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Allianz reports strong results for 2Q 2018 and confirms full-year outlook

Allianz-Allianz reports strong results for 2Q 2018 and confirms full-year outlook
Aug 03, 2018 | Allianz SE

After a successful start into 2018, Allianz Group continued to achieve good performance in the second quarter. Indicators remained close to or exceeded the second-quarter 2017 levels, despite burdens from geopolitical instabilities and currency fluctuations. 

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Allianz Partners acquires Multiasistencia from Portobello Capital

Allianz-Allianz Partners acquires Multiasistencia from Portobello Capital
Jul 23, 2018 | Allianz SE

Allianz Partners has agreed to acquire 100 percent of the share capital of Servicios Compartidos Multiasistencia, S.L. (Multiasistencia group) from private equity funds managed by Portobello Capital, and minority shareholders. Multiasistencia is a leading multinational services company for repair-in-kind solutions for homes and businesses on behalf of insurance companies and other intermediaries.

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Allianz Group completes acquisition of Ensure Insurance in Nigeria

Allianz-Allianz Group completes acquisition of Ensure Insurance in Nigeria
Jul 18, 2018 | Allianz SE

Allianz Group has announced the completion of the acquisition of 99.03 percent of the shares in Nigerian insurer Ensure Insurance plc from its core shareholder Greenoaks Global Holdings Ltd. (GGH). Ensure Insurance plc offers life and non-life insurance services and generated 18.2 million euros in gross premiums written in 2017.

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Allianz SE resolves on new share buy-back program with a volume of up to 1 billion euros

Allianz-Allianz SE resolves on new share buy-back program with a volume of up to 1 billion euros
July 2, 2018 | Allianz SE

Allianz SE has resolved on a new share buy-back program. The volume of such new program will amount to up to 1 billion euros. The program shall start on July 4, 2018 and be finalized by September 30, 2018. 

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Allianz Group acquires 8 percent stake in African Reinsurance Corporation

Allianz-Allianz Group acquires 8 percent stake in African Reinsurance Corporation
May 30, 2018 | Allianz SE

Allianz Group has signed an agreement to acquire 8 percent in Africa’s leading reinsurer Africa Re. Under the terms of the agreement, the total cash consideration payable at closing would amount to $81 million (or 69 million euros).

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Allianz builds digital wealth management with Moneyfarm

Allianz-Allianz builds digital wealth management with Moneyfarm
May 29, 2018 | Allianz SE

Allianz Group announced that it is deepening its exposure to digital wealth management through a further investment in Moneyfarm amid rising demand from digitally-native savers and investors. Building on an initial investment from September 2016, the Group’s asset management unit, Allianz Asset Management, will become Moneyfarm’s lead investor and the largest minority shareholder.

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Allianz completes sale of part of its life insurance portfolio in Taiwan to China Life

Allianz-Allianz completes sale of part of its life insurance portfolio in Taiwan to China Life
May 18, 2018 | Allianz SE

Allianz today announces that it has completed the sale of part of its traditional life insurance portfolio in Taiwan to China Life Insurance Co. 

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Allianz 1Q results signal good start into 2018, on track to meet targets

Allianz-Allianz 1Q 2018 financial results
May 15, 2018 | Allianz SE

Allianz Group had a good start into 2018, posting a 6.8 percent rise in net income attributable to shareholders. Internal revenue growth, which adjusts for currency and consolidation effects, was 4.9 percent with positive contributions from all business segments. Total revenues increased 0.7 percent to 36.5 billion euros.

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Allianz sells Banco BPI stake to CaixaBank and seeks to deepen cooperation agreement in Portugal

Allianz-Allianz sells Banco BPI stake to CaixaBank and seeks to deepen cooperation agreement in Portugal
May 06, 2018 | Allianz SE

Allianz Group has agreed to sell its stake in Portugal’s Banco BPI to CaixaBank and will work with both to strengthen its cooperation in non-life insurance in Portugal.

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Allianz X invests $35 million in leading Southeast Asian mobile platform GO-JEK

Allianz-Allianz X invests $35 million in leading Southeast Asian mobile platform GO-JEK
Apr 11, 2018 | Allianz SE

Allianz X, the digital investment unit of the Allianz Group, has announced a $35 million investment in GO-JEK, the leading Indonesian ridehailing platform that also offers various consumer on-demand and payment services. This is Allianz X’s first investment in a Southeast Asian-headquartered company and fourth transaction in 2018. Allianz becomes GO-JEK’s sole international insurance shareholder.

