Allianz Global investors has appointed Frederik Rubens as Director, Business Development, The Netherlands. Rubens’ key role will be to grow and intensify relationships with existing and prospective institutional investors in the Netherlands, with a focus on private market strategies. In this segment of Alternatives investments, AllianzGI is market leader in Infrastructure Debt with AuM of over EUR 17 bn, and has recently launched its first Infrastructure Equity fund, raising close to EUR 800 m.
Frederik joins AllianzGI Benelux business development team based in Rotterdam from NN Investment Partners (formerly ING IM), where he was responsible for servicing Dutch institutional clients for the last 13 years, and will report to Tim Soetens, Head of Business Development BeNeLux.
Commenting, Tim Soetens said: “We are confident that Frederik’s experience and ability to build, develop and maintain strong client relationships will help to strengthen our institutional capabilities and support the growth and ambitions of the business within the region.
“As the Dutch institutional market is especially sophisticated, we see great opportunities with our Alternatives franchise. Our products cover a wide range of risk/return profiles so we can build tailor-made solutions to meet institutional clients’ specific needs.”