UK-born Andrew Jessop is an executive vice president and high yield portfolio manager in the Newport Beach office at PIMCO. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2009, he was a managing director, portfolio manager and co-head of the high yield group at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, where he spent 12 years. Andrew was previously a high yield portfolio manager at Saudi International Bank in London. He has 25 years of investment experience and is a graduate of Queens' College, Cambridge University. Outside of fund management Andrew enjoys travel, tennis and the theatre.
The investment objective of the Global High Yield Bond Fund is to seek to maximise total return, consistent with prudent investment management. The Fund invests at least two-thirds of its total net assets in a diversified portfolio of high yield Fixed Income Instruments that are denominated in major world currencies and are rated lower than Baa by Moodys or BBB by S&P or equivalently rated by Fitch. The Fund may invest up to 20% of its total net assets in high yield Fixed Income Instruments that are rated Caa or lower by Moodys or CCC or lower by S&P or equivalently rated by Fitch.
- Hong Kong
- United Arab Emirates
- United Kingdom