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Allianz finances African infrastructure projects by investing into Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF)

Allianz-Allianz finances African infrastructure projects by investing into Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF)
Apr 10, 2018 | Allianz SE

Allianz is providing financing of 75 million euros and $25 million, both over 12 years, as EAIF’s first insurance-investor. The EAIF debt financing is the second Emerging Markets (EM) blended finance transaction within 12 months, run by Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) on behalf of Allianz Group investing for their insurance portfolios. This brings the total commitment of Allianz Group to EM blended finance through AllianzGI infrastructure debt platform to over $600 million.

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Allianz X co-leads European mobile bank N26’s Series C round

Allianz-Allianz X co-leads European mobile bank N26’s Series C round
Mar 20, 2018 | Allianz SE

Allianz X, the digital investment unit of the Allianz Group, announced that it co-led N26’s $160 million Series C funding round and joins its Board of Directors alongside a list of notable investors. The funding round includes contributions from additional investors, including existing shareholders. “N26 is a clear frontrunner in mobile banking,” said Solmaz Altin, Chief Digital Officer of the Allianz Group. 

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Allianz X invests $30 million in working capital marketplace C2FO

Allianz-Allianz X invests $30 million in working capital marketplace C2FO
Feb 27, 2018 | Allianz SE

Allianz X, the digital investment unit of the Allianz Group, announced a $30 million investment in C2FO, a fintech business that connects buyers and suppliers of goods and services with working capital funding needs.

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Allianz delivers strong 2017 results, proposes 5 percent dividend increase

Allianz-Allianz delivers strong 2017 results, proposes 5 percent dividend increase
Feb 16, 2018 | Allianz SE

Allianz Group reported strong results for the full year 2017 due largely to higher performance in Asset Management and Life and Health. Total revenues for the Group rose 3.0 percent to 126.1 billion euros for the year, driven by improvements in all business segments. Operating profit edged 0.4 percent higher to 11.1 billion euros in 2017, squarely in the upper half of the Group’s announced target range of 10.3 to 11.3 billion euros. 

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Allianz to acquire Janashakthi General Insurance Limited in Sri Lanka

Allianz-Allianz to acquire Janashakthi General Insurance Limited in Sri Lanka
Feb 02, 2018 | Allianz SE

Allianz, the global financial services leader, announced that it has entered into an agreement with Janashakthi Insurance PLC (“JINS”) to acquire 100 percent of its subsidiary Janashakthi General Insurance Limited (“JGIL”) for 16.4 billion Sri Lankan rupees (85.9 million euros). The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to complete in the first quarter of 2018.

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Allianz Suisse to acquire DAS Switzerland

Allianz-Allianz Suisse to acquire DAS Switzerland
Jan 10, 2018 | Allianz SE

Allianz Group has agreed to acquire the legal protection insurance subsidiary DAS Switzerland and assets of DAS Luxembourg and Slovakia from German insurance group ERGO Group AG. The acquisition will strengthen the competitive position of Allianz Suisse, making it one of the top three firms offering legal protection coverage in Switzerland. 

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Allianz invests $59 million in strategic partnership with American Well®

Allianz-Allianz invests $59 million in strategic partnership with American Well®
Jan 08, 2018 | Allianz SE

Allianz has agreed to a $59.2 million investment and strategic partnership with leading telehealth platform American Well to develop digital solutions that will widen access, lower cost and improve quality of healthcare for millions of patients worldwide. Allianz X, the digital investment unit of Allianz, led the investment and will join American Well’s Board of Directors.

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Allianz and LV= complete joint venture and strategic partnership

Allianz-Allianz and LV= complete joint venture and strategic partnership
Dec 29, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz Group and Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society (LV=) have completed the first stage in the creation of their joint venture and strategic partnership through the planned sale of 49 percent stake in LV=’s UK General Insurance businesses (LV=GI) to Allianz Group.

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Why share buyback: CFO Dieter Wemmer explains

Allianz-dieter wemmer
Dec 21, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz will lay out 2 billion euros for share buybacks next year on top of a 3-billion-euro plan announced last February. Outgoing Chief Financial Officer Dieter Wemmer explains the rationale...

