Michael Althof is a senior vice president and portfolio manager at PIMCO Deutschland GmbH. In this role, Althof helps manage global inflation-linked bond funds and is lead manager on the firm’s PIMCO GIS Euro Real Return Fund. Althof follows a macro, fundamental approach to investing, and believes that his fund performs well during periods of rising inflation. Based in Munich, he enjoys tennis, rugby and skiing outside of fund management. He attended ESCP Europe, where he received a degree in Finance.
Mihir Worah is CIO Asset Allocation and Real Return and a managing director at PIMCO in the Newport Beach office. He is a member of the investment committee and the executive committee, and oversees portfolio management for the U.S. He is a generalist portfolio manager who manages a variety of fixed income, commodity and multi-asset portfolios. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2001, he was a postdoctoral research associate at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Stanford linear accelerator center, where he built models to explain the difference between matter and anti-matter. In 2012 he co-authored “Intelligent Commodity Indexing,” published by McGraw-Hill. He has over 14 years of investment experience and holds a Ph.D. in theoretical physics from the University of Chicago.
The investment objective of the Fund is to seek to maximise real return, consistent with preservation of real capital and prudent investment management. The Fund invests at least two-thirds of its assets in a diversified portfolio of inflation-indexed Fixed Income Instruments of varying maturities issued by governments, their agencies or instrumentalities and corporations. Inflation-indexed bonds are Fixed Income Instruments that are structured to provide protection against inflation. The value of the bonds principal or the interest income paid on the bond is adjusted to track changes in an official inflation measure.
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