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Jul 16, 2019

Allianz and QUEST Investment Partners have formed a new 50:50 joint venture to acquire Focus Teleport, a fully leased office complex in central Berlin which will be upgraded over time in line with Allianz Real Estate’s manage to core strategy. Focus Teleport, located in Berlin’s Alt-Moabit office hub, covers nearly 30,000 sqm in space.

Jul 01, 2019

IndInfravit Trust and SIPL have executed definitive agreements whereby IndInfravit has agreed to purchase the entire equity shareholding of SIPL in nine of SIPL’s operational road projects from SIPL. IndInfravit, sponsored by L&T IDPL, currently holds a portfolio of five operational toll road concessions. Other unitholders include Allianz insurance companies represented by Allianz Capital Partners, CPPIB and OMERS Infrastructure.

Jun 27, 2019

Helga Jung, Member of the Board of Allianz SE, will retire on December 31, 2019.  She will leave after 26 years at Allianz and having served as Member of the Board of Management for eight years. Renate Wagner, currently Chief Human Resources Officer at Allianz SE, has been appointed as her successor from January 1, 2020, subject to regulatory approval.
Changes to the Board of Management at Allianz SE

Helga Jung, Member of the Board of Allianz SE, will retire on December 31, 2019.  She will leave after 26 years at Allianz and having served as Member of the Board of Management for eight years. Renate Wagner, currently Chief Human Resources Officer at Allianz SE, has been appointed as her successor from January 1, 2020, subject to regulatory approval.

Profile: Renate Wagner

She's dynamic. Expressive, engaging. But never without depth. Her thought processes are arranged in a perfect order. After all, she has studied theoretical mathematics – a subject that seemingly contrasts with her extroverted, vibrant personality if you go by stereotypes.

Change in leadership at Allianz Group Economic Research

Ludovic Subran will become the Chief Economist of Allianz SE and take over as Head of Group Economic Research from October 1, 2019. He succeeds Michael Heise who is retiring after 17 years at Allianz.

The World in 2040: The next episode

What would society look like in 2040? Noted futurologist Ray Hammond, in collaboration with Allianz Partners, presents the seven megatrends that will define the way we live, work and play in the next two decades...

AGCS shipping review 2019

Large shipping losses are now at their lowest level this century having declined by over 50 percent year-on-year, according to Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE’s (AGCS) Safety & Shipping Review 2019. The annual study analyzes reported shipping losses over 100 gross tons (GT).

Car Wars: E-dvantage China

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?

Allianz and QUEST Investment Partners acquire Focus Teleport office complex in Berlin through new joint venture

Allianz and QUEST Investment Partners have formed a new 50:50 joint venture to acquire Focus Teleport, a fully leased office complex in central Berlin which will be upgraded over time in line with Allianz Real Estate’s manage to core strategy.

Allianz to invest further in Indian toll roads

IndInfravit Trust and SIPL have executed definitive agreements whereby IndInfravit has agreed to purchase the entire equity shareholding of SIPL in nine of SIPL’s operational road projects from SIPL. IndInfravit, sponsored by L&T IDPL, currently holds a portfolio of five operational toll road concessions. Other unitholders include Allianz insurance companies represented by Allianz Capital Partners, CPPIB and OMERS Infrastructure.

Resolution of Allianz Popular bancassurance alliance in Spain

Allianz and Banco Santander have reached a settlement agreement under which Allianz will sell its 60 percent stake in Allianz Popular SL to Banco Santander. Banco Santander will pay 936.5 million euros for the acquisition of 60 percent in Allianz Popular SL and for the termination of the exclusive non-life distribution agreement with Allianz’s operating entity in Spain.

Sites for sore eyes

Many hearts broke as the Notre Dame burned. But fire isn’t all that’s posing a risk to UNESCO world heritage sites. What is? And what can insurers do to protect these sacred sights?  

Allianz to host a friendly match between the Chinese national team and FC Bayern Munich

Football is an amazing growth story in China that has captured public attention. It is set to continue on this path thanks to a partnership between Allianz SE and FC Bayern Munich, and the Chinese Football Association. This is the result of talks that have been taking place between the three partners since last year.

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.

Allianz International Ecosystem on Sharing Economy: Care to Share?

The sharing economy is changing the socio-economic landscape as millennials pick purpose over possessions. What’s fueling this trend and how is insurance evolving with it? The Allianz International Ecosystem on Sharing Economy provides some answers...

Insurance 2029: Outlook & Opportunities

As digitalization changes the insurance landscape, risk prevention, and not risk management, will be key for the industry in the future. What other trends are foreseen for the coming decade? Allianz Research spots a few and provides a 10-year outlook for the industry.

Allianz Africa launches its core IT system transformation in Ghana

Allianz Africa launched the transformation of its core IT Platform with the introduction of the Allianz Business System (ABS). The system was adapted for the African market and is now operational in Ghana for motor insurance products. ABS was developed by the Allianz Group with customer centricity at its core. 

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