Arabesque S-Ray partners with Allianz X, Commerz Real, DWS, and Land Hessen

Arabesque S-Ray, a leading global data provider of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) metrics, has announced strategic partnerships with four new co-investors: Allianz X, Commerz Real AG, DWS Group, and Land Hessen. Allianz X led Arabesque’s Series A funding round, with the four shareholders jointly investing $20 million.

Allianz and QUEST Investment Partners acquire Focus Teleport office complex in Berlin through new joint venture

Allianz and QUEST Investment Partners have formed a new 50:50 joint venture to acquire Focus Teleport, a fully leased office complex in central Berlin which will be upgraded over time in line with Allianz Real Estate’s manage to core strategy.

The World in 2040: The next episode

What would society look like in 2040? Noted futurologist Ray Hammond, in collaboration with Allianz Partners, presents the seven megatrends that will define the way we live, work and play in the next two decades...

Allianz to invest further in Indian toll roads

IndInfravit Trust and SIPL have executed definitive agreements whereby IndInfravit has agreed to purchase the entire equity shareholding of SIPL in nine of SIPL’s operational road projects from SIPL. IndInfravit, sponsored by L&T IDPL, currently holds a portfolio of five operational toll road concessions. Other unitholders include Allianz insurance companies represented by Allianz Capital Partners, CPPIB and OMERS Infrastructure.

Changes to the Board of Management at Allianz SE

Helga Jung, Member of the Board of Allianz SE, will retire on December 31, 2019.  She will leave after 26 years at Allianz and having served as Member of the Board of Management for eight years. Renate Wagner, currently Chief Human Resources Officer at Allianz SE, has been appointed as her successor from January 1, 2020, subject to regulatory approval.

Profile: Renate Wagner

She's dynamic. Expressive, engaging. But never without depth. Her thought processes are arranged in a perfect order. After all, she has studied theoretical mathematics – a subject that seemingly contrasts with her extroverted, vibrant personality if you go by stereotypes.

Resolution of Allianz Popular bancassurance alliance in Spain

Allianz and Banco Santander have reached a settlement agreement under which Allianz will sell its 60 percent stake in Allianz Popular SL to Banco Santander. Banco Santander will pay 936.5 million euros for the acquisition of 60 percent in Allianz Popular SL and for the termination of the exclusive non-life distribution agreement with Allianz’s operating entity in Spain.

Allianz International Ecosystem on Sharing Economy: Care to Share?

The sharing economy is changing the socio-economic landscape as millennials pick purpose over possessions. What’s fueling this trend and how is insurance evolving with it? The Allianz International Ecosystem on Sharing Economy provides some answers...

AGCS shipping review 2019

Large shipping losses are now at their lowest level this century having declined by over 50 percent year-on-year, according to Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE’s (AGCS) Safety & Shipping Review 2019. The annual study analyzes reported shipping losses over 100 gross tons (GT).