Year in review 2011

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January 8 Allianz increases ownership in CPIC Today, Allianz SE (Allianz) announced an incremental investment of 855 million US dollars in China Pacific Insurance (Group) Co., Ltd. (CPIC) H shares. more 
January 21 Bajaj Allianz wins award for micro-insurance This year's SKOCH award recognizes Bajaj Allianz's micro-insurance product offered to India's rural community. more
February 1 Allianz announces team partnership with MERCEDES GP PETRONAS Formula One Team World leading car insurer Allianz visualizes its dedication to road safety with its logo on car safety features / New team partnership underlines Allianz' commitment to automotive industry more
February 28 "Salt" is the riskiest film of 2010 While movie fans can't wait to see what film will be awarded the Oscar® for Best Picture, Fireman's Fund Insurance Company, the leading insurer of Hollywood films for more than 85 years, is unveiling its riskiest film of the year. more
March 8 Allianz and BMW Group expand international co-operation Allianz und BMW Group will co-operate on payment protection and guaranteed asset protection insurance in Germany, Italy and France more
March 21 Allianz is committed to people in Japan Allianz staff donations from all over the world will be matched by company / Allianz SE provides corporate grant for relief projects / Japanese units continue operations to support clients in need / Employee safety in Japan has top priority more
April 19 Allianz closes US catastrophe bond Allianz successfully closes new catastrophe bond covering US hurricane and earthquake risks / Fourth takedown under the Blue Fin program with an issuance size of $40 million / Allianz continues natural catastrophe protection strategy via capital markets more
May 5 Allianz introduces European guidelines
on work-related stress
As one of the first financial services providers, Allianz SE adopts such an agreement on European level / Board of Management and SE Works Council sign joint declaration / Allianz supports open dialogue on the topic more
June 1 Allianz sketches a rescue plan for Greece How is Greece to be saved? Paul Achleitner, member of the Allianz Board, proposes a form of debt insurance for the crisis-riven countries in a guest article for the newspaper Handelsblatt. more
July 11 Allianz opens forum for the future Allianz's representative office on Berlin's Pariser Platz is to serve as a platform for institutions from civil society to facilitate dialog with business, academia and politics in the future. more
July 29 Allianz announced Best Global Green Brand in Financial Services sector In a recently published ranking by Interbrand, the world’s leading brand rating company, Allianz comes out as the Best Global Green Brand in Financial Services. Allianz holds the 21st place overall, clearly ahead of any competitor in the Financial Services sector. more
August 16 Tomorrow's young stars attend football camp hosted by Allianz and FC Bayern Munich Allianz and FC Bayern host 3rd International Junior Football Camp in Munich / Record participation: 52 teenagers from 16 countries have been selected to train with the professionals in Munich from August 17 to 21 at the invitation of Allianz / Photos, videos and news of events at the camp will be posted on and in the Facebook community more
September 6 New structure for Allianz's Asset Management division The new corporate structure effective January 1, 2012 will more clearly define two discrete investment management businesses, namely PIMCO and Allianz Global Investors. more
September 13 Allianz top-ranked in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index Rating Continued external recognition for Allianz' sustainability performance / Latest Dow Jones Sustainability Index reconfirms Allianz' top position among insurance sector leaders / Allianz demonstrates leadership in integrating sustainability into core business processes and activities more
September 29 Leadership Change at Allianz Re Amer Ahmed will take over the role of CEO at Allianz Re effective January 1st, 2012, succeeding Clemens von Weichs. more
October 10 Allianz invests in protecting forests United Nations' climate protection goals cannot be met without protecting forests / Allianz supports emissions trading and will become climate-neutral itself / Investment in developer of world's first REDD project (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) more
October 30 Turkey quake: Rapid claims payment started After the earthquake on October 23, immediate action was taken by the military and help organizations. For Allianz Turkey, the main tasks still lie ahead. The situation needs to be assessed quickly to help the customers. Alexander Ankel, CEO of Allianz Turkey, gives an update. more
November 15 Travel insurance for space tourism Allianz Global Assistance, world leader in travel insurance and assistance solutions, and the International Space Transport Association (ISTA) have signed a unique partnership agreement in anticipation of the inevitable growth in space tourism and commercial space flight. more
November 23 Allianz named among global leaders for carbon disclosure The 2011 European Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Report was published earlier this week, complementing the Global and German reports published in the last two months. Allianz achieved its best result ever and was commended by CDP for its approach to the disclosure of climate change information. more
December 7 Progress towards balanced growth in eurozone This year’s Allianz Euro Monitor reveals that, for the first time since 2007, the macroeconomic imbalances within the eurozone as a whole have decreased slightly. more

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