The case for credit

Webinar Details

Date: Thursday, August 16, 2018 Duration: 1 hour Time: Noon–1 p.m. ET

Credit selection remains critical in today’s market environment and PIMCO’s world class credit investment team is well-positioned to identify the most attractive opportunities across the vast $11 trillion global credit markets. Join Mark Kiesel, PIMCO’s Global Credit CIO and Managing Director as he discusses PIMCO’s economic outlook and the impact on global credit markets. Mark is a member of PIMCO’s Investment Committee, a generalist portfolio manager and the global head of corporate bond portfolio management. He was named Morningstar Fixed-Income Fund Manager of the Year in 2012 and a finalist in both 2010 and 2017.

During the webinar, Mark will discuss the below points:

  • PIMCO’s economic outlook and impact on the global credit markets
  • A deep dive into areas where Mark and PIMCO’s credit team are finding value in the sector
  • The role of credit in the current environment and actionable strategies to help you take full advantage of this opportunity set

Presenter


mark-kiesel100x100 Mark R. Kiesel 
Global Credit CIO and Managing Director
PIMCO

Mr. Kiesel is CIO Global Credit and a managing director in the Newport Beach office. He is a member of the Investment Committee, a generalist portfolio manager and the global head of corporate bond portfolio management, with oversight for the firm’s investment grade, high yield, bank loan, municipal and insurance business as well as credit research and PIMCO's actively managed equity business. Morningstar named him Fixed-Income Fund Manager of the Year in 2012 and a finalist in both 2010 and 2017. He has written extensively on the topic of global credit markets, founded the firm’s Global Credit Perspectives publication and regularly appears in the financial media. He joined PIMCO in 1996 and previously served as PIMCO's global head of investment grade corporate bonds and as a senior credit analyst. He has 25 years of investment experience and holds an MBA from the University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan.