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May 27, 2020

Lime, the global leader in shared smart mobility solutions, and Allianz Partners have entered into a global strategic partnership focused on improving the safety of micromobility. Together, they have launched a comprehensive insurance program that automatically provides Lime riders with Personal Accident Insurance and Liability Insurance, at no extra cost.

May 19, 2020

Effective June 1, 2020, Dr Catharina Richter will be appointed Global Head of Cyber Center of Competence for Allianz Group. The Cyber Center of Competence (CoC) coordinates and steers cyber risk underwriting and governance across Allianz Group and is embedded into Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS), the corporate insurance specialist of Allianz Group.

May 19, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is leaving deep scars on the global economy. According to credit insurer Euler Hermes, this will likely to lead to a deep recession in world trade and the global economy. Globally, the number of insolvencies is therefore likely to rise for the fourth time in succession in 2020 – albeit at an unprecedented rate of +20 percent. 
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Catharina Richter to lead Allianz Cyber Center of Competence

Effective June 1, 2020, Dr Catharina Richter will be appointed Global Head of Cyber Center of Competence for Allianz Group. The Cyber Center of Competence (CoC) coordinates and steers cyber risk underwriting and governance across Allianz Group and is embedded into Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS).

Change to the Allianz SE Board of Management: Klaus-Peter Röhler succeeds Axel Theis

Axel Theis (62), Member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE responsible for insurance in German-speaking countries and Central and Eastern Europe, retires at his own request on March 31, 2020 after more than 33 years at Allianz.

Klaus-Peter Röhler: Playing to win

In Klaus-Peter Röhler, the Allianz SE Board of Management gets a manager who leads by being one of the team members. Someone who doesn't put achievements on his personal scorecard but sees them as a collective win. People are never left behind when he evaluates projects. It is never about profit at any price.

Allianz Global Pension Report: Old Without Gold

It’s neither as sudden, nor as visible, as the Covid-19 pandemic. But a pension crisis will be no less painful if we don’t prepare for the upcoming demographic changes worldwide. The latest Allianz Global Pension Report tests the adequacy and sustainability of pension systems across the globe...

Euler Hermes study: Coronavirus pandemic leads to a worldwide wave of insolvencies of +20 percent

The coronavirus pandemic is leaving deep scars on the global economy. According to Euler Hermes, this will likely to lead to a deep recession in world trade and the global economy – and consequently to a wave of insolvencies worldwide. Globally, the number of insolvencies is therefore likely to rise for the fourth time in succession in 2020 – albeit at an unprecedented rate of +20 percent.

Coronavirus Economic Impact: Viral Spiral

Quarantined economics. What will be the impact of the coronavirus pandemic? Allianz economists do a reality check...

Allianz reports 2.3 billion euros operating profit in 1Q 2020

The COVID-19 induced turmoil in the financial markets and a slowing economy have clearly aggravated busi-ness conditions for the financial services industry. However, Allianz with its well-diversified business portfolio and a robust balance sheet is well prepared to manage the Corona crisis and has achieved good results in the first quarter of 2020.

Allianz withdraws profit target for 2020

On the basis of the preliminary results for the first quarter 2020 Allianz Group expects an operating profit for 1Q of 2.3 billion euros (1Q 2019: 3.0 billion euros) and a shareholder’s net income for 1Q of 1.4 billion euros (1Q 2019: 2.0 billion euros). 

Allianz and BBVA to form long-term bancassurance joint venture in Spain

Allianz and Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria have signed an agreement to create a bancassurance joint venture in Spain including a long-term exclusive distribution agreement for the sale of property-casualty insurance products through BBVA’s banking network in Spain.

Covid-19 Vaccine: Trials and Tribulations

Even as countries hobble out of lockdown, coronavirus retains its firm grip on the planet. Dozens of vaccines against Covid-19 are being explored and tested. Can new methods accelerate the development of a solution for the pandemic?

United Against Coronavirus: Allianz - A Friend In Need

Amid a raging pandemic, how are Allianz entities worldwide supporting customers and communities in their battle for survival? Here are some highlights...  

Coronavirus: 3 Questions, 3 Answers

Coronavirus has thrown the best-laid plans for 2020 out of gear. Anne Lepetit, Chief Medical Officer of Allianz Partners, shares her expertise on Covid-19...

Allianz and Lime jointly address safety needs in micromobility industry

Lime, the global leader in shared smart mobility solutions, and Allianz, via its Allianz Partners entity dedicated to assistance and insurance solutions, have entered into a global strategic partnership focused on improving the safety of micromobility. Together, Lime and Allianz have launched a comprehensive insurance program that automatically provides Lime riders with two types of insurance: Personal Accident Insurance, and Liability Insurance, at no extra cost.

Coronavirus pandemic: Euler Hermes Germany participates in protective shield for German companies and suppliers

The continuing spread of the coronavirus pandemic is putting more and more German companies under considerable pressure. In order to protect these companies and their supply chains, the German Federal Government and private credit insurers in the German Insurance Association (GDV) agreed on a far-reaching protective shield for German companies.

Coronavirus: Doctors on Call

Covid-19 is taking many victims and burdening the healthcare systems globally. Telehealth, the digital delivery of medical services and information, could help ease some of the stress on both patients and doctors in these tough times...

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