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Nov 26, 2019

Allianz X, the digital investment unit of the Allianz Group, and Debeka, a German insurance and financial services provider, have invested in SDA SE Open Industry Solutions. Together with existing investors SIGNAL IDUNA and the msg group, the new strategic partners will support the development of a new standard for setting up and delivering digital services in the insurance industry.

Nov 14, 2019

Allianz has received the approval from the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) to commence operation of China’s first fully foreign-owned insurance holding company. With this, Allianz will strengthen its proposition in the country and position the business to capitalize on the fastest growing economy in the world.   

Nov 14, 2019

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS) and Allianz Deutschland AG announced leadership changes that will take effect from December 1, 2019, subject to regulatory approval. Joachim Müller, currently CEO of Allianz Versicherungs-AG and of Allianz Beratungs- und Vertriebs-AG will be appointed as the new CEO of AGCS. He will succeed Chris Fischer Hirs, who will step down as CEO from November 30, 2019.
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Euler Hermes Global Insolvency Index: Insolvencies to rise in 4 out of 5 countries in 2020

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Allianz completes purchase of LV GIG and General Insurance division of Legal & General

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