Allianz Global Wealth Report 2019: Code Red

In 2018, global wealth fell victim to political uncertainties and the U.S.-China war of trade words. Last year saw financial assets of households decline for the first time since the 2008 crisis, according to the latest Allianz Global Wealth Report…

Drones: Flying masters of disasters

Fires in the forest, hurricanes off the coast...natural disasters are back in the spotlight, leaving humans struggling to cope with nature’s changing moods. Can drones be our friends in need?

Allianz strengthens its presence in Brazil

Allianz has agreed to acquire automobile and other Property-Casualty operations from SulAmérica. The acquisition will strengthen the competitive position of Allianz Seguros S.A. (Allianz Brasil), making it one of the top 3 insurers with a market share of around 15 percent in motor and 9 percent in Property-Casualty insurance and may establish Allianz as the number 2 in motor insurance.

Allianz X co-leads 99.co’s Series B funding round

Allianz X, the digital investment unit of the Allianz Group, has announced an investment in 99.co, a digital real estate platform and brokerage company. This is Allianz X’s first investment in a Singapore-headquartered company. 99.co helps users and agents in Singapore and Indonesia make informed real-estate decisions by merging geolocation and deep market data.

Allianz: 7 trends making engineering and construction projects bigger and costlier than ever

Large engineering and construction projects have changed beyond recognition in recent decades. Whether it is an airport, a power plant or a car manufacturing complex, sites are now much larger, more complex and more expensive, meaning more is at stake if things go wrong.

EU rural-urban income divide: The story untold

Are globalization and digitalization really leaving behind rural Europe in terms of income growth? Contrary to common perceptions, the income divide between urban and rural parts is narrowing, shows an analysis by Allianz Research...

Allianz reports strong profitability in 2Q 2019, operating profit outlook for full-year confirmed

After a successful start into 2019, Allianz Group continued with a very strong operating performance in the second quarter of the year. At the heart of this result is Allianz’ focused strategy, strong execution, and its diversified business portfolio.

Allianz Future Generations Award 2019: Food for Thought

Promoting the world’s healthiest diet can improve the health of an economy and a society too. Wise Greece, winner of the Allianz Future Generations Award 2019, shows us how. In a tough competition, Wise Greece beat out seven other social startups this year to win a 40,000-euro grant from Allianz.

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.