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Blockchain technology successfully piloted by Allianz Risk Transfer and Nephila for catastrophe swap
15 June 2016

Allianz Risk Transfer AG (ART) and Nephila Capital Limited (Nephila) announce that they have successfully piloted the use of blockchain smart contract technology for transacting a natural catastrophe swap.

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    Allianz Risk Transfer and partners develop innovative swap solution to hedge volatile revenues of wind farms
    05 May 2016

    This new risk management tool for the wind power industry was created and commercialized through a partnership amongst ART, Nephila Capital Limited (Nephila), REsurety, Inc (REsurety) and Altenex, LLC (Altenex).

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    Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty Re Brazil authorized to reinsure risks in Chile and Colombia
    29 April 2014

    AGCS Re Brazil is expanding its South American business as it received authorization to reinsure risks in Chile and Colombia.

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    Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty targets largest African insurance market
    03 February 2010

    AGCS targets business in Africa with a new office in South Africa. It is under the leadership of Terence Sander and will report to AGCS Regional Unit London.

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    Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty targets Middle East business
    11 January 2010

    New Dubai branch offers full range of corporate and specialty insurance products