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Corporate Communications

The latest news from the Allianz Group as well as images for use by the media

Jun 16, 2021

Allianz and American Tower Corporation announced that Allianz Capital Partners on behalf of Allianz insurance companies and the Allianz European Infrastructure Fund will acquire a 10 percent stake in ATC Europe, joining Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) in a long-term strategic partnership with American Tower. The transaction is valued at over 530 million euros, reinforcing a more than 8.8 billion euros enterprise value for ATC Europe. 

May 12, 2021

Allianz has had an excellent start into 2021 and continued to successfully navigate the impact of the ongoing pandemic. The group saw a strong performance across all its business segments, with a marked rebound in profitability in its Property-Casualty, as well as in its Life/Health business segment. Operating profit increased 44.8 percent to 3.3 (2.3) billion euros, with all business segments contributing. 

May 04, 2021

Allianz has become the majority shareholder in Jubilee General Insurance Limited in Kenya. This follows the acquisition of a 66 percent stake in the company, representing 1,522,622 ordinary shares, from Jubilee Holdings Limited (JHL), East Africa’s largest insurance group who are retaining a 34 percent shareholding in the company. 
Allianz People Fact Book 2020: License to skill

With the lifespan of skill sets shortening, companies must constantly reskill and upskill their workforce to meet the rapidly-changing needs and wants of customers. What skilling initiatives are under way at Allianz? The latest Allianz People Fact Book offers some insights...

Three questions to Michael Diekmann on CEO compensation

Allianz’s Annual Report 2020 details board members’ remuneration. The base salary, annual bonus, and perquisites are linked to the performance of 2020 and 2019, whereas the Allianz Equity Incentive payouts result from grants related to 2015 and 2014. Supervisory Board Chairman Michael Diekmann answers three questions on the changes in CEO Oliver Bäte’s remuneration.

Allianz once again named the world’s #1 insurance brand in Interbrand’s Best Global Brands Ranking

For a consecutive time, Allianz has emerged as the top insurance brand in the world, according to Interbrand’s Best Global Brands Ranking. The positive news comes at an especially uncertain time for markets and industries across the globe, as they attempt to navigate the challenges of a worldwide pandemic.

Economic Outlook 2021: Back to business

In fits and starts, the wheels of the global economy are beginning to turn again. But will the grand reopening also be great? Patchy, more like it...shaped by vaccine security, regional politics, the use of excess savings and supply-side bottlenecks, among other factors. In its latest economic outlook, Allianz Research identifies some likely trends this year.

Insurance Outlook 2021: A year of new opportunities

The insurance industry weathered the Covid-19 storm with more resilience, says the latest Allianz Global Insurance Report. The post-Covid-19 landscape will open up new opportunities as growth is expected for both the insurance industry and the global economy.

Covid, Cyber, Compliance and ESG top risk concerns for financial services sector: Allianz

Financial institutions and their directors have to navigate a rapidly changing world, marked by new and emerging risks driven by cyber exposures based on the sector’s reliance on technology, a growing burden of compliance, and the turbulence of Covid-19, according to a new report 'Financial Services Risk Trends: An Insurer’s Perspective' from Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS).

Allianz to partner with American Tower in Europe

Allianz and American Tower Corporation (NYSE: AMT) announced that Allianz Capital Partners on behalf of Allianz insurance companies (“Allianz”) and the Allianz European Infrastructure Fund will acquire a 10 percent stake in ATC Europe, joining Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) in a long-term strategic partnership with American Tower.

Allianz starts 2021 with strong first-quarter results

Allianz has had an excellent start into 2021 and continued to successfully navigate the impact of the ongoing pandemic. The group saw a strong performance across all its business segments, with a marked rebound in profitability in its Property-Casualty, as well as in its Life/Health business segment.

Allianz completes acquisition of majority stake in Jubilee General Insurance, Kenya

Allianz, one of the world’s leading insurers and asset managers has become the majority shareholder in Jubilee General Insurance Limited in Kenya. This follows the acquisition of a 66 percent stake in the company, representing 1,522,622 ordinary shares, from Jubilee Holdings Limited (JHL), East Africa’s largest insurance group who are retaining a 34 percent shareholding in the company.

Allianz announces its sustainability performance 2020 and new guidelines for coal-based business models

Allianz Group has released its 20th Sustainability Report, outlining its environmental, social and corporate governance achievements in fiscal year 2020, as well as its sustainability strategy and targets. In the coming years, the company plans to further embed environmental and social criteria in its business strategy, product development and marketing.

Seizing the Green Initiative

With vaccinations rolling out across the world and stimulus packages starting to take effect, the post-Covid recovery period is an opportunity to build back greener. How are major regional players working together towards this common goal and what are they doing to accelerate this transition to green technologies?

Allianz launches partnership with Sea Shepherd for marine protection

Allianz has committed to clean oceans and coasts, biodiversity conservation and sustainable fishing practices by partnering with the international marine conservation organization Sea Shepherd Global. The partnership is initially for two years and covers Italian coastal areas in the Mediterranean Sea.

How to insure a pandemic

What does a pandemic have to do with Tetris? Well, for one, they both start slowly and pick up speed very fast. Unlike Tetris, thankfully, a pandemic is possible to manage. However, what the pandemic highlighted are the enormous challenges that are involved in insuring it. In addition, it also opened up new paths to future insurance solutions that could cover such global events of enormous proportions…

Important role in internationalization: Allianz Deutschland strengthens lines of business

Allianz Deutschland is repositioning itself to leverage the important role of the German business lines' divisional companies in internationalization and to foster a joint market presence. Germany is one of the most important markets for the Allianz Group.

AllianzGI accelerates its sustainable investment drive

AllianzGI, one of the world’s largest active investment managers, has announced that 74 of its equity, fixed income and multi-asset funds will join its current sustainable investment offering. This is part of its strategic ambition to be a sustainable investment shaper, continuously innovate and anticipate growing client demand.

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