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  • Nov 09, 2018

    Allianz achieves operating profit of 3 bln euros in 3Q 2018

    Internal revenue growth, which adjusts for currency and consolidation effects, amounted to 9.8 percent and was supported by all business segments. Total revenues increased by 7.9 percent to 30.5 billion euros. 

    Oct 25, 2018

    Allianz acquires first subsidy free solar project in Iberia

    Allianz Capital Partners on behalf of Allianz insurance companies has closed today the acquisition of the 46 megawatt Ourika project in Portugal. The solar farm is fully operational and has been developed by the WElink Group

    Oct 10, 2018

    Allianz Real Estate reaches 60 bln euros AuM for Allianz companies

    The real estate portfolio of Allianz continued to grow in the first half of 2018. Allianz Real Estate continued to diversify across direct and indirect equity and debt asset classes reaching 60.1 billion euros in AuM at June-end 2018

    Sep 13, 2018

    Allianz tops DJSI 2018 as most sustainable insurer

    Allianz Group achieved the top position as sector leader among all rated insurance companies in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI). This is the second time in a row since 2017. The company has been part of it since 2000

    Oct 02, 2018

    PIMCO to acquire muni bond investment firm Gurtin

    PIMCO, one of the world’s premier fixed income investment managers, announces that it has agreed to acquire Gurtin Municipal Bond Management (Gurtin), a specialist municipal bond manager

    Sep 05, 2018

    PIMCO hires John Studzinski for leading role

    He will take a leading role in PIMCO’s expanding global strategy and serve as a key advisor to the firm’s top clients globally alongside the client management teams and senior leadership
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  • Death of the Cubicle
    Death of the Cubicle

    With its creative design and easygoing mood, the office of the future blurs the line between work and play. Creative designs, vibrant colors, open and closed spaces, there's a lot changing in our workspaces... 

    Board changes at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty in 2018
    Board changes at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty in 2018

    Allianz Group’s specialist corporate insurer Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS) announced changes to its Board of Management, which take effect in 2018. From July 1, 2018, Chief Operating Officer Sinéad Browne moves to a new Board-level role at AGCS, taking over from Chief Regions and Markets Officer, Carsten Scheffel, who retires from his role at the end of June. 

    Euler Hermes appoints Virginie Fauvel as Chief Transformation Officer and Head of the Americas region
    Euler Hermes appoints Virginie Fauvel as Chief Transformation Officer and Head of the Americas region

    Euler Hermes, the world’s leading trade credit insurer, has appointed Virginie Fauvel as Chief Transformation Officer as of January 15, 2018, and Head of the Americas region as of April 1, 2018. Once her nomination is approved by the Supervisory Board on February 9, 2018, she will also join the Board of Management of Euler Hermes as of April 1, 2018. 

  • Euler Hermes: Finally, good news on global trade
    Euler Hermes: Finally, good news on global trade

    After years in the doldrums, global trade has finally caught a decent tailwind. After an increase of 4.3 percent this year global trade could expand by 3.9 percent in volume next year. This would represent an increase in value of 6.3 percent and 7.5 percent, projects Allianz.

    Euler Hermes: Cautious optimism forecast for Russian economy in 2018
    Euler Hermes: Cautious optimism forecast for Russian economy in 2018

    Russian gross domestic product (GDP) is set to grow by 1.9 percent, the oil price will move to $56 per barrel, Russian exports are set to increase by $26 billion, and both insolvencies and the negative impact of international sanctions on investment will decline in 2018, forecasts Euler Hermes, the world’s leading trade credit insurer. With this background demand for trade credit insurance is set to grow.

    Follow the Money
    Follow the Money

    Still wary of the stock markets after the global financial crisis, private investors are parking their funds in banks. But inflation and low interest rates are eroding their savings, warns the Allianz Global Wealth Report…

  • Allianz and LV= complete joint venture and strategic partnership

    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 Buy(back)?

    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...

    Allianz X invests $96.6 million in leading digital microinsurer BIMA
    Allianz X invests $96.6 million in leading digital microinsurer BIMA

    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.

  • New partner for identification platform Verimi
    New partner for identification platform Verimi

    The new European identification, registration and data platform Verimi welcomes further support: Giesecke+Devrient (G+D), world market leader for the validation of payment transactions, identification, connectivity and data becomes a new shareholder. 

    Allianz Climate Risk Research Award
    Climate Explorers

    How can we better understand the way climate change is shaping extreme weather events? And how do we foster resilience around the world against these risks by applying modern technological solutions? These questions were at the core of the first edition of the Allianz Climate Risk Research Award.

    Allianz calls out to Explorers around the world

    Allianz today launched its Global Explorer Program: a series of global and local partnerships, digital and physical activations and crowd-generated content platforms that calls out to curious minds around the globe to explore, connect and share how disruptive technologies can drive a more sustainable way of life for humans.

  • ACP joins AllianzGI to extend client offering

    Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) and Allianz Capital Partners (ACP) announced today that they will join forces in order to extend the range of investment expertise available to AllianzGI’s broad global client base, strengthening further its offering in Alternatives. From January 1, 2018, ACP will become a discrete entity under the umbrella of AllianzGI. 

    Euler Hermes Rating Launches New SME & MidCap Rating Service in France
    Euler Hermes Rating launches new SME & MidCap Rating Service in France

    Euler Hermes, the world’s leading trade credit insurer, today announced the French launch of TRIBRating, a new rating service specifically designed for SMEs and MidCaps, offered by Euler Hermes Rating. 

    Avoiding Total Recall
    Avoiding Total Recall

    The average cost of a major recall is $12 million – and the number of incidents is set to rise as new technologies add more complex layers to products, says a new report by Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty...

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