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...

Allianz Partners to further boost innovation with four Innovation Centers
Allianz Partners to further boost innovation with four Innovation Centers

Leveraging its knowledge and expertise in assistance, automotive, health and travel protection, Allianz Partners further embraces technological disruption and redefines insurance by establishing three new innovation centers focusing on travel, health and assistance, following the success of its pioneering Automotive Innovation Center, launched in 2014.

California Wildfires 2018: Reign of Fire
Reign of Fire

Wildfires in California have burnt through 820,000 acres so far this year. As the U.S. state battles the blaze, is it time to accept that bigger and more frequent wildfires are the new normal?

Allianz and StreetScooter enable business customers to start e-mobility with ease
Allianz and StreetScooter enable business customers to start e-mobility with ease

Allianz and StreetScooter now enable business customers to start into electric mobility with greater ease. Allianz is offering third-party liability and comprehensive insurance for vehicles from StreetScooter GmbH, a subsidiary of the world's leading logistics provider Deutsche Post DHL Group. 

Aviation accidents: Top causes of damages at Germany's airports
Aviation accidents: Top causes of damages at Germany's airports

The holiday season means Germany's airports are becoming much busier. Consequently accidents on the tarmac, in the airport building or in the parking garages are not uncommon, as an analysis by Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) reveals. As one of the largest airport insurers in Germany, AGCS surveyed loss events at the country's airports in 2017. The result – it is vehicles like baggage trolleys, not aircraft, which are at particular risk on the tarmac. However, passengers should also be wary.

Euler Hermes announces new financing support for exporting SMEs through Credable
Euler Hermes announces new financing support for exporting SMEs through Credable

Euler Hermes, the world’s largest trade credit insurance company, is revolutionizing the market with a brand new concept: offering individual invoice insurance to SMEs. Sweden’s exporting SMEs can now assess the credit worthiness of potential business partners in 24 European countries and protect their payments online in less than two minutes.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Ready to Play
FIFA World Cup 2018: Ready to Play

Before the 2018 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Russia, one essential item needs to be in position – and it’s not the ball. Big or small, international or local, sporting events have an even bigger supporter - insurance. In fact, you can call it the ‘enabler’. “Without insurance there would be no World Cup, no Olympics or little organized competitive sport at all,” says Michael Furtschegger, Head of Entertainment International at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS). “For, few would take on the risk required to stage an event, particularly one the size of the World Cup.”

UniCredit building
Allianz and UniCredit sign long-term strategic bancassurance partnership in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)

Allianz Group and UniCredit have signed a long-term cooperation agreement in the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) region. With this agreement, which will gradually start in the second half of 2018, UniCredit will exclusively partner with Allianz in providing its customers access to life, property and casualty insurance in Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia and Slovakia.