Manuel Bauer appointed regional CEO

Manuel Bauer becomes CEO of ‘Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and North Africa’ (CEEMA) Region

Allianz China awarded as best foreign P&C insurer

Allianz China P&C (AZCN) won the award for the Annual Best Foreign P&C Insurer for providing professional & innovative products and services, maintaining stable growth and establishing an efficient operation platform. The ceremony of 2009-2010 Golden Dragon Award of Chinese financial institution was held in Beijing, China.

Year in review 2010

The Allianz year in review 2010 in keywords.

Collective punishment for insurers?

In 2012, Solvency II is scheduled to introduce new rules on capitalization for insurers with the aim of shoring up the sector against crises and protecting customers against losses. This sounds reasonable but criticism is raining down on the proposals from all sides. Oliver Bäte, Chief Financial Officer of Allianz, talks about the background to the current discussion.

"Investment in real estate to be doubled over the long-term"

Olivier Piani, CEO of Allianz Real Estate, in an interview on Allianz's plans for its real estate portfolio and the advantages of the asset class.

Acquisition of two prime assets in Paris from Crédit Suisse

Allianz Real Estate announces today that it has finalised the acquisition of two prime properties in the heart of Paris. The vendor is a property fund managed by Crédit Suisse. The acquisition price is around 184 million euros.

IC ROSNO insures photovoltaic apparatus

ROSNO has sponsored insurance coverage of the photovoltaic apparatus located on the roof of the Memorial Museum of Space Exploration in Moscow under the program 'Solar Roofs in Mastering New Markets'.

Growth drivers set to defy European debt crisis in 2011

Austerity drives weigh on 2011 growth momentum / Euro area will record 1.6 percent growth in 2011 / Positive trend on financial markets expected

Helga Jung

Helga Jung joined Allianz in 1993, working in finance. She has been Head of Mergers and Acquisitions at Allianz Group since 2000.