Why active management now?

Andreas Utermann | 06/09/2018

Summary

Investors have benefited from an extended bull market in equities and bonds, but lower real returns are expected in coming years. CEO Andreas Utermann says the alpha that active managers could generate will be vital in protecting against inflation and delivering returns.

 

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Andreas Utermann

CEO and Global CIO
Andreas Utermann is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Global Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of Allianz Global Investors, a global asset manager within Allianz’s asset management division. He is Chair of the Global Executive Committee.

How do you define active management?

Andreas Utermann | 06/09/2018

Summary

There’s more to active asset management than beating an index benchmark. Working with clients to understand their liabilities and build an appropriate solution is key, says CEO Andreas Utermann. A benchmark may play a part, but more often a broader set of tools and strategies is involved.

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