Allianz Has Gassled Writedown of 50 Million Euros

Feb. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Dieter Wemmer, chief financial officer of Allianz SE, discusses the company's fourth-quarter profit reported today, its Pacific Investment Management Co. unit and writedowns associated with its Gassled investment in Norway. He speaks from Munich with Mark Barton on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)

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