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Allianz to acquire Aviva Italia S.p.A., the Italian P/C entity of Aviva Group

Allianz S.p.A. announced it has agreed to acquire Aviva Italia S.p.A., the Italian P/C entity of Aviva Group, from Aviva Italia Holding S.p.A. for 330 million euros. The portfolio is equally distributed between motor and non-motor business segments with gross written premiums of about 400 million euros.

Covid effect: Savers embracing risk?

Coronavirus wreaked havoc on economies, jobs and people globally. You’d think risk aversion would rise even among those it left financially unaffected. Au contraire, locked down savers, with few options to spend on, invested in riskier assets such as equities and investment funds, finds Allianz Research...

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty partners with Google Cloud and Munich Re to provide cyber risk management solution for cloud customers

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, the corporate insurer of Allianz SE, and Munich Re have jointly developed a new commercial cyber risk insurance solution called “Cloud Protection +.” This collaboration provides state-of the-art insurance exclusively designed for customers of Google Cloud enrolled in Google’s new “Risk Protection Program.”

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…