Our appetite

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS)* has global reach underpinned by local knowledge; a combined depth and breadth of expertise that allows us to go further.

Here is what we can offer you.

*Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty is the brand of Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE.
AGCS will consider every risk on its own merit. Capacity and coverage offered to individual clients subject to hazard, Nat Cat exposure, grading, terms & conditions.
The products and services described on this page may not be available in all AGCS locations. This is for your general information only. Please contact your local office for full information on local product availability.
  • Structured multi-year/multi-line solutions

  • Address gaps caused by non-availability of traditional cover, e.g., Commercial Auto, Property, D&O
  • Often contain elements of risk financing/profit sharing, for clients who want to retain risk, but still need to manage volatility
  • Bespoke solutions that manage risk in an integrated way across lines and years
  • Long term arrangements, but able to adapt as needs change
  • Captive Solutions

  • Multi-line and multi-year global fronting as a stand-alone service
  • Structured per event and aggregate excess of loss captive reinsurance
  • Virtual Captive Solutions

  • Insurance framework designed to create the economic benefits of a captive, when an actual captive is not a viable option
  • Broad range of P&C lines of business or a combination thereof,
  • Can include both traditional and non-traditional elements,
    including parametric triggers
  • Global Fronting capability expands across 200+ countries and on a multi-line and multi-year basis, if needed
  • Transactions up to 5 years tenure
  • Capacity typically €25mn per occurrence, €50mn per annum, but can be higher depending on structure
  • Reinsurance for insurance companies
  • Financial risks coverage; e.g. mortgage portfolios, capital relief
  • Credit risks
Grant Maxwell
Global Head of Alternative Risk Transfer (ART)
  • Airlines
  • Increased line sizes
  • New business (especially as Lead)
  • Start-up airlines
  • Broad appetite to grow across portfolio
  • General Aviation
  • Increased line sizes
  • Co-insurance business (including North America)
  • Commercial fixed and rotor wing
  • Industrial Aid
  • Broad appetite to grow across portfolio
  • Aerospace
  • Increased line sizes
  • Broad appetite to grow across portfolio
  • Space
  • Spacecraft In-orbit life (IOL)
  • Launch
  • Combined: Launch+ commissioning + IOL

Airlines; Average target line 10% (12% in US for lead Business)

General Aviation; US$300mn (Liabilities), $75mn (Hulls)

Aerospace; MR OEM and GA OEM max line 10% NMR $/€200mn

Space; Per risk, for launch, and in-orbit life and aggregation for dual launch capacity up to €48mn

Airlines: Banks and Lessors Contingent; Hull Deductible; and Hull War.

General Aviation: Hi/Lo business (except Canada); Agriculture; Stand Alone Hull War.

Space: Selected non-Western technology; Third Party Liability; Pre-launch.

Tom Fadden
Global Head of Aviation


  • Pharmaceutical
  • Medical device
  • Indemnity to the insured as “trial sponsor”, including pharmaceutical companies and contract research organizations
  • Liability for injury to a trial participant, including no-fault compensation where required
  • Coverage can be provided for the full length of the trial
  • Fully admitted policies in each territory in local language
  • Compliance with the local level of cover in all territories
  • Up to €50 million for multi-center trials
  • Trials involving pregnant Women
  • Xenotransplants
  • Gene Therapy
  • Cell Therapy
  • Pure surgical procedures (where no drugs nor medical devices are tested)
  • Trials involving the deliberate transmission of infectious agents to participants

Alfredo Alonso
Global Head Liability

Stephanie Perreau

Regional Head of Liability Mediterranean & Africa


Lee Raymond
Clinical Trials Team Leader London & Nordics



Ciarán O'Shaughnessy
Regional Head of Liability Asia Pacific

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Jan Pollmüller
Regional Head of Liability Central & Eastern Europe



Damaso Alvarez
Regional Head of Liability Ibero/Latin America



  • From smaller and to large size companies with international subsidiaries
  • Offering across all Industries for both private and public companies
  • Primary and excess positions
  • Broad product offering including standalone PTL, EPL, POSI and  Crime solutions
  • Directors and Officers Liability inclusive of Side A
  • Up to €25mn
  • Standalone POSI
  • SPACs

