Allianz SE (ALVG.DE)
ZURICH, Feb 17 Allianz played down talk of it making a major acquisition any time soon as its chief executive Oliver Baete said on Friday the German insurer could grow without deals.
LONDON/ZURICH, Feb 17 Bond-focused investment firm Pimco, part of German insurer Allianz, said external clients added 5.9 billion euros ($6.3 billion) to its funds in the fourth-quarter, and demand had remained strong in the opening weeks of the new year.
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* CEO says no trade-off between share buyback and external growth, can do both
* To pay 7.6 eur/shr dividend for 2016, ahead of expectations
MILAN, Feb 17 European shares were little changed in early deals on Friday, but were on track to end higher for the second week in a row, helped by a string of solid earnings updates.
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* Says can reach all targets organically, acquisitions are not a must
ZURICH Allianz , Europe's largest insurer, proposed spending 3 billion euros ($3.2 billion) on buying back its own shares on Thursday after the Munich-based firm posted higher than expected profits and said it was adjusting its policy on budgeting for possible takeovers.
ZURICH, Feb 16 Allianz, Europe's largest insurer, proposed spending 3 billion euros ($3.2 billion) on buying back its own shares on Thursday after the Munich-based firm posted higher than expected profits and said it was adjusting its policy on budgeting for possible takeovers.