Allianz (A1): An Insurer Acquiring a Bank?
This case is accompanied by a Video Short for Premium Educators to show in class. To watch the video or display to students, click on the video icon. The deal of the year in 2002, was the acquisition of Dresdner Bank by Allianz. Written from the perspectives of Allianz's CEO, Henning Schulte-Noelle, before and after the deal and a regional manager implementing the concept of a full-line financial service provider. Presents the original question facing Schulte-Noelle: "Should Allianz acquire Dresdner?"