Awards & Accolades

Awards & Accolades

PIMCO’s deep bench of industry-leading talent, combined with our time-tested investment process, has helped us deliver attractive long-term returns for our clients – it has also garnered a wealth of industry awards and accolades.

Fixed Income Fund Manager of the Year

U.S. Morningstar, 2012, 2013, 2015

Mercer MPA (Japan) Awards** | Mercer Japan

Foreign Fixed Income (5 years): 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Japan Fixed Income (3 years): 2011(Special Award), 2013

Investment Performance Awards | Asian Investor Magazine

Japan Fixed Income: 2004, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014

Global Fixed Income (hedged): 2004, 2007, 2008, 2013

Global Fixed Income (unhedged): 2003

U.S. Fixed Income, Investment-Grade: 2010

Investment Excellence Awards | Global Investor Magazine

Global Fixed Income: 1998, 2001, 2002, 2008

High Yield Bonds: 2001, 2004

European Fixed Income: 2003, 2010

Emerging Market Debt: 2003

U.S. Fixed Income: 2007, 2008

Asset Management Firm of the Year

Global Investor Magazine, 2010, 2011

Rising Stars of Mutual Funds

Institutional Investor News, 2010

Australian Bond Fund Manager of the Year

Standard & Poor's, 2009

Fixed Income Fund Manager of the Year

Insto Magazine (Australia), 2009, 2011

Fixed Income Manager of the Year | Financial News

Global Fixed Income: 2006

European Fixed Income: 2002, 2003, 2005, 2010

Investment Manager of the Year

Global Pensions Magazine, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011

LDI Manager of the Year

Global Pensions Magazine, 2011

Credit Investor of the Year

Derivatives Week Magazine, 2007

Risk Manager of the Year

Risk Magazine, 2001

Lipper Fund Awards Japan 2012 (3 Years Performance in Bond Japanese Yen category)

PIMCO JGB Floater Fund class α, 2012

PIMCO Highlights*

PIMCO is one of the world’s premier fixed income investment managers.

More than 2,800

Employees around the world


Global offices throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia


Countries in which clients are based


Global investment professionals


Portfolio Managers with an average of 16 years of experience


Investment professionals who have been at PIMCO for 10 years or more


Global Credit Analysts


Sector Specialty Desks


Analytics/Asset Experts


Investors worldwide

$1.91 trillion

Assets under management

As of 31 December 2019

* Employee data excludes Gurtin Fixed Income Management, LLC, except for Total employees, which INCLUDES EMPLOYEES OF GURTIN FIXED INCOME MANAGEMENT, LLC, WHICH PIMCO ACQUIRED IN JANUARY 2019. 17 Global Offices Include offices from the Gurtin acquisition in January 2019. Assets INCLUDE $14.6 BILLION IN ASSETS OF CLIENTS CONTRACTED WITH GURTIN FIXED INCOME MANAGEMENT, LLC, AN AFFILIATE AND WHOLLY-OWNED SUBSIDIARY OF PIMCO. The number of Countries where clients are located is based ON CLIENT ACCOUNT TAX DOMICILE.


These recognitions are based on analysis of performance during certain periods in the past. Past performance is not a guarantee or a reliable indicator of future results.

The Morningstar Fixed-Income Fund Manager of the Year award (Jerome Schneider and Team, PIMCO Short Term (2015);Dan Ivascyn and Alfred Murata, PIMCO Income (2013); Mark Kiesel, PIMCO Investment Grade Corporate Income (2012); Bill Gross*, PIMCO Total Return (2007), PIMCO Total Return (2000), PIMCO Total Return and PIMCO Low Duration (1998); U.S.) is based on the strength of the manager, performance, strategy, and firm’s stewardship. Morningstar Awards 2015©. Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Awarded to Jerome Schneider and Team for U.S. Fixed-Income Fund Manager of the Year.

References to specific securities are not intended and should not be interpreted as recommendations to purchase, sell or hold such securities.

* Left the firm in September 2014. Awarded to the portfolio management team.
** For details, please visit Mercer Japan's homepage.