Seeks maximum total return, consistent with preservation of capital and prudent investment management.
Primarily Canadian dollar Fixed Income instruments of shorter term maturities
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Mr. Devlin is a managing director, a generalist portfolio manager and head of Canadian portfolio management. In this multi-faceted role, he is responsible for developing PIMCO’s Canadian economic outlook and portfolio strategies. He is quoted often as an authority on the Canadian fixed income market and liability-driven investing by leading publications, including the National Post, Globe & Mail, and The New York Times. Mr. Devlin is also a frequent participant on the Business News Network and speaks extensively at CFA conferences and other events. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2006, he worked in London, Tokyo, Toronto, Hong Kong and New York in progressively more senior fixed income positions at Lehman Brothers and Merrill Lynch. He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Wilfrid Laurier University, where he was the gold medal recipient. He also holds an MBA from the Tuck School at Dartmouth College.
Investing in the bond market is subject to certain risks including market, interest-rate, issuer, credit, and inflation risk. Sovereign securities are generally backed by the issuing government, obligations of U.S. Government agencies and authorities are supported by varying degrees but are generally not backed by the full faith of the U.S. Government; portfolios that invest in such securities are not guaranteed and will fluctuate in value. Investing in foreign denominated and/or domiciled securities may involve heightened risk due to currency fluctuations, and economic and political risks, which may be enhanced in emerging markets. 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. 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. The value of most bond funds and fixed income securities are impacted by changes in interest rates. Bonds and bond funds with longer durations tend to be more sensitive and more volatile than securities with shorter durations; bond prices generally fall as interest rates rise. Diversification does not ensure against loss.
Effective duration is the duration for a bond with an embedded option when the value is calculated to include the expected change in cash flow caused by the option as interest rates change.
The Funds offer different series, which are subject to different fees and expenses (which may affect performance), having different minimum investment requirements and are entitled to different services.
The FTSE TMX Canada Short Term Bond Index is a market capitalization weighted index consisting of a broadly diversified range of investment grade federal, provincial, municipal and corporate bonds with a term between one and five years. It is not possible to invest directly in an unmanaged index.
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