PIMCO has launched a new distribution platform for financial
advisors and individual investors. The global investment management
firm says the platform "seamlessly integrates the firm's thought
leadership, investment solutions and client service resources to
enhance value to its clients." The firm has created a licensed
broker-dealer, PIMCO Investments LLC, as part of the launch.
"Investors increasingly are looking for smart, relevant and
thoughtful advice to help them make portfolio decisions and reach
their goals," said Douglas Hodge, chief operating officer of PIMCO.
"By establishing a fully integrated distribution platform, we
intend to provide greater access to PIMCO's global investment
solutions, intellectual capital and investment analysis, which are
the core of our approach to delivering consistent risk adjusted
returns to PIMCO's clients."
PIMCO's Global Wealth Management organization has more than 200
professionals serving financial advisors and their clients,
according to Jon Short, managing director and head of the firm's
global wealth management business and chairman of PIMCO
Financial Advisor magazine reaches 90,000 financial planners and
investment advisors through its print publication and its
. It also publishes
, for advisors interested in socially responsible investing, and
, for advisors targeting the ultra high-net-worth market.
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