PIMCO's Investment Process

Our clients rely on an investment process that has been tested in virtually every market environment. Honed over more than five decades, our process has helped millions of investors manage risk and pursue returns over meaningful time periods.


Active Management in Action

PIMCO's active investment process combines our top-down macroeconomic view with bottom-up research and analysis to put our best ideas around the world to work in PIMCO portfolios. We believe this approach has enabled us to give our clients an edge by anticipating economic and market developments and forecasting major inflection points – insights that may be especially valuable in today’s uncertain market environment.


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Stewards of Our Clients' Assets

Risk management is at the center of everything we do and is integrated into every step of our investment process. We also have a dedicated Portfolio Risk Management team located in offices around the globe, which enables 24-hour portfolio coverage and continuity of information flow from region to region.

Expanding Our Perspective

PIMCO Global Advisory Board

Chaired by Dr. Ben Bernanke, this team of world-renowned experts provides us with insights on global economic, political and strategic developments.

Meet the Board

ESG Investing & Impact

Within our dedicated ESG strategies, we focus on identifying and engaging with companies that have the ability and will to improve ESG related business practices.

Explore Strategies

Behavioral Science at Work

We’ve partnered with The Center for Decision Research at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business to access cutting-edge research and incorporate more behavioral insights into our processes.

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