond counterparty capacity may contribute to decreased market liquidity and increased price volatility. Bond investments may be worth more or less than the original cost when redeemed. Mortgage- and asset-backed securities may be sensitive to changes in interest rates, subject to early repayment risk, and their value may fluctuate in response to the market’s perception of issuer creditworthiness; while generally supported by some form of government or private guarantee there is no assurance that private guarantors will meet their obligations. High yield, lower-rated, securities involve greater risk than higher-rated securities; portfolios that invest in them may be subject to greater levels of credit and liquidity risk than portfolios that do not. Investors will, at times, incur a tax liability. Income from municipal bonds may be subject to state and local taxes and at times the alternative minimum tax. Equities may decline in value due to both real and perceived general market, economic, and industry conditions. Derivatives may involve certain costs and risks such as liquidity, interest rate, market, credit, management and the risk that a position could not be closed when most advantageous. Investing in derivatives could lose more than the amount invested. Diversification does not ensure against loss.

Alpha is a measure of performance on a risk-adjusted basis calculated by comparing the volatility (price risk) of a portfolio vs. its risk-adjusted performance to a benchmark index; the excess return relative to the benchmark is alpha.

The managed account strategies described in this material are offered by Pacific Investment Management Company LLC and are available exclusively through financial professionals. Managed accounts have a minimum asset level and may not be suitable for all investors. Financial professionals seeking more information should contact their managed accounts department or call their PIMCO representative.

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