AllianzGI voting at AGMs shines light on gap in governance standards

Allianz Global Investors, one of the world’s leading active investment managers, has published its annual analysis of how it voted on more than 100,000 shareholder and management proposals in 2020, with figures revealing a continued and stark disparity globally in corporate governance standards.

Allianz delivers a strong finish to 2020

In the face of an extremely challenging environment in 2020, Allianz demonstrated resilience to an unprecedented health crisis and prolonged low interest rates. The financial performance in the fiscal year 2020 has been remarkably robust across all business segments.

Allianz X invests 34.5 million euros in Canadian fintech Purpose Financial

Allianz X, the digital investment unit of Allianz, has acquired a stake in the Canadian fintech company Purpose Financial. In a dedicated financing round, Allianz X invested in newly issued shares for the equivalent of 34.5 million euros, making it the second-largest external shareholder.

Allianz China Life to become wholly-owned subsidiary of Allianz China Insurance Holding

Allianz (China) Insurance Holding Co., Ltd. (AZCH) and CITIC Trust Co., Ltd. (CITIC Trust) have signed an equity transfer agreement for AZCH to acquire 49 percent shares of Allianz China Life Insurance Co., Ltd (AZCL) from CITIC Trust. After the transaction, AZCL will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of AZCH.

Allianz China Insurance Holding receives approval to set up the first wholly foreign-owned insurance asset management company in China

Allianz (China) Insurance Holdings Co., Ltd. (hereinafter AZCH) has announced it has received approval from the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) of the preparatory establishment of Allianz Insurance Asset Management Co., Ltd. (hereinafter Allianz IAMC).

Future of Gen Z incomes: Will the kids be all right?

"The future belongs to young people" is an idea reflected by numerous scholars, politicians, and philosophers. But what does that future hold for its protagonists in current times? A recent report from Allianz Economic Research takes a look at the future incomes of young generations…

Allianz Risk Barometer 2021: Lessons from Covid-19

The world’s largest vaccination program is already underway. But pandemic outbreak remains one of the top risks of 2021. What changes are reshaping the corporate landscape and what are companies doing to emerge stronger from the crisis? Allianz Risk Barometer 2021 takes stock...

Allianz sets climate targets for specific asset classes in the insured portfolio and strategically expands sustainability

Allianz announces for the first time concrete interim targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in its investment portfolio of policyholder funds, implementing its stated goal of climate neutrality by 2050. By 2025, emissions for selected asset classes in the portfolio of customer funds are to be reduced by 25 percent compared to 2019.

Allianz begins eight-year worldwide Olympic & Paralympic partnership

Allianz officially began its eight-year worldwide partnership with the Olympic & Paralympic Movements on January 1, building on a collaboration with the Paralympic Movement since 2006. Allianz is proud to be the “Worldwide Insurance Partner” of the Olympic & Paralympic Movements,” said Oliver Bäte, Chief Executive Officer of Allianz SE.