OCMBA: Mark Kiesel, PIMCO, Thu 1/26, 415pm PST

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Thursday, January 26, 2023
4:15pm— 7:00pm
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UC Irvine – Merage School of Business Auditorium
4293 Pereira Dr
Irvine, CA 92697
United States
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MARK KIESEL of PIMCO – Investment Outlook 2023


Thursday, January 26, 2023   4:15 -7:00pm PST

Persistent inflation, aggressive Fed rate hikes, volatile oil supplies, slowing real estate demand and a divided congress …what does it all mean for the economy and investment opportunities in 2023?


Find out as renowned investment professional Mark Kiesel of PIMCO shares his perspectives on the markets once again with OCMBA, followed by a question and answer session.  If you have attended any of Mark’s previous presentations to OCMBA, you know you’ll leave with many useful insights that you can apply to your own

investment strategy for the coming year and beyond.  Don’t miss this opportunity!


WHEN:   Thursday, January 26, 2023

               Networking reception with

              appetizers and beverages | 4:15 – 5:30pm

              Speaker and Q&A | 5:30-7:00pm


WHERE:  UC Irvine – Merage School of Business Auditorium, 4293 Pereira Drive, Irvine CA 92697


COST:      $35 pre-registration by Jan 20, includes free parking;   $50 from Jan 21 to 26 – no free parking included           




This event is hosted by the Chicago-Booth and Wharton Alumni Clubs of Southern California and is for the alumni of the fifteen business schools that comprise OCMBA, and their guests.  Special thanks to UCI-Merage for making their space available for this event.


Mark Kiesel is PIMCO’s CIO Global Credit and a Managing Director in the Newport Beach office. He is a member of the Investment Committee, a generalist portfolio manager and the global head of corporate bond portfolio management, with oversight for the firm’s investment grade, high yield and bank loan business as well as credit research and PIMCO’s actively managed MLP/energy strategies. Morningstar named him Fixed-Income Fund Manager of the Year in 2012 and a finalist in both 2010 and 2017.  He has written extensively on the topic of global credit markets, founded the firm’s Global Credit Perspectives publication and regularly appears in the financial media.  Mr. Kiesel also serves as a member of Google’s Investment Advisor Committee. He joined PIMCO in 1996 and previously served as PIMCO's global head of investment grade corporate bonds and as a senior credit analyst. He has 30 years of investment experience and holds an MBA from the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business and an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan.  His blog is at https://blog.pimco.com/en/?expert=Mark%20R.%20Kiesel 


OCMBA is a network of the Orange County/Southern California alumni chapters of fifteen leading Business Schools including:

Learn more at www.OCMBA.com or join the OCMBA LinkedIn Group if you graduated from one of these 15 Business schools:

Questions:  Contact Jerry Kornblau (Wharton) at [email protected] or Scott Shea (Chicago-Booth) at [email protected]


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UC Irvine – Merage School of Business Auditorium

4293 Pereira Dr, Irvine, CA 92697, United States,
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