Pimco has hired Jamie Weinstein as managing director, portfolio manager and head of Corporate Special Situations, effective 1 September 2019.
Weinstein will be based in Newport Beach and will report to Dan Ivascyn, Pimco's group chief investment officer.
In this role, Weinstein will help strengthen Pimco's capabilities across a broad range of opportunistic and alternative strategies, with a focus on special situations in the corporate credit space. He will work closely with 250-plus portfolio management team in the firm's traditional, hedge fund, and private strategy groups to identify and capitalise on potential opportunities in private capital solutions, stressed and distressed corporate credit.
Weinstein was most recently at KKR as a portfolio manager for the firm's credit and special situations portfolios. He was with KKR for 14 years and was a member of several of the firm's global investment committees. Prior to this, he worked for Tishman Speyer Properties and the Boston Consulting Group.