Please see terms and conditions for restrictions on use of Citywire's Fund Manager database.

Andrew Balls

Andrew Balls

i

This Fund Manager Rating is based on the Citywire Long Only ratings methodology

Citywire Ratings are rewarded for risk adjusted outperformance of benchmarks we select independently.

More information on how Ratings are calculated

Andrew Balls gained a bachelor’s degree from Oxford University and a master’s degree from Harvard University. He is currently a managing director at PIMCO’s London office and leads the European investment team. Before he joined PIMCO in 2006, he had been working at the Financial Times as editor of the US Lex column and as chief economics correspondent in Washington, DC for eight years. He also worked at Newport Beach and served as a global portfolio manager and global strategist. He has 11 years of investment and financial market experience.

Citywire Rating: A rated

not rated

2013

  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

2014

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

2015

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

2016

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

2017

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

2018

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A

sector performance

funds managed

fund total return standard deviation max drawdown
PIMCO Global Advantage Strategy Bond Fund;Inst 5.2 % 1.8 -0.6 %
PIMCO Global Bond Fund (Unhedged);Institutional 7.6 % 3.7 -1.5 %
PIMCO Global Bond Fund (US Dollar-Hedged);A 2.9 % 1.6 -0.7 %

League Table - Rank 51/89 (3rd quartile)

rank Manager Return
50 Lorenzo Pagani 50. Lorenzo Pagani 5.2%
51 Andrew Balls 51. Andrew Balls 5.2%
51 Sachin Gupta 51. Sachin Gupta 5.2%
53 Michael Buchanan 53. Michael Buchanan 5.0%
53 Gordon Brown 53. Gordon Brown 5.0%
53 S. Kenneth Leech 53. S. Kenneth Leech 5.0%
View full league table

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly (to 31/03/2018)

year Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 0.6%
2017 7.0% 2.3% 1.6% 2.0% 0.9%
2016 5.5% 3.4% 3.0% 2.3% -3.2%
2015 -3.1% -0.2% -2.4% -0.3% -0.3%
2014 2.8% 2.5% 3.8% -3.1% -0.3%
2013 -4.2% 2.5% 0.0%

Are you Andrew Balls?

We are constantly updating our comprehensive database of fund managers and their career history. If you are (or represent) Andrew Balls and would like to update or provide biographical information for this factsheet please email manager-research@citywire.co.uk