Allianz announces that it has completed the transaction to acquire a majority stake in Jubilee Holdings Limited’s general insurance business in East Africa, namely Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and Mauritius.
UniCredit and Allianz have signed a framework agreement and two share purchase agreements related to their respective footprints in the Republic of Croatia. UniCredit will purchase Allianz’s entire 11.72 percent stake in Zagrebačka banka dioničko društvo (“Zaba”). Allianz will acquire 16.84 percent minority stake held by Zaba in Croatian insurance company Allianz Hrvatska dioničko društvo za osiguranje.
Allianz had announced in February this year that it had entered into certain Share Purchase Agreements to acquire 72 percent of European Reliance General Insurance Company SA (“European Reliance”). Allianz announces today that it has formally published the Information Circular and is proceeding with the Voluntary Tender Offer (VTO) for the remaining European Reliance shares.
The Allianz Group has agreed to sell a majority stake in its Russian operations. The agreement, which follows Allianz’s decision to scale back operations in Russia, is aimed at ensuring continuity for clients and employees.
Allianz Global Investors (“AllianzGI”) announced today that it had entered into a memorandum of understanding (“MOU”) with Voya Financial relating to a strategic partnership whereby AllianzGI would transfer selected investment teams and assets comprising most of its US business (“AGI US”) to Voya Investment Management (“Voya IM”) in return for an up to 24% equity stake in the enlarged asset manager.