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Allianz X invests $96.6 million in leading digital microinsurer BIMA

Allianz-Allianz X invests $96.6 million in leading digital microinsurer BIMA
Dec 19, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz X, the digital investment unit of the Allianz Group, has announced a $96.6 million investment in BIMA, a leading digital microinsurer utilizing mobile technology to serve low-income customers in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Allianz becomes BIMA’s sole insurance shareholder and the largest strategic shareholder overall.

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Allianz, Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets and Valtion Eläkerahasto to acquire Elenia

Allianz-Allianz, Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets and Valtion Eläkerahasto to acquire Elenia
Dec 13, 2017 | Allianz SE

A consortium comprising Allianz Capital Partners (ACP) on behalf of the Allianz Group, Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) and Valtion Eläkerahasto (VER), the State Pension Fund of Finland, has signed an agreement to acquire Elenia Oy, Finland’s second largest distribution system operator and Elenia Lämpö Oy, Finland’s ninth largest district heating network (together ‘Elenia’).

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Allianz announces its intention to file an Offer for Euler Hermes

Allianz-Allianz announces its intention to file an Offer for Euler Hermes
Nov 27, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz announces having entered into share purchase agreements with shareholders representing 11.34% of Euler Hermes share capital on November 24, 2017 for a price of 122 euros per share in cash, as a result of which Allianz will own 74.34% of Euler Hermes share capital and voting rights.

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Allianz SE resolves on further share buy-back program with a volume of up to 2 billion euros

Allianz-Allianz SE resolves on further share buy-back program with a volume of up to 2 billion euros
Nov 09, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz SE has resolved on a further share buy-back program as the current share buy-back program of up to 3 billion euros decided on February 16, 2017 is drawing to a close. The volume of such further program will amount to up to 2 billion euros. The program shall start beginning of 2018 and be executed in the first six months of 2018. 

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Allianz reports 2.5 billion euros operating profit in 3Q 2017; on track for full-year target

Allianz-Allianz reports 2.5 billion euros operating profit in 3Q 2017; on track for full-year target
Nov 09, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz Group reported good results for the third quarter of 2017 after a series of hurricanes, storms and other natural catastrophes drove claims higher. Total revenues rose 2.1 percent compared to the third quarter of 2016 to 28.3 (third quarter of 2016: 27.7) billion euros, mostly due to another strong performance in the Life and Health business segment. Operating profit declined to 2.5 (3.0) billion euros, largely due to 529 million euros losses from natural catastrophes. 

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Allianz to sell part of life insurance portfolio in Taiwan to China Life

Allianz-Allianz to sell part of life insurance portfolio in Taiwan to China Life
Oct 19, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz Taiwan Life Insurance Co. Ltd announces that it has reached an agreement to sell a part of its traditional life insurance portfolio to China Life Insurance Co., headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan. 

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Allianz completes sale of Allianz Global Investors Korea to Anbang

Allianz-Allianz completes sale of Allianz Global Investors Korea to Anbang
Sep 26, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz SE, the international financial services company headquartered in Munich, and its asset management subsidiary, Allianz Global Investors, have announced the successful completion of the sale of Allianz Global Investors Korea to Anbang Group Holdings.

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Allianz expands African footprint with acquisition of Ensure Insurance in Nigeria

Allianz-Allianz expands African footprint with acquisition of Ensure Insurance in Nigeria
Aug 30, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz Group announced a binding agreement to acquire 98 percent of Nigerian insurer Ensure Insurance Plc from its core shareholder Greenoaks Global Holdings Ltd (GGH). Ensure Insurance Plc offers life and non-life insurance services and generated 11 million euros in gross premiums written in 2016.

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Allianz and LV= agree joint venture to create third largest personal insurer in the UK market

Allianz-Allianz and LV= agree joint venture to create third largest personal insurer in the UK market
Aug 4, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz Group and Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society (LV=) have agreed to launch a joint venture and a longer-term strategic partnership in the UK, creating a general insurance business with over 6 million customers and gross premiums written in excess of 1.7 billion pounds.

