• Financial institutions recommended to build stronger ESG data checks

    17 June 2024
  • Allianz buys its second solar farm in Portugal

    21 December 2018

    Bringing its equity investments in the renewable energy sector to nine solar farms and 83 wind parks

  • People moves: Carbon Tracker, Allianz, WWF, Sustineri, BMO

    01 December 2017

    Carbon Tracker Initiative has appointed Hermes Investment Management's chief executive Saker Nusseibeh as non-executive chairman.

  • Timing and overcrowding: the challenges facing insurers in renewables

    27 November 2017

    Renewable energy is a popular asset class for insurers within the alternatives universe, and the trend is likely to continue based on the industry's growth forecasts. But challenges remain for insurers looking to grow exposure in unfamiliar territory. Asa Gibson reports

  • Allianz makes fifth tax equity investment in US wind

    24 May 2017

    Allianz Capital Partners (ACP), the alternative investment arm of the German insurer, has secured its fifth US wind farm tax equity investment in a little more than a year.

  • Berkshire's 'huge appetite' for wind and solar assets

    08 May 2017

    Berkshire Hathaway, the holding company of about 70 re/insurance companies globally, has a "huge appetite" for solar and wind power projects, according to chief executive Warren Buffett.

  • Why Allianz is investing where the wind blows

    10 February 2017

    Allianz's in-house alternative asset manager has closed four tax equity investments in US wind farms in only 12 months, and plans more in 2017. Head of renewables at Allianz Capital Partners David Jones talks to Asa Gibson about the firm's American wind adventure.

  • Allianz and MUFG in US wind farm tax equity deal

    03 February 2017

    Allianz Capital Partners (ACP) – the alternative investment manager of German insurer Allianz – and Japanese financial conglomerate Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) have co-invested in a 225MW wind project in Oklahoma.

  • Allianz makes third US wind farm investment

    17 January 2017

    Allianz Capital Partners, the alternative asset manager of German insurer Allianz, has made its third tax equity investment in a US wind farm, with an undisclosed sum invested in the 184MW Kelly Creek project in Illinois.

  • Allianz GI acquires second wind farm from Arise

    19 July 2016

    Allianz Global Investors (GI) has bought a 12.8MW operational wind farm from Swedish developer Arise for €19.1 million ($21.4 million).