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Mar 07, 2019

As a CEO, board member or top executive, you’re often under scrutiny. Expectations are high and mistakes can be costly. What are the biggest threats facing directors and officers these days? Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty identifies the key trends to watch.

Mar 07, 2019

Allianz Africa is to officially open its new strategic hub in Abidjan, where it will steer its transformation and improve the service it delivers to its clients and partners. The new hub will be headed by Delphine Traoré Maïdou, Regional Chief Operating Officer and Regional Executive Board member of Allianz Africa.

Feb 27, 2019

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.
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Allianz People Fact Book 2018: A Lesson in Learning

With Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and other technological developments transforming the business landscape, how is Allianz preparing its workforce for emerging skill needs? Allianz People Fact Book 2018 provides some answers…

Allianz selects Abidjan as new strategic hub for its African operations

Allianz Africa is to officially open its new strategic hub in Abidjan, where it will steer its transformation and improve the service it delivers to its clients and partners. The new hub will be headed by Delphine Traoré Maïdou, Regional Chief Operating Officer and Regional Executive Board member of Allianz Africa.

Change in the Board of Management of Allianz operating entities

Allianz announces three senior leadership appointments: Birgit König, currently CEO of Allianz Deutschland’s private health insurer Allianz Private Krankenversicherung (APKV) and Member of the Board of Management of Allianz Deutschland, will head the international unit Allianz Digital Health (ADH) with effect from April 1, 2019.

Risky at the top

As a CEO, board member or top executive, you’re often under scrutiny. Expectations are high and mistakes can be costly. Against the backdrop of social and business changes, what are the biggest threats facing directors and officers these days?

Euro Monitor 2018: As good as it gets?

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.

Where the smart savers live

Eurozone savers have been caught between a rock and a hard place: interest rates linger around zero but inflation is nudging living costs higher. What has set one saver apart from another is the saving strategy. Allianz Research goes across the eurozone money trail to find out where the smart savers live...

Allianz X increases fund size to 1 billion euros

Allianz X, the digital investment unit of the Allianz Group, announced today it has received additional investment from Allianz SE, increasing its fund size to 1 billion euros.

4Q and FY 2018 earnings: Allianz delivers as promised

Allianz Group had a successful year in 2018 meeting its performance targets in all segments and maintaining a high level of capital strength. Based on preliminary figures internal revenue growth, which adjusts for currency and consolidation effects, amounted to 6.1 percent, and was supported by all operating business segments.

Allianz SE resolves on new share buy-back program with volume of up to 1.5 billion euros

Allianz SE has resolved on a new share buy-back program. The volume of such new program will amount to up to 1.5 billion euros. The program shall start on March 1, 2019 and be finalized by December 31, 2019 at latest.

Giving ambition a chance

Four countries, eight ventures and thousands of young people encouraged to believe in a better future: the Impact Hub and Allianz are gearing up for the second cycle of the Investment Ready Program.

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Taking the heat

Each wildfire season in California seems worse than the last, but new technology is helping to contain the property damage...

Childhood's End

In the week of the World Children’s Day, it’s time to acknowledge that children continue to suffer from widespread poverty almost a century after the Declaration of the Rights of the Child was drafted. What is Allianz's contribution to alleviating this problem?

Allianz Capital Partners’ infrastructure expertise available to external clients for the first time

Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) announced the launch of the Allianz European Infrastructure Fund S.A. – RAIF (AEIF), which, for the first time, allows institutional investors to access the deep infrastructure investment experience of Allianz Capital Partners (ACP).

Fraudsters beware: AI's watching

Can artificial intelligence improve the process of identifying and preventing insurance fraud? Gemma Garriga, the Global Head of AI and Advanced Business Analytics at Allianz, believes it can...

Allianz global claims analysis: Fires and explosions cause largest losses for business

Cyber risks and the impact of new technologies will have an increasing influence on the corporate loss landscape in years to come. However, it is fire and explosion incidents that cause the largest claims for insurers and the businesses they cover, according to new research from Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS).

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