Blog: Allianz and LV, a tie-up that could turn others green with envy?

LV has admitted it has had several approaches for its GI business, with Allianz heavilly linked

The news late last week that Allianz had held discussions with LV about buying a stake in its general insurance arm and the revelation the mutual had indeed had a few approaches for the business - after originally refusing to comment - got me thinking about the suitability of an Allianz-LV tie up.

And how it might look.

Here are is quick-fire four point brain dump.

1 ) It would give Allianz a shot in the retail arm

Last year Allianz UK confirmed plans to withdraw from direct home and motor w