Allianz Global Investors, one of the world’s leading active asset managers, announced today the appointment of Matt Christensen as Global Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing. In this role, he will accelerate the growth of Impact Investing as part of the company’s growing private markets platform; lead the continued integration of ESG factors across AllianzGI’s existing range of public markets products, including stewardship activities; and support the development of new SRI products.
We offer a well-rounded suite of equity investment strategies with disciplined investment processes and a meticulous focus on risk management.
Driven by our conviction that insight and understanding are key to investment success, our equity strategies place great importance on the value of research and the sharing of intellectual capital all with an eye on managing risk.
Allianz Global Investors offers a full range of actively managed equity strategies that cover global, regional, developed and emerging markets, as well as varied market-capitalization options and investment styles. Our lineup is designed to support a wide scope of investment opportunities and financial goals. While the objectives for each strategy may differ, they all employ a thoughtful and disciplined investment process, with a meticulous focus on risk management. We believe that taking managed risks can help generate returns.
Our portfolio managers draw on our deep network of economists, strategists and analysts and can employ the investigative-research capabilities of Grassroots® 1 Research to identify compelling market opportunities. This global, team-based approach allows us to make informed investment decisions for our clients by applying the collective experience and knowledge of all our resources and research platforms.
1. Grassroots® Research is a division of Allianz Global Investors that commissions investigative research for asset-management professionals. Research data used to generate Grassroots® Research reports are received from reporters and Field Force investigators who work as independent, third-party research providers, supplying research that is paid for by commissions generated by trades executed on behalf of clients.
Our Asia investment experts and European clients recently met in Berlin for our 11th annual Asia Conference. We think the world’s most dynamic region holds fundamental attractiveness for investors – even amid current trade tensions.
Thanks to positive macroeconomic news, China’s resilient growth and room to cut rates in India and Indonesia, the outlook for Asia-Pacific risk assets is good. Corporate bonds, emerging-market debt and dividend-paying stocks can play a critical role for investors in search of income potential.