Grant Yun Cheng re-joined Allianz Global Investors in July 2013. At AGI, he was initially the lead PM for various Emerging Markets Equity products such as Emerging Markets Equity and Emerging Markets Dividend. Grant is part of the European Equity Dividend and Value team. He is the portfolio manager of the Global Dividend strategy and is deeply involved in the investment process of dividend and value strategies of the firm and remains as a key contributor of Asia / EM inputs for AGI’s investment platform in Europe. Prior to re-joining AGI, Grant headed the Emerging Market / Asia Equity Team of Union Investment between 2007 and 2013. Grant is CFA charter-holder and has a MA in Economics from Fudan University, China.
Mr. Hirschen is a portfolio manager with Allianz Global Investors, which he joined in 2009. He is a member of the Systematic Equity team and manages High Dividend Global mandates, including enhanced dividend strategies with an option overlay. Mr. Hirschen. He previously worked for a leading international consultancy in risk management and risk modeling. Mr. Hirschen has a master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Hannover, Germany, a master’s degree in finance and accounting from the University of Frankfurt, Germany, and a doctorate from the University of Darmstadt, Germany. He is a CFA charterholder and a CAIA charterholder, and holds the Financial Risk Manager designation.