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PIMCO Hires Gregory Hall as Managing Director, Head of Private Strategies

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PIMCO, a leading global investment management firm, has hired Gregory Hall as Managing Director, Head of Private Strategies.

In his new role, Mr. Hall will manage PIMCO’s private strategies, which include a number of real estate, distressed, opportunistic and credit strategies in private equity vehicles. He will work with the firm’s senior leadership in the portfolio, product and client management groups to identify investment opportunities and solutions which serve the needs of PIMCO clients. Mr. Hall will start May 1. He will split his time between PIMCO’s Newport Beach and New York offices.

Emmanuel Roman, PIMCO’s Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director said: “Greg is an exceptional executive who is a tremendous addition to PIMCO’s outstanding team of product managers, portfolio managers, analysts and others focused on our private strategies. His leadership skills and industry expertise will be invaluable as PIMCO continues to capitalize on opportunities for investors who are increasingly looking for expertise in private strategies to meet their investment goals.”

Mr. Hall has 18 years of investment experience and was most recently at The Blackstone Group, where he played a leadership role in the development of several investment businesses, each of which focused on identifying highly-skilled portfolio managers and helping them to achieve their investment, organizational, and commercial ambitions.

Over the last year, PIMCO has hired more than 210 new employees including more than 40 investment professionals across private strategies, client analytics, emerging markets, mortgages, real estate and macroeconomics. The firm will continue to hire the best talent globally in the investment management industry.

Biography

Mr. Hall is a Managing Director, Head of Private Strategies in Product Management. Prior to joining PIMCO, he spent 12 years at The Blackstone Group, most recently as a Senior Managing Director within Blackstone Alternative Asset Management. While at Blackstone, Mr. Hall’s responsibilities included sourcing and executing seed investments in startup fund managers, as well as acquiring minority interests and developing strategic partnerships with established asset management firms. Mr. Hall began his career as a Financial Analyst at Goldman Sachs and has 18 years of investment experience. He is involved in a number of charitable, civic, and educational organizations, including Little Kids Rock, Nationswell, the Cambodian Children’s Fund, and Princeton University. Mr. Hall graduated from Princeton in 1998 with a degree in Public and International Affairs.

About PIMCO

PIMCO is a leading global investment management firm, with offices in 11 countries throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Founded in 1971, PIMCO offers a wide range of innovative solutions to help millions of investors worldwide meet their needs. Our goal is to provide attractive returns while maintaining a strong culture of risk management and long-term discipline. PIMCO is owned by Allianz S.E., a leading global diversified financial services provider.

Except for the historical information and discussions contained herein, statements contained in this news release constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements may involve a number of risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially, including the performance of financial markets, the investment performance of PIMCO's sponsored investment products and separately managed accounts, general economic conditions, future acquisitions, competitive conditions and government regulations, including changes in tax laws. Readers should carefully consider such factors. Further, such forward-looking statements speak only on the date at which such statements are made. PIMCO undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of such statements.

Contact: Michael Reid PIMCO – Media Relations Ph. 212-597-1301 presscenter@pimco.com

Source: PIMCO Account Management