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Allianz SE is rated by the three international leading rating agencies Standard & Poor's, Moody's and A.M. Best established by an interactive rating process.

Allianz obtained very favourable ratings by these three agencies. They all have reaffirmed their evaluations. Please find the current ratings and reports set out below. 

Solicited ratings assigned to Allianz SE

Ratings1

S&P

Moody's

A.M. Best

Insurer financial strength rating

AA | stable outlook
(affirmed 12/30/2016)

Aa3 | stable outlook
(affirmed 07/21/2017)

A+ | stable outlook
(affirmed 08/03/2017)

Counterparty credit rating

AA | stable outlook
(affirmed 12/30/2016)

Not rated

aa2 | stable
(changed 08/03/2017)

Senior unsecured debt rating

AA
(affirmed 12/30/2016)

Aa3 | stable outlook
(affirmed 07/21/2017)

aa | stable
(changed 08/03/2017)

Subordinated debt rating

A+
(affirmed 12/30/2016)

A2/A33 | stable outlook
(affirmed 07/21/2017)

aa-/a+ | stable
(changed 08/03/2017)

Commercial paper (short term) rating

A-1+
(affirmed 12/30/2016)

Prime-1
(affirmed 07/21/2017)

Not rated

Reports

12/30/2016 (PDF, 350 KB)

07/21/2017 (PDF, 1.3 MB)

08/03/2017 (PDF, 205 KB)4

1 Includes Ratings for securities issued by Allianz Finance II B.V. and Allianz Finance Corporation.

2 Issuer credit rating.

3 Final Ratings vary on the basis of the terms.
A.M. Best's Rating Reports reproduced on this site appear under licence from A.M. Best Company and do not constitute, either expressly or implicitly, an endorsement of Allianz's products or services. A.M. Best's Rating Reports are the copyright of A.M. Best Company and may not be reproduced or distributed without the express written consent of A.M. Best Company. Visitors to this website are authorised to print a single copy of the rating report displayed here for their own use. Any other printing, copying or distribution is strictly prohibited. A.M. Best's ratings are under continual review and subject to change or affirmation. To confirm the current rating visit www.ambest.com.

Insurer financial strength rating

The Insurer financial strength rating indicates an insurer's financial strength and ability to meet ongoing obligations to policyholders.
 

Counterparty credit rating and issuer credit rating

A counterparty credit rating (S&P) and an issuer credit rating (A.M. Best) indicate an obligor's creditworthiness. It assesses the company's capacity and willingness to meet its financial commitments.
 

Debt and commercial paper ratings

​Debt and commercial paper ratings provide an opinion for the credit marketplace as to the issuer's ability to meet its financial obligations to security holders when due.

In each of the groups above there are various gradations of credit-worthiness. In order to differentiate between these gradations, Standard & Poor's (S&P) and A.M. Best add a "plus" or a "minus" next to each rating, while Moody's adds a number (1-3).
 

Ratings of Allianz Group companies

For ratings of Allianz Group companies and a full description of how rating categories are assigned, please refer to the rating agencies' websites.

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