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Allianz delivers 83.4 percent rise in 2Q 2017 net income to 2.0 billion euros

Allianz-Allianz delivers 83.4 percent rise in 2Q 2017 net income to 2.0 billion euros
Aug 04, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz achieved very good results in the second quarter of 2017. Total revenues grew by 2.0 percent to 30.0 billion euros. All business segments contributed to this increase with the majority coming from our Life and Health business segment. Operating profit amounted to 2.9 billion euros, an increase of 22.9 percent, supported by all business segments, in particular by our Property and Casualty business.

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Allianz and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board to invest in Gas Natural Fenosa’s gas distribution business in Spain

Allianz-Allianz and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board to invest in Gas Natural Fenosa’s gas distribution business in Spain
Aug 03, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz Capital Partners and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, through its wholly owned subsidiary, CPP Investment Board Europe S.a.r.l., signed an agreement with Gas Natural Fenosa to acquire a 20 percent minority equity interest in its gas distribution business in Spain.

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Allianz, EDF Invest and DIF acquire 6.94 percent in Autostrade per I’Italia

Allianz-Allianz, EDF Invest and DIF acquire 6.94 percent in Autostrade per I’Italia
July 26, 2017 | Allianz SE

A consortium made up of Allianz, EDF Invest and DIF has completed the acquisition of a 6.94 percent stake in Autostrade per I’Italia, the largest Italian toll road network which is majority owned by Atlantia, the listed global operator of motorway and airport infrastructure. This is an increase from the binding agreement to acquire a 5 percent shareholding announced in April 2017 by use of a call option to acquire additional shares.

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Allianz Group 2Q 2017 operating profit up 23 percent due to improvements in all segments

Allianz-Allianz Group 2Q 2017 operating profit up 23 percent due to improvements in all segments
Jul 26, 2017 | Allianz SE

Based on preliminary figures, Allianz Group achieved a 23 percent increase in operating profit in the second quarter of 2017 to 2.9 billion euros (second quarter of 2016: 2.4 billion euros). Total revenues rose 2.0 percent to 29.994 (29.402) billion euros in the second quarter. Net income attributable to shareholders rose 83.4 percent in the second quarter to 2.0 (1.1) billion euros.

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Allianz and Capital One complete U.S. wind investment

Allianz-Allianz and Capital One complete U.S. wind investment
May 24, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz and Capital One are investing tax equity in the recently completed Broadview Wind Farm, located along the New Mexico-Texas border. The wind project is owned by Pattern Energy Group Inc.

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Allianz reports a strong start into 2017

Allianz-Allianz reports a strong start into 2017
May 12, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz Group recorded total revenues of 36.2 (first quarter of 2016: 35.4) billion euros in the first quarter of 2017, with all segments contributing to the 2.5 percent increase. Operating profit grew by 9.4 percent to 2.9 billion euros, driven by a strong performance of the Life and Health and Asset Management business segments.

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New Supervisory Board of Allianz SE elected

Allianz-New Supervisory Board of Allianz SE elected
May 03, 2017 | Allianz SE

The Annual General Meeting of Allianz SE has elected a new Supervisory Board today with Michael Diekmann to replace Dr Helmut Perlet as Chairman. In addition, Sophie Boissard, Chairwoman of the Board of Management of Korian S.A., Paris, and Herbert Hainer, former CEO of adidas AG, have been newly appointed as members of the Supervisory Board.

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Allianz reports rise in 1Q 2017 total revenues, operating profit

Allianz-Allianz reports rise in 1Q 2017 total revenues, operating profit
May 03, 2017 | Allianz SE

Based on preliminary figures, Allianz Group achieved total revenues for the first quarter of 2017 of 36.2 (first quarter of 2016: 35.4) billion euros. This represents an increase of 2.5 percent compared to the prior-year quarter.

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Allianz invests in Affinity Water in the UK

Allianz-Allianz invests in Affinity Water in the UK
May 02, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz, together with its consortium partners has reached an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the equity interest in Affinity Water. Affinity Water is the United Kingdom’s largest water only supply company by revenue and population served.

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Allianz, EDF Invest and DIF to acquire 5 percent in Autostrade per l’Italia

Allianz-Allianz, EDF Invest and DIF to acquire 5 percent in Autostrade per l’Italia
April 28, 2017 | Allianz SE

The Board of Directors of Atlantia, the listed global operator of motorway and airport infrastructure, has accepted a binding offer by Allianz, EDF Invest and DIF to acquire a 5 percent stake in Autostrade per l’Italia, the largest Italian toll road network. The transaction is subject to signing of final contracts over the next days and fulfilment of the conditions precedent therein.

