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Allianz announces multi-year partnership with Asian Football Confederation

Allianz-Allianz announces multi-year partnership with Asian Football Confederation
Feb 22, 2017 | Allianz SE

The exclusive category sponsorship extends and leverages Allianz’s global football heritage to connect more deeply with its customers in key Asian markets, while significantly expanding its brand presence in the growth region.

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Allianz Group officially launches Allianz Maroc

Allianz-Allianz agrees to acquire minority interests in Irish subsidiary
Feb 22, 2017 | Allianz SE

The Allianz Group officially announced its presence in the Moroccan market, launching Allianz Maroc. The company has officially been a part of the Allianz Group since Nov 3, 2016 following the acquisition of 98.9 percent of Zurich Assurances Maroc and after obtaining the relevant regulatory approvals.

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2016 Results: Who said what

Allianz-2016 Results: Who said what
Feb 17, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz Group released its fourth-quarter and fiscal year 2016 results and announced a share buy-back program on February 16. A roundup of what the media is saying about our strong performance...

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2016 operating profit near upper end of target range

Allianz-2016 operating profit near upper end of target range
Feb 16, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz Group delivered 10.8 billion euros in operating profit in 2016, near the upper end of its target range and the fifth consecutive increase in annual operating results

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Sector risks: What to Watch in 2017

Allianz-Sector risks: What to Watch in 2017
Feb 15, 2017 | Allianz SE

Despite geopolitical and economic uncertainties, risk ratings are fairly stable across sectors, according to the Euler Hermes Global Sector Reports. Here are the factors to watch in 2017.

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Allianz and the Drone Racing League announce global partnership

Allianz-Allianz and the Drone Racing League announce global multi-year partnership
Feb 08, 2017 | Allianz SE

As the title sponsor of DRL’s race circuit, Allianz will leverage its motor racing heritage to bring the “Sport of the Future” to a rapidly growing world-wide audience. The Allianz World Championship 2017 series will consist of six races to be aired in over 75 countries starting in June.

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Blockchain Initiative B3i gains truly international scope

Allianz-Blockchain Initiative B3i gains truly international scope
Feb 6, 2017 | Allianz SE

Since its launch in October 2016, the Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative B3i has gained broad attention across the industry and beyond. In the meantime, 10 additional insurance and reinsurance companies have decided to join, giving the initiative a truly global scope with members from Asia, Europe and the Americas.

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Allianz agrees to acquire minority interests in Irish subsidiary

Allianz-Allianz agrees to acquire minority interests in Irish subsidiary
Feb 2, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz has agreed to acquire the remaining 33.5 percent stake in Allianz Irish Life Holdings plc (AILH) not already owned by Allianz Group. Allianz aims to increase its stake in AILH from 66.5 percent currently to 100 percent.

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Allianz and MUFG invest in EDF wind farm in Oklahoma

Allianz-Allianz and MUFG invest in EDF wind farm in Oklahoma
Feb 2, 2017 | Allianz Capital Partners

Allianz and MUFG, one of the world’s leading financial groups, have together invested tax equity in the Great Western wind park developed and owned by EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE), one of the leading wind project developers in the United States.

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Allianz Global Investors acquires three British solar farms

Allianz-Allianz Global Investors acquires three British solar farms
Jan 31, 2017 | Allianz Global Investors

Allianz Global Investors announced on Tuesday that the Allianz Renewable Energy Fund 2 (AREF2) has added three British solar parks to its portfolio. The three solar parks are located in Cambridgeshire, Worcestershire and Norfolk.

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Jackie of all trades

Allianz-Jackie of all trades
Jan 31, 2017 | Allianz SE

“Meet Jackie Hunt, one of the most important women in global finance”– this is how Bloomberg introduces Jackie Hunt, who oversees Allianz’s asset management and U.S. life insurance divisions.

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Are you financially literate?

Allianz-Are you financially literate?
Jan 27, 2017 | Allianz SE

We’ve been told time and again to not ‘put all our eggs in one basket’. Yet, many Europeans are found wanting when it comes to financial literacy and an understanding of risk concepts, finds an Allianz study...

