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Allianz brings renowned ‘Digital Insurance Agenda’ summit to Munich

Allianz-Allianz brings renowned ‘Digital Insurance Agenda’ summit to Munich
Jul 28, 2017 | Allianz SE

Munich will play host to the renowned Digital Insurance Agenda (DIA) for the first time through the efforts of Allianz, one of the driving forces behind the new InsurTech Hub Munich consortium. The must-see event on InsurTech and innovation will take place on November 15 and 16, 2017 at the Eisbach Studios.

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Hailing down a plane

Allianz-Hailing down a plane
Jul 27, 2017 | Allianz SE

Wingly, a flight-sharing platform for small aircraft supported by AGCS, has taken carpooling aerial, connecting passengers with civil pilots looking for more air time...

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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 Minnesota United FC announce naming rights partnership for new soccer stadium

Allianz-Allianz and Minnesota United FC announce naming rights partnership for new soccer stadium
Jul 25, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, a member of the Allianz Group, and Minnesota United FC today announced a multi-year naming rights sponsorship agreement for the team’s new soccer stadium in St. Paul, Minn., which will be known as Allianz Field.

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PIMCO-Allianz taskforce tackles retirement income innovation barriers in Australia

Allianz-PIMCO-Allianz taskforce tackles retirement income innovation barriers in Australia
Jul 25, 2017 | PIMCO

PIMCO, a leading global investment management firm, has established an Australian-based taskforce with Allianz, PIMCO’s parent company and one of the world's largest insurers, to offer innovative retirement solutions to the Australian marketplace.

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Africa poised to become digital insurance leader, says Allianz CEO Oliver Bäte

Allianz-Africa poised to become digital insurance leader, says Allianz CEO Oliver Bäte
Jul 24, 2017 | Allianz SE

Oliver Bäte, CEO of Allianz SE, opened the 44th annual Insurance Conference in Sun City, South Africa, with a keynote address on the conference theme "Disrupt, Debate, Deliver". In his speech, Bäte addressed the profound transformation of the insurance industry wrought by digitalization.

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Allianz expands partnership with Formula E and extends it until 2022

Allianz-Allianz expands partnership with Formula E and extends it until 2022
Jul 21, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz SE, one of the world’s largest insurers, particularly in motor insurance, is pleased to announce the extension of the partnership as an Official Partner of the FIA Formula E Championship for another five seasons.

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The Rolling Stones

Allianz-The Rolling Stones
Jul 20, 2017 | Allianz SE

Nomadic professionals, chronic travelers and incidental tourists, there are people who enjoy being constantly on the move. But what worries these wanderers?

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B3i to present its smart contract management system at 2017 Monte Carlo RVS conference

Allianz-B3i to present its smart contract management system at the 2017 Monte Carlo RVS conference
Jul 19, 2017 | Allianz SE

The Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative B3i will present its newly developed prototype smart contract management system at the 2017 Monte Carlo RVS conference. B3i is an initiative of 15 members of the insurance industry, launched in October 2016 to explore the potential use of the distributed ledger technology and develop common standards for the industry.

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World Para Athletics and Allianz extend global partnership

Allianz-World Para Athletics and Allianz extend global partnership
Jul 17, 2017 | Allianz SE

World Para Athletics and world leading insurer and financial services provider Allianz SE have extended their global partnership agreement until the end of 2018, and secured an option to extend the deal through to 2020.

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Economic insight: Politics and markets will reconnect

Allianz-Economic insight: Politics and markets will reconnect
Jul 14, 2017 | Allianz SE

Political risk is noticeably higher now than it has been in decades. But financial markets are rushing from one high to the next. What are the reasons for this disconnect? Allianz Economic Insight offers some answers...

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Today’s Crystal Ball

Allianz-Today’s Crystal Ball
Jul 13, 2017 | Allianz SE

Data volume is growing but extracting insights from unstructured publicly-available information can be daunting. Praedicat, an insurtech company AGCS has partnered with, is using Big Data modeling to predict future risks...

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Meet the (Traveling) Parents

Allianz-Meet the (Traveling) Parents
Jul 11, 2017 | Allianz SE

Traveling with kids, be it teething toddlers or tantrum-loving teenagers, is never easy. But going two decades without a vacation is hardly an option. So how do you deal with the challenges and whom do you turn to for help?

