Many hearts broke as the iconic Notre Dame went up in flames in Paris on April 15. But it isn't just fire that is posing a risk to UNESCO world heritage sites. What are the other risks? And what can insurers do to protect these sacred sights that form such an integral part of our lives?
Mean to green, machines have come a long way in taking us from one place to another. As electric vehicles herald the future of automobiles, which countries are ahead in the race for green mobility and why? In a new study, Allianz Economic Research takes stock...
Building a sustainable business begins with open and honest communication about opportunities and challenges. The latest Sustainability Report by Allianz elaborates on the group’s major corporate responsibility-related policies, strategies, actions and progress.
A decade after the onset of the great financial crisis, the Eurozone as a whole appears to be in relatively good shape again. This positive economic development is reflected in the results of this year's Euro Monitor. However, the Monitor also shows major areas of concern.
Allianz X co-leads investment in African ride hailing platform SafeBoda
Allianz X, the digital investment unit of the Allianz Group, announced an investment in SafeBoda, based in Kampala, Uganda. SafeBoda is a major African ride hailing platform that also offers various on-demand consumer and payment services. For the Series B investment, Allianz X is co-investing with Go-Ventures, a venture fund whose cornerstone investor is GO-JEK.
Allianz to invest in Czech gas distribution network GasNet
Allianz Capital Partners, on behalf of Allianz insurance companies has, in a consortium led by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA), reached an agreement to purchase a stake in GasNet. MIRA, which currently holds a 49.96 percent stake indirectly in GasNet, has exercised contractual pre-emption rights over the remaining 50.04 percent stake currently owned by RWE.
Allianz and Sri Ayudhya Capital complete expansion of partnership in Thailand
Allianz and Sri Ayudhya Capital PCL (AYUD) have completed the expansion of their strategic partnership in Thailand, ensuring a stronger insurance franchise focused on meeting the diverse and growing protection needs of local customers and enhancing the Allianz proposition in the region.