Katie Fioretti
Global Head of Commercial



Vanessa Maxwell
Global Head of Financial Lines
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  • EAR/CAR - Course of Construction; up to €200mn
  • Single Projects, Annual Policies/Open Covers including TPL, CPE, DSU
  • CECR / Operational Infrastructures (combined with CAR); up to €200mn
  • Inherent Defect Insurance (combined with CAR); up to €25mn
  • Inherent Defect Insurance

EAR/CAR - Course of Construction
  • Annual Policies / Open Covers (Contractors, Owners / Principals)
  • Civil Engineering projects
  • Buildings
  • Manufacturing plants (all industries)
  • Oil & Gas (excluding Oil Sands)
  • Mine development (excluding
    thermal coal)
  • Utilities
  • Conventional Power (excluding coal)
  • Renewable energy (Onshore Wind, PV, Hydrogen)


  • Civil Engineering structures


  • Commercial IDI
  • Coverages
  • High Nat Cat areas (single risks and accumulation with open covers)
  • High DSU exposures
  • Unproven technologies


  • Waste to Energy
  • Biomass
  • Hydro Power
  • Underground mine development
  • Timber / Wood frame construction
  • EAR/CAR - Course of Construction
  • Coal
  • Oil Sands
  • Geothermal power plants
  • Solar Thermal power plants


  • Residential IDI
Olivier Daussin
Global Product Leader Construction


  • Selective growth appetite across virtually all industries, but with focus on per- account risk quality.
  • Preference for excess positions.
  • Primary stand-alone Cyber; up to €10mn
  • Excess Cyber; up to €10/15mn
  • Technology PI; up to €15mn
  • Media PI; up to €15mn
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Payment processors
  • Pay day loan companies
  • Air traffic controllers
  • Adult entertainment
  • Online gambling
  • Central reserve banks

Scott Sayce
Global Head of Cyber



Marek Stanislawski
Global Cyber Underwriting Lead



  • Offshore Energy
  • Construction and Operational PD/BI/DSU; up to €200mn
  • Onshore Energy
  • Operational PD/BI; up to €200mn
  • Offshore Energy
  • Oil and Gas E&P assets
  • FPSOs
  • Offshore Wind
  • Onshore Energy
  • Refining and Petrochemical assets
  • LNG processing
  • Chemical Fertiliser Plants
  • Renewables

          - Wind

          - Solar PV

          - Hydrogen

          - Hydro

          - Carbon Capture

  • Conventional Power Plants
  • Mining
  • Thermal Coal
  • Mine Tailings Dams
  • Underground Mining
  • Tar Sands
  • Waste to Energy
  • Geothermal
  • Solar Thermal
  • Stand-alone fracking
  • Stand-alone drilling and land-rigs
Max Benz
Global Head of Energy & Construction


  • Global advertising wrap-up/DICE insurance programs
  • Global Motion Picture / TV programs
  • Media Equipment
  • Sports/Events Liability
  • Theatrical and global conferences & exhibition programs
  • Production
  • Motion Picture Studio Productions
  • TV Production
  • Independent Films
  • Advertising Agency DICE Wrap-Ups
  • DICE: Documentaries, Industrial,  Commercials and Educational  productions
  • Post-production Facilities
  • Live – Events & Sports
  • Touring Entertainers
  • Festivals
  • Concerts
  • Live Events
  • Event Promoters / Producers
  • Sport events/ teams/ leagues/ federations
  • Corporate events/ fairs/ exhibitions
  • Equipment rental
  • Motorsport events/ teams/ associations/
    governing bodies
  • Production portfolio
  •          - Cast
  •          - Extra Expense
  •          - Props / Sets /Wardrobe
  •          - Miscellaneous Equipment
  •          - Media: Negative Film & Faulty Stock
  •          - Third Party Property Damage
  • Inland Marine / Equipment Floater
  • General Liability
  • Umbrella / Excess Liability
  • Workers’ Compensation / Employers’ Liability, Auto
  • Property
  • Foreign Package Liability
  • Contingency:
    - Cancellation
    - Non-Appearance
    - Transmission Failure
Communicable Disease, Cyber
Michael Furtschegger
Global Head of Entertainment