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Euler Hermes: Despite its woes, Africa’s potential remains significant

Allianz-Euler Hermes: Despite its woes, Africa’s potential remains significant
Jul 10, 2017 | Allianz SE

Euler Hermes, the global leader in trade credit insurance, recently presented its latest analysis on Africa’s economic performance at a ‘Risk Frontiers 2017’ conference in London. Highlights of the speech by Stéphane Colliac, chief economist for France and Africa with Euler Hermes.

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Allianz Real Estate forms strategic joint venture to acquire Class-A office properties

Allianz-Allianz Real Estate forms strategic joint venture to acquire Class-A office properties
Jul 07, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz Real Estate has announced the formation of a joint venture with Columbia Property Trust. Together, they will pursue the acquisition of Class-A office properties located in select markets in the United States. Allianz Real Estate of America, based in New York, is responsible for executing portfolio strategies in the Americas on behalf of a number of Allianz Group insurers. The closing on the first assets occurred July 6.

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Euler Hermes economic outlook: Rise in late payments, major insolvencies

Allianz-Euler Hermes economic outlook: Rise in late payments, major insolvencies
Jul 06, 2017 | Allianz SE

Despite a new record being set for non-financial company cash hoarding, continued high payment delays and a sharp rise in major insolvencies (companies with > 50 million euros turnover) demonstrate that global economic momentum is not without its challenges, according Euler Hermes, the world’s leading trade credit insurer.

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Insurance Markets: Outlook 2027

Allianz-Insurance Markets: Outlook 2027
Jul 05, 2017 | Allianz SE

Recovery in the insurance market is on track, with global life and property and casualty premiums set to grow nearly 6 percent annually over the next decade, estimates an Allianz study

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United In Power

Allianz-United In Power
Jun 29, 2017 | Allianz SE

Despite political uncertainties, the UK and the U.S. remain attractive investment destinations for renewable energy, finds the Allianz Climate and Energy Monitor...

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Calling All 'Voluntourists'

Allianz-Calling All 'Voluntourists'
June 28, 2017 | Allianz SE

‘Voluntourism’ is fast catching on among those who want to build a better world as they go about building good memories. What makes volunteer travel so attractive?

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State Of Two Nations

Allianz-State Of Two Nations
Jun 26, 2017 | Allianz SE

As Brexit looms, France and Germany are set to take the reins of the European Union’s future.  A study commissioned by Allianz gauges the current economic and political sentiment in the two nations...

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Euler Hermes Digital Agency announces partnership with CRiskCo

Allianz-Euler Hermes Digital Agency announces partnership with CRiskCo
Jun 26, 2017 | Allianz SE

Euler Hermes, the world’s leading trade credit insurer, has announced an innovative partnership with fintech credit risk analysis company, CRiskCo. With a focus on revolutionizing factoring, trade and supply chain finance, CRiskCo uses state-of-the art artificial intelligence (AI) credit analysis and fraud detection processes.

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Allianz sells stake in Oldenburgische Landesbank AG

Allianz-PIMCO appoints Robin Shanahan and Peter Strelow co-chief operating officers
June 23, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz Deutschland AG has sold its entire stake in Oldenburgische Landesbank AG (OLB), amounting to around 90.2 percent. 

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Brexit: UK needs EU transition deal to prevent increase in business failures

Allianz-Brexit: UK needs EU transition deal to prevent increase in business failures
Jun 22, 2017 | Allianz SE

A transition deal on goods and services between the United Kingdom and the European Union is needed to prevent a possible sharp rise in the number of UK business insolvencies in 2019, according to Euler Hermes, the world’s leading trade credit insurer.

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Dare Without A Care

Allianz-Dare Without A Care
June 21, 2017 | Allianz SE

Put your wings to test with an adventure trip this season. But don’t forget to set up a safety net before dashing off in search of that adrenalin rush...