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PIMCO names Kimberley Stafford as new head of Asia-Pacific

Allianz-PIMCO names Kimberley Stafford as new head of Asia-Pacific
Jan 23, 2017 | PIMCO

The leading global investment management firm has named Kimberley Stafford, Managing Director and current Global Head of PIMCO’s Consultant Relations Group, as the new Head of Asia-Pacific

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High Gear: The road ahead for self-driving cars

Allianz-High Gear: The road ahead for self-driving cars
Jan 20, 2017 | Allianz SE

With cars becoming smarter and more sophisticated, the day isn’t far when fully autonomous and connected cars will rule the roads. What does this mean for insurance?

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PIMCO launches global ESG investment platform

Allianz-PIMCO launches global ESG investment platform
Jan 19, 2017 | PIMCO

New ESG fund helps clients achieve their investment goals while making a positive social impact

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Standard Chartered Bank and Allianz announce 15-year general insurance partnership in Asia

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Jan 19, 2017 | Allianz SE

Standard Chartered Bank and Allianz today announced a 15-year bancassurance agreement for the distribution of Allianz’s general insurance products...

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Micro-multinationals: The Force Awakens

Allianz-Micro-multinationals: The Force Awakens
Jan 18, 2017 | Allianz SE

International trade growth has been slow but mid-sized, nimble ‘micro-multinationals’ seem to be weathering the storm well...

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Allianz invests in EDF wind farm in Illinois

Allianz-Allianz invests in EDF wind farm in Illinois
Jan 17, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz has invested tax equity in the Kelly Creek wind project developed and owned by EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE), one of the leading wind project developers in the United States. Allianz is the sole tax equity partner in the project.

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Top Business Risks of 2017

Allianz-TOP BUSINESS RISKS OF 2017
Jan 11, 2017 | Allianz SE

Cybersecurity and related issues are fast emerging as the biggest risk for companies, believe risk experts in Germany and  the United Kingdom, showed the 6th annual Allianz Risk Barometer released by Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS) on Wednesday.

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Small Steps to Big Dreams

Allianz-Small Steps to Big Dreams
Jan 09, 2017 | Allianz SE

Our micro-lending initiative in Indonesia is helping small entrepreneurs scale up, diversify, dare to dream

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Allianz completes sale of Korean life insurance operations to Anbang

Allianz-Allianz completes sale of Korean life insurance operations to Anbang
Dec 30, 2016 | Allianz SE

Allianz has successfully concluded the sale of Allianz Life Insurance Korea to Anbang Group Holdings. The transaction, announced in April, followed an extensive review by Allianz to secure long-term growth for Allianz Life Insurance Korea

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Teaching kids about money

Allianz-Teaching kids about money
Dec 27, 2016 | Allianz SE

You’ve taught them the ABCs, now teach them the 1-2-3s: spending, saving and investing...

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A Tale of Trust

Allianz-A Tale of Trust
Dec 20, 2016 | Allianz SE

Using technology and time, insurance agent Miriam Arnedo is building not just sales, but also relationships in a sleepy town in the Basque region

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Aareal Bank, Allianz cooperate again on large-scale, pan-Europe loan

Allianz-Aareal Bank, Allianz cooperate again on large-scale, pan-Europe loan
Dec 19, 2016 | Allianz SE

Allianz is co-financing a pan-European property portfolio facility that was arranged and underwritten by Aareal Bank AG. Allianz’s share in this financing, which totals €610 million, amounts to €366 million and is granted for a 10-year term

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Allianz Leben to measure sustainability of investments

Allianz-Allianz Leben to measure sustainability of investments
Dec 13, 2016 | Allianz Lebensversicherungs-AG

The life insurance arm of Allianz in Germany will use the ESG scoring system to ensure the sustainability of its investments

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Insurer of the Future

Allianz-Insurer of the Future
Dec 13, 2016 | Allianz SE

With the battle against climate change intensifying, insurers must gear up to help society cope, says a ClimateWise report...

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HypoVereinsbank and Allianz conclude sales collaboration

Allianz-HypoVereinsbank and Allianz conclude sales collaboration
Dec 13, 2016 | Allianz SE

Allianz will be the new insurance partner of HypoVereinsbank (UniCredit Bank AG) from January 1, 2018. From 2018, retail and corporate customers of HypoVereinsbank will be able to benefit from the broad range of products and services from Allianz

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Allianz invests in National Grid’s UK gas distribution network

Allianz-Allianz invests in National Grid’s UK gas distribution network
Dec 08, 2016 | Allianz Capital Partners

Quad Gas Group, a consortium of long-term infrastructure investors, today announces that it has entered into an agreement with National Grid plc to acquire a 61 percent shareholding in its four regulated gas distribution networks.

