本基金的目標是在審慎投資管理的原則下賺取最高總回報（即透過深入研究及慎重考慮，確立及施行一些貫徹一致、規 律嚴格並具成本效益的投資的策略，以及持續監察個別證券與總投資組合的風險）。 本基金將其最少 80%的資產投資於在經濟上與新興證券巿場有連繫的發行機構的固定收益工具（可包括由政府、主權機 構、企業等發行的證券）。該等證券可以非美元貨幣及美元計價。非美元計價固定收益工具及貨幣持倉可透過金融衍生 工具投資項目而受到積極管理。本基金可將其全部資產投資於高孳息證券（一般指低於投資級別*的證券）（其在支付 利息或償付本金方面出現拖欠情況，或存在有關該等付款拖欠情況的迫切風險），惟獲穆迪或標準普爾給予低於 B 級或 獲惠譽給予同等評級（或若未有評級，則須獲投資顧問視為具相若質素）的證券所佔資產比例不得超過 15%。
Pramol Dhawan is Managing Director, PIMCO. Mr. Dhawan is a portfolio manager in the Newport Beach office. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2013, he was a managing director and head of emerging markets trading for Americas at Société Générale in New York. He was previously based in London where he headed the Central and Eastern Europe emerging markets team for the firm. Additionally, he was a management consultant at Accenture. He has investment experience since 2004 and holds an undergraduate degree in computer science and management studies from the University of Nottingham.
Mr. Romo is an executive vice president and emerging markets portfolio manager in the Newport Beach office Mr. Romo is a founding member of PIMCO Juntos and serves on the steering committee. He is also a standing member of the emerging markets portfolio committee (EMPC). Prior to joining PIMCO in 2011, Mr. Romo was a Vice President in the emerging markets trading group at Citigroup, focusing on trading hard currency bonds and credit default swaps in Latin America. He was previously an analyst at Sandell Asset Management in New York. He also served as Vice President for Morgan Stanley, where he was a trader and a strategist for local currency, local rate and credit derivatives in emerging markets. He began his career as a civil engineer in Mexico. He has 19 years of investment and financial services experience and holds master’s degrees in financial engineering from Columbia University and civil engineering from Stanford University. He received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City.
Yacov Arnopolin is responsible for the portfolio advisory services provided to the Desjardins SocieTerra Emerging Markets Bond Fund. Mr. Arnopolin is an executive vice president and portfolio manager in the New York office. He is co-chair of the Emerging Markets Portfolio Committee (EMPC). Prior to joining PIMCO in 2016, Mr. Arnopolin served as a managing director overseeing emerging market fixed income portfolios at Goldman Sachs Asset Management. He has more than 20 years of investment experience and holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Carnegie Mellon University.