Focuses on the decision of the leadership of Allianz AG, the German insurance and financial services company, has a cross-border merger with the Italian insurance and financial services company, complete RAS. However, the alliance could not completely cross-border merger of a German company remaining after the current German statutes. However, the Alliance was able to cross-border merger as a European company run by the Statute of the European Community (Societas Europaea, SE), whic … Read more »

Focuses on the decision of the leadership of Allianz AG, the German insurance and financial services company, has a cross-border merger with the Italian insurance and financial services company, complete RAS. However, the alliance could not completely cross-border merger of a German company remaining after the current German statutes. However, the Alliance was able to cross-border merger as a European company run by the Statute of the European Community (Societas Europaea, SE), which was recently adopted by the European Union and incorporated into the German law. Examines the reasons for the decision of the Alliance Board and the management, in addition to the process of becoming an SE, including the change in the composition of the Supervisory Board as a result of the merger and the conversion into an SE.
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Jay W. Lorsch,
Alexis Chernak
Source: Harvard Business School
20 pages.
Release Date: 03 September, 2006. Prod #: 407049-PDF-ENG
Allianz AG: Becoming a European Company HBR case solution