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  • Jan 24, 2019

    Allianz partners with FPT Group to enter Vietnam market

    Allianz announces its intention to enter the general insurance sector in Vietnam through a digital joint venture to be set up with the FPT Group – driving long-term success in the market and expanding Allianz’s footprint in Asia. The signing ceremony took place on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

    Jan 17, 2019

    Change in Board of Management of Allianz entities

    Allianz announces three senior leadership appointments: Birgit König, currently the Chief Executive Officer 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.

    Jan 07, 2019

    Allianz announces management changes in Africa

    Allianz Africa has announced the appointment of Adja Samb as the Chief Executive Officer of Allianz Senegal. Adja will manage both life and non-life entities in Senegal. Allianz Africa has also announced the appointment of Xavier Laurent, previously CEO of Allianz Senegal, as the regional Head of Market Management. Both appointments are effective January 1, 2019.
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  • 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.

    Allianz announces management changes in Africa

    Allianz Africa has announced the appointment of Adja Samb as CEO of Allianz Senegal, and of Xavier Laurent, previously CEO of Allianz Senegal, as regional Head of Market Management. Both appointments are effective January 1, 2019.

    Contract of Allianz SE CEO Oliver Bäte extended

    The Supervisory Board of Allianz SE has decided to extend Oliver Bäte’s contract as Chairman of the Board of Management until September 2024. The original contract was to expire end of September 2019.

  • 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 Risk Barometer 2019: Cyber joins BI as leading global risk for companies

    In the wake of mega data breaches and privacy scandals, major IT outages and the introduction of tighter data protection rules in the European Union and other countries, cyber risk is now a core concern for businesses in 2019 and beyond. According to the Allianz Risk Barometer 2019, Cyber incidents are neck-and-neck with Business interruption as the top business risks globally.

    Germany economic outlook 2019: Difficult growth environment ahead

    Despite the increased risks, Germany's overall economic capacity utilization will continue to increase in the coming year, according to Allianz Research. But with real GDP growth of 1.7 percent versus estimated 1.5 percent for 2018, the rate of 2016 and 2017 will not be reached.

  • Allianz partners with FPT Group to enter Vietnam’s general insurance market

    Allianz announces its intention to enter the general insurance sector in Vietnam through a digital joint venture (JV) to be set up with the FPT Group – driving long-term success in the market and expanding Allianz’s footprint in Asia.

    Allianz to acquire the largest subsidy free solar project in Portugal

    Allianz Capital Partners, on behalf of Allianz insurance companies, has signed the acquisition of the 218.8 megawatt Solara project in Portugal. Construction works for Solara have already started. The commissioning of the project is planned for summer 2019.

    AREF II now fully invested with solar energy from France and Italy

    Allianz Global Investors announces that the Allianz Renewable Energy Fund II (AREF II) has been fully invested within 24 months following the purchase of further photovoltaic plants in Italy and France. The issuing period for AREF II to European institutional investors began in March 2016.

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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?

    Natural disasters: Recovery road

    Earth, fire, water and wind are the elements of nature. But when they go wild, disaster strikes – and the impact can be felt for generations...

  • 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).

    AllianzGI Hackathon: Intelligent Investments

    How can Artificial Intelligence and Big Data improve investment management? AllianzGI explores the possibilities… 

    Allianz receives CBIRC approval for preparatory establishment of China’s first fully-owned foreign insurance holding company

    Allianz today announced that it has received approval from the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) for the preparatory establishment of an insurance holding company in China.  The company - Allianz (China) Insurance Holding Company Limited - will be China’s first-ever wholly-owned insurance holding company by a foreign insurer, and will be based in Shanghai.  

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