How “active” is active asset management? There are a number of variables that investors can use to assess how active their portfolio is – including so-called active share – but what ultimately matters is the quality of a manager’s decisions and the alpha they generate.
In an interview with the German newspaper Börsen-Zeitung, Andreas Utermann makes the case that an EU action plan has to establish a framework for attractive in-vestment projects, while acknowledging that Green Bond and Social Bond Princi-ples are internationally accepted norms.
While seeking to enhance investment outcomes through technology, we believe human insight and connection are equally essential to successful asset management.
The goal: to find the optimal solution for your needs – and work closely with you to evolve your strategy as those needs change. That way, we live and breathe active asset management.
View from the Global Strategist
Six books to read this summer
The tech cold war. Autonomous weapons. Cyber-security threats. My summer reading list includes studies of all these trends and technologies – as well as a bestselling spy thriller that uses them as inspiration. Prepare to be educated and entertained.
Accelerating economic growth through sustainability
We stand at the crossroads of European Union’s (EU) sustainability strategy that is full of turning points with important implications for investors. In its recent reflection paper the European Commission (EC) highlights that it envisions strong future EU economic growth through sustainability transformation and business innovation.
Allianz Global Investors Sustainable Investing Report
The report outlines our ESG activities and research, our engagement with investee companies through stewardship, the integration of ESG across our investment strategies and our innovative approach to meeting clients’ evolving extra-financial demands.
Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 770 investment professionals* in 25 offices worldwide and managing more than EUR 535 billion in assets for individuals, families and institutions.
Active is the most important word in our vocabulary. Active is how we create and share value with clients. We believe in solving, not selling, and in adding value beyond pure economic gain. We invest for the long term, employing our innovative investment expertise and global resources. Our goal is to ensure a superior experience for our clients, wherever they are based and whatever their investment needs.