The products of SBERBANK Insurance and SBERBANK Life insurance have been combined to operate under SberStrakhovanie brand
ARX insurance company, which is among TOP-3 non-life insurers in Ukraine, and the country's largest automotive media resource InfoCar
announced a global partnership to make motor insurance more understandable and affordable, which also includes development and promotion of new products and online services, Forinsurer reports
From January to August 2020, voluntary personal accident insurance in Kazakhstan increased by 18% compared to the same period in 2019, Allinsurance.kz
Bulgarian financial group UROHOLD, increased its H1 2020 revenues by the insurance business line in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the holding's consolidated financial statement for the period January-June 2020.
On 24th September 2020, during the 54th General Assembly of the Council of Bureaux (CoB), 40 organisations were admitted as members of the Association in their capacities of Guarantee Fund, Compensation Body and/or Information Centre. CoB also announced the election of Sorin Greceanu, General Manager of the Romanian Motor Insurers Bureau (BAAR), as Vice-President of the organization.
Guy Carpenter & Company, today announced the appointment of Paul Miller to lead Guy Carpenter's Property Catastrophe value proposition for UK, Global Specialties and key global clients, effective September 2021.
Toronto Centre published a guide containing a framework for all financial supervisors and regulators to address the immediate and the longer-term consequences of COVID-19 on their financial sectors.
Swiss Re announced further streamlining of the legal entity structure of the Group. Following the announcement on 19 June 2020 that the Life Capital Business Unit will be disbanded, Swiss Re intends to also reorganise the legal entity structure of its Corporate Solutions Business Unit.
During its meeting on September 17, 2020, the Polish Financial Supervision Authority approved the acquisition of AXA businesses from Poland by UNIQA Group.
A consortium of German insurer Allianz and life insurer Athora Holding is in advanced talks to buy Aviva's French operations in a deal worth between 2 and 3 billion euros (USD 2.3 - USD 3.5 billion), StreetInsider.com reports
, citing sources close to the matter.
A.M. Best has decided to affirm SCOR's Financial Strength Rating of 'A+ (Superior)' and its Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of 'aa-'. According to A.M. Best, this decision reflects "SCOR's balance sheet strength, which A.M. Best categorises as very strong, as well as its strong operating performance, very favourable business profile and very strong enterprise risk management."
During the 29th Annual General Meeting of VIENNA INSURANCE GROUP AG Wiener Versicherung Gruppe, held virtually on 25 September 2020, Katarina Slezakova was elected to the Supervisory Board.
Anna Grzelonska will be appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Hayat ve Emeklilik, effective 1 December 2020, subject to regulatory approval. As CEO of Hayat ve Emeklilik, Anna will focus on continuing our growth in the local market.
Allianz SE announced several changes to its Board of Management. Both new board appointments are subject to regulatory approval.
During the first six months of 2020, the insurance market of North Macedonia amounted to MKD 5.2 billion (~EUR 83 million*) in gross premiums written (GWP) and MKD 1.8 billion (~EUR 29 million*) in claims paid. The overall GWP of the market decreased by 1.7%, while consolidated claims decreased by 6.8%, in local currency.
Wednesday, 30 September at 14.00 EEST, XPRIMM TIME FOR BUSINESS will be again on air, on the XPRIMM TV YouTube channel
, with an edition dedicated to the Georgian insurance market. How did insurers cope with the difficulties raised by the Coronavirus outbreak and what are the market perspectives for the next period, are the two questions that our guests will answer.
The first half of 2020 ended for the Bosnian insurers with total GWP of EUR 191.7 million, 2% less y-o-y, a result mainly driven by the non-life segment's decrease in premiums volume, especially on the credit insurance and Motor Hull insurance lines.
Willis Re launched a new report about cyber attacks according to which surveyed risk professionals believed the overall level of cyber attacks will increase as a result of COVID-19. Of nearly 1,000 respondents to Willis Re's 2020 Cyber Risk Outlook survey, 86% believe frequency will increase, and 54% believe severity will rise, according to the annual, global survey by the reinsurance division of Willis Towers Watson.
Munich Re announced the issue of a subordinated green bond, with the volume issued amounting to EUR 1.25 billion. This bond highlights Munich Re's commitment to using the capital markets to help achieve a climate-friendly transformation of the economy.
PZU Group announced that from mid-September, PZU Auto has an additional variant of Legal Protection insurance. Thanks to it, drivers get quick and easy access to legal services in Poland and Europe.