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?

The complexity of simplicity

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

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”).

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...

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).

Allianz Partners acquires Multiasistencia from Portobello Capital
PIMCO to acquire industry-leading muni bond investment firm Gurtin Municipal Bond Management

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. Combined, PIMCO and Gurtin will manage $38 billion in dedicated municipal bond assets and offer clients a more extensive and enhanced suite of strategies and services, backed by broader muni credit research, enhanced technology and outstanding client service.

Robo2018, the FIFA World Cup oracle
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... 

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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...