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Allianz Deutschland 2016 Results: All lines show revenue gains

Allianz-Allianz Deutschland 2016 Results: All lines show revenue gains
Mar 09, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz Deutschland achieved its goals for fiscal 2016. Revenues made gains in all lines. At year’s end, Allianz Deutschland insured 20.4 million clients, 66,000 more than a year earlier

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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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Ready for a healthy ride?

Allianz-Ready for a healthy ride?
Jun 30, 2016 | Allianz SE

Allianz Life Indonesia is cooperating with GO-JEK, an Indonesian ride-sharing start-up, to offer a comprehensive health insurance program for drivers and their families.

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Allianz: Acquisition of commercial P&C portfolio from Aegon completed

Allianz-Allianz: Acquisition of commercial P&C portfolio from Aegon completed
Jun 29, 2016 | Allianz SE

Acquisition officially approved by the Dutch central bank and Dutch Authority for Consumers & Markets / Acquisition concerns the active commercial P&C portfolio (some €90 million) and two run-off portfolios / Operations transferred to Allianz

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Allianz cooperates with simplesurance

Allianz-Allianz cooperates with simplesurance
Jun 20, 2016 | Allianz SE

Berlin-based insurtech startup distributes Allianz products in Europe.

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Allianz agrees to acquire Moroccan subsidiary of Zurich

Allianz-Allianz agrees to acquire Moroccan subsidiary of Zurich
Jun 17, 2016 | Allianz SE

The acquisition marks a major milestone for Allianz in Africa. Pending regulatory approvals, transaction expected to close end of 2016.

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Allianz Completes 51% Acquisition of PNB Life; Appoints Olaf Kliesow as CEO of new joint venture

Allianz-Allianz Completes 51% Acquisition of PNB Life; Appoints Olaf Kliesow as CEO of New JV
Jun 07, 2016 | Allianz SE

Allianz, the leading global financial services company, today announced that it has completed the 51% stake acquisition of PNB Life Insurance Inc., the life insurance subsidiary of Philippine National Bank (PNB). The company concurrently announced the appointment of Olaf Kliesow as CEO of the new joint venture, effective 6th June 2016.

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Allianz and State Street Corporation invest in an E.ON wind project in Texas

Allianz- Allianz and State Street Corporation invest in an E.ON wind project in Texas
May 27, 2016 | Allianz SE

Allianz and State Street Corporation have today announced tax equity financing in exchange for partial interest in the Colbeck’s Corner LLC Wind Farm ("Colbeck’s Corner") owned by E.ON Climate and Renewables in North America LLC ("EC&RNA").

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Allianz hits the headlines with a strong first quarter 2016

Allianz-Allianz hits the headlines with a strong first quarter 2016
May 12, 2016 | Allianz SE

The Allianz Group released its first quarter results on May 11, 2016. Here are some reactions from the press.

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Allianz starts 2016 with a strong first quarter

Allianz-Dieter Wemmer:
May 11, 2016 | Allianz SE Total revenues down 6.4 percent to 35.4 billion euros / 1Q operating profit fell by 3.5 percent to 2.8 billion euros / Net income attributable to shareholders up 20.5 percent to 2.2 billion euros / Solvency II capitalization eased to 186 percent / Operating profit outlook for 2016 of 10.5 billion euros, plus or minus 500 million euros confirmed More...

Allianz to sell part of life insurance portfolio in Taiwan to Taiwan Life Insurance

Allianz-Allianz to sell part of life insurance portfolio in Taiwan to Taiwan Life Insurance
May 10, 2016 | Allianz SE

Allianz Taiwan Life Insurance Co. Ltd. has reached an agreement with Taiwan Life Insurance Co. Ltd., headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, to sell a traditional life insurance portfolio of Allianz Taiwan Life to Taiwan Life Insurance.

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Allianz reports first quarter 2016 results highlights

Allianz-Allianz reports first quarter 2016 results highlights
May 02, 2016 | Allianz SE

Net income attributable to shareholders up 20.5 percent vs previous year.

