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The Talanx Group withdraws from providing insurance protection for coal-based risks over the long term.

The Talanx Group is withdrawing from the provision of insurance protection for coal-based risks over the long term. The Group is thus committing to the process of transformation towards a lower-carbon economy and living up to the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change, which it has already supported for a number of years. The governments of 195 countries have now agreed on a global action plan for a climate-friendly economy. 17 of the 28 member states of the European Union have already decided to phase out fossil fuels or are discussing such a move. As an insurance partner of industry, the Talanx Group will engage in a dialogue with customers to find constructive solutions for strengthening climate protection.


HDI acquires Berlin-based cyber specialist Perseus

Perseus Technologies GmbH was founded in September 2017 with the vision of enabling permanent IT security and data protection. The aim of Perseus' employee-centered offering is to establish a sustainable cyber security culture along all phases of a cyber attack. The Perseus concept includes browser-based employee training, 24/7 cyber emergency assistance, intelligent anti-virus software and a cyber protection letter.


Talanx Group acquires Italian non-life insurer Amissima Assicurazioni

The Talanx Group is expanding its business in Italy by making a bolt-on acquisition. HDI Assicurazioni, a subsidiary of HDI International AG, the Talanx Group’s Retail International Division, is buying all the shares of Italian non-life insurer Amissima Assicurazioni.