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Aug 23, 2019

Allianz has agreed to acquire automobile and other property-casualty operations from SulAmérica. The acquisition will strengthen the competitive position of Allianz in Brazil, making it one of the top 3 insurers with a market share of around 15 percent in motor and 9 percent in property-casualty insurance. 

Aug 21, 2019

Allianz X announced an investment in 99.co, a digital real estate platform and brokerage company. This is Allianz X’s first investment in a Singapore-headquartered company. 99.co helps users and agents in Singapore and Indonesia make informed real-estate decisions by merging geolocation and deep market data. 

Aug 02, 2019

After a successful start into 2019, the Allianz Group continued with a very strong operating performance in the second quarter. At the heart of this result is Allianz’s focused strategy, strong execution, and its diversified business portfolio. Internal revenue growth, which adjusts for currency and consolidation effects, was 4.1 percent in the second quarter of 2019.
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Changes to the Board of Management at Allianz SE

Helga Jung, Member of the Board of Allianz SE, will retire on December 31, 2019.  She will leave after 26 years at Allianz and having served as Member of the Board of Management for eight years. Renate Wagner, currently Chief Human Resources Officer at Allianz SE, has been appointed as her successor from January 1, 2020, subject to regulatory approval.

Profile: Renate Wagner

She's dynamic. Expressive, engaging. But never without depth. Her thought processes are arranged in a perfect order. After all, she has studied theoretical mathematics – a subject that seemingly contrasts with her extroverted, vibrant personality if you go by stereotypes.

Change in leadership at Allianz Group Economic Research

Ludovic Subran will become the Chief Economist of Allianz SE and take over as Head of Group Economic Research from October 1, 2019. He succeeds Michael Heise who is retiring after 17 years at Allianz.

Allianz Global Wealth Report 2019: Code Red

In 2018, global wealth fell victim to political uncertainties and the U.S.-China war of trade words. Last year saw financial assets of households decline for the first time since the 2008 crisis, according to the latest Allianz Global Wealth Report…

Allianz: 7 trends making engineering and construction projects bigger and costlier than ever

Large engineering and construction projects have changed beyond recognition in recent decades. Whether it is an airport, a power plant or a car manufacturing complex, sites are now much larger, more complex and more expensive, meaning more is at stake if things go wrong.

EU rural-urban income divide: The story untold

Are globalization and digitalization really leaving behind rural Europe in terms of income growth? Contrary to common perceptions, the income divide between urban and rural parts is narrowing, shows an analysis by Allianz Research...

Allianz strengthens its presence in Brazil

Allianz has agreed to acquire automobile and other Property-Casualty operations from SulAmérica. The acquisition will strengthen the competitive position of Allianz Seguros S.A. (Allianz Brasil), making it one of the top 3 insurers with a market share of around 15 percent in motor and 9 percent in Property-Casualty insurance and may establish Allianz as the number 2 in motor insurance.

Allianz X co-leads 99.co’s Series B funding round

Allianz X, the digital investment unit of the Allianz Group, has announced an investment in 99.co, a digital real estate platform and brokerage company. This is Allianz X’s first investment in a Singapore-headquartered company. 99.co helps users and agents in Singapore and Indonesia make informed real-estate decisions by merging geolocation and deep market data.

Allianz reports strong profitability in 2Q 2019, operating profit outlook for full-year confirmed

After a successful start into 2019, Allianz Group continued with a very strong operating performance in the second quarter of the year. At the heart of this result is Allianz’ focused strategy, strong execution, and its diversified business portfolio.

Drones: Flying masters of disasters

Fires in the forest, hurricanes off the coast...natural disasters are back in the spotlight, leaving humans struggling to cope with nature’s changing moods. Can drones be our friends in need?

Allianz Future Generations Award 2019: Food for Thought

Promoting the world’s healthiest diet can improve the health of an economy and a society too. Wise Greece, winner of the Allianz Future Generations Award 2019, shows us how. In a tough competition, Wise Greece beat out seven other social startups this year to win a 40,000-euro grant from Allianz.

Sites for sore eyes

Many hearts broke as the Notre Dame burned. But fire isn’t all that’s posing a risk to UNESCO world heritage sites. What is? And what can insurers do to protect these sacred sights?  

Allianz International Ecosystem on Sharing Economy: Care to Share?

The sharing economy is changing the socio-economic landscape as millennials pick purpose over possessions. What’s fueling this trend and how is insurance evolving with it? The Allianz International Ecosystem on Sharing Economy provides some answers...

Insurance 2029: Outlook & Opportunities

As digitalization changes the insurance landscape, risk prevention, and not risk management, will be key for the industry in the future. What other trends are foreseen for the coming decade? Allianz Research spots a few and provides a 10-year outlook for the industry.

Allianz Africa launches its core IT system transformation in Ghana

Allianz Africa launched the transformation of its core IT Platform with the introduction of the Allianz Business System (ABS). The system was adapted for the African market and is now operational in Ghana for motor insurance products. ABS was developed by the Allianz Group with customer centricity at its core. 

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