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Anbang Insurance Group to acquire Allianz Life Insurance Korea and Allianz Global Investors Korea

Allianz-Anbang Insurance Group to acquire Allianz Life Insurance Korea and Allianz Global Investors Korea
Apr 06, 2016 | Allianz SE

Anbang Insurance Group, a global insurance group headquartered in Beijing, China, and Allianz SE, an international financial services company headquartered in Munich, Germany, jointly announced in South Korea the signing of a sale and purchase agreement by which Allianz Group is to sell Allianz Life Insurance Korea and Allianz Global Investors Korea to Anbang Insurance Group. The transaction follows an extensive review by Allianz to secure long-term growth for Allianz Life Insurance Korea and Allianz Global Investors Korea.

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Finnish acquisition: Investments in renewable energy surpass 3 billion euro milestone

Allianz-Finnish acquisition: Investments in renewable energy surpass 3 billion euro milestone
Mar 30, 2016 | Allianz SE

Allianz buys three additional wind parks in Finland / Acquisitions in Joukhaisselkä, Kuolavaara-Keulakkopää and Saarenkylä / Finnish wind portfolio of Allianz allows the electricity demand of around 95,000 households to be satisfied

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Top Priority: Customer Satisfaction

Allianz-Top Priority: Customer Satisfaction
Mar 01, 2016 | Allianz SE

Second-highest revenues in company history / Operating profit up four percent / New technologies provide good customer experiences

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2015 operating profit near the upper end of target range

Allianz-Total revenues reach new high of 125.2 billion euros, up 2.4 percent / 2015 operating profit up 3.2 percent to 10.7 billion euros / 4Q operating profit up 14.5 percent to 2.6 billion euros / Solvency II capitalization strong at 200 percent / Board of Management to propose dividend of 7.30 euros per share / Board of Management confident for 2016 – outlook operating profit: 10.5 billion euros, plus/minus 500 million euros
Feb 19, 2016 | Allianz SE Total revenues reach new high of 125.2 billion euros, up 2.4 percent / 2015 operating profit up 3.2 percent to 10.7 billion euros / 4Q operating profit up 14.5 percent to 2.6 billion euros / Solvency II capitalization strong at 200 percent / Board of Management to propose dividend of 7.30 euros per share / Board of Management confident for 2016 – outlook operating profit: 10.5 billion euros, plus/minus 500 million euros More...

Allianz Re agrees co-operation with Enstar in the United States

Allianz-Allianz Re agrees co-operation with Enstar in the United States
Feb 18, 2016 | Allianz SE

Joint management of run-off claims will be established at Allianz Resolution Management US.

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Allianz first wind investment in the US

Allianz-Allianz first wind investment in the US
Feb 09, 2016 | Allianz SE

The first US investment is a major step for Allianz and offers great potential. David Jones, Head of Renewables at Allianz Capital Partners, explains the latest milestone.

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AllianzGI to acquire Rogge Global Partners

Allianz-Combination will complement and further strengthen AllianzGI's client offering in fixed income; and provide greater distribution potential for RGP's strategies while preserving the integrity of its investment team and process.
Feb 08, 2016 | Allianz SE

Combination will complement and further strengthen AllianzGI's client offering in fixed income; and provide greater distribution potential for RGP's strategies while preserving the integrity of its investment team and process.

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Allianz and Bank of America Merrill Lynch invest in EDF Renewable Energy wind parks in New Mexico

Allianz-Allianz and Bank of America Merrill Lynch invest in EDF Renewable Energy wind parks in New Mexico
Feb 08, 2016 | Allianz SE

Allianz and Bank of America Merrill Lynch have together committed the tax equity for two wind parks developed by EDF Renewable Energy, one of the leading wind project developers in the United States.

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The Top 3 infrastructure investments in the UK

Allianz-The Top 3 infrastructure investments in the UK
Jan 29, 2016 | Allianz SE

Allianz is investing in progress across many different sectors such as infrastructure, services and sewage disposal projects. Porterbrook, the Colchester Garrison and the Tideway Tunnel are three examples of traditional projects and how they are going to be improved in the future.  

