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Allianz Life newsroom

This one-stop resource for media professionals provides facts and news about Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life), our research studies, interview resources, and more.

Recent Allianz Life news releases

Recession Fears on the Rise as Market Volatility Persists

Oct. 9, 2019

Allianz Quarterly Market Perceptions Study Shows Americans are Increasingly Worried about a Recession; Also Indicates Worrisome Trend of Not Protecting Retirement Assets despite Ongoing Volatility

Allianz Life Hires Cecilia Stanton Adams as Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Oct. 2, 2019

New Role Will Focus On Continuing To Drive Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion throughout the Company

Allianz Life Gives $350,000 for Local Youth Development and Inclusion Grants

Oct. 1, 2019

Funds Will Help Support Programs That Empower and Inspire Minnesota Youth

Allianz Life Named a Best Company for Working Moms

Sept. 24, 2019

Company recognized by Working Mother Magazine for the Sixth Year in a Row

Allianz Life Charity Golf Tournament Raises $226,100 for the Alzheimer’s Association MN-ND

Aug. 27, 2019

The 10th Annual Event Provides Funding for Resources to Support Individuals Living with Alzheimer’s, Their Families and Other Caregivers

Allianz Life Receives Favorable Private Letter Ruling from IRS Regarding Tax Treatment of Advisory Fees Taken from Nonqualified, Fee-Based Annuities

Aug. 26, 2019

Company is Helping to Make Fee-Based Annuities More Accessible for RIAs and Other Fee-Based Advisors

Fast facts about Allianz Life

  • We are the U.S. life insurance subsidiary of Allianz SE, one of the world’s largest financial services companies.
  • Allianz SE is based in Munich, Germany and serves more than 92 million customers worldwide.
  • Our full name is Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, but most consumers know us simply as Allianz (or Allianz Life®, if needed to distinguish us from Allianz SE).
  • Allianz Life helps Americans pursue their retirement goals through a variety of retirement income solutions such as annuities and protection products such as life insurance.
  • Our headquarters are in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Allianz Life has about 2,200 employees in the United States.
  • As of December 31, 2018, we had $138 billion in assets under management.
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    Allianz Life subject matter experts

    From common retirement-planning concerns to Social Security to market trends and investor outlooks, call on our subject matter experts to add insight and depth to your stories.
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    Retirement trends and topics

    Allianz Life subject matter experts are available to provide commentary on a variety of financial management topics, research studies, and common financial planning issues such as Social Security, estate planning, and tax-efficient income-planning strategies.
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    Product trends

    As the industry’s leading provider of fixed index annuities (FIAs), Allianz Life can offer insight on all aspects of annuity and life insurance products, including product innovation, product development, product distribution, and sales trends.
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    Allianz Investment Management (AIM) U.S.

    Allianz Investment Management (AIM) manages investment strategies for the global insurance businesses of Allianz SE, our parent company. AIM subject matter experts are available to comment on a variety of market and economic indicators including Federal Reserve actions, interest rates, credit markets, and economic releases such as inflation, GDP, consumer confidence, housing, retail sales, and job/unemployment news. 
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    Allianz Life awards

    We’re honored to consistently be recognized among the nation’s top employers. But we’re even more proud that these awards reflect our employees’ commitment to a culture of caring and excellence. 
    • FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For
    • FORTUNE 100 Best Places to Work for Millennials
    • FORTUNE Best Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance
    • Star Tribune Top 150 Workplace
    • Working Mother 100 Best Companies
    • Training Magazine Training Top 125
    • Human Rights Campaign Top Companies for LGBTQ Equality
    • Yellow Ribbon Company designation for our support of service members and military families
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    Meet our global family of companies  

    We’re proud to be affiliated with the following companies. Together, we’re part of Allianz SE – one of the world’s largest financial services firms, and the world’s 38th largest company, based on revenue (according to Fortune Global 500, July 2018).

    Please note that Allianz Life, its affiliated companies, and their representatives and employees do not give fiduciary, legal or tax advice or advice related to Social Security benefits. You are encouraged to consult with your own legal or tax advisor or attorney for specific advice, and consult a local Social Security Administration office or visit www.ssa.gov regarding any specific questions you may have.