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Allianz announces new leadership in Indonesia

Allianz-Allianz announces new leadership in Indonesia
Jun 15, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz has announced the appointment of Joos Louwerier as Country Manager & CEO, Allianz Life Indonesia, where he will oversee the growth strategy and have overall management responsibility of all Allianz operations in Indonesia. Joos succeeds Joachim Wessling, who is stepping down to pursue external opportunities.

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The Backpacker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Allianz-The Backpacker’s Guide to the Galaxy
June 14, 2017 | Allianz SE

Backpacking packs quite the punch - if you do it right. Here are some things that you should think about before heading out to explore your inner and outer worlds...

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AGCS Safety and Shipping Review 2017

Allianz-AGCS Safety and Shipping Review 2017
Jun 13, 2017 | Allianz SE

Large shipping losses have declined by 50 percent over the past decade, largely driven by development of a more robust safety environment by ship-owners, according to Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE’s (AGCS) fifth annual Safety & Shipping Review 2017.

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Euler Hermes Rating launches new SME and midcap rating service

Allianz-Euler Hermes Rating launches new SME and midcap rating service
Jun 13, 2017 | Allianz SE

Euler Hermes, the world’s leading trade credit insurer, announced the launch of TRIBRating, a new rating service specifically designed for SMEs and the ‘Mittelstand’ (MidCaps), to be offered by its subsidiary, Euler Hermes Rating.

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PIMCO appoints Robin Shanahan and Peter Strelow co-chief operating officers

Allianz-PIMCO appoints Robin Shanahan and Peter Strelow co-chief operating officers
July 20, 2016 | Allianz SE

PIMCO, a leading global investment management firm, has named Robin Shanahan and Peter Strelow, both Managing Directors, as Co-Chief Operating Officers. They will report to PIMCO’s Chief Executive Officer Emmanuel Roman. 

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Yes, We Insure These Too

Allianz-Yes, We Insure These Too
Jun 12, 2017 | Allianz SE

Hire a hurdy-gurdy, parade your prized llama and plan that Bollywood-inspired wedding. Believe it or not, there are insurance covers for all these and a lot more than you imagined...

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Your Most Important Travel Checklist

Allianz-Your Most-Important Travel Checklist
June 08, 2017 | Allianz SE

Looking forward to your upcoming holiday? Before you take off for your trip, tick off these boxes to ensure worry finds no space in your suitcase...

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EH Sync broker portal launch: Euler Hermes supports key business partners

Allianz-EH Sync broker portal launch: Euler Hermes supports key business partners
Jun 07, 2017 | Allianz SE

Euler Hermes, the world’s leading trade credit insurer, announced the rollout of its innovative new “EH Sync” portal. Developed in close collaboration with brokers, its features include an advanced mobile-ready, digital interface with 360° policy data views and real-time customized alerts.

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Mind the Gaps

Allianz-Mind the Gaps
Jun 06, 2017 | Allianz SE

French President Emmanuel Macron should focus on job creation and business climate reforms to take the economy to the next level, believes fellow countryman and Allianz economist Ludovic Subran...

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Allianz signs naming rights agreement with Juventus Football Club for Turin stadium

Allianz-Soccer
Jun 01, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz Italy has signed an agreement to rebrand Juventus stadium with the renowned Juventus Football Club and Lagardère Sports Group, which currently holds the naming rights for the Turin stadium owned by Juventus.

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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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What Consumer 3.0 Really Wants

Allianz-What consumer 3.0 really wants
May 23, 2017 | Allianz SE

It’s not just online shopping but a customized and individual consumer experience that millennials and Gen Z shoppers want, says the Euler Hermes 'Retail, Disrupted: Pressure and Potential in the Digital Age' special report...

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Euler Hermes France 2017 Barometer: 2 out of 3 French companies to resume investing

Allianz-Euler Hermes France 2017 Barometer: 2 out of 3 French companies to resume investing
May 19, 2017 | Allianz SE

Euler Hermes interviewed more than 1,000 French small-medium enterprises and large businesses about their investment intentions, cash flow status and January-April 2017 order books. The fourth edition of the annual investment barometer provides an exclusive analysis of the current situation facing French companies, and of the demand and investment outlook for the next five years.

