Director, Alternative Assets
Allianz Global Investors
Adrian Jones is one of the senior portfolio managers within the alternative assets division at Allianz Global Investors. Adrian has worked in capital markets for nearly 25 years on both the ‘buy side’ and ‘sell side’ and has experience of developing new investment opportunities including repackaging traditional banking products for institutional investment. Most recently Adrian has been a key member of the team which created the Allianz Global Investors Infrastructure Debt investment platform. Before joining Allianz Global Investors, Adrian worked for MBIA UK Insurance Limited where during 2004-2008 he structured transactions for investors in the European public finance and real assets sector including credit insurance products, asset-swaps and other repackaging transactions. Following the financial crisis Adrian was extensively involved in restructuring and work-outs resulting from the downgrade of the financial sector including the ultimate parent of MBIA UK Insurance Ltd itself. Adrian has experience in commercial banking and investment banking, insurance and asset management. He has worked in M&A, financial advisory (for private and public sector clients), corporate and project debt arranging and equity investment (including serving as a director of private companies acquired as part of investment strategies), asset repackaging and restructuring. Adrian has a track-record of working to develop early stage products and sectors having worked on the earliest whole-business-securitisation utility transactions, the development of PPP in the UK, early limited recourse emerging market mobile telecoms transactions, repackaging of infrastructure debt and most recently the development of the direct investment in infrastructure by institutional investors. Adrian started his career with ANZ Investment Bank and subsequently worked for Schroders/Citigroup, Deloitte, and MBIA UK before joining Allianz Global Investors in 2012. Adrian holds an MA from St. Edmund Hall, Oxford University.