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Jul 07, 2020

AllianzGI and Virtus Investment Partners Inc. have agreed to a strategic partnership that will focus on enhancing both firms’ growth opportunities with Virtus representing AllianzGI’s compelling investment strategies in the U.S. retail market to existing and potentially new clients.

Jul 01, 2020

Under its new leadership, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS), the industrial insurer of Allianz Group, announces a comprehensive transformation program, “New AGCS”, to regain profitability and market leadership in the corporate and specialty insurance segment.

May 27, 2020

Lime, the global leader in shared smart mobility solutions, and Allianz Partners have entered into a global strategic partnership focused on improving the safety of micromobility. Together, they have launched a comprehensive insurance program that automatically provides Lime riders with Personal Accident Insurance and Liability Insurance, at no extra cost.
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Catharina Richter to lead Allianz Cyber Center of Competence

Effective June 1, 2020, Dr Catharina Richter will be appointed Global Head of Cyber Center of Competence for Allianz Group. The Cyber Center of Competence (CoC) coordinates and steers cyber risk underwriting and governance across Allianz Group and is embedded into Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS).

Klaus-Peter Röhler: Playing to win

In Klaus-Peter Röhler, the Allianz SE Board of Management gets a manager who leads by being one of the team members. Someone who doesn't put achievements on his personal scorecard but sees them as a collective win. People are never left behind when he evaluates projects. It is never about profit at any price.

Change to the Allianz SE Board of Management: Klaus-Peter Röhler succeeds Axel Theis

Axel Theis (62), Member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE responsible for insurance in German-speaking countries and Central and Eastern Europe, retires at his own request on March 31, 2020 after more than 33 years at Allianz.

The EV-olution of Mobility

That electric vehicles are the future of mobility is not even a debate anymore. But new technologies seldom come without new challenges. What risks will these harbingers of green mobility bring our way? In a new report, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty explores the risks and rewards of electric vehicles... 

WWF Germany and Allianz Research Report sees historical opportunity to set the course for green and inclusive growth

According to a report by Allianz Research and WWF Germany, stimulus measures that only focus on short-term economic recovery and neglect social and environmental impacts will result in avoidable deadweight losses for economies in the coming decades. The authors point to effective steering instruments and levers which support a rapid economic recovery and simultaneously contribute to climate protection.

Allianz Global Pension Report: Old Without Gold

It’s neither as sudden, nor as visible, as the Covid-19 pandemic. But a pension crisis will be no less painful if we don’t prepare for the upcoming demographic changes worldwide. The latest Allianz Global Pension Report tests the adequacy and sustainability of pension systems across the globe...

Allianz reports 2.3 billion euros operating profit in 1Q 2020

The COVID-19 induced turmoil in the financial markets and a slowing economy have clearly aggravated busi-ness conditions for the financial services industry. However, Allianz with its well-diversified business portfolio and a robust balance sheet is well prepared to manage the Corona crisis and has achieved good results in the first quarter of 2020.

Allianz withdraws profit target for 2020

On the basis of the preliminary results for the first quarter 2020 Allianz Group expects an operating profit for 1Q of 2.3 billion euros (1Q 2019: 3.0 billion euros) and a shareholder’s net income for 1Q of 1.4 billion euros (1Q 2019: 2.0 billion euros). 

Allianz and BBVA to form long-term bancassurance joint venture in Spain

Allianz and Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria have signed an agreement to create a bancassurance joint venture in Spain including a long-term exclusive distribution agreement for the sale of property-casualty insurance products through BBVA’s banking network in Spain.

Covid-19 Vaccine: Trials and Tribulations

Even as countries hobble out of lockdown, coronavirus retains its firm grip on the planet. Dozens of vaccines against Covid-19 are being explored and tested. Can new methods accelerate the development of a solution for the pandemic?

United Against Coronavirus: Allianz - A Friend In Need

Amid a raging pandemic, how are Allianz entities worldwide supporting customers and communities in their battle for survival? Here are some highlights...  

Coronavirus: 3 Questions, 3 Answers

Coronavirus has thrown the best-laid plans for 2020 out of gear. Anne Lepetit, Chief Medical Officer of Allianz Partners, shares her expertise on Covid-19...

AllianzGI and Virtus Investment Partners announce strategic partnership in U.S. retail market

Allianz Global Investors and Virtus Investment Partners Inc announced they have agreed to a strategic partnership that will focus on enhancing both firms’ growth opportunities with Virtus representing AllianzGI’s compelling investment strategies in the U.S. retail market to existing and potentially new clients.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE embarks on global transformation program

Under its new leadership, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS), the industrial insurer of Allianz Group, announces a comprehensive transformation program, “New AGCS”, to regain profitability and market leadership in the corporate and specialty insurance segment.

Insurance Outlook 2020: A Lost Year

Coronavirus will keep the insurance industry in weak health this year. But the pandemic could accelerate emerging trends in the industry. Digitalization, ESG and Asia are some keywords to watch, says the latest Allianz Global Insurance Report...

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