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May 17, 2022

Allianz Global Investors (“AllianzGI”) announced today that it had entered into a memorandum of understanding (“MOU”) with Voya Financial relating to a strategic partnership whereby AllianzGI would transfer selected investment teams and assets comprising most of its US business (“AGI US”) to Voya Investment Management (“Voya IM”) in return for an up to 24% equity stake in the enlarged asset manager.

May 17, 2022

Allianz SE announces that its indirect subsidiary Allianz Global Investors U.S. LLC (“AGI U.S.”) today has entered into settlements with the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) in connection with the Structured Alpha matter. 

May 12, 2022

Allianz achieved 3.2 billion euros in operating profit. The Group is on track to meet full-year targets.
Company
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.

Supervisory Board of Allianz SE newly elected

At the Annual General Meeting of Allianz SE today, a new Supervisory Board was elected as scheduled. Rashmy Chatterjee, Chairwoman of the Board of Management of ISTARI Global Ltd, London, was elected to the Supervisory Board for the first time. Sophie Boissard, Christine Bosse, Michael Diekmann, Dr. Friedrich Eichiner and Herbert Hainer were re-elected.

Allianz People Fact Book 2021

The People Fact Book is part of a larger effort by Allianz to create a comprehensive portrait of the company’s human capital and human resource practices. It is a compendium of information about all 155,000+ Allianz employees around the world.

Studies
Safety Shipping Review 2022

The Safety and Shipping Review from Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is an annual review of trends and developments in shipping losses, risk challenges and safety.

Economic Outlook 2022: Strong but uneven growth

Will 2022 mark the beginning of an end of the pandemic era or are we set to repeat the same scenarios? In their newly published Economic Outlook 2022 report, Allianz Research takes a look at the global economic trends and identifies the main developments for 2022.

Allianz Risk Barometer 2022

Cyber perils are the biggest concern for companies globally in 2022, according to the Allianz Risk Barometer. The threat of ransomware attacks, data breaches or major IT outages worries companies even more than business and supply chain disruption, natural disasters or the Covid-19 pandemic, all of which have heavily affected firms in the past year. 

Financials
AllianzGI and Voya Financial announce plans to enter long-term strategic partnership

Allianz Global Investors (“AllianzGI”) announced today that it had entered into a memorandum of understanding (“MOU”) with Voya Financial relating to a strategic partnership whereby AllianzGI would transfer selected investment teams and assets comprising most of its US business (“AGI US”) to Voya Investment Management (“Voya IM”) in return for an up to 24% equity stake in the enlarged asset manager.

Allianz SE announces resolution of U.S. governmental investigations concerning Structured Alpha with a guilty plea by AGI U.S. Allianz SE also announces signing of a MoU for a new long-term partnership

Allianz SE announces that its indirect subsidiary Allianz Global Investors U.S. LLC (“AGI U.S.”) today has entered into settlements with the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) in connection with the Structured Alpha matter.

Allianz achieves 3.2 billion euros operating profit

Allianz achieved 3.2 billion euros in operating profit. The Group is on track to meet full-year targets.

Commitment
Allianz reinforces its commitment to net-zero strategy

Allianz Group is accelerating the deployment of its climate strategy and has announced new ambitious commitments in both its core business and operations. The company will limit the greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) deriving from Allianz’s sites and activities in over 70 markets to net-zero by 2030, instead of 2050 as originally planned.

Capital markets fight against climate change

The dummy UN-Convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance (AOA) released the second edition of its Target Setting Protocol (TSP) in January 2022. The TSP guides members in setting climate targets aligned with keeping global warming below 1.5°C. Allianz SE board member Günther Thallinger is Chair of the Asset Owner Alliance (AOA). 

Fighting for a future free from plastic pollution

Plastic is a threat to our oceans and seas. All life on earth depends on these important ecosystems. Action is urgently needed by governments, the business community and consumers to reduce to harm to our planet.

Business
AllianzGI´s first real estate private debt fund holds first close at EUR 515mn

Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) today announced the first close of the Allianz Global Real Estate Debt Opportunities Fund (AGREDO) at EUR 515mn. The fund that was launched in February 2022 is the first real estate private debt fund of AllianzGI. The AGREDO enables investors to invest alongside Allianz and aims to provide them with access to a globally diversified portfolio of higher yielding real estate debt opportunities with strong downside protection.

Allianz adds LEED Platinum-rated office complex to Spanish portfolio

Allianz Real Estate has acquired a brand new LEED Platinum & WELL Gold office complex in Barcelona. The 29,000 sqm asset is composed of two buildings, which meet Carbon Risk Real Estate Monitor (CRREM) standards and are compliant with EU Taxonomy.

Allianz Real Estate acquires 12 multi-family residential assets in Japan

Allianz Real Estate, one of the world’s largest real estate investment managers, has entered into an agreement to acquire a portfolio of prime multi-family residential assets in Tokyo for approximately USD 90 million, on behalf of the Allianz Real Estate Asia-Pacific Japan Multi-Family Fund I (‘AREAP JMF I’).

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