Allianz achieved total revenues of €32bn in the first quarter of 2013 the highest quarterly total revenues in its history, and an increase of 6.6% on the first quarter of 2012.
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty has appointed James Tuplin as a technology risks underwriter within the financial lines team.
Europe's slow recovery is encouraging firms to seek growth in unfamiliar markets, but few consider whether their insurer is equipped to support them in their expansion, QBE's Barbara Chandler says.
German insurer Allianz has entered into an agreement that will see it name Brazil’s newest outdoor stadium, currently known as Nova Arena.
German insurance giant Allianz recorded revenues of around €32bn in the first quarter of 2013, up 6.6% on the previous year.
A new consumer protection law is set to give French insureds greater flexibility over policy cancellation.
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Brokers, policyholders and politicians turned out in Cologne to help Liberty Syndicates celebrate 10 years since the insurer opened an office in the German city in 2003.
Standard and Poor has upgraded its insurer financial strength rating and counterparty credit rating on MMA-AM from 'A-' to 'A'.
Sami Chowdhury has been made a partner at insurance specialists Ince & Co in Hamburg.
Austrian insurers face a challenging domestic market but should benefit from their strength in Central Eastern and South-Eastern Europe, Fitch said.
Operations have begun at Generali’s Global Corporate & Commercial business unit, a platform established to integrate insurance services for medium and large multinationals.
The top five European news stories from www.insuranceinsight.com over the past seven days.
Global Options president Frank Pinder speaks to Francesca Nyman about fraud, special investigative units and the US company’s European ambitions.
The protective nature of the German insurance market has historically meant that local property and casualty insurers have been willing to provide generalised cover across a range of industries, ensuring profitability when claims increase, or demand wanes, by raising rates.
The German airline Lufthansa has cancelled all but 20 flights out of 1 700 as its ground staff staff strike over pay on Monday 22 April.
German insurer Talanx is eying annual net income growth of 10% for the next three to five years, it's chairman Herbert Haas has said.
Willis Group has extended the exercise date of its call option to acquire full ownership of French insurance broker Gras Savoye by one year.
Ace Group has appointed of Udo Wegerhoff as environmental insurance manager for its Germanic region as it grows its environmental offering across Continental Europe.
VIG Re reports, the reinsurance arm of Austria’s Vienna Insurance Group a 17.8% increase in pre-tax profit to €24.3m, for 2012
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