  • Large accounts and Middle market business in the following:
  • Manufacturing/ Process Industries
  • Energy (downstream)
  • Construction (practice and projects)
  • Real Estate
  • Retail Trade
  • Premises Pollution; up to €25mn
  • Contractors Pollution; up to €25mn
  • Mining
  • Offshore
  • Nuclear
  • Hydraulic fracturing
  • Fireworks/fertilizer production
  • Clean-up cost cap/ finite risk
  • Oil pipeline/waste disposal sites written as such

Alfredo Alonso
Global Head Liability

Arthur Lu
Head of Environmental Liability


Jan Pollmüller
Regional Head of Liability Central & Eastern Europe



Stephanie Perreau
Regional Head of Liability Mediterranean & Africa



Ciarán O'Shaughnessy
Regional Head of Liability Asia Pacific
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Damaso Alvarez
Regional Head of Liability Ibero/Latin America



Luke Baker
Regional Head of Liability London & Nordics



  • Banks Insurance companies and traditional asset managers
  • Middle market, in particular US and UK
  • Leverage D&O
  • We have limited appetite for standalone FIPI, Investment banking E&O and  Insurance company E&O
  • Financial Services
  • FID&O
  • FIPI
  • EPL
  • PTL
  • Up to €25mn
  • Investment Banking E&O, stockbrokers, REITS
  • Cryptocurrency – digital assets
  • SPAC’s

David van den Berghe
Global Head of Financial Institution



Vanessa Maxwell
Global Head of Financial Lines
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  • Construction
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Telecoms
  • Product / High Tech Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing & Automotive
  • Tailor made International Programs
  • Primary and Excess layer
  • Comprehensive wordings as
    per market standard
  • Up to €100mn, depending on trade and individual risks
  • Waste Disposal/Recycling
  • Firearms
  • Helmets
  • Child Safety Seats
  • Automotive Recall
  • Amusement, Gambling & Recreation Industries
  • Healthcare
  • Medical Malpractice (incl. Hospitals)
  • Cannabis/Tobacco/E-Cigarettes
  • Residential Real Estate

Alfredo Alonso
Global Head Liability

Stephanie Perreau
Regional Head of Liability Mediterranean & Africa



Luke Baker
Regional Head of Liability of London & Nordics



Ciarán O'Shaughnessy
Regional Head of Liability Asia Pacific
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Jan Pollmüller
Regional Head of Liability Central & Eastern Europe



Damaso Alvarez
Regional Head of Liability Ibero/Latin America



  • Motor Truck Cargo
  • Builder’s Risk & Installation Floaters
  • Contractor’s Equipment
  • Related Property (Light to medium hazard property on a mono-line basis)
  • Corporate Collections, such as fine art or musical instruments
  • Miscellaneous Floaters, such as mobile medical equipment

Inland Marine Floaters

  • Communication/Technology; $100mn
  • Miscellaneous; $100mn

Transportation Insurance:

  • Motor Truck Cargo; various
  • Auto Physical Damage; various
  • Warehouse Legal Liability; $50mn per location
  • Railroad rolling stock; various


  • Contractors’ Equipment; $100mn
  • Builder’s Risk and Installation Floaters; $100mn

Related Property

  • Light to medium hazard; $100mn

  • Programs; various

Richard Soja
Global Head of Inland Marine



Ulrich Kadow
Global Head of Marine



  • Complex business that requires local policies, risk controls and tailored underwriting/claims expertise
  • Multinational and Captive Programmes
  • Appetite for risks in a wide range of industries with a focus on risk managed accounts (e.g. manufacturers, importers/exporters and traders)
  • Stockthrouput policies and transit programmes
  • Project Cargo incl. Delay in Start-Up
  • International Transit, Domestic Transit; $100mn
  • Stock through-put; $100mn
  • Project cargo, Delay in Start-Up; $150mn
  • Tailored coverages with specialized wording linked to industry segments
  • International car accounts
  • Live animals

Marcel Ackermann
Global Product Leader



Ulrich Kadow
Global Head of Marine



Blue Water Hall:
  • Chemical / Product / Crude Oil Tankers
  • LNG / LPG / LNP Carriers
  • Offshore Supply / Support vessels
  • Bulkers
  • Container vessels
  • Cargo carriers

Marine Liability (Including Marine Property):

  • General Marine Liability
  • Port & Terminals including Marine Property

Specialized binders and facilities (e.g. super yachts, brown water, etc.)

