Pacific Investment Management Co.

Investment Strategy

Pimco’s John Wilson treads his own path

John Wilson says he never studied economics and financial markets at university. And that, he says, has enabled him and his colleagues build bond-investor Pacific Investment Management’s assets in Australia to $32 billion in 15 years. “I understand what we sell to people is belief,” says Wilson, who looks more like an art-gallery owner with […]
Investment Strategy

Pimco: Australia slowly moving toward bonds

Australian superannuation funds will gradually shift their portfolios more toward bonds as people retire and demand regular income and less risk from their investments, says Pacific Investment Management Co. Australian bonds will continue to attract foreign investors who hold about 80 per cent of Commonwealth bonds, says Robert Mead, a Pimco portfolio manager. Australia’s net […]