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PIMCO GIS Global Advantage Inst USD Acc

Ranked 7 out of 76 in - Global over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Andrew Balls

Andrew Balls gained a bachelor’s degree from Oxford University and a master’s degree from Harvard University. He is currently a managing director at PIMCO’s London office and leads the European investment team. Before he joined PIMCO in 2006, he had been working at the Financial Times as editor of the US Lex column and as chief economics correspondent in Washington, DC for eight years. He also worked at Newport Beach and served as a global portfolio manager and global strategist. He has 11 years of investment and financial market experience.

Pramol Dhawan

Sachin Gupta

Sachin Gupta is an executive vice president and global portfolio manager at PIMCO in the Newport Beach office, and head of the global desk. He is a member of the European portfolio committee and a rotating member of the Asia-Pacific portfolio committee. Previously, he was in PIMCO's London office managing European LDI portfolios. Before that, he was part of PIMCO’s global portfolio management team in the Singapore office. In these roles, he focused on investments in government bonds, sovereign credit derivatives and interest rate derivatives across global markets. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2003, he was in the fixed income and currency derivatives group at ABN AMRO Bank. He has over 18 years of investment experience and holds an MBA from XLRI, India. He received an undergraduate degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.


The investment objective of the Global Advantage Fund is to seek maximum long-term return, consistent with preservation of capital and prudent investment management. The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing 80% of its assets in a diversified portfolio of Fixed Income Instruments that are economically tied to at least three countries (one of which may be the United States).

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Global over : 31/01/2017 - 31/01/2018
  • Rank 7/76 Total Return
  • Rank 52/76 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 46/76 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
5 Legg Mason Brandywine Glo Fxd Inc LM Acc USD

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



6 Legg Mason Brandywine Gl Opp Fxd Inc A Dis M USD USD


7 PIMCO GIS Global Advantage Inst USD Acc USD


8 M&G Global Government Bond USD A Acc USD


9 Man GLG Flexible Bond D H USD Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 10.7% 3.6% 2.5% 2.9% 1.3%
2016 4.9% 5.0% 2.1% 2.9% -4.9%
2015 -6.2% -1.8% -1.1% -3.0% -0.4%
2014 -1.1% 2.4% 3.7% -4.3% -2.8%
2013 -2.4% -0.6% -4.4% 2.5% 0.2%
2012 7.4% 3.0% -0.1% 3.3% 1.1%
2011 3.9% 1.9% 3.0% -2.3% 1.3%
2010 7.8% 1.0% -1.1% 8.7% -0.8%
2009 7.4% 0.3%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Chile
  3. Denmark
  4. Finland
  5. France
  6. Germany
  7. Ireland
  8. Italy
  9. Luxembourg
  10. Netherlands
  11. Norway
  12. Singapore
  13. Spain
  14. Sweden
  15. Switzerland
  16. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date09/06/2009
  • Share Class size24Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN IE00B3R5WS03

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment10Mn
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management0.70%

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