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  • Dec 18, 2018

    Allianz to acquire the largest subsidy free solar project in Portugal

    Allianz Capital Partners, on behalf of Allianz insurance companies, has signed the acquisition of the 218.8 megawatt Solara project in Portugal. Construction works for Solara have already started. The commissioning of the project is planned for summer 2019.  Solara is located in Southern Portugal, around 230 km south-east of Lisbon. 

    Dec 12, 2018

    AREF II now fully invested with solar energy from France and Italy

    Allianz Global Investors announces that the Allianz Renewable Energy Fund II (AREF II) has been fully invested within 24 months following the purchase of further photovoltaic plants in Italy and France. The issuing period for AREF II to European institutional investors began in March 2016 and closed for further investments on November 15, 2016.

    Nov 30, 2018

    Consortium including Allianz invests in Altice France's fiber to the home business

    A consortium, including Allianz Capital Partners, OMERS Infrastructure and AXA IM - Real Assets, acting on behalf of its clients, has entered into an exclusivity agreement with Altice France to acquire a 49.99 percent stake in SFR FttH. 
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  • Change in the Board of Management of Allianz operating entities

    Allianz announces three senior leadership appointments: Birgit König, currently CEO of Allianz Deutschland’s private health insurer Allianz Private Krankenversicherung (APKV) and Member of the Board of Management of Allianz Deutschland, will head the international unit Allianz Digital Health (ADH) with effect from April 1, 2019.

    Allianz announces management changes in Africa

    Allianz Africa has announced the appointment of Adja Samb as CEO of Allianz Senegal, and of Xavier Laurent, previously CEO of Allianz Senegal, as regional Head of Market Management. Both appointments are effective January 1, 2019.

  • Allianz Risk Barometer 2019: Cyber joins BI as leading global risk for companies

    In the wake of mega data breaches and privacy scandals, major IT outages and the introduction of tighter data protection rules in the European Union and other countries, cyber risk is now a core concern for businesses in 2019 and beyond. According to the Allianz Risk Barometer 2019, Cyber incidents are neck-and-neck with Business interruption as the top business risks globally.

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