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When Bytes Bite

Allianz-When Bytes Bite
May 18, 2017 | Allianz SE

The recent WannaCry ransomware attack made a lot of companies wanna cry. As such attacks become more frequent and gain scale, cyber insurance promises to be the next big blockbuster in the insurance industry, says Hartmut Mai,  Chief Underwriting Officer for corporate lines at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS).

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Euler Hermes launches Advanced Payment Protection for UK businesses

Allianz-Euler Hermes launches Advanced Payment Protection for UK businesses
May 17, 2017 | Allianz SE

Euler Hermes, the world’s leading trade credit insurer, is launching Advanced Payment Protection (APP) to help businesses protect themselves against non-delivery of pre-paid goods and services.

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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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The Dark Side of the Future

Allianz-Dark Side of the Future
May 09, 2017 | Allianz SE

Driverless cars, robots, 3D printing, borderless digital businesses and innovations such as drones all promise to transform our world, but are accompanied by unforeseeable risks. Allianz Global Claims Review does a reality check...

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Allianz ties up with leading companies for registration, identity, data platform

Allianz-Allianz ties up with leading companies for registration, identity, data platform
May 08, 2017 | Allianz SE

Leading German and European companies have stated their intention to cooperate more closely to establish a joint, pan-industry platform for online registration, e-identity and data services. The initiative was set up by Allianz, Axel Springer, Daimler and Deutsche Bank with Postbank as well as the technology think-tank Core, and Here Technologies, the location services provider.

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Allianz Australia names Richard Feledy as new CEO to succeed Niran Peiris

Allianz-Allianz Australia names Richard Feledy as new CEO to succeed Niran Peiris
May 05, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz Australia Limited today named Richard Feledy as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2018.  Mr. Feledy, currently the Chief Technical Officer of Allianz Australia, will succeed Niran Peiris, who will join Allianz SE’s Board of Management with effect from January 1, 2018.

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Allianz’s Delphine Maïdou named as 'CEO of the Year' in Africa

Allianz-Allianz’s Delphine Maïdou named as 'CEO of the Year' in Africa
May 04, 2017 | Allianz SE

The 8th edition of the Africa Economy Builders Awards recognized Delphine Traoré Maïdou as 'CEO of the Year' for the significant contribution she made to Africa’s economy as CEO of Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) Africa from 2012 to 2017 based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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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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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 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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Reinventing the Wheel

Allianz-Reinventing the Wheel
Apr 27, 2017 | Allianz SE

The road to fully autonomous driving is paved with good intentions and a number of potential bumps. Should the insurance industry expect rising claims costs?

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Rising interest rates: Nothing to fear but fear itself

Allianz-Rising interest rates: Nothing to fear but fear itself
Apr 26, 2017 | Allianz SE

In its latest study, Allianz SE and Euler Hermes analyze the impact of monetary normalization on debt service payments of the private sector in the eurozone. In contrast to the public sector (and big companies), the bulk of smaller companies and households cannot shield themselves against rising rates by issuing long-term debt, locking in current ultra-low interest rate levels.

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A Sip of Lemonade

Allianz-A Sip of Lemonade
Apr 21, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz’s recent investment in Lemonade Insurance Company, an insurer powered by artificial intelligence and behavioral economics, reinforces our commitment to digitalization...

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Power Play

Allianz-Power Play
Apr 20, 2017 | Allianz SE

As the political landscape in the United States changes, China and India are poised to lead the renewable energy investments market, says the Allianz Climate & Energy Monitor...

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Doctor On Deck

Allianz-Doctor On Deck
April 19, 2017 | Allianz SE

Fear a bout of serious illness on your upcoming summer cruise? Don’t. The virtual physician is always in. Powered by fast Internet connections, linked to smart devices and supported by changing insurance standards, telemedicine will lead insurance more in the direction of healthcare services, says Allianz Worldwide Care CEO Ida Luka-Lognoné.

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Sustainability Report 2016: Embracing the Future

Allianz-Embracing the Future
Apr 05, 2017 | Allianz SE

From ESG scoring to climate change, from social inclusion to emerging consumers, read all about our sustainability initiatives in the Sustainability Report 2016...

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Trumponomics Decoded

Allianz-Trumponomics Decoded
Apr 03, 2017 | Allianz SE

The new U.S. administration’s proposals place America in a race between growth and debt, say Allianz economists Mohamed A. El-Erian and Michael Heise. What does that mean for the under-40 generation?