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PIMCO strengthens alternatives strategy with Solar Capital Partners tie-up

Allianz-PIMCO strengthens alternatives strategy with Solar Capital Partners tie-up
Dec 08, 2016 | Allianz SE

The joint venture will help PIMCO, a leading global investment management firm owned by Allianz, further develop and expand its private corporate credit platform

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ECB: No tapering in sight

Allianz-ECB: No tapering in sight
Dec 08, 2016 | Allianz SE

At its December meeting the European Central Bank (ECB) announced that it would be extending its bond purchasing program until at least the end of 2017. From April next year the monthly purchase volume is to be reduced to EUR 60bn from EUR 80bn at present. All told, this boosts the QE program by EUR 540bn to EUR 2.28 trillion. Should inflation remain below expectations in the coming months, the ECB has kept its options open to up the monthly purchase volume as well as extend the time horizon.

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AllianzGI to acquire Sound Harbor Partners

Allianz-AllianzGI to acquire Sound Harbor Partners
Dec 02, 2016 | AllianzGI

Agreement reinforces AllianzGI’s capability in Alternatives and will accelerate the global build-out of its Private Debt Platform

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ACHTUNG, DRIVERS!

Allianz-ACHTUNG, DRIVERS!
Nov 30, 2016 | Allianz SE

Smartphone addiction and other distractions kill more people than drunk driving does, finds our safety study. A quick guide to keeping distractions at bay when you’re behind the wheel...

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Techtonic shifts for customers @ Global Digital Factory

Allianz-Techtonic shifts for customers @ Global Digital Factory
Nov 30, 2016 | Allianz SE

On Capital Markets Day on November 30, we present a new collaboration hub to revolutionize your experience...

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Changes in AIM Board of Management

Allianz-Changes in AIM Board of Management
Nov 30, 2016 | Allianz SE

Claus Stickler and Andreas Gruber will co-lead AIM as Managing Directors. The new management set-up for AIM is to integrate even more tightly all functions and international locations, to strengthen project work and global teams

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LAWS AND SUITS: New risks facing new-age CEOs

Allianz-LAWS AND SUITS: New risks facing new-age CEOs
Nov 28, 2016 | Allianz SE

Emerging technologies, rising shareholder activism and tightening regulations are giving today's executives a lot more to worry about than the corporate balance sheet...

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Allianz invests in gas and electricity grids in Romania

Allianz-Allianz invests in gas and electricity grids in Romania
Nov 25, 2016 | Allianz Capital Partners

Allianz has reached an agreement with E.ON Romania to purchase a 30.0 percent stake in E.ON Distribuţie România, an electricity and gas distribution network operator in the northern part of Romania.

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Anthony Bradshaw to succeed Robert Franssen as CEO of Allianz Benelux

Allianz-Anthony Bradshaw to succeed Robert Franssen as CEO of Allianz Benelux
Nov 24, 2016 | Allianz SE

Anthony Bradshaw, member of the board of Allianz Italy, will take over as the chief executive of Allianz Benelux, effective April 1, 2017.

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How renewable power can empower

Allianz-How renewable power can empower
Nov 21, 2016 | Allianz SE

Attractive long-term investment option and a sustainable source of power, clean energy has much to offer...

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What would you do if you lived 30 years longer?

Allianz-What would you do if you lived 30 years longer?
Nov 16, 2016 | Allianz SE

Go back to school, chase dreams, contribute to larger good – the younger generations would live differently if they lived longer, but where’s the money for it?

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Stress: Millennials got it bad (and that ain’t good)

Allianz-Stress: Millennials got it bad (and that ain’t good)
Nov 14, 2016 | Allianz SE

There is more to stress than sleepless nights. It can also lead to diabetes

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Allianz 3Q net income rises 36.5 percent, supported by all business segments

Allianz-Dieter Wemmer, chief financial officer of Allianz SE:  “Efforts to develop our business in a very difficult environment are paying off. We’re seeing sustainable profitable growth in many businesses.”
Nov 11, 2016 | Allianz SE

Allianz Group, Europe’s largest insurer and asset manager, saw operating profit in the third quarter rise 18.2 percent to 2.9 billion euros, driven by contributions from all business segments. The Life and Health segment produced the strongest results with contributions from all large operating entities.

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RESULTS: WHO SAID WHAT

Allianz-RESULTS: WHO SAID WHAT
Nov 11, 2016 | Allianz SE

Allianz released its third-quarter results on November 11. A roundup of what the media is saying about our robust performance...

