AllianzGI launches cyber security fund for A-rated tech veteran –

Allianz Global Investors has expanded its thematic range with a strategy focused on cyber security, Citywire Selector has learned.

The Allianz Cyber Security fund will be managed by Citywire A-rated Walter Price, who currently also runs the Allianz Technology Trust.

The strategy invests in global stocks focused that should benefit from, or are related to, the “cyber security” theme. Cyber security includes everything from computer security and disaster recovery to end-user training.

Price is a senior portfolio manager at AllianzGI, which he joined in 1974. He previously worked for Boston-based Colonial Management, where he became a senior analyst responsible for the chemical industry and the technology area.

The fund manager has consistently been rated by Citywire since June 2017. 

AllianzGI recently expanded its thematic coverage with the launch of the the Allianz Positive Change, Allianz Clean Planet and Allianz Food Security funds.

Some of the top performing strategies covering cybersecurity in Citywire Selector’s Equity-Global Themes sector include Thematics Safety, CS (Lux) Security Equity and Pictet-Security.


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