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AGCS Global Claims Review 2017

Allianz-AGCS Claims Review
Mar 30, 2017 | Allianz SE

Modern corporate liability exposures can arise from a growing number of sources and have the potential to result in larger and more complex losses for businesses than ever before, warns Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) in a new report 'Global Claims Review: Liability in Focus'.

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PIMCO hires Gregory Hall as Managing Director, Head of Private Strategies

Allianz-PIMCO hires Gregory Hall as Managing Director, Head of Private Strategies
Jan 23, 2017 | PIMCO

PIMCO, a leading global investment management firm, has hired Gregory Hall as Managing Director, Head of Private Strategies. He will manage PIMCO's private strategies, which include a number of real estate, distressed, opportunistic and credit strategies in private equity vehicles.

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Brexit and Beyond

Allianz-Brexit and Beyond
Mar 29, 2017 | Allianz SE

What is the UK government’s Brexit strategy and key issues in the exit talks? How will Brexit affect UK companies and its financial markets? What is the long-run impact of Brexit? Allianz economists provide some answers...

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Unity in Diversity

Allianz-Unity in Diversity
Mar 28, 2017 | Allianz SE

Workplace diversity - be it gender, cultural or social – allows a company to reach its full potential. Thanks to its initiatives, Allianz has a healthy mix of employees, shows our HR Fact Book 2016.

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The Bigger Picture

Allianz-The Bigger Picture
Mar 27, 2017 | Allianz SE

Encouraging the development of emerging economies and micro businesses is a big step in social inclusion. Here’s how Allianz contributes to the conversation...

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Allianz named ‘International Corporation of the Year’ in Africa

Allianz-Allianz named ‘International Corporation of the Year’ in Africa
Mar 23, 2017 | Allianz SE

At the 5th annual Africa CEO Forum held in Geneva March 20-21, Allianz received the ‘International Corporation of the Year’ award. Allianz employs over 1,500 people in 16  countries and accompanies its clients in 38 countries across Africa offering a comprehensive range of insurance, assistance, pension and savings products.

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Allianz Worldwide Partners insures EasyMile’s autonomous vehicles

Allianz-Allianz Worldwide Partners insures EasyMile's autonomous vehicles
Mar 22, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz Worldwide Partners and EasyMile have signed an International Framework Agreement to  establish insurance solutions for EasyMile’s shared driverless transportation projects as of January 1, 2017. Since the start of the worldwide cooperation, first projects have already been launched in Germany, Norway and the United States.

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Euro Monitor: Macroeconomic imbalances rising again

Allianz-Euro Monitor: Macroeconomic imbalances rising again
Mar 21, 2017 | Allianz SE

Despite the healthy economic performance in 2016, the eurozone failed to make further progress in reducing macroeconomic imbalances. In the Allianz Euro Monitor, we measure these imbalances using 20 indicators.

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Breaking down barriers

Allianz-Breaking down barriers
Mar 20, 2017 | Allianz SE

Social inclusion is one of the pillars of sustainability. Breaking boundaries - of country, language, culture, age, gender, among others – is vital for the long-term health of the world at large...

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Renewable Energy, Reliable Partners

Allianz-Renewable Energy, Reliable Partners
Mar 16, 2017 | Allianz SE

This year, Allianz Capital Partners announced two major investments in the U.S. renewable energy sector. David Jones, the Head of Renewables at Allianz Capital Partners, tells us why these investments are attractive and why he expects to continue investing in U.S. wind energy, despite less enthusiasm for clean energy within the new administration of U.S President Donald Trump...

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Tackling climate change

Allianz-Tackling climate change
Mar 14, 2017 | Allianz SE

From environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) scoring to renewable energy investments to sustainable solutions, there’s much that Allianz has done to address the burning issue of climate change...

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Insurance markets in 2016: China saves the day

Allianz-Insurance markets in 2016: China saves the day
Mar 13, 2017 | Allianz SE

Initial projections by Allianz Research suggest that total global premium income rose to a new record high of 3,650 billion euros last year (excluding health insurance).

