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Investment Advisor - Private Markets (f/m/d)

Job Level:  Professional
Location: 

München, DE, 80335

Available until:  10/22/2022
Area of Expertise:  Asset & Investment Management
Unit:  Allianz Global Investors
Employing Entity:  Allianz Global Investors GmbH
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Hybrid working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  14452

Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.

 

At Allianz Global Investors our people enjoy motivating, fulfilling careers. If you are looking for a fast-paced working environment, you are resolved to cultivate and expand your talents and relish a challenge, then join us now!

 

We are committed to giving our people – experienced and energetic professionals alike – the opportunities and experiences they seek to thrive and gain personal fulfilment. We will work with you to craft your own career, develop your personal growth, and align your achievements with your ambitions.

 

We are looking for you! We are currently hiring a forward-thinking and results-oriented Investment Advisor – Private Markets (f/m/d) for the Private Markets Solutions team of our advisory and solutions function, risklab. This position is based in our Munich office.

 

risklab is the expert for investment and risk solutions within Allianz Global Investors. Over 60 investment professionals worldwide develop advisory services and solutions that are tailored to individual investment goals of our clients. Within this exciting role, you will be a part of our Private Markets Solutions team of risklab, which is responsible for designing and implementing cross-asset private markets portfolios for institutional and wealth management clients. Additionally, the team manages a select range of strategic client relationships providing investment advisory on their whole portfolios.

 

 

Key responsibilities

 

  • Advise clients on how to best implement a cross-asset private markets portfolio, with a selection specialist focus on private equity and one additional asset class, to be determined
  • Keep up with relevant market trends and form allocation views
  • Identify or take up coverage of best-in-class managers and funds, sometimes in collaboration with specialist investment teams
  • Perform due diligence and draft investment recommendation memos and presentations on funds and fund-of-funds
  • Prepare customized client presentations, analyses and reports
  • Confidently present any issues relating to the selected funds and covered asset classes to the team, committees and clients
  • Monitor investment managers/ funds and perform portfolio maintenance tasks
  • Collaborate and coordinate with own team members, specialist investment teams and supporting functions on all aspects of private markets solution design, investment sourcing and execution
  • Serve as a direct contact to managers and clients on assigned asset classes and, in time, take over key client advisor role on whole mandates

 

Key Requirements/Skills/Experience

 

  • Academic degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration or related field of study
  • Good knowledge of the private equity market and its players, ideally supplemented by know-how of other asset classes, gained through relevant professional experience in a comparable role - ideally at least two years in asset management, investment consulting or with an institutional investor
  • Experience in due diligence analysis of private markets investments - funds or direct deals
  • Broad knowledge of financial markets and a solid understanding of key quantitative finance concepts
  • CFA or CAIA progression is highly beneficial
  • Proficiency in English is required, in German highly beneficial; further languages are a plus
  • Strong analytical skills and a continuous desire to learn about private markets and customized investment solutions
  • Open-minded teammate, flexible, proactive, self-reliant and forward thinking

 

 

 

About Allianz Global Investors

 

Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 600 investment professionals in over 20 offices worldwide and managing EUR 578 billion in assets. Data as of 30 June 2022

 

We invest for the long term and seek to generate value for clients every step of the way. We do this by being active – in how we partner with clients and anticipate their changing needs, and build solutions based on capabilities across public and private markets. Our focus on protecting and enhancing our clients’ assets leads naturally to a commitment to sustainability to drive positive change. Our goal is to elevate the investment experience for clients, whatever their location or objectives.

 

Putting our clients' needs first, behaving in an open and transparent way and treating people fairly means acting with integrity. We respect difference and diversity and reward individual performance as well as teamwork. We offer a collegial culture based on strong values, taking individual responsibility, and dedication to mastering challenging tasks. To harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of our employees. We encourage you 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.

 

We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing assistance to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need support to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to recruiting@allianzgi.com.

 

 

Active is: Allianz Global Investors

AllianzGI completed the transfer of investment teams (including 87 Investment Professionals) and USD 101bn of assets they manage to Voya Investment Management as part of a strategic partnership. Two thirds of the assets continue to be managed on behalf of AllianzGI clients outside of the US.