Allianz Tops List of Germany's Most Honored Companies in Institutional Investor's All-Europe Executive Team Ranking

Allianz Tops List of Germany's Most Honored Companies in Institutional 
Investor's All-Europe Executive Team Ranking 
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 04/26/13 --  Allianz, Henkel, and
BMW are the top-ranked German companies in the 2013 All-Europe
Executive Team survey, Institutional Investor's annual survey of
buy-side portfolio managers and analysts and sell-side equity
research professionals around the world.  
Strong votes from both buy-siders and sell-siders place Allianz,
Henkel, and BMW in the highest positions among German companies and
their respective industry sectors in Europe (Insurance, Household &
Personal Care, and Auto/Auto Parts). CEOs Michael Diekmann from
Allianz, Kasper Rorsted from Henkel, and Norbert Reithofer from BMW
claim top-ranked positions in the survey -- as do their Chief
Financial Officers, IR Professionals and investor relations programs
German companies continue their strong presence in the 2013
All-Europe Executive Team survey. The country is ranked across 141
first, second or third-place positions in the survey, up nine
positions from last year.  
Other top-rated German companies in the 2013 study include: 

--  Adidas in Retailing/General
--  SAP in Technology/Software
--  Continental and Volkswagen in Autos & Auto Parts
--  BASF, Lanxess, and Linde in Chemicals
--  Deutsche Telekom in Telecommunications Services
--  Fresenius Medical Care in Medical Technologies & Services
--  RWE in Utilities
--  Munich Re in Insurance
--  Hugo Boss in Luxury Goods

The 2013 All-Europe Executive Team is based on the votes of 858
portfolio managers and analysts from buy-side investment firms and
1,580 analysts from sell-side firms. An in-depth feature article
profiling the 2013 All-Europe Executive team is in the April 2013
issue of Institutional Investor magazine as well as online at  
For more information about the Most Honored Companies and All-Europe
Executive Team rankings, please contact Michele Luthin at or +1 (212) 224-3360. 
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Contact Information
Michele Luthin
Director, Global Investor Relations Products
+1 (212) 224-3360 
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