December 02, 2014 09:00 ET

PIMCO Canada Wins Morningstar 2014 Best Global Fixed-Income Fund Award

PIMCO Monthly Income Fund (Canada), Managed by Alfred Murata and Dan Ivascyn, Honoured

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - Dec 2, 2014) - PIMCO, a leading global investment management firm, won the 2014 Morningstar Global Fixed-Income Fund Award for the PIMCO Monthly Income Fund (Canada) managed by Alfred Murata, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager and Dan Ivascyn, Group Chief Investment Officer.

Morningstar considers a variety of factors when selecting the winner of its prestigious awards, including absolute and relative performance and the risk/return profile versus a benchmark or peer group.

"It's an honour to have the PIMCO Monthly Income Fund selected by Morningstar as the best in class," said Doug Hodge, Managing Director and PIMCO Chief Executive Officer. "We're incredibly proud of Alfred Murata and Dan Ivascyn and the results they've consistently delivered for our clients."

In 2013, Ivascyn and Murata also won Morningstar's prestigious Fixed Income Manager of the Year in the United States.

The PIMCO Monthly Income Fund, which targets steady income and attractive total returns across the global bond markets, has returned 15.75% since its inception in 2011 through October of this year. Its index, the Barclays U.S. Aggregate Index (CAD Hedged), has delivered 4.89% during the same period.

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