Infrastructure EquityThe Infrastructure Equity (IEQ) market offers a broad range of highly attractive investment opportunities combined with a globally growing investment market. Delivering attractive returns, stable and low volatile cash flows, and no or very low correlation to the general capital markets, Infrastructure Equity lends itself to portfolio structure optimisation.
In 2013, AllianzGI successfully launch its first renewable energy fund, Allianz Renewable Energy Fund S.A. SICAV-SIF (AREF), with total equity capital of 150 million euros. By the end of 2014, the entire capital of AREF, amounting to nearly half a billion euros, had already been invested in ten wind power and photovoltaic projects. Energy Infrastructure continues to provide highly attractive investment opportunities for institutional investors, delivering stable, high and non-correlated long-term returns.
Infrastructure can be a beneficial addition to a pension fund and the collaboration with Allianz Group provides additional comfort to our investors. Allianz Climate Solutions – the centre of competence for renewable energies at Allianz – act as advisors to AREF. Our competence as one of the world’s largest property insurers guarantees a broad knowledge base of technologies and the trends that are driving them.