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Allianz to buy commercial P&C portfolio from Aegon

Allianz-Acquisition of active commercial P&C portfolio (approximately 90 million euros) and authorized agents and co-insurance P&C run-off portfolio. / Aegon employees who handle the portfolio will join Allianz / Dutch P&C market share of Allianz increases by more than 10 percent / Transaction emphasizes the value of the Dutch commercial market and brokers for Allianz
Jan 19, 2016 | Allianz SE

Acquisition of active commercial P&C portfolio (approximately 90 million euros) and authorized agents and co-insurance P&C run-off portfolio / Aegon employees who handle the portfolio will join Allianz / Dutch P&C market share of Allianz increases by more than 10 percent / Transaction emphasizes the value of the Dutch commercial market and brokers for Allianz

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Allianz acquires first wind park in Finland

Allianz-Allianz acquires first wind park in Finland
Jan 12, 2016 | Allianz SE

Allianz Capital Partners (ACP) has further expanded its renewable energy investments both in volume and geographically. By signing an acquisition agreement with the wind power company OX2 for six turbines, ACP has successfully entered the Finnish market and further diversified its portfolio.

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Allianz enters into a long-term partnership with Philippine National Bank and acquires 51 percent of PNB Life Insurance Inc.

Allianz-Allianz enters into a long-term partnership with Philippine National Bank and acquires 51 percent of PNB Life Insurance Inc.
Dec 23, 2015 | Allianz SE

Acquisition of 51 percent of PNB Life Insurance Inc. / 15-year exclusive bank distribution agreement with the 4th largest private commercial bank in the Philippines / Transaction aims for growth through strategic partnerships in important insurance markets

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Euler Hermes and EOS announce the sale of its joint venture Bürgel to CRIF

Allianz-Euler Hermes and EOS announce the sale of its joint venture Bürgel to CRIF
Dec 21, 2015 | Allianz SE

Current shareholders Euler Hermes (50.1%) and EOS (49.9%) intend to sell 100% of their shares to CRIF, with a closing expected in February 2016 / International business information group CRIF is an ideal candidate and provides continuity / Euler Hermes and EOS will maintain their long standing business relationships with Bürgel in the future

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Climate protection will become part of core business

Allianz-Transparency across entire investment portfolio / No new investments in coal / Climate insurance for developing countries / Investing in transition to alternative energy sources
Nov 26, 2015 | Allianz SE

Transparency across entire investment portfolio / No new investments in coal / Climate insurance for developing countries / Investing in transition to alternative energy sources

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Allianz to increase earnings growth and raise profitability with new 3-year plan

Allianz-Allianz to increase earnings growth and raise profitability with new 3-year plan
Nov 24, 2015 | Allianz SE

Allianz targets average annual EPS growth of 5 percent through 2018 / Group targets RoE of 13 percent / Allianz sets targets for organizational health, especially customer satisfaction and leadership culture

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Allianz is phasing out coal

Allianz-Allianz is phasing out coal
Nov 24, 2015 | Allianz SE

Aware of the two-degree-target of the Paris climate negotiations as well as the economic risks involved, CEO Oliver Bäte announced that Allianz will stop financing coal-based business models. It will no longer invest in companies that derive more than 30 percent of revenue from coal mining or generate over 30 percent of their energy from coal.

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Allianz on track for full-year target

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Nov 06, 2015 | Allianz SE

Nine-month operating profit stable at 8.15 billion euros / Nine-month net income attributable to shareholders up 3.9 percent to 5.20 billion euros / Quarterly operating profit down 7.5 percent to 2.45 billion euros / Quarterly net income attributable to shareholders decreases by 15.4 percent to 1.36 billion euros / Targeted shift in Life product mix improves profitability for new business / Strong Solvency II capitalization of 200 percent

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Infographic for the third quarter 2015

Allianz-Highlights for the third quarter 2015
Nov 06, 2015 | Allianz SE

Highlights for the third quarter 2015

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Cooperation for greater cybersecurity in Germany

Allianz-Cooperation for greater cybersecurity in Germany
Sep 18, 2015 | Allianz SE

Volkswagen, Allianz, BASF and Bayer aim to establish “DCSO Deutsche Cyber-Sicherheitsorganisation GmbH” / Collaboration with Federal Ministry of the Interior (BMI) and Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) / DCSO to function as competence center for German industry

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Allianz Global Automotive and Maiden to Cooperate in European PPI/GAP Insurance Offer

Allianz-Allianz Global Automotive and Maiden to Cooperate in European PPI/GAP Insurance Offer
Sep 10, 2015 | Allianz SE

Maiden Holdings, Ltd. ("Maiden") (NASDAQ:MHLD) and Allianz Global Automotive (“Allianz”) today announced a significant expansion of their long standing partnership focused on developing branded insurance solutions to automotive original equipment manufacturers (“OEMs”) and their customers. The partnership will bring together the unique skills and capabilities of both companies to assist automotive OEMs to strengthen their consumer value proposition.

