Allianz Asset Management AG Profile
Allianz Asset Management is a private asset management holding company that operates through its subsidiaries. The company is the financial and governance holding company for the asset management sector of Allianz SE, which has over 2 billion in assets under management had 500 employees in locations around the globe. Allianz Asset Management itself is made out of two separate investment management companies: Allianz Global Investors and PIMCO. The subsidiary Allianz Global Investors is a diversified active investment manager that has 23 offices om 17 countries with approximately half a trillion in assets under management that come from its client base composed of individuals, families, and institutions on a global scale. The other subsidiary, PIMCO, has over 2400 dedicated professionals located in 12 countries that focus on “managing risks and delivering returns for clients.” It currently is headquartered in California and has over one and half trillion in assets under management. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides its line of services mainly to individual and institutional investors, managing separate equity, fixed income, balanced portfolios, and mutual funds. Allianz Asset Management can also utilize its resources to create a business structure that is able to “meet the demands of clients on a local basis and empowers its investment managers to focus on achieving strong and consistent investment results.” As of 2015, the company has an estimated over 2 trillion in total assets under management. Its line of investment products cover all major equity and fixed income investment options, including other options such as balanced products and alternative investments. The company has approximately 85 million clients, catered to by over 5000 employees around the world. Some of the notable mutual funds offered through its subsidiaries include the Behavioral Advantage Large Cap Fund, Emerging Markets Debt Fund, High Yield Bond Fund, and Best Styles Global Equity Fund. Notable ETFs include the Total Return Active, Global Advantage Inflation-Linked Bond Active, Broad United States TIPS Index, and Investment Grade Corporate Bond Index.