The New York Times recently profiled AllianzGI Convertible Fund (ANNPX) as one strategy with returns “so lofty they look like typos.” AllianzGI Convertible Fund delivered a 26.3% return in the second quarter, outperforming the S&P 500.
22 Years of Industry Experience |
San Diego, California
Mr. Kass is a portfolio manager and managing director with Allianz Global Investors, which he joined in 2000. He has portfolio management, research and trading responsibilities for the Income and Growth Strategies team. In 2003, Mr. Kass was promoted to portfolio management and began handling day-to-day portfolio manager responsibilities for the firm’s US Convertible strategy in 2005. He is also a lead portfolio manager for the firm’s Income & Growth strategy since its inception in 2007. In addition to management responsibility for institutional clients, Mr. Kass is responsible for managing multiple closed-end and open-end mutual funds. Previous to joining the firm, Mr. Kass interned on the Income and Growth Strategies team, adding significant depth to its proprietary Upgrade Alert Model. Mr. Kass has a B.S. from the University of California, Davis, and an M.B.A. from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. He is a CFA charterholder.