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Allianz Real Estate reaches 50 billion euros global portfolio

Allianz-Allianz Real Estate reaches 50 billion euros global portfolio
Mar 13, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz Real Estate has reached 50 billion euros global portfolio following new investments of 5.8 billion euros in 2016 and the company has expanded its footprint into the United Kingdom

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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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Allianz SE Supervisory Board appoints new board members

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Mar 09, 2017 | Allianz SE

Giulio Terzariol has been appointed to the Allianz SE Board of Management as of January 1, 2018. He takes over responsibility for the Finance, Controlling and Risk Management division. Furthermore, Niran Peiris is appointed to the Board of Management of Allianz SE as of January 1, 2018 until December 31, 2020.

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Allianz Deutschland customer report 2016: A Tale of Tales

Allianz-Allianz Deutschland customer report 2016: A Tale of Tales
March 9, 2017 | Allianz SE

What does a flood-hit family have in common with the longest cable car in the world? Allianz as a supporter. Find a range of fascinating stories of our customers in the latest client report by Allianz Deutschland.

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Why Sustainability Matters

Allianz-Why Sustainability Matters
Mar 06, 2017 | Allianz SE

Every company and every individual needs to care about sustainability and understand what it takes to meet the needs of the present without compromising those of the future. Here are the top five reasons why sustainability should be at the core of every corporate strategy...

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Allianz becomes official partner of Formula E

Allianz-Allianz becomes official partner of Formula E
Feb 27, 2017 | Allianz SE

The FIA Formula E Championship, the world’s first fully-electric single-seater racing series and Allianz are proud to announce their global partnership. In addition to joining the all-electric series as an Official Partner, Allianz also hosts the newly named Allianz eVillage, where fans can enjoy a fully immersive and interactive experience during each ePrix event.

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Allianz X announces spin-off of P2P car-selling platform abracar

Allianz-Allianz X announces spin-off of P2P car-selling platform abracar
Feb 23, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz X GmbH, the company builder of Allianz Group, announces the spin-off of abracar, Germany’s first professional agent for car sales directly between private consumers. Abracar optimizes existing customer behavior by providing security and trust through expert opinions and warranty.

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Allianz announces multi-year partnership with Asian Football Confederation

Allianz-Allianz announces multi-year partnership with Asian Football Confederation
Feb 22, 2017 | Allianz SE

The exclusive category sponsorship extends and leverages Allianz’s global football heritage to connect more deeply with its customers in key Asian markets, while significantly expanding its brand presence in the growth region.

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Allianz Group officially launches Allianz Maroc

Allianz-Allianz agrees to acquire minority interests in Irish subsidiary
Feb 22, 2017 | Allianz SE

The Allianz Group officially announced its presence in the Moroccan market, launching Allianz Maroc. The company has officially been a part of the Allianz Group since Nov 3, 2016 following the acquisition of 98.9 percent of Zurich Assurances Maroc and after obtaining the relevant regulatory approvals.

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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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Sector risks: What to Watch in 2017

Allianz-Sector risks: What to Watch in 2017
Feb 15, 2017 | Allianz SE

Despite geopolitical and economic uncertainties, risk ratings are fairly stable across sectors, according to the Euler Hermes Global Sector Reports. Here are the factors to watch in 2017.

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Allianz and the Drone Racing League announce global partnership

Allianz-Allianz and the Drone Racing League announce global multi-year partnership
Feb 08, 2017 | Allianz SE

As the title sponsor of DRL’s race circuit, Allianz will leverage its motor racing heritage to bring the “Sport of the Future” to a rapidly growing world-wide audience. The Allianz World Championship 2017 series will consist of six races to be aired in over 75 countries starting in June.

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Blockchain Initiative B3i gains truly international scope

Allianz-Blockchain Initiative B3i gains truly international scope
Feb 6, 2017 | Allianz SE

Since its launch in October 2016, the Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative B3i has gained broad attention across the industry and beyond. In the meantime, 10 additional insurance and reinsurance companies have decided to join, giving the initiative a truly global scope with members from Asia, Europe and the Americas.