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The Trump Agenda

Allianz-The Trump Agenda
Nov 10, 2016 | Allianz SE

A look at what the President-elect’s campaign stance means for some of the major issues facing the United States

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When words leave off, music begins.

Allianz-When words leave off, music begins.
Nov 09, 2016 | Allianz SE

The piano masterclass with Lang Lang left the audience amazed. A perfect grand finale to this year’s Allianz Junior Music Camp.

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White House watch: The road ahead

Allianz-White House watch: The road ahead
Nov 09, 2016 | Allianz SE

After his stunning win, a quick look at the top issues facing Donald Trump as the next U.S. President...

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Trump’s triumph sends a strong message

Allianz-Trump’s triumph sends a strong message
Nov 09, 2016 | Allianz SE

The U.S. President-elect must work to reunite Americans, says Allianz CEO Oliver Bäte

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Marhaba Allianz Morocco!

Allianz-Marhaba Allianz Morocco!
Nov 04, 2016 | Allianz SE

Allianz strengthens its presence in Africa with the completion of the Zurich Assurances Maroc acquisition

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Coffee, climate, conversations

Allianz-Coffee, climate, conversations
Nov 03, 2016 | Allianz SE

The Paris agreement on climate change comes into force on Friday. But is it too hot to handle?

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4th Allianz Junior Music Camp

Allianz-4th Allianz Junior Music Camp
Nov 03, 2016 | Allianz SE

"If you can dream it, you can do it." Meet our 10 outstanding participants of this year’s AJMC.

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Quick guide to quake safety

Allianz-Quick guide to quake safety
Oct 27, 2016 | Allianz SE

While it’s close to impossible to predict when and where quakes will hit, here are some smart steps that could help limit the damage

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Reawaken the American dream: An Open Letter from Germany

Allianz-Reawaken the American dream: An Open Letter from Germany
Oct 26, 2016 | Allianz SE

The United States needs decisive action to restore social consensus, believes Allianz CEO Oliver Bäte

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Catch 22: Why pension’s a tension for millennials

Allianz-Catch 22: Why pension’s a tension for millennials
Oct 21, 2016 | Allianz SE

Live in the moment or plan for future?

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Insurers and reinsurers launch Blockchain initiative B3i

Allianz-Insurers and reinsurers launch Blockchain initiative B3i
Oct 19, 2016 | Allianz SE

A new digital milestone for the insurance industry – Blockchain technology could change business and customer service.

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‘UK’s post-referendum economic honeymoon will soon be over’

Allianz-‘UK’s post-referendum economic honeymoon will soon be over’
Oct 18, 2016 | Allianz SE

Despite upbeat economic data from the UK recently, it may be too early to put post-Brexit vote fears behind, says Allianz chief economist Michael Heise.

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Allianz Acquires 45% Ownership in Park Place Orange County’s premier mixed-use office campus

Allianz-Allianz Acquires 45% Ownership in Park Place Orange County’s premier mixed-use office campus
Oct 14, 2016 | Allianz SE

Allianz has acquired a 45 percent interest in Park Place capturing a rare opportunity to own a portion of one of the best performing mixed-use office campuses in Southern California.

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Advanced technology to enhance future road safety

Allianz-Advanced technology to enhance future road safety
Oct 11, 2016 | Allianz SE

Allianz tackles the aspect of road safety from various angles.

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From one expat to another: the inside track

Allianz-From one expat to another: the inside track
Oct 11, 2016 | Allianz SE

Advice on working and living abroad from Ida Luka-Lognoné, CEO of Allianz Worldwide Care.

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Allianz keeps climbing up Best Global Brands ranking

Allianz-Allianz keeps climbing up Best Global Brands ranking
Oct 10, 2016 | Allianz SE

Allianz moves up three positions to number 51 of 100 strongest global brands / Allianz ranks among top risers in global brand value with +12 percent

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Believe in the power of sports

Allianz-Believe in the power of sports
Oct 06, 2016 | Allianz SE

The ‘Sport at the Service of Humanity’ conference, which is underway at the Vatican, has 150 thought leaders discussing the principles that can help sports transform lives...

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Mohamed A. El Erian: Why you can’t compare Deutsche Bank today to the Lehman case 2008

Allianz-Mohamed A. El Erian: Why you can’t compare Deutsche Bank today to the Lehman case 2008
Oct 06, 2016 | Allianz SE

Allianz Chief Economic Adviser, Mohamed A. El Erian, on the current Deutsche Bank case.

