AllianzGI infrastructure debt platform reaches EUR 20 billion milestone

Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI), one of the world’s leading active investment managers, has announced that its infrastructure debt platform, first launched in 2012, has reached EUR 20 billion in cumulative investments. The platform has closed more than 100 investments in 20 countries across 3 strategies, with 95 of these transactions being inaugural investments into individual infrastructure projects or companies, whilst the remaining 6 transactions have been upsizing or tap investments into existing borrowers.

AllianzGI’s infrastructure debt platform has provided financing around the world across greenfield / construction projects, brownfield projects, acquisition financing and corporate refinancing, covering the full range of infrastructure sub-sectors. Over the past 10 years, the teams have provided financing on projects including the largest bridge in Ireland, hybrid ferries in Norway, and one of the largest solar plants in Chile, just to name a few.

The deal sourcing capabilities of the platform allowed the team to successfully navigate the market turbulence caused by Covid-19 and added EUR 2.2 billion of investments in 2020. In 2021 the team completed 14 transactions, amounting to EUR 2bn. The strategy aims to generate higher-end credit returns by investing in core, core+ and core++ / value-add infrastructure corporates. 

AllianzGI is one of the leading investors in private markets and pioneer of infrastructure debt, establishing it as an asset class.

Commenting on this milestone, Claus Fintzen, CIO Infrastructure debt at AllianzGI, said: 

“We are very proud to reach this EUR 20 billion milestone. During the last 10 years our award-winning team has closed numerous transactions across a variety of asset classes, from PPP and fibre to utilities and renewables. Infrastructure debt plays more than ever an important role in the modernization and further development of infrastructure, and we look forward to many new deals in the coming years.”

About Allianz Global Investors

Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 700 investment professionals in 23 offices worldwide and managing EUR 647 billion in assets. 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.
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The Allianz Group is one of the world's leading insurers and asset managers with around 125 million* private and corporate customers in nearly 70 countries. Allianz customers benefit from a broad range of personal and corporate insurance services, ranging from property, life and health insurance to assistance services to credit insurance and global business insurance. Allianz is one of the world’s largest investors, managing around 746 billion euros** on behalf of its insurance customers. Furthermore, our asset managers PIMCO and Allianz Global Investors manage about 1.8 trillion euros** of third-party assets. Thanks to our systematic integration of ecological and social criteria in our business processes and investment decisions, we are among the leaders in the insurance industry in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In 2023, over 157,000 employees achieved total business volume of 161.7 billion euros and an operating profit of 14.7 billion euros for the group.
* Including non-consolidated entities with Allianz customers.
** As of March 31, 2024.

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