Allianz GI’s Matthias Born attending Miami Summit

Matthias Born, senior portfolio manager, European Equities at Allianz Global Investors will be discussing structural growth investing at the upcoming Fund Selector Summit Miami 2016, taking place 28-29 April at the Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne.

Born, who is lead portfolio manager on the Allianz Europe Equity Growth Select fund, will outline how a high conviction strategy can focus on the most attractive structural growth ideas. His fund has been designed to benefit from bottom-up stock selection, through which weights on individual stocks are based on conviction levels across growth, quality and valuation criteria.

Born was appointed co-leader of the Investment Style Team Growth in 2009. Since then he has been lead portfolio manager of the funds and mandates of the strategy Euroland Equity Growth and Continental Europe Growth.

He took up managing the German flagship fund Concentra in 2007. As a member of the European Equity Investment Style Team Small Caps, Matthias managed funds in the European Small Cap market segment from 2001-2009. From 2002 to 2009, Matthias also managed the Allianz Wachstum Deutschland fund.

Before joining Allianz GI he worked for the Middle Market Group (Global Corporate Finance) at Dresdner Bank. In 2001, he graduated in Business Administration from the University of Würzburg with a master’s degree.


Jonathan Boyd
Editorial Director of Open Door Media Publishing Ltd, and Editor of InvestmentEurope. Jonathan has over two decades of media experience in Japan, Australia, Canada and the UK. Over the past 17 years he has been based in London writing about funds and investments. From editing the newsletter of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Japan in the 1990s he now focuses on Nordic markets for InvestmentEurope. Jonathan was awarded Editor of the Year at the Professional Publishers Association (PPA) Independent Publisher Awards 2017. Shortlisted for the same in 2016, he was also shortlisted in 2017 and 2015 for the broader PPA Awards category Editor of the Year (Business Media).

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