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When saving is bad

Allianz-When saving is bad
Oct 06, 2016 | Allianz SE

According to the newly released Global Wealth Report, German savers are looking for safety in all the wrong places.

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Allianz and IFC sign partnership to invest in emerging markets infrastructure projects

Allianz-Allianz and IFC sign partnership to invest in emerging markets infrastructure projects
Oct 05, 2016 | Allianz SE

Allianz Group and International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, today have signed a partnership under the Managed Co-Lending Portfolio Program. Under the agreement, Allianz intends to make an investment of $500 million which will be co-invested alongside IFC debt financing for infrastructure projects in emerging markets worldwide.

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Sport at the Service of Humanity Conference kicks off with Allianz support

Allianz-Sport at the Service of Humanity Conference kicks off with Allianz support
Oct 04, 2016 | Allianz SE

First global interfaith conference on ‘Sport and Faith’ opens at the Vatican tomorrow. Oliver Bäte, CEO Allianz, holds keynote at opening ceremony. Founding partner Allianz has established the global Humanity Sports Club to reach out to youth, foster social inclusion.

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Competition, Coexistence or Collaboration?

Allianz-Competition, Coexistence or Collaboration?
Sep 30, 2016 | Allianz SE

What do an Oscar winner, a frontrunner in travels to Mars and an international insurance corporation have in common? It’s the enthusiasm for innovation and creativity, as represented at the founders fair Bits&Pretzels in Munich, where start-ups pitched their most recent ideas and more than 5,000 participants connected with an exciting community.

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Changes in the financial climate

Allianz-Changes in the financial climate
Sep 28, 2016 | Allianz SE

One of the paradoxes of the findings of this year’s Global Wealth Report is that while people are saving more, their assets are growing less. At least in most of the countries reviewed. Here’s a region-by-region look at the financial successes and challenges facing the world’s households.

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Diversity matters

Allianz-Diversity matters
Sep 26, 2016 | Allianz SE

Allianz ranks in the top percentile of companies with a diverse and inclusive workforce. In the latest Thomson Reuters D&I Index, Allianz reached position 17 out of more than 4,000 companies assessed.

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The ABCs of PPPs

Allianz-The ABCs of PPPs
Sep 23, 2016 | Allianz SE

Public-run infrastructure projects running over budget has become almost cliché. But what if they were outsourced to the private sector? Allianz chief investment officer Andreas Gruber gives his insights on the benefits and risks of public-private partnerships.

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OMV signs the sale of 49% minority stake in Gas Connect Austria to the consortium of Allianz and Snam

Allianz-OMV signs the sale of 49% minority stake in Gas Connect Austria to the consortium of Allianz and Snam
Sep 22, 2016 | Allianz Capital Partners

Today OMV, the international integrated oil and gas company based in Vienna, OMV Gas & Power GmbH (OGP) and the Consortium composed of Allianz, Europe´s largest insurer, and Snam S.p.A., Italy’s gas infrastructure operator, signed an agreement for the sale and purchase of a 49% minority stake in Gas Connect Austria GmbH (GCA).

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Allianz Global Wealth Report: The best years are over

Allianz-Allianz Global Wealth Report: The best years are over
Sep 21, 2016 | Allianz SE

Marked slowdown in asset growth in 2015 / Asia (excl. Japan) the one – and only – dynamic region / Households in industrial countries still wary of new debt – low interest rates notwithstanding / German savers “giveaway” EUR 200bn / Global inequality declining but in many industrial countries gains go mainly to the happy few at the top

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Allianz releases its Global Wealth Report 2016

Allianz-Allianz releases its Global Wealth Report 2016
Sep 21, 2016 | Allianz SE

Allianz chief economist Michael Heise explains the real numbers behind wealth inequality.

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Risk management takes center stage

Allianz-Risk management takes center stage
Sep 19, 2016 | Allianz SE

Live music events are not without risk. When country singer Kenny Chesney performed in Pittsburgh (U.S.) recently, seven people were arrested and 99 had to seek medical attention.

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Allianz closes its first debt transaction in Sweden

Allianz-Allianz closes its first debt transaction in Sweden
Sep 19, 2016 | Allianz SE

Allianz Real Estate has closed a debt transaction in Sweden by providing a SEK 690 million (c. EUR 73 mn) loan for the refinancing of the Bergvik shopping center in Karlstad.

