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UNIQA, 1H2019: notable growth in CEE and SEE markets

UNIQA Group announced a "solid" first half of 2019, with a net profit of EUR 105.6 million and a total volume of written premiums (GWP) of EUR 2.8 billion. Health segment saw the highest growth in terms of GWP (+3.4%), while Life insurance shrunk by 4.2% at group level.

VIG, 1H2019: strong growth; Group well on course to reach targets

Vienna Insurance Group (VIG) has reported a 6% y-o-y GWP increase, to EUR 5.4 billion for the first half of the year, while on the profitability side, pre-tax profits went up by 10.5%, to EUR 257 million, for a combined ratio of 96.4%, close to last year's level.

METLIFE, 2Q2019: net income doubled in the second quarter of 2019

MetLife reported a consolidated net income of USD 1.7 billion in the second quarter of 2019, a twofold increase compared to 2Q 2018 net income of USD 0.85 billion. For 2019 first six-month period, MetLife consolidated net income was USD 3.1 billion (+46% change y-o-y).

Anette REY joins SCOR as Head Of Group Communications

Anette REY joined SCOR as Head of Group Communications, reporting to the Group Chief Operating Officer, Romain LAUNAY. Based in Paris, she will be responsible for all facets of Group communications, both external and internal.

SAVA and TRIGLAV to purchase Diagnostic Centre Bled

Sava Re and Triglav Group announced the acquisition of 80% share capital of Diagnostic Centre Bled (Diagnosticni center Bled d.o.o.), representing 100% of the voting rights through their jointly-owned company ZTSR d.o.o..

SAVA, 1H2019: +59% change y-o-y in group's net profit

Slovenian Sava Insurance Group and Sava Re published the report for their first half of 2019 activity. The Group's net profit jumped to EUR 23 million, about 59.3% more than previous year's six-month net profit.