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Mark Kiesel

Mark Kiesel

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About Mark Kiesel

Mark Kiesel is chief investment officer of global credit at Pimco and a managing director in the Newport Beach office. He is a member of the investment committee, a generalist portfolio manager and the global head of corporate bond portfolio management, with oversight for the firm’s investment grade, high yield, bank loan, municipal and insurance business, as well as credit research. Morningstar named him Fixed Income Fund Manager of the Year in 2012 and a finalist in 2010. He has written extensively on the topic of global credit markets. He joined Pimco in 1996 and previously served as the firm’s global head of investment grade corporate bonds and as a senior credit analyst. He has 26 years of investment experience.

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Citywire Rating: A rated

2013

  • SRated AA in Sep 2013
  • ORated A in Oct 2013
  • NRated A in Nov 2013
  • DRated AA in Dec 2013

2014

  • JRated A in Jan 2014
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2014
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2014
  • ARated Plus in Apr 2014
  • MRated Plus in May 2014
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2014
  • JRated A in Jul 2014
  • ARated AA in Aug 2014
  • SRated AAA in Sep 2014
  • ORated AAA in Oct 2014
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2014
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2014

2015

  • JRated AAA in Jan 2015
  • FRated AA in Feb 2015
  • MRated AAA in Mar 2015
  • ARated AAA in Apr 2015
  • MRated AAA in May 2015
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2015
  • JRated AAA in Jul 2015
  • ARated AAA in Aug 2015
  • SRated AA in Sep 2015
  • ORated AA in Oct 2015
  • NRated AA in Nov 2015
  • DRated A in Dec 2015

2016

  • JRated A in Jan 2016
  • FRated A in Feb 2016
  • MRated A in Mar 2016
  • ARated A in Apr 2016
  • MRated Plus in May 2016
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2016
  • JRated A in Jul 2016
  • ARated AA in Aug 2016
  • SRated AA in Sep 2016
  • ORated AA in Oct 2016
  • NRated AA in Nov 2016
  • DRated AA in Dec 2016

2017

  • JRated AA in Jan 2017
  • FRated AA in Feb 2017
  • MRated AAA in Mar 2017
  • ARated AAA in Apr 2017
  • MRated AAA in May 2017
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2017
  • JRated AAA in Jul 2017
  • ARated AAA in Aug 2017
  • SRated AA in Sep 2017
  • ORated AA in Oct 2017
  • NRated AA in Nov 2017
  • DRated A in Dec 2017

2018

  • JRated AA in Jan 2018
  • FRated AA in Feb 2018
  • MRated AA in Mar 2018
  • ARated AA in Apr 2018
  • MRated AA in May 2018
  • JRated A in Jun 2018
  • JRated A in Jul 2018
  • ARated A in Aug 2018
  • SRated A in Sep 2018
  • ORated AA in Oct 2018
  • NRated AA in Nov 2018
  • DRated AA in Dec 2018

2019

  • JRated AA in Jan 2019
  • FRated AA in Feb 2019
  • MRated AAA in Mar 2019
  • ARated AA in Apr 2019
  • MRated AA in May 2019
  • JRated AA in Jun 2019
  • JRated AA in Jul 2019
  • ARated AA in Aug 2019
  • SRated A in Sep 2019
  • ORated AA in Oct 2019
  • NRated AA in Nov 2019
  • DRated A in Dec 2019

2020

  • JRated A in Jan 2020
  • FRated A in Feb 2020
  • MRated A in Mar 2020

Performance

over : 28/02/2019 - 29/02/2020
Rank 8/17 Bonds - US Dollar
Manager Return
8 Mark Kiesel 11.3%
8 Mihir Worah 11.3%
8 Scott A. Mather 11.3%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2020 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 9.0% 3.0% 3.3% 2.4% 0.1%
2018 -1.1% -1.3% -0.7% -0.1% 1.0%
2017 4.9% 1.4% 1.9% 1.5% 0.1%
2016 3.1% 2.0% 2.0% 1.2% -2.1%
2015 0.7% 2.2% -1.7% -0.3% 0.5%
2014 1.3%

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Bond giant Pimco’s base scenario for the asset class

The $1.88tn firm is ‘relatively cautious’ on bond markets, says A-rated Mark Kiesel, its CIO for global credit.

Citywire Discovery Source: Citywire Discovery Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated)..