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Rise of the drones

Allianz-Rise of the drones
Sep 14, 2016 | Allianz SE

Unmanned aircraft systems are the most dynamic growth sector of the global aerospace industry.

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Allianz backs International Paralympic Committee with new four-year contract

Allianz-IPC and Allianz continue partnership
Sep 12, 2016 | Allianz SE The new contract builds on 10 years of successful partnership to increase awareness of Paralympic sports. More...

“Respect is the hardest medal to win”

Allianz-“Respect is the hardest medal to win”
Sep 09, 2016 | Allianz SE

A quick summary of the various disciplines at the Paralympic Games in Rio.

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Dow Jones Sustainability Index: Allianz recognized as sustainability leader

Allianz-Dow Jones Sustainability Index: Allianz recognized as sustainability leader
Sep 08, 2016 | Allianz SE

Today, Allianz Group has again been recognized as one of the leading sustainable insurers by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI).

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Peter Borchers appointed CEO of Allianz X

Allianz-Peter Borchers appointed CEO of Allianz X
Sep 07, 2016 | Allianz SE

The recently established unit Allianz X has won Peter Borchers to become CEO as of October 1, 2016.

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China and US ratify Paris climate deal

Allianz-China and US ratify Paris climate deal
Sep 05, 2016 | Allianz SE

No longer worlds apart, the US and China formally commit to meeting the 2° C global warming trajectory

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China is ready for the world but is the world ready for China?

Allianz-China is ready for the world but is the world ready for China?
Sep 02, 2016 | Allianz SE

As leaders from the world’s wealthiest countries gather in China for the G20 Summit, Mohamed A. El-Erian and Michael Heise face off over China’s rising economic power. This is the second part of a two-part series.

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Allianz places subordinated bond

Allianz-Allianz places subordinated bond
Sep 01, 2016 | Allianz SE

Allianz SE has placed a subordinated bond with a volume of 1.5 billion U.S. dollars with institutional investors in Asia and Europe.

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China is ready for the world but is the world ready for China?

Allianz-China is ready for the world but is the world ready for China?
Sep 01, 2016 | Allianz SE

As leaders from the world’s wealthiest countries gather in China for the G20 Summit, Mohamed A. El-Erian and Michael Heise face off over China’s rising economic power. This is the first part of a two-part series.

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Kickoff for the eighth Allianz Junior Football Camp at FC Bayern Munich

Allianz-Kickoff for the eighth Allianz Junior Football Camp at FC Bayern Munich
Aug 29, 2016 | Allianz SE

73 teenagers from 30 countries train like professionals / International football youth program of Allianz at FC Bayern Munich

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Rio calling – Volunteering at the Paralympics

Allianz-Rio calling – Volunteering at the Paralympics
Aug 25, 2016 | Allianz SE

On September 7, the 15th Summer Paralympics will take place in Rio de Janeiro. Allianz employee Gustavo Franca will be helping out as a volunteer.

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The “Internet of Things” and the world of insurance

Allianz-The “Internet of Things” and the world of insurance
Aug 24, 2016 | Allianz SE

The “Internet of Things” is a part of the “Industry 4.0” movement which makes up the fourth industrial revolution, the age of digital power. Connecting production and products to automation and data exchange opens up new business areas for traditional suppliers. The insurance sector is taking part in this transformation.

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Allianz Announces Bancassurance Agreement with Maybank in Indonesia; Launches Exclusive Products

Allianz-Allianz Announces Bancassurance Agreement with Maybank in Indonesia; Launches Exclusive Products
Aug 23, 2016 | Allianz SE

10-year strategic bank distribution agreement with one of Indonesia’s largest banks, aims for growth in key market / Three life insurance products launched exclusively for Maybank customers

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Allianz in Asia Posts Steady First Half 2016 Results

Allianz-Allianz in Asia Posts Steady First Half 2016 Results
Aug 17, 2016 | Allianz SE

Allianz in Asia Pacific posted healthy operating profit in the first half of 2016, demonstrating portfolio resilience and strength in its core distribution channels, even as market conditions continued to be challenging. The business delivered underlying operating profit of € 134 million, in line with the previous year. This excludes the one-off impact from the expected sale of Allianz’s South Korean business.

