Allianz X, the digital investment unit of the Allianz Group, has announced a $35 million investment in GO-JEK, the leading Indonesian ridehailing platform that also offers various consumer on-demand and payment services.
This is Allianz X’s first investment in a Southeast Asian-headquartered company and fourth transaction in 2018. Allianz becomes GO-JEK’s sole international insurance shareholder. “Allianz X’s strategic investment in GO-JEK underscores Allianz Group's Renewal Agenda and our commitment to digital growth businesses, particularly in emerging markets,” said Nazim Cetin, CEO of Allianz X. “GO-JEK has demonstrated a track record of success within the transportation, logistics and payment sectors and we look forward to supporting their continued growth.”
Headquartered in Jakarta, GO-JEK initially started as a ride-hailing app and evolved into an on-demand mobile platform that provides a wide range of services including transportation, logistics, e-payments, and food delivery, among others.