Financial Services Insurance
The financial services industry is confronted with risks associated with cybercrime, alternative risk financing and changing customer expectations. Now, we must add COVID-19 and geopolitical tensions to the mix.
At Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) we are committed to engaging with financial institutions to help them mitigate their exposures and develop adequate risk transfer solutions within a sector that is embarking on a major transformation, driven by fast-paced technology adoption, growing ESG issues and geopolitical tensions.
Meet our experts
Understanding the financial services industry
The world of finance has undergone fundamental changes and constantly needs to adapt to this fast evolving risk landscape. Financial services insurance has to evolve in parallel, with increasing demand for customized solutions that are specifically designed for this industry.
We can help navigate this increasingly complex and uncertain landscape and are uniquely positioned to resolve these challenges in partnership with our clients and their advisors.
The world’s largest retail and universal banks, (re)insurance companies, asset managers, venture capital/private equity funds, as well as financial advisors and intermediaries, trust our expertise to manage some of the most complex global risks in the financial services industry.
This expertise is backed by major underwriting capacity to cover the largest exposures and an extensive global network, underpinned by the strongest S&P rating of any global property and casualty insurer.
Financial Services Insurance
- Holistic approach: From Liability, to D&O and Cyber Insurance - Our experts work together as one team to deliver, execute and service globally synced offerings tailored specifically to client needs worldwide.
- Risk Consulting: Our Risk Consulting specialists are engaged at the earliest stages to ensure that all aspects of risk are considered and addressed preemptively.
- Alternative Risk Transfer (ART): Tailor-made solutions that are particularly useful when unique challenges arise, because they can be customized to the smallest detail to help your business respond to specific and unusual situations.
- Thorough expertise: in financial services industry to identify, assess and underwrite complex risks and execute efficient claims handling
- Strong client relationships: through our client-centric deal and servicing teams
- One global contact: Clients have ONE global contact. With just one representative, our trusted clients enjoy quick and efficient results.
- Financial strength: Significant underwriting capacity to cover the largest exposures; underpinned by the strongest S&P rating of any global property and casualty insurer
- Professional Indemnity
- Reputational Risk
- General (Public/Products) Liability
- Management Liability
- Professional Liability
- Alternative Risk Transfer
What are the biggest concerns for the Financial Services Insurance industry?
Top 5 risks in Financial Services
1. Cyber incidents
2. Pandemic outbreak
3. Business interruption
4. Changes in legislation and regulation
5. Macro-economic develop-ments
Directors and Officers (D&O) Insurance
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Financial Services Insurance insights
Financial Services risk trends
What are latest risk trends in the Financial Services industry?
The talk will address the Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) factor, cryptocurrencies, ransomware and the changing market and features our experts Paul Schiavone, Global Industry Solutions Director for Financial Services, and Peter Lefkin, Senior VP of Government and External Affairs.
Annual survey identifying business risks
Allianz Risk Barometer
Top 3 business risks in Financial Services in 2022
- Cyber incidents (51%) - 2021 rank: 1 (47%)
- Business interruption (30%) - 2021 rank: 3 (31%)
- Changes in legislation and regulation (26%) - 2021 rank: 4 (26%)