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Allianz Global Investors Overview

London, England (UK)
1001 to 5000 employees
2012
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Finance
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Allianz Global Investors is a diversified active investment manager with a strong parent company and a culture of risk management. With 25 offices worldwide, we provide global investment and research capabilities with consultative local delivery. We have more than EUR ... Read more

Mission: At Allianz Global Investors, we follow a two-word philosophy: Understand. Act. It describes how we look at the world and how we behave. We aim to stand out as the investment partner our clients trust by listening closely to understand their challenges, then acting decisively to ... Read more

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Allianz Global Investors – Why Work For Us?


Introducing Allianz Global Investors: Who we are and how we help our clients

Diversified active investment manager with a strong parent

Strength and stability are vital in uncertain times. We are an active investment manager servicing both institutional and retail clients around the world. Our business is diversified across equity, fixed-income, alternatives and multi-asset strategies and diversified by region. This solid foundation, together with the support of the world’s largest insurer, helps us toward our goal of developing and maintaining long-term relationships with our clients.
 
Global investment and research capabilities
 
To create sustainable outperformance, in-depth market knowledge is essential. We have a global research platform that both informs our investment decisions and helps our clients understand the markets. Built around global centres of investment expertise, we can leverage the best talent in a given location while fostering independent thinking across asset classes. We focus on distinct areas where we believe we can excel, helping us align our strengths with our clients’ goals.
 
Consultative local delivery
 
The key to providing excellent service is understanding each client’s unique circumstances and acting in their best interests. With our consultative approach we aim to offer solutions that truly address our clients’ needs. Our investment teams are located near the markets in which they invest, because we believe that local knowledge is key to creating a sustainable advantage.
 
A culture of risk management
 
Risk is both a challenge and an opportunity, which is why risk management is embedded in the way we manage and monitor investments. In fact, our parent company has been doing this successfully for more than 120 years; it is deeply ingrained in what we do. We aim to create portfolios that are risk-optimized and to offer customized risk-management solutions, products and insights covering the risk-reward spectrum.

Understand. Act. 

At Allianz Global Investors, we follow a two-word philosophy: 

Understand. Act. This is as powerful as it is succinct. It describes how we look at the world and how we behave. It signals our belief that with so much information available, the best way to gain an advantage is through understanding. To this, we add a commitment to taking action that capitalises on potential and drives performance.

To sustain our advantage, we have organised ourselves so that our understanding flows fast and continuously amongst our colleagues and clients around the globe. The result, we believe, is that we are well-placed to identify, communicate and seize opportunities.


Our culture and our values

Our culture is built on the need for openness. We respect and support the national and cultural diversity within our offices around the world in an environment that thrives on interaction, teamwork and knowledge sharing. We believe this delivers a better understanding of companies and the markets they operate in.

Human relationships are crucial to the success of our business. Our determination to understand our markets better, and to act promptly to make the most of all the opportunities we discover has shaped our culture and our values.

Passion
We are passionate about the business of investing and finding potential where others do not. That means we are committed to doing more for our clients, while seeking to inspire both our clients and our colleagues with our passion for what we do.

Excellence
We are committed to delivering excellence and we know that is a demanding, constantly changing benchmark, so we are continually striving to improve, while seeking to anticipate our client’s individual needs.

Integrity
We act with integrity, putting our clients’ needs first, behaving in an open and transparent way and treating people fairly.

Respect
And we value respect; we embrace difference and diversity, and recruit our colleagues from a wide variety of backgrounds and disciplines. While rewarding individual performance, we also recognise the value of teamwork.

At Allianz Global Investors our people enjoy motivating, fulfilling careers.

If you’re looking for a fast-paced working environment, you’re determined to cultivate and expand your talents, and you believe in always putting the customer first, then we’re the right place for you.We will work with you to design your own optimum career, develop your personal growth, and align your achievements with your ambitions.

Over the years, we have been fortunate to attract some of the most talented professionals in our industry. We have a diverse workforce with different backgrounds – both educational as well as personal – a variety of career paths, and diverse aspirations. What all our people have in common is a passion about what they do, and dedication to performing at the highest levels.


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Meet our people and get to know us


Global Graduate Programme

In the course of a 24-month programme you will have an opportunity to gain a thorough understanding of the asset management industry.

This engagement will include a comprehensive overview of the firm, built upon a job rotation plan between different departments, punctuated by dedicated learning modules; giving you privileged access to company insights and people.

Everyone is unique. So we will give you the experience and exposure that suit your abilities and personal aspirations. To consolidate the overarching knowledge you will gain within the company, you will also specialize in a business area – selecting one of three available tracks.

From your very first day in the programme you will be a valued member of the team and have the opportunity to work with teams and individuals across our global business.

Start your development journey with us, to make a difference to the next generation of investment and business professionals.


Applications for 2017 are closed now.

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    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Allianz Global Investors (New York, NY).

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    multiple rounds of interviews, an informal stock pitch. Questions include tests on how to do research, general valuation methodology, industry experience, prior projects and culture fit questions. It was more about fit than anything else.

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