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Aug 05, 2022

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

Aug 03, 2022

Jörg Ladwein, Allianz Investment Management Regional Chief Investment Officer, talks about the final report on an extended Taxonomy and its significance in Europe's transition to a net-zero carbon future.

Jul 27, 2022

In an interview, Jörg Ladwein, Regional Chief Investment Officer of Allianz Investment Management (AIM), talks about the final report on an extended Taxonomy and its significance in the transition of Europe to a net-zero carbon future.
Company
The transformative power of diversity and inclusion

Diversity in skills, opinions, and backgrounds has been proven to enhance innovation, cohesion, and quality of work. Diversity and inclusion (D&I) can also play an important role in recovery and resilience. COVID-19 has shown how dependent companies are on the diverse skills and perspectives people bring.

Diversity, equality and inclusion efforts recognized by German Diversity Index with 1st place

Allianz's track record for top rankings in important diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) indices continues: #1 in the German Diversity Index, improving from last year’s strong 2nd place.

Allianz revolutionizes the expatriation experience

Allianz is awarded three gold German Stevie Awards and has won the German Innovation Award for its mobility platform GoGlobal, a digital one-stop shop jointly created with ICUnet.Group that covers all concerns of employees embarking on international assignments.

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 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.

Allianz SE publishes the Information Circular for the voluntary tender offer for European Reliance shares outstanding; initiation of the acceptance period

Allianz had announced in February this year that it had entered into certain Share Purchase Agreements to acquire 72 percent of European Reliance General Insurance Company SA (“European Reliance”). Allianz announces today that it has formally published the Information Circular and is proceeding with the Voluntary Tender Offer (VTO) for the remaining European Reliance shares.

Allianz to sell majority stake in Russian operations to Interholding

The Allianz Group has agreed to sell a majority stake in its Russian operations. The agreement, which follows Allianz’s decision to scale back operations in Russia, is aimed at ensuring continuity for clients and employees.

Commitment
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

What is a sustainable investment? Allianz contributes to defining this under the EU Taxonomy framework

Jörg Ladwein, Regional Chief Investment Officer of Allianz Investment Management (AIM), has worked with the European Commission to bring greater clarity to what is a sustainable investment under the EU Taxonomy framework. In this interview, he talks about the final report on an extended Taxonomy and its significance in the transition of Europe to a net-zero carbon future.

One year after the German floods: "The scale of the disaster is extreme"

A year after the devastating flood, the Ahr valley region in Germany still resembles a construction site and claims settlements in some cases are still being resolved. Allianz’s Versicherungs AG Board Member Jochen Haug explains why this is the case and why he sees "light at the end of the tunnel."

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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