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Sep 27, 2019

The Supervisory Board of Allianz SE has decided to extend the Board of Management mandates of Jacqueline Hunt for three years until the end of 2022 – in line with her request – and of Günther Thallinger for five years until the end of 2024.

Sep 24, 2019

Allianz X, the digital investment unit of the Allianz Group, announced today an investment in the US-American B2B platform Fundbox as part of a Series C financing round. Headquartered in San Francisco, Fundbox deploys big data analytics, engineering, and predictive modelling to help small businesses optimize their cash flows with outstanding invoices.

Sep 23, 2019

In one of the boldest actions yet by the world’s largest investors to decarbonize the global economy, an alliance of the world’s largest pension funds and insurers – responsible for directing more than 2.4 trillion U.S. dollars in investments – has today committed to carbon-neutral investment portfolios by 2050.
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Contract of Allianz SE CEO Oliver Bäte extended

The Supervisory Board of Allianz SE has decided to extend Oliver Bäte’s contract as Chairman of the Board of Management until September 2024. The original contract was to expire end of September 2019.

The complexity of simplicity

The latest symbol of Allianz’s simplification drive, our new career portal brings together diverse ideas and needs to create a sleek, simple look…

PIMCO Hires John Studzinski as Managing Director and Vice Chairman of PIMCO in its Executive Office
PIMCO hires John Studzinski as Managing Director and Vice Chairman of PIMCO in its Executive Office

Mr. Studzinski will take a leading role in PIMCO’s expanding global strategy. He will serve as a key advisor to the firm’s top clients globally alongside the client management teams and senior leadership. He brings to PIMCO more than 30 years of experience as a deeply trusted financial advisor to leaders in business, finance, government and NGOs around the world.

Germany economic outlook 2019: Difficult growth environment ahead

Despite the increased risks, Germany's overall economic capacity utilization will continue to increase in the coming year, according to Allianz Research. But with real GDP growth of 1.7 percent versus estimated 1.5 percent for 2018, the rate of 2016 and 2017 will not be reached.

Trade 2019: War or Peace

Trade war or trade peace, what’s in store for global import-export next year? Allianz Research does the math as we say goodbye to 2018…

France takes the lead as top G20 market for renewable energy investments

Most G20 countries including several of emerging countries enhanced their conditions for investments in low-carbon energy in the past year. Nonetheless, more renewable energy investments have to be undertaken in order to meet the Paris climate targets, according to the Allianz Climate and Energy Monitor 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.

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.

Allianz, OMERS and AXA IM - Real Assets announce investment in Altice France's fiber-to-the-home business

A consortium, including Allianz Capital Partners (ACP), 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, a company to be formed by Altice France which will hold and further develop Altice France’s existing fiber to the home business (FttH) in France. 

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Taking the heat

Each wildfire season in California seems worse than the last, but new technology is helping to contain the property damage...

Childhood's End

In the week of the World Children’s Day, it’s time to acknowledge that children continue to suffer from widespread poverty almost a century after the Declaration of the Rights of the Child was drafted. What is Allianz's contribution to alleviating this problem?

Natural disasters: Recovery road

Earth, fire, water and wind are the elements of nature. But when they go wild, disaster strikes – and the impact can be felt for generations...

Allianz global claims analysis: Fires and explosions cause largest losses for business

Cyber risks and the impact of new technologies will have an increasing influence on the corporate loss landscape in years to come. However, it is fire and explosion incidents that cause the largest claims for insurers and the businesses they cover, according to new research from Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS).

AllianzGI Hackathon: Intelligent Investments

How can Artificial Intelligence and Big Data improve investment management? AllianzGI explores the possibilities… 

Allianz receives CBIRC approval for preparatory establishment of China’s first fully-owned foreign insurance holding company

Allianz today announced that it has received approval from the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) for the preparatory establishment of an insurance holding company in China.  The company - Allianz (China) Insurance Holding Company Limited - will be China’s first-ever wholly-owned insurance holding company by a foreign insurer, and will be based in Shanghai.  

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