citywireselector.com 11 Jun, 2021 13:00 am

AllianzGI hires global equity CIO as Berexa retires

AllianzGI hires global equity CIO as Berexa retires

Its equity platform includes franchises in global and European growth, China equities, tech, including AI, thematic investing, including SDG-aligned funds, and systematic strategies.Commenting on the hire, Zurkow said: ‘When it came to finding a successor to Steve, we sought someone of the highest calibre to ensure that our investment capability and offering develops ahead of the market.‘Virginie fits the bill perfectly: her breadth of experience, record of highly relevant innovation and global, forward looking outlook means she is strongly positioned to help us in the development of our client offering – in equity but also as part of the leadership team of the firm.During her career, Maisonneuve held CIO positions at Eastspring, Pimco, Schroders, Clay Finlay, Batterymarch, State Street Research and Martin Currie.

In her new capacity, Maisonneuve will report to Deborah Zurkow, global head of investments at the firm.She was working with China, quanta-mental, thematics, ESG and climate change investment areas.

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