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Allianz invests in London’s Thames Tideway Tunnel

Allianz-Allianz invests in London’s Thames Tideway Tunnel
Aug 27, 2015 | Allianz SE

Bazalgette Tunnel Limited has received the licence from the Water Services Regulation Authority (‘Ofwat’) to own and finance London’s £4.2 billion ‘super sewer’.

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Allianz achieves good quarterly results – outlook confirmed at upper end of range

Allianz-Oliver Bäte: “We confirm our operating profit outlook for 2015 at the upper end of the target range at 10.8 billion euros.”
Aug 07, 2015 | Allianz SE

Total revenues rise 2.4 percent to 30.2 billion euros / Operating profit increases 2.6 percent to 2.84 billion euros / Net income attributable to shareholders up 15.0 percent to 2.02 billion euros / Solvency II capitalization increases to 212 percent / Allianz confirms operating profit outlook for 2015 at upper end of target range at 10.8 billion euros

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Allianz, Borealis, Infinity and MEAG agree to acquire Tank & Rast

Allianz-Allianz, Borealis, Infinity and MEAG agree to acquire Tank & Rast
Aug 04, 2015 | Allianz SE

Allianz Capital Partners GmbH (ACP), Borealis Infrastructure Management Inc. (Borealis), Infinity Investments SA, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), and MEAG, Munich Re (Group)’s asset manager, (Consortium), signed an agreement to acquire 100% of Autobahn Tank & Rast Holding GmbH from Terra Firma Capital Partners and a fund managed by Deutsche Asset and Wealth Management for an undisclosed sum.

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Allianz acquires first wind parks in Austria

Allianz-Allianz acquires first wind parks in Austria
Jul 02, 2015 | Allianz SE

Allianz expands its regional focus and further diversifies its portfolio / Investments in Renewable Energy exceed 2.5 billion euro milestone / Capable of supplying the annual electricity needs of 800,000 European households, enough to power a city the size of Barcelona

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Allianz and Bastion acquire three Spanish infrastructure assets from Comsa Emte

Allianz-Allianz and Bastion acquire three Spanish infrastructure assets from Comsa Emte
May 28, 2015 | Allianz SE

Allianz Capital Partners (ACP) and Bastion Infrastructure Group (Bastion) have acquired equity interests in three operating essential Spanish infrastructure assets from Comsa Emte Concesiones.

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Allianz starts 2015 with strong first quarter

Allianz-Dieter Wemmer:
May 12, 2015 | Allianz SE

Total revenues of 37.8 billion euros / Operating profit of 2.86 billion euros / Net income attributable to shareholders of 1.82 billion euros / Allianz confirms operating profit outlook for 2015 of 10.4 billion euros, plus/minus 400 million euros

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Oliver Bäte takes over from Michael Diekmann as CEO of Allianz

Allianz-Oliver Bäte takes over from Michael Diekmann as CEO of Allianz
May 06, 2015 | Allianz SE

On May 7, 2015, the day after the Allianz SE Annual General Meeting, Oliver Bäte (50) takes over as the new Chairman of the Board of Management (CEO) of Allianz SE from Michael Diekmann (60).

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Allianz preliminary results for the first quarter of 2015

Allianz-Based on preliminary figures, Allianz Group achieved total revenues for the first quarter of 2015 of 37.8 (first quarter of 2014: 34.0) billion euros. This represents an increase of 11.2 percent compared to the previous year.
May 06, 2015 | Allianz SE

Based on preliminary figures, Allianz Group achieved total revenues for the first quarter of 2015 of 37.8 (first quarter of 2014: 34.0) billion euros. This represents an increase of 11.2 percent compared to the previous year.

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Allianz calls subordinated bond

Allianz-Allianz calls subordinated bond
Apr 21, 2015 | Allianz SE

Allianz France S.A. calls a euro 400 million subordinated bond.

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