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The Client: Q&A with Allianz head of corporate finance

Stephan Theissing is the treasurer of Allianz as well as its head of corporate finance. He’s the man that investment bankers, looking for a share of the global financial group’s substantial capital markets activity, need to impress. Peter Koh finds out what they have to do to win his favour.

The key deals in 2005
  • 27 January

Simultaneous €1.3 billion index-linked forward monetisation, €1.6 billion mandatory exchangeable, €1.4 billion subordinated bond with warrants, €2.7 billion senior debt buy back, and internal share transfer.

  • 20 May

€377.2 million block trade

12 July
€1.125 billion accelerated bookbuild

  • 29 July
$3 billion joint acquisition of a 10% stake in Industrial & Commercial Bank of China

  • 11 September

€5.7 billion acquisition of remaining 44.6% of shares in Italian insurer Riunione Adriatica di Sicurta

  • 11 September

Innovative €2.185

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