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Jan 12, 2019

Allianz launches Emob, a new firm specializing in a business in sustainable mobility in Morocco

Emob, a joint-venture between Allianz SE and Moroccan industrial operator Imperium holding, has the ambition to turn Marrakech into the main African platform for the sustainable mobility industry. As a first step toward this goal, Emob aims to put 20,000 electric motorbikes in circulation by 2021. To insure these vehicles, Allianz SE developed an exclusive and complete insurance solution through its subsidiary Allianz Maroc.  

Jan 07, 2019

Appointment of new regional Head of Market Management reinforces Allianz business development strategy in Africa

Xavier Laurent will lead the newly created Market Management team of Allianz Africa as of January 1st, 2019. This strategic move is aligned with Allianz strong business ambitions in Africa. The new team will drive regional business growth and strengthen relationship with multinational clients and brokers.

Jan 07, 2019

Allianz Africa appoints Adja Samb as Chief Executive Officer of Allianz Senegal

Allianz Africa announced the appointment of Adja Samb as CEO of Allianz Senegal, effective January 1st, 2019. Till her appointment, Adja served as Head of Operations and Chief Marketing Officer at Allianz Morocco, a position she held from March 2015. Based in Dakar, she replaces Xavier Laurent who is taking on new responsibilities as Regional Head of Market Management. Adja will manage both life and non-life entities in Senegal and report to Coenraad Vrolijk, Regional Chief Executive Officer of Allianz Africa.

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. 

Sep 18, 2018

Allianz to become worldwide Olympic insurance partner

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Allianz today announced that the insurer will join the ”Worldwide Olympic Partner” (TOP) Programme in 2021.

Aug 03, 2018

Allianz reports strong results for 2Q 2018 and confirms full-year outlook

After a successful start into 2018, Allianz Group continued to achieve good performance in the second quarter. Indicators remained close to or exceeded the second-quarter 2017 levels, despite burdens from geopolitical instabilities and currency fluctuations.

Jul 18, 2018

Allianz Group completes acquisition of Ensure Insurance in Nigeria

Allianz Group has announced the completion of the acquisition of 99.03 percent of the shares in Nigerian insurer Ensure Insurance plc from its core shareholder Greenoaks Global Holdings Ltd. (GGH). Ensure Insurance plc offers life and non-life insurance services and generated 18.2 million euros in gross premiums written in 2017.

May 30, 2018

Allianz Group acquires 8 percent stake in African Reinsurance Cor…

Allianz Group has signed an agreement to acquire 8 percent in Africa’s leading reinsurer Africa Re. Under the terms of the agreement, the total cash consideration payable at closing would amount to $81 million (or 69 million euros).

May 15, 2018

Allianz 1Q results signal good start into 2018, on track to meet targets

Allianz Group had a good start into 2018, posting a 6.8 percent rise in net income attributable to shareholders. Internal revenue growth, which adjusts for currency and consolidation effects, was 4.9 percent with positive contributions from all business segments. Total revenues increased 0.7 percent to 36.5 billion euros.

Apr 18, 2018

Allianz Africa moves underwriting center of competence of Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa from Paris to Abidjan

Casablanca, Abidjan, Paris, April 18, 2018 – Allianz Africa Financial Services, Allianz Group’s Regional Company on the continent, has entirely moved its underwriting center of competence of Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa from Paris to Abidjan with the appointment of Chaka Sougue and Arthur Yao.

Feb 16, 2018

Allianz delivers strong 2017 results, proposes 5 percent dividend increase

Allianz Group reported strong results for the full year 2017 due largely to higher performance in Asset Management and Life and Health. Total revenues for the Group rose 3.0 percent to 126.1 billion euros for the year, driven by improvements in all business segments. Operating profit edged 0.4 percent higher to 11.1 billion euros in 2017, squarely in the upper half of the Group’s announced target range of 10.3 to 11.3 billion euros.

Dec 19, 2017

Allianz X invests $96.6 million in leading digital microinsurer B…

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.

Jul 24, 2017

Africa poised to become digital insurance leader, says Allianz CEO Oliver Bäte

Oliver Bäte, CEO of Allianz SE, today opened the 44th annual Insurance Conference in Sun City, South Africa, with a keynote address on the conference theme "Disrupt, Debate, Deliver". In his speech, Bäte addressed the profound transformation of the insurance industry wrought by digitalization.

Nov 04, 2016

Marhaba Allianz Morocco!

Allianz strengthens its presence in Africa with the completion of the Zurich Assurances Maroc acquisition.

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