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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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    The latest symbol of Allianz’s simplification drive, our new career portal brings together diverse ideas and needs to create a sleek, simple look…

    PIMCO Hires John Studzinski as Managing Director and Vice Chairman of PIMCO in its Executive Office
    PIMCO hires John Studzinski as Managing Director and Vice Chairman of PIMCO in its Executive Office

    Mr. Studzinski will take a leading role in PIMCO’s expanding global strategy. He will serve as a key advisor to the firm’s top clients globally alongside the client management teams and senior leadership. He brings to PIMCO more than 30 years of experience as a deeply trusted financial advisor to leaders in business, finance, government and NGOs around the world.

    Allianz names Bart Schlatmann as CEO of its European direct business
    Allianz names Bart Schlatmann as CEO of its European direct business

    Allianz today announced that it has named Bart Schlatmann as CEO of its European direct business. Bart, who has vast experience in leading large corporate transformation, will assume his responsibilities starting September 1, 2018. Bart Schlatmann joins Allianz from Russia’s Sberbank, where he served as Chief Transformation Officer, responsible for the digital overhaul of client services. Before that, he worked at the ING Group for 22 years, spending his last 10 years there as Chief Operating Officer of ING Netherlands.

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    Where's the Money?

    One in every seven person on Earth is now middle class. And China alone accounts for half of the roughly 1.1 billion middle-class people worldwide, finds the Allianz Global Wealth Report 2018...

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    Toxic Trio

    Health risks could be lurking in that pretty pink nail polish adorning your fingertips. And these three toxins could threaten the financial health of companies too...

    AGCS Safety and Shipping Review 2018
    AGCS Safety & Shipping Review 2018: Freaky Fridays

    Fridays are the days to look forward to, but not if you’re a sailor. Freaky Fridays, the new Bermuda Triangle, the unluckiest ship and a lot more is on the radar in the Safety & Shipping Review 2018 by Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS)...

  • Allianz achieves operating profit of 3 bln euros in 3Q of 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 (third quarter of 2017: 28.3) billion euros

    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 (MW) Ourika project (“Ourika”) in Portugal. The solar farm is fully operational and has been developed by the WElink Group (“WElink”).

    Allianz Real Estate continues its growth story, reaching 60 bln euros AuM for Allianz companies and launching its first debt fund

    The real estate portfolio of Allianz continued to grow in the first half of 2018. Allianz Real Estate, the real estate investment and asset manager of the Allianz Group, expanded its global presence and continued to diversify across direct and indirect equity and debt asset classes reaching 60.1 billion euros in assets under management at the end of June 2018 (56.4 billion euros at the end of 2017).

  • Childhood's End

    In the week of the World Children’s Day, it’s time to acknowledge that children continue to suffer from widespread poverty almost a century after the Declaration of the Rights of the Child was drafted. What is Allianz's contribution to alleviating this problem?

    Natural disasters: Recovery road

    Earth, fire, water and wind are the elements of nature. But when they go wild, disaster strikes – and the impact can be felt for generations...

    Typhoon Mangkhut: Sound and Fury
    Sound and Fury

    The strength of Typhoon Mangkhut in Asia has shocked even veteran Allianz assessors as they work through the damages. Debris and broken, uprooted trees lay outside. With gale force winds of 173 kilometers (107 miles) per hour and gusts of up to 223 kph (138 mph), Mangkhut was stronger than Hurricane Florence that hit North Carolina recently. 

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    Keeping Pace

    Other than unclogging traffic in megacities, can autonomous vehicles end road deaths? Jon Dye, the head of motor insurance at Allianz UK, believes it’s a potential solution but some basics need to be covered first... 

    Water coming over the road during a hurricane
    Worst Case

    Hurricane Florence has been downgraded to a Category Two storm, but people should still be prepared for severe damage, says AGCS…

    Danger Warning
    Danger Warning

    Although Hurricane Florence is losing strength approaching landfall, Allianz warns the dangers should not be underestimated...

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