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Oct 05, 2022

Allianz announces that it has completed the transaction to acquire a majority stake in Jubilee Holdings Limited’s general insurance business in East Africa, namely Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and Mauritius. 

Sep 29, 2022

To accelerate its strategy of simplicity at scale and to align the expertise of its safeguarding functions, Allianz SE today announced changes to its divisional setup, effective January 1, 2023.

Aug 05, 2022

With the publication of its second quarter and half-year 2022 financial results today, Allianz Group confirmed its full-year outlook. 
Company
Allianz SE Simplifies Management Board Structure

To accelerate its strategy of simplicity at scale and to align the expertise of its safeguarding functions, Allianz SE today announced changes to its divisional setup, effective January 1, 2023.

Refinitiv Global D&I Index: top ranking for Allianz

Allianz is the most diverse and inclusive insurance company. According to the latest Refinitiv Global D&I Index, Allianz has been ranked number 1 in Insurance and number 1 in Germany. This is the third year in a row that we have achieved this outstanding result. Furthermore, Allianz is the only insurance company in the top 100 and the only German company among the top 30!

Engagement matters: The importance of recognition and rewards

Engaged employees outperform their peers who are not as engaged, and companies with high employee engagement are more profitable. It also improves the morale in the workplace and reduces absenteeism by as much as 41 percent.

Studies
Allianz Pulse 2022: Europeans united in pessimism

With COVID-19, inflation, energy crisis, food crisis, soaring prices, supply chain shocks, the war in Ukraine, and climate crisis, to name a few, it’s hard to see the glass as half-full. When thinking about the future and the current economic situation, the majority of respondents from Germany, Italy, and France in Allianz Research’s newly published Allianz Pulse 2022 survey seem to be united in their pessimism.

Fire, natural catastrophes and faulty workmanship

The analysis conducted by Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty found that over the past five years, fire and explosion, natural catastrophes and faulty workmanship or maintenance have been the major causes of loss by value of insurance claims.

The spring of discontent: global food crisis and the potential for civil unrests

The invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 has triggered a global food crisis with far-reaching consequences, according to the recently published report from Allianz Research. Without the millions of tons of agricultural produce flowing through Ukrainian ports, millions are at risk of food insecurity.

Financials
Allianz completes acquisition of majority stake in Jubilee’s general insurance business in East Africa

Allianz announces that it has completed the transaction to acquire a majority stake in Jubilee Holdings Limited’s general insurance business in East Africa, namely Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and Mauritius.

UniCredit and Allianz take further steps to consolidate partnership

UniCredit and Allianz have signed a framework agreement and two share purchase agreements related to their respective footprints in the Republic of Croatia. UniCredit will purchase Allianz’s entire 11.72 percent stake in Zagrebačka banka dioničko društvo (“Zaba”). Allianz will acquire 16.84 percent minority stake held by Zaba in Croatian insurance company Allianz Hrvatska dioničko društvo za osiguranje.

Allianz achieves 3.5 billion euros operating profit in 2Q

With the publication of its second quarter and half-year 2022 financial results today, Allianz Group confirmed its full-year outlook.

Commitment
Allianz recognized as a Sustainable Insurer by Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Allianz, for whom sustainability has been a business priority for many years, has been working passionately to integrate climate action and sustainability across its business around the world.

Allianz supports the European Championships Munich 2022: Building communities through sport

Allianz is the Official Partner of the European Championships Munich 2022 – the biggest multi-sport event in Germany since the Olympic Games Munich 1972. Taking place August 11 to 21 this year, the European Championships is hosting the best athletes on the continent as they compete to become European Champion. 

Investing in the energy highway: Allianz and the energy transition

We spoke with Carsten Quitter, Group CIO, to discuss NeuConnect, a recent investment by Allianz in a power link between Germany and the United Kingdom, and how Allianz’s approach to renewable energy is developing

Business
Allianz Direct launches partnership with CHECK24

Allianz Direct and CHECK24 are launching a strategic partnership in Germany and Spain: in future, consumers in both countries will be able to access Allianz Direct products on CHECK24's comparison portals. The first joint product launch will be in motor insurance in Germany.

Allianz invests in first ever German-British energy link NeuConnect

NeuConnect is a privately-financed interconnector that will connect Germany´s and the UK´s energy power grids for the first time. It could deliver a net reduction in carbon emissions of over 13 Mt of CO2 over 25 years and power up to 1.5 million households.

Allianz X co-leads USD 250 million Series F investment round in cyber insurtech Coalition, Inc.

The funds raised in this investment round will be used to accelerate Coalition’s rapid growth, power its international expansion, and broaden the services Coalition offers to help organizations manage digital risk. Coalition is a leading provider of cyber insurance and security to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

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