Senior Counsel, Alternative Investments Legal (f,m,d)

Allianz Global Investors

Our Alternatives Legal & Compliance Team acts as a trusted adviser and business partner to AllianzGI’s Real Assets and Private Markets platform. ~crlf~~crlf~The candidate will join an experienced team with global coverage responsibility for AllianzGI's Private Markets & Real Assets Platform across EMEA, US and APAC. The role entails exposure across the entire alternatives space to a broad suite of illiquid alternative products (funds, segregated accounts, master funds, bespoke investment structures, co-investments). ~crlf~~crlf~The role is suitable for a senior legal professional with financial services in-house legal and/or law firm experience in multinational environments with broad subject matter expertise in alternative investments coverage (infrastructure, private credit, private equity, real estate, ESG/impact investment). ~crlf~~crlf~We are looking for a trusted advisor and team player with the ability to manage priorities effectively and to work diligently and independently under pressure.

Providing comprehensive legal support and advice to the AllianzGI Real Assets and Private Markets platform throughout the investment lifecycle, including:~crlf~~crlf~##Structuring and set up funds & investment structures in multiple jurisdictions suited for global distribution taking into account legal, tax and regulatory requirements of AllianzGI and its investors (e.g. AIFM licensing requirements, investor eligibility requirements, regulatory capital charges)~crlf~##Co-ordinating efficiently with AllianzGI’ s Real Assets and Private Markets platform and various other stakeholders across Allianz Group in relation to the implementation of new investment products (e.g. feasibility assessment, structuring, documentation, investor due diligence)~crlf~##Supporting the structuring and execution of transactions of underlying illiquid assets (Infrastructure, Private Debt, Special Opportunities, Private Equity, Real Estate, debt and equity)~crlf~##Support the ongoing operation and maintenance of investment & fund structures and underlying assets~crlf~##Manage effectively external law firm relationships relevant for the coverage area globally ~crlf~##Monitoring legal and regulatory developments in the area of Alternative Investments relevant for Real Assets and Private Markets pipeline~crlf~##Collaborate closely with Legal & Compliance colleagues globally in different time zones with regard to global Alternative Investment products ~crlf~~crlf~

##Qualified lawyer, a minimum of 6 - 8 years PQE professional experience as legal counsel in financial services and/or in a leading international law firm with background in asset management (fund & investment structures and applicable legal and regulatory framework) and solid understanding of banking & finance, in particular, debt & structured finance experience~crlf~##Experience in Asset Management, Structured Finance, Private Equity, Distressed debt, Real Estate and corresponding transactional experience would be highly beneficial~crlf~##Project management skills, strong drafting skills and the ability to communicate ideas clearly in both oral and written form~crlf~##Fluency in German and English required, further languages would be highly beneficial~crlf~##Team player ~crlf~##Trusted advisor with strong interpersonal and communication skills, allowing to naturally develop and maintain effective relationships with various stakeholders at all levels of the organization~crlf~##Strong analytical, problem-solving and execution skills to tackle difficult, complex legal, tax and regulatory issues in the context of the business perspective and to express complex matters clearly to business audience, including to senior management~crlf~##Learning agility and keen interest in following policy, legal and regulatory developments relevant for the business~crlf~##Agility and resilience to work in an extremely fast-paced environment related to a growing and global business with demanding internal clients~crlf~~crlf~

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 85 million private and corporate customers and more than 142,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~crlf~~crlf~Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of other characteristics such as gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 770 investment professionals in 25 offices worldwide and managing EUR 535 billion in assets for individuals, families and institutions.

Active is how we create and share value with clients. We believe in solving, not selling, adding value beyond pure economic gain. We invest long-term, drawing upon our broad and innovative investment expertise, and leveraging resources globally to ensure a superior client experience wherever they are based and whatever their investment needs.~crlf~Active is: Allianz Global Investors~crlf~~crlf~You are committed to creating value for our clients so that they can meet their financial objectives throughout their lives. You embrace a collegial culture based on strong values, take individual responsibility, and are dedicated to mastering challenging tasks. You aspire to make an impact in a diverse, international, technology-enabled and increasingly agile environment. If you feel inspired to elevate the active asset management experience, this is the place for you since,~crlf~Active is: Allianz Global Investors.~crlf~~crlf~

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