Allianz

Allianz Group:Founded in 1890 in Berlin, Allianz Group is a global leader and employer in insurance and financial services in more than 70 countries worldwide. With Allianz SE as headquarters, their many different insurance and financial service companies are present on all continents.

Allianz is a European financial services company headquartered in Munich, Germany. Its core businesses are insurance and asset management. As of 2014, it is the world's largest insurance company, the largest financial services group and the largest company according to a composite measure by Forbes magazine, as well as the largest financial services company when measured by 2013 revenue. The company is a component of the Euro Stoxx 50 stock market index.is a European financial services company headquartered in Munich, Germany. Its core businesses are insurance and asset management. As of 2014, it is the world's largest insurance company, the largest financial services group and the largest company according to a composite measure by Forbes magazine, as well as the largest financial services company when measured by 2013 revenue. The company is a component of the Euro Stoxx 50 stock market index.

Allianz AG was founded in Berlin on 5 February 1890 by then director of the Munich Reinsurance Company Carl von Thieme (a native of Erfurt, whose father was the director of Thuringia) and Wilhelm von Finck (co-owner of the Merck Finck & Co bank). The joint company was listed in Berlin's trade register under the name Allianz Versicherungs-Aktiengesellschaft. The first Allianz products were marine and accident policies first sold only in Germany, however in 1893 Allianz opened its first international branch office in London. It distributed marine insurance coverage to German clientele looking for coverage abroad.

Tracing its roots back to 1914, Allianz Australia Insurance Limited operates throughout Australia and New Zealand and through its subsidiaries offers a range of insurance and risk management products and services. Subsidiaries of Allianz Australia include Club Marine, Allianz Life and Hunter Premium Funding. In 2012, Allianz Australia announced a multi-year agreement with the SCG Trust to rename the Sydney Football Stadium to Allianz Stadium.

Allianz has operations in over 70 countries and has around 147,000 employees. The parent company, Allianz SE, is headquartered in Munich, Germany. Allianz has more than 85 million customers worldwide and its services include property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance and asset management. In 2013 it was number 25 on the global Forbes 2000 list.

Allianz is the world's third-largest financial services company by revenue ($140.3 B).

Allianz ranked #38 on the 2017 Fortune 500 list. 

 

 

  • Year founded: 1890
  • Funding Info: Allianz has made few acquisitions, as well as invested in over 10 companies
  • Yearly Revenue: 126.1 billion EUR (2017)
  • Employee Size: 10,001+
  • Business Valuation: Mkt Cap: 78.05B EUR as of Feb 14, 2019/ Total Assets: 1.96 trillion EUR (2017)
  • City/Town: München
  • State: Bayern
  • Country: Germany
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