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Allianz’s fiscal year 2016 financial performance and share buy-back program have been received well by media across the world. Some highlights…

Allianz SE
Munich, Feb 17, 2017

Allianz plans 3 bln-euro share buyback after rise in profits (REUTERS)

Allianz, Europe's largest insurer, proposed spending 3 billion euros ($3.2 billion) on buying back its own shares on Thursday after the Munich-based firm posted higher than expected profits and said it was adjusting its policy on budgeting for possible takeovers..

Allianz to launch €3bn share buyback as earnings gain (THE FINANCIAL TIMES)

Allianz said it would launch a share buyback worth up to €3bn, as Europe’s largest insurance group posted a 23 per cent rise in fourth-quarter profits.

Allianz plans $3.2B share buyback as 4Q profit climbs (BLOOMBERG)

Dieter Wemmer, chief financial officer at Allianz, discusses the company's dividend and share buyback plans, his outlook for the company and where he sees opportunity.

Allianz: Bumper buyback shows insurer’s strength (THE WALL STREET JOURNAL)

People often complain their insurers don’t pay out what they should: Investors in Allianz can have no such gripes. The Germany-based global insurer and owner of asset manager Pimco launched a €3 billion ($3.18 billion) share buyback in its 2016 results on top of a 4% increase in its ordinary dividend in line with profit growth for the year..

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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...


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


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.