  • Blue Water
  • Brown Water
  • Pleasure Craft
  • Builder’s Risk
  • Marine Liability (Including Marine Property)
  • $75mn
  • Fishing Vessels
  • Livestock carriers

Justus Heinrich
Global Product Leader


Ulrich Kadow
Global Head of Marine



  • From smaller and to large size companies with international subsidiaries
  • Offering across all Professions
  • Primary and excess positions
  • Ability to offer multi-product solutions in the Construction industry
  • Commercial PI (includes Accountants, Architects, Engineers, Insurance Brokers, Solicitors, Surveyors); up to €15mn
  • Special Projects PI; up to €10mn
  • Large Lawyers, Construction and Accountants companies
  • Surveyors
  • SPPIs
Mark Figes
Head of PI, Regional Unit London
Rob Green
Head of PI, North America



Vanessa Maxwell
Global Head of Financial Lines

Service Orientated Occupancies such as:
  • Financial & Professional Services
  • Real Estate
  • Public Sector & Education
  • Hospitality & Leisure
  • Retail Trade
  • Airports, Transport & Logistics
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing/Process Industries such as:
  • Technology, Media, and Telecom
  • Manufacturing and Metalworking
  • Lifesciences and Cosmetics
  • Beverages
  • All Risks and Natural Catastrophe Property Damage and Business Interruption
  • Up to €300mn
  • Waste disposal/recycling
  • Agriculture and forestry (incl. livestock/animal farms and growing/standing crops)
  • Coal-based companies
  • Food processing of meat products

Mike Martin
Global Head of Property
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Jenise Klein
Head of Property North America

Jean Baptiste Regnier
Head of Property Mediterranean & Africa



Jürgen Wiemann
Head of Property Central & Eastern Europe



Tim McGain
Head of Property Regional Unit London



Victorio Villar
Head of Property Asia Pacific



Jose Pedro Gutierrez
Head of Property Ibero/Latin America



  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Financial Institutions
  • Manufacturing Industry
  • Construction/Engineering Projects
  • Entertainment/Sport/Film
  • Pharma/Chem
  • Telco/Media/IT
  • Terrorism, Sabotage, SRCC, Rebellion,  Revolution, Mutiny, Insurgency, Counter-Insurgency, Coup de état, Civil War & War; up to €100mn
  • Terrorism Liability (T3L)
  • Terrorism Event Cancellation
  • Active Assailant; up to €50mn
  • Nuclear, Chemical, Biological &  Radiological Terrorism
  • Airports and Aerospace
  • Rail Operators/Public Transport
  • Security Companies
  • Nuclear Power Plants
  • Religious buildings/Places of worship
  • Governmental, Military and Police buildings
  • Embassies and Consulates

Björn Reußwig
Head of Global Political Violence & Hostile Environment Solutions 

Martin Tietz
Political Violence - Central & Eastern Europe



Etienne Cheret
Political Violence & Hostile Environment Solutions – Mediterranean & Africa/ Iberia & Latin America



Srdjan Todorovic
Political Violence & Hostile Environment Solutions - Regional Unit London / North America


Sihao Wu
Political Violence - Asia Pacific



Jakob Igel
Hostile Environment Solutions - Central & Eastern Europe



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Financial strength backed by
strong ratings
Network to service clients in 200+
countries and territories
Manager of 2,800+ global programs for international insurances
A tradition of excellence, 100+ years of technical expertise
Wide range of dedicated risk consulting services by our engineers
We field one of the strongest claims teams of any global insurer
92m customers globally – we insure over three quarters of the Fortune 500®
4,000+ employees in over 30 countries and 50 offices worldwide
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