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Semi-AUTOnomous driving: safer and cheaper

Allianz-Semi-AUTOnomous driving: safer and cheaper
Aug 12, 2016 | Allianz SE

Allianz France introduces insurance for semi-autonomous cars.

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A new “highway” for the Panama Canal

Allianz-A new “highway” for the Panama Canal
Aug 11, 2016 | Allianz SE

Passage for ships as big as four football fields.

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Navigating the storm: the Atlantic hurricane season 2016

Allianz-Navigating the storm: the Atlantic hurricane season 2016
Aug 09, 2016 | Allianz SE

The Atlantinc hurricane season starts in June and lasts until end November. Dr. Sarah Abelen from Natural Catastrophe Risk Management at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) explains the major risks.

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Quarterly Earnings Release

Allianz-Oliver Bäte: “Allianz is transforming itself into an organization that is closer to its customers, is more capital efficient, enjoys higher profitability, and we’re doing this in a difficult environment.”
Aug 05, 2016 | Allianz SE

Allianz delivers 2.4 billion euros operating profit in 2Q.

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Ready, set, go! Brazil gets ready for the Olympic games

Allianz-Ready, set, go! Brazil gets ready for the Olympic games
Aug 04, 2016 | Allianz SE

How Rio de Janeiro has prepared for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Allianz Real Estate to Acquire Stake in Manhattan’s 10 Hudson Yards Tower

Allianz-Allianz Real Estate to Acquire Stake in Manhattan’s 10 Hudson Yards Tower
Aug 02, 2016 | Allianz SE

High-quality investment with best-in-class partners.

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Allianz and SOS Children's Villages focus on social inclusion

Allianz-Allianz and SOS Children's Villages focus on social inclusion
Aug 02, 2016 | Allianz SE

Global partnership aims to give young people better opportunities, skills and networks / Allianz employees run 34 times around the world at the first Allianz World Run to raise money for 12 SOS children's villages, setting a new world record / The partnership is part of Allianz' "Encouraging Future Generations" program and is designed to promote social inclusion.

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Allianz World Run: 34 times around the world

Allianz-Allianz World Run: 34 times around the world
Aug 01, 2016 | Allianz SE

From May 2 to July 30, Allianz hosted the “Allianz World Run”, the biggest global running event ever staged. 52 teams from all across the Allianz world and different business entities kept on running, collecting mile after mile after mile.

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Art work

Allianz-Art work
Jul 28, 2016 | Allianz SE

Art is digitized, forged and sold on a nebulous market. Eric Wolzenburg, head of art insurance at Allianz Germany, explains how to insure art pieces nevertheless.

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Turkey in a state of emergency: the political outlook

Allianz-Turkey in a state of emergency: the political outlook
Jul 22, 2016 | Allianz SE

The after-effects of the failed coup will add further uncertainties to Turkey’s already fragile political environment, which has been steadily deteriorating in recent years. Michael Heise, Allianz Chief Economist, shares his opinion.

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From lipstick to little monsters: “Pokémon Go” while driving

Allianz-From lipstick to little monsters: “Pokémon Go” while driving
Jul 21, 2016 | Allianz SE

Putting on lipstick, calling a friend or catching a Pokémon on the street corner: Harmless situations can easily turn into dangerous distractions when driving.

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Allianz Stadion opens in Vienna

Allianz-Allianz Stadion opens in Vienna
Jul 20, 2016 | Allianz SE

Allianz Austria becomes the naming-rights partner of the Allianz Stadion until 2026. Host SK Rapid Wien wins against Chelsea FC by 2:0 at the sold-out opening ceremony. Allianz now holds naming rights of six stadiums worldwide.

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Emmanuel Roman appointed CEO of PIMCO

Allianz-Allianz: Emmanuel Roman appointed CEO of PIMCO
July 20, 2016 | Allianz SE

Emmanuel (Manny) Roman (52) will become Chief Executive Officer at Pacific Investment Management Company LLC (PIMCO), an Asset Management subsidiary of Allianz, as of 1 November 2016. He will take over responsibilities from Douglas (Doug) Hodge (58), who steered PIMCO through a phase of rapid change.

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Allianz Real Estate sells group of office buildings to Patrizia

Allianz-Allianz Real Estate sells group of office buildings to Patrizia
Jul 19, 2016 | Allianz SE

Allianz Real Estate Germany has sold a group of 9 office buildings to one of the institutional funds managed by Patrizia Immobilien AG. Objects in Duesseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover, Munich and Stuttgart are involved.

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