(Bloomberg) -- In 2009, TCW Group watched as investors pulled billions of dollars after it ousted star money manager Jeffrey Gundlach. Today, the firm finds itself the beneficiary of another messy divorce.

TCW’s Metropolitan West Total Return Bond Fund collected more money than any other bond mutual fund in the year following Bill Gross’ sudden departure from Pimco, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. MetWest Total Return received $35 billion in the 11 months ended Aug. 31, doubling its assets.

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