Claus FintzenChief Investment Officer, Infrastructure Debt at Allianz Global Investors GmbH
Claus Fintzen is the CIO and Head of Infrastructure Debt at AllianzGI in London. The infrastructure debt platform was created in 2012 in order to develop the institutional market for this asset class and to originate suitable transactions for the Allianz Group and certain external institutional investors. So far the team invested in excess of EUR18billion in projects of the transportation, social infrastructure, energy and utility sector globally.
Before joining AllianzGI Claus spent eight years at MBIA/Trifinium as a Director, where he was involved in a variety of transactions in the infrastructure and structured finance areas. In that function he closed over GBP5bn Residential Real Estate and GBP2bn Commercial Real Estate transactions. Before joining MBIA/Trifinium Claus spent nine years at Citigroup, working on pan-European trade receivable securitisation, structured swaps for EMTN issuance and developing the Alternative Risk Transfer unit covering a multitude of risks from CAT-bonds, CDOs and CLOs.
Claus has a degree in business administration from the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel, Germany.