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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 and MUFG invest in EDF wind farm in Oklahoma

Allianz-Allianz and MUFG invest in EDF wind farm in Oklahoma
Feb 2, 2017 | Allianz Capital Partners

Allianz and MUFG, one of the world’s leading financial groups, have together invested tax equity in the Great Western wind park developed and owned by EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE), one of the leading wind project developers in the United States.

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Allianz Global Investors acquires three British solar farms

Allianz-Allianz Global Investors acquires three British solar farms
Jan 31, 2017 | Allianz Global Investors

Allianz Global Investors announced on Tuesday that the Allianz Renewable Energy Fund 2 (AREF2) has added three British solar parks to its portfolio. The three solar parks are located in Cambridgeshire, Worcestershire and Norfolk.

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Jackie of all trades

Allianz-Jackie of all trades
Jan 31, 2017 | Allianz SE

“Meet Jackie Hunt, one of the most important women in global finance”– this is how Bloomberg introduces Jackie Hunt, who oversees Allianz’s asset management and U.S. life insurance divisions.

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Are you financially literate?

Allianz-Are you financially literate?
Jan 27, 2017 | Allianz SE

We’ve been told time and again to not ‘put all our eggs in one basket’. Yet, many Europeans are found wanting when it comes to financial literacy and an understanding of risk concepts, finds an Allianz study...

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PIMCO names Kimberley Stafford as new head of Asia-Pacific

Allianz-PIMCO names Kimberley Stafford as new head of Asia-Pacific
Jan 23, 2017 | PIMCO

The leading global investment management firm has named Kimberley Stafford, Managing Director and current Global Head of PIMCO’s Consultant Relations Group, as the new Head of Asia-Pacific

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High Gear: The road ahead for self-driving cars

Allianz-High Gear: The road ahead for self-driving cars
Jan 20, 2017 | Allianz SE

With cars becoming smarter and more sophisticated, the day isn’t far when fully autonomous and connected cars will rule the roads. What does this mean for insurance?

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PIMCO launches global ESG investment platform

Allianz-PIMCO launches global ESG investment platform
Jan 19, 2017 | PIMCO

New ESG fund helps clients achieve their investment goals while making a positive social impact

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Standard Chartered Bank and Allianz announce 15-year general insurance partnership in Asia

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Jan 19, 2017 | Allianz SE

Standard Chartered Bank and Allianz today announced a 15-year bancassurance agreement for the distribution of Allianz’s general insurance products...

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Micro-multinationals: The Force Awakens

Allianz-Micro-multinationals: The Force Awakens
Jan 18, 2017 | Allianz SE

International trade growth has been slow but mid-sized, nimble ‘micro-multinationals’ seem to be weathering the storm well...

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Allianz invests in EDF wind farm in Illinois

Allianz-Allianz invests in EDF wind farm in Illinois
Jan 17, 2017 | Allianz SE

Allianz has invested tax equity in the Kelly Creek wind project developed and owned by EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE), one of the leading wind project developers in the United States. Allianz is the sole tax equity partner in the project.

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Top Business Risks of 2017

Allianz-TOP BUSINESS RISKS OF 2017
Jan 11, 2017 | Allianz SE

Cybersecurity and related issues are fast emerging as the biggest risk for companies, believe risk experts in Germany and  the United Kingdom, showed the 6th annual Allianz Risk Barometer released by Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS) on Wednesday.

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Small Steps to Big Dreams

Allianz-Small Steps to Big Dreams
Jan 09, 2017 | Allianz SE

Our micro-lending initiative in Indonesia is helping small entrepreneurs scale up, diversify, dare to dream

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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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Teaching kids about money

Allianz-Teaching kids about money
Dec 27, 2016 | Allianz SE

You’ve taught them the ABCs, now teach them the 1-2-3s: spending, saving and investing...

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A Tale of Trust

Allianz-A Tale of Trust
Dec 20, 2016 | Allianz SE

Using technology and time, insurance agent Miriam Arnedo is building not just sales, but also relationships in a sleepy town in the Basque region

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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 Leben to measure sustainability of investments

Allianz-Allianz Leben to measure sustainability of investments
Dec 13, 2016 | Allianz Lebensversicherungs-AG

The life insurance arm of Allianz in Germany will use the ESG scoring system to ensure the sustainability of its investments

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