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Corporate Communications

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

Sep 16, 2021

Allianz Group has followed up its excellent start into 2021 with another strong performance in the second quarter of the year. With its diversified business portfolio, the Group benefited from the global economic recovery with strong growth in total revenues and operating profit; net income attributable to shareholders also improved compared to the second quarter of the previous year.

Sep 15, 2021

Allianz SE has resolved on a new share buy-back program. The volume of such new program will amount to up to 750 million euros. The program shall start in August 2021 and be finalized by December 31, 2021, at the latest. Allianz SE will cancel all repurchased shares.

Aug 06, 2021

Allianz Group has followed up its excellent start into 2021 with another strong performance in the second quarter of the year. With its diversified business portfolio, the Group benefited from the global economic recovery with strong growth in total revenues and operating profit; net income attributable to shareholders also improved compared to the second quarter of the previous year.
Company statement

The company provided statements to The Wall Street Journal in response to its article on September 20, 2021.

Allianz announces change of personnel

Lauren Day will serve as the company’s new Global Head of Communications and Reputation as of August 1, 2021. Day joins Allianz SE from Annycent Capital, a newly incorporated Luxembourg-based private equity firm focused on renewable energy infrastructure in emerging markets, where she was Head of Strategy and Capital Relationships.

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...

Covid baby bust: The silver lining

“There’ll be babies,” they said, “Nurseries everywhere full of new babies, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown.” The much-touted Covid baby boom failed to materialize, but that could spell good news for women and families by helping narrow income and pension gaps.

Allianz: Shipping losses remain at historic lows, but Covid, mega-ship, supply chain and climate challenges loom large

The international shipping industry continued its long-term positive safety trend over the past year but has to master Covid challenges, apply the learnings from the Ever Given Suez Canal incident and prepare for cyber and climate change challenges ahead. The number of large vessels lost remained at record low levels in 2020, while reported incidents declined year-on-year, according to AGCS Safety & Shipping Review 2021.

How Covid changed our sense of security

A sense of safety and security plays an important part in our lives since it provides stability. With the onset of the pandemic, our sense of safety and security has come into question. A recent survey commissioned by Allianz explores how the pandemic changed that feeling in Germany, France, UK, Italy, and Spain.

Allianz X to invest in GT Motive

GT Motive is a leading technology and data-driven automotive claims solutions provider active in 28 countries Demand for services growing as vehicle component complexity increases and total vehicle market expands GT Motive is Allianz X’s third majority investment and joins a portfolio of over 25 companies

Allianz stays well on course in second quarter 2021

Allianz Group has followed up its excellent start into 2021 with another strong performance in the second quarter of the year. With its diversified business portfolio, the Group benefited from the global economic recovery with strong growth in total revenues and operating profit; net income attributable to shareholders also improved compared to the second quarter of the previous year.

Allianz SE resolves on new share buy-back program with a volume of up to 750 million euros

Allianz SE has resolved on a new share buy-back program. The volume of such new program will amount to up to 750 million euros. The program shall start in August 2021 and be finalized by December 31, 2021, at the latest. Allianz SE will cancel all repurchased shares.

How hydrogen can fuel green energy

We know it best as the building block of water. But hydrogen, which has the ability to provide clean energy for powering industries, vehicles and homes, can also be an effective tool against climate change...

Floods in Europe: A series of unfortunate events

Just as Europe was hobbling out of the Covid-19 pandemic, a series of natural disasters struck parts of the continent, leaving it struggling to dig its way out of misery. With heavy casualties and unprecedented damage in Germany and Belgium, the recent cloudburst and subsequent floods reinforce the need to prepare for the winds of climate change…

Allianz joins newly formed Net-Zero Insurance Alliance

Allianz Group has joined forces with seven other leading insurers to form the UN-convened Net-Zero Insurance Alliance (NZIA). The first of its kind net-zero network for the underwriting business was launched yesterday alongside the G20 summit, underlining the importance of cooperation between leading governments and companies to mitigate the risks of climate change.

Allianz´s first global private debt fund holds first close at EUR 500mn

Allianz Global Diversified Private Debt Fund (AGDPDF) for institutional clients holds first close at EUR 500mn The AGDPDF allows professional clients for the first time to invest alongside Allianz insurance companies in Allianz´s global private debt program The fund invests jointly with Allianz in a global diversified portfolio of private debt funds and co-investments Target fund size is EUR 1.5bn

Reassessment of risks relating to Structured Alpha Funds

Subsequent to the litigation pending in U.S. courts in relation to the Structured Alpha Funds against Allianz Global Investors U.S. LLC and other Allianz Group companies and the investigation launched by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in 2020, the U.S. Department of Justice has begun an investigation concerning the Structured Alpha Funds, and Allianz Global Investors U.S. LLC has received a voluntary request for documents and information from the DOJ.

Allianz Insurance Asset Management receives approval to become first wholly foreign-owned insurance asset management company in China

Allianz (China) Insurance Holdings Co., Ltd. announces that Allianz Insurance Asset Management Co., Ltd, has received approval from the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission to be established as the first wholly foreign-owned insurance asset management company in China, with a registered capital of RMB 100 million, headquartered in Beijing.

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