• Allianz Leben investment result almost halves as ZZR demand drops

    12 April 2023

    Allianz's other German units hold investment outcome steadier in 2021/2022

  • Oliver Bäte offers comfort, reassurance and hope

    21 February 2023

    With Structured Alpha 'behind' it, Allianz is applying the lessons learned to best effect, it told analysts at this month's full-year results presentation. David Walker reports

  • Allianz cuts average life promise by one-third since 2011

    11 July 2022

    Moody's raised outlook for group and various undertakings

  • Allianz sees promise, in a life of less promises

    22 April 2022

    Once, lifers gave CEOs headaches and ate up their capital. But now, David Walker finds, it's their CEOs hungry for more, in a 'capital-lite' world

  • Comment - Allianz's life-milestone takes a capital-millstone from Bäte's neck

    08 March 2022

    Rivals may find the 'unshackling' of life and health capital burdens at Allianz unwelcome news

  • Mortgages - safe as houses, or 'waiving' goodbye to repayment returns?

    27 July 2020

    Home loans have proved popular with Europe's insurers, to the tune of €237bn invested in 2019, but that was in the good times. As many underwriters holding them are forced to delay collecting repayments amid COVID-19, some are re-running stress tests on their portfolios, David Walker finds

  • R&V Leben tops investment performance among German life firms

    18 December 2018

    BaFin released figures for 2017

  • Selling investments pushes German life firms into safe territory...just

    24 August 2018

    More than one in every five euros of return comes from selling assets

  • Generali affiliate seals five-year deal for German life unit

    05 July 2018

    Generali Investments Europe to earn €275m from Generali Leben assets