Earthquake and Fire Research Center in Turkey expands family of Allianz research centers

The family of Allianz Centers for Technology is growing. With the Allianz Teknik Earthquake and Fire Testing and Training Center in Turkey, three Allianz Group research centers are now available to support customers and society in loss prevention, improve products and processes, and increase the operational safety of systems and consumer goods.

Allianz Capital Partners' first global infrastructure fund reaches first close

Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) announced the first close of the Allianz Global Diversified Infrastructure Equity Fund (AGDIEF). The fund, which was launched earlier this year and is managed by Allianz Capital Partners (ACP), attracted commitments exceeding 600 million euros from institutional clients.

AllianzGI and Virtus Investment Partners announce strategic partnership in U.S. retail market

Allianz Global Investors and Virtus Investment Partners Inc announced they have agreed to a strategic partnership that will focus on enhancing both firms’ growth opportunities with Virtus representing AllianzGI’s compelling investment strategies in the U.S. retail market to existing and potentially new clients.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE embarks on global transformation program

Under its new leadership, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS), the industrial insurer of Allianz Group, announces a comprehensive transformation program, “New AGCS”, to regain profitability and market leadership in the corporate and specialty insurance segment.

Insurance Outlook 2020: A Lost Year

Coronavirus will keep the insurance industry in weak health this year. But the pandemic could accelerate emerging trends in the industry. Digitalization, ESG and Asia are some keywords to watch, says the latest Allianz Global Insurance Report...

Allianz and Lime jointly address safety needs in micromobility industry

Lime, the global leader in shared smart mobility solutions, and Allianz, via its Allianz Partners entity dedicated to assistance and insurance solutions, have entered into a global strategic partnership focused on improving the safety of micromobility. Together, Lime and Allianz have launched a comprehensive insurance program that automatically provides Lime riders with two types of insurance: Personal Accident Insurance, and Liability Insurance, at no extra cost.

Coronavirus pandemic: Euler Hermes Germany participates in protective shield for German companies and suppliers

The continuing spread of the coronavirus pandemic is putting more and more German companies under considerable pressure. In order to protect these companies and their supply chains, the German Federal Government and private credit insurers in the German Insurance Association (GDV) agreed on a far-reaching protective shield for German companies.

Coronavirus: Doctors on Call

Covid-19 is taking many victims and burdening the healthcare systems globally. Telehealth, the digital delivery of medical services and information, could help ease some of the stress on both patients and doctors in these tough times...

Allianz partners with Microsoft to digitally transform the insurance industry

Allianz SE and Microsoft Corp have announced a strategic partnership focused on digitally transforming the insurance industry, making the insurance process easier while creating a better experience for insurance companies and their customers. Through the strategic partnership, Allianz will move core pieces of its global insurance platform, Allianz Business System (ABS), to Microsoft’s Azure cloud and will open-source parts of the solution’s core to improve and expand capabilities.