Audit of annual accounts and consolidated financial statements 2017
The Supervisory Board has appointed KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft (KPMG) as statutory auditor for the annual Allianz SE and consolidated financial statements, as well as for the review of the half-yearly financial report of the fiscal year 2017.
KPMG audited the financial statements of Allianz SE and the Allianz Group as well as the respective management reports. They issued an auditor’s report without any reservations. You can find the auditor’s report in the Annual Report 2017 of Allianz Group on page 153 as well as in the Annual Report 2017 of Allianz SE on page 85. KPMG performed a review of the half-yearly financial report.
Audit of annual accounts and consolidated financial statements 2018
Given the legally required rotation of the auditors, the Supervisory Board approved the proposal of the Audit Committee to select PriceWaterhouseCoopers GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft (PwC) to audit the individual and consolidated financial statements of Allianz SE as from financial year 2018.
Appointment of the auditor
In compliance with the special legal provisions acc. to § 341 k of the German Commercial Code (HGB) applying to insurance companies, the statutory auditor and the auditor for the review of the half-year report are appointed by the Supervisory Board of Allianz SE and not by the Annual General Meeting.
Principal accountant fees and services of the auditor are listed in the Annual Report 2017 of Allianz Group on page 140.