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|
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.
€377.2 million block trade
€1.125 billion accelerated bookbuild
€5.7 billion acquisition of remaining 44.6% of shares in Italian insurer Riunione Adriatica di Sicurta