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Pimco flagship Total Return Fund loses top Morningstar rating

September 30, 2014

Morningstar late on Monday downgraded Pimco's flagship bond fund, the world's largest, after the departure of the fund's long-term manager, Bill Gross on Friday. The ratings firm lowered its forward-looking "analyst rating" two notches to bronze...

Gross' last defiance stuns Pimco, Allianz

September 29, 2014

Even the executives at Allianz SE didn't know. It was 2:28 p.m. in Munich on Friday, and Bill Gross, in charge of $2 trillion as chief investment officer at Pacific Investment Management Co., had just announced that he was joining Janus Capital...

New Pimco Total Return bosses: “Bill Gross relied on us”

September 29, 2014

The three men thrust into the role of managing the world's largest bond fund said they can navigate any investor withdrawals following the exit of Bill Gross, who managed Pimco Total Return Fund (PTTAX) from 1987 through last Thursday. In a...

Gross bolting Pimco for Janus

September 26, 2014

Bill Gross is leaving Pimco to manage fixed-income portfolios for Janus Capital Group Inc. The co-founder of Pacific Investment Management Co. will start work at his new job on Monday, and begin managing the new Janus Unconstrained Bond Fund,...

Pimco likely to pick Dan Ivascyn to succeed Gross

September 26, 2014

Pacific Investment Management Co. is likely to name Daniel Ivascyn chief investment officer of the $1.97 trillion bond firm after Bill Gross left to join Janus Capital Group Inc. (JNS), according to a person familiar with the matter. Pimco's...

What Bill Gross' departure means for Pimco's funds

September 26, 2014

Usually, we find that Friday morning headlines are not worthy of much commentary. However, today is the exception, with the surprising news that Bill Gross of Pacific Investment Management Co., longtime manager of Pimco Total Return Fund (PTTAX)...

Bill Gross' terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year

September 26, 2014

The news that Bill Gross, co-founder of Pacific Investment Management Co., has decided to head to Janus Capital Group Inc. to manage fixed-income portfolios is the latest twist in a year full of headlines for the so-called "Bond King." From...

Pimco's loss could be these fund companies' gain

September 26, 2014

Pacific Investment Management Co.'s chief executive Douglas Hodge said the firm is expecting and is ready for client redemptions following the departure of co-founder Bill Gross. In a conference call with analysts Monday, where he was joined...

Gross gives Janus much-needed shot in the arm

September 26, 2014

Just like that, Janus Capital Group Inc. has become a fresh new face in the bond fund universe with the abrupt and unexpected signing of Pimco co-founder and fixed-income guru Bill Gross. “The market sees this as a huge shot in the arm for...

Advisers 'blindsided' by Gross departure as Pimco faces rebuilding

September 26, 2014

Bill Gross' departure from Pimco not only reshuffles the investment management industry, it casts serious doubt on the dominance of the company he co-founded in 1971 and oversaw as it grew to manage nearly $2 trillion for everyone from big pension...

Pimco's funds plunge following Bill Gross exit

September 26, 2014

In the stock market, investors didn't wait around to assess the implications of Bill Gross's departure from Pacific Investment Management Co. -- they sold. Pimco's Global StocksPlus & Income Fund slipped 9.2% to $22.80 at 10:40 a.m. in New York,...

Japan's Dai-ichi Life to buy Protective Life for $5.7 billion

June 4, 2014

Dai-ichi Life Insurance Co. will buy Protective Life Corp. (PL) for about 582.2 billion yen ($5.7 billion) to expand into the faster-growing U.S. market, marking the biggest foreign acquisition by a Japanese life insurer. Dai-ichi, Japan's second-largest...

Bond uncertainty lifts 'unconstrained' alts funds

May 27, 2014

Many advisers are willing to place a bet that fund managers are best suited to time the bond market, and mutual fund companies are happy to oblige. Janus Capital Group Inc. Tuesday became the second firm this year to offer a new fixed-income...

Investment managers report lackluster quarter

May 13, 2014

Publicly traded money managers saw rather anemic gains in assets under management for the quarter ended March 31, due in part to defined-benefit plans playing a smaller role in the institutional investment industry and also because equity markets...

Janus shares dropped most in 15 months in 4Q on investor withdrawals

January 23, 2014

Janus Capital Group Inc., owner of the Janus, Intech and Perkins funds, fell the most in almost 15 months after subpar performance prompted investors to pull money for the 18th consecutive quarter. Janus's clients withdrew a net $6.2 billion,...

The 3 most important topics advisers will discuss with clients in 2014

January 16, 2014

Most investors are fairly optimistic that 2014 will be a decent year for performance, but financial advisers intend to inject a little more caution into client conversations. About 30% of advisers said the most important thing they'll discuss...

T. Rowe Price, Janus Capital suffer third-quarter outflows

October 24, 2013

Money manager T. Rowe Price Group Inc., which has about three-fourths of its assets in equities, suffered $7.4 billion in outflows in the third quarter, marking the second-straight quarter of net redemptions. Although the withdrawals were offset...

Weisman: Portfolio diversification often exists in name only

September 23, 2013

Andrew B. Weisman CIO, Liquid Alternative Investments Janus Capital Group

Who will be alts' best in show?

September 22, 2013

Among asset managers, the competition for best-of-breed in alternative strategies has officially begun. The demand for liquid alternatives, either in a mutual fund or exchange-traded-fund package, has never been higher, and it is drawing in...

Profits proving elusive at Putnam as manager compensation eats gains

August 19, 2013

Investment talent doesn't come cheap, but it drives consistent performance, Putnam CEO Robert Reynolds believes. Putnam Investments LLC hasn't been contributing many profits to parent Power Financial Corp. since the money manager was acquired...

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