LONDON, Jan 26 (Reuters) – Asset manager Allianz Global Investors, part of German insurer Allianz (ALVG.DE), said on Wednesday it had set up a new unit focused on ‘impact’ investing in private markets, as part of a sustainable investing drive.
AllianzGI, which manages around 647 billion euros ($730.27 billion) in assets, would look to invest in private companies helping solve environmental or social issues in a measurable way, it said in a statement.
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Reporting by Simon Jessop
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