Corporate Communications

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

Nov 24, 2022

Allianz Real Estate, acting on behalf of several Allianz Group companies, has entered into a purchase agreement related to a portfolio of five Grade A logistics facilities in three European countries in a forward transaction with German logistics leader DHL.

Nov 11, 2022

Local communities play an important role in the global fight for a more sustainable world. In 2022, Allianz Colombia successfully launched the second cycle of their Social Innovation Award. The initiative covered the categories of non-profit organizations or foundations, as well as microenterprises.

Nov 09, 2022

Allianz SE has resolved on a new share buy-back program. The volume of such new program will amount to up to 1 billion euros.
Company
Allianz Trade announces CEO leadership change

Allianz Trade, the world leader in trade credit insurance, announces today that Aylin Somersan Coqui, currently Group Chief Risk Officer of Allianz SE, will become CEO and Chairperson of the Board of Management of Allianz Trade. This change is subject to regulatory approval, and follows the departure of Clarisse Kopff, who has decided to pursue a new leadership role outside of Allianz as of November 30, 2022.

CEO Oliver Bäte is “Personality of the Year” in German Diversity Award

The award represents Allianz`s unwavering engagement and our CEO's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I).

Allianz SE Simplifies Management Board Structure

To accelerate its strategy of simplicity at scale and to align the expertise of its safeguarding functions, Allianz SE today announced changes to its divisional setup, effective January 1, 2023.

Studies
Allianz Pulse 2022: Europeans united in pessimism

With COVID-19, inflation, energy crisis, food crisis, soaring prices, supply chain shocks, the war in Ukraine, and climate crisis, to name a few, it’s hard to see the glass as half-full. When thinking about the future and the current economic situation, the majority of respondents from Germany, Italy, and France in Allianz Research’s newly published Allianz Pulse 2022 survey seem to be united in their pessimism.

Fire, natural catastrophes and faulty workmanship

The analysis conducted by Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty found that over the past five years, fire and explosion, natural catastrophes and faulty workmanship or maintenance have been the major causes of loss by value of insurance claims.

The spring of discontent: global food crisis and the potential for civil unrests

The invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 has triggered a global food crisis with far-reaching consequences, according to the recently published report from Allianz Research. Without the millions of tons of agricultural produce flowing through Ukrainian ports, millions are at risk of food insecurity.

Financials
Operating profit grows by 7.4 percent to 3.5 billion euros in 3Q

The Group confirms the full-year outlook.

Allianz SE resolves on new share buy-back program with a volume of up to 1 billion euros

Allianz SE has resolved on a new share buy-back program. The volume of such new program will amount to up to 1 billion euros.

Allianz completes acquisition of majority stake in Jubilee’s general insurance business in East Africa

Allianz announces that it has completed the transaction to acquire a majority stake in Jubilee Holdings Limited’s general insurance business in East Africa, namely Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and Mauritius.

Commitment
Africa's journey to net-zero: USD7 trillion just for energy

Allianz Economic Research has published a report on net zero transition for Africa, the role of private investments for a clean African future, energy as catalyst for any development and electricity and hydrogen as green sources of the power needed.

“The transition to a net-zero and sustainable future will unlock new business potential”

In an interview, Anusha Thavarajah, Regional Chief Executive Officer, Allianz Asia Pacific, spoke about how the climate crisis is already hitting the continent strongly, how Allianz is supporting the transition towards a net-zero economy and which local activities she feels especially proud of.

Allianz Colombia: Fostering change through social innovation

Local communities play an important role in the global fight for a more sustainable world. In 2022, Allianz Colombia successfully launched the second cycle of their Social Innovation Award. The initiative covered the categories of non-profit organizations or foundations, as well as microenterprises.

Business
Allianz and DHL join forces on a leading edge, sustainable, pan-European logistics development pipeline

Allianz Real Estate, acting on behalf of several Allianz Group companies, has entered into a purchase agreement related to a portfolio of five Grade A logistics facilities in three European countries in a forward transaction with German logistics leader DHL.

Canning the throwaway mentality: Repair versus replace in motor insurance

The decision of whether to repair or replace a damaged car part has significant impact on CO2 emissions. In this interview, Christoph Lauterwasser, Managing Director of the Allianz Center for Technology, talks about one of the crucial levers for becoming more sustainable in motor insurance.

Allianz calls for green repairs

The 10th Allianz Motor Day addressed the question of how sustainable car insurance can be. The discussions at the international event hosted by Allianz focused on how electromobility can be promoted as a key lever for decarbonization on both the product and service sides and how CO2 emissions can be reduced through sustainable claims management.

Our commitment to you: Dare to - we're with you 

Allianz Group Communications
Koeniginstr. 28
80802 München
Germany