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AXA, 1H2020: Gross revenues decreased 2% to EUR 52 billion

At the end of the first half of 2020, AXA Group registered total gross revenues in amount of EUR 52.4 billion, down 2% (at constant Forex) compared to 1H2019, reflecting a 4% growth during the first quarter of 2020 and a 10% decline in the second quarter in the context of Covid-19 pandemic.

ERGO, 2Q2020: Second quarter profit went up 27.4% year-on-year

During the second quarter of 2020, ERGO, part of Munich Re, generated a sizeable profit of EUR 173 million (+27.4%) in its field of business, while for the January-June 2020 period, it's consolidated profit reached EUR 245 million (+11.4%).

MUNICH Re and FRAUNHOFER grant awards for ideas for treatment of Covid-19

Against the background of the Covid-19 pandemic, MUNICH Re and the FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT launched the Give a Breath Challenge in March of this year. They aim to promote innovative ideas that can help people who have contracted the new coronavirus, contributing their own expertise and networks, and funding totalling EUR 1 million.

Guy Carpenter appoints Canada President and CEO

Guy Carpenter & Company, part of Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC), announced the appointment of Peter Askew as President and CEO, of Guy Carpenter's Canadian business, with immediate effect.

Aon, 2Q2020: Net income went up 44% year-on-year

Aon plc ended the second quarter of 2020 (April - June) with a net income attributable to the company of USD 397 million, 44% more year-on-year. Net income per share from continuing operations attributable to Aon shareholders, adjusted for certain items, increased 5% to USD 1.96, (2Q2019: USD 1.87).

POLAND: Strategic cooperation of GENERALI with 4Life Direct

GENERALI CEE Holding announced a strategic two-fold cooperation with 4Life Direct in Poland: "4Life Direct becomes the agent of GENERALI in Poland and further, the cooperation includes a proposal for holders of over eighty thousand Polish policies from the company's partner from Gibraltar - to come under the wings of the Venetian lion".

Generali, 1H2020: GWP slightly increased, exceeding EUR 36 billion

Generali Group ended the first half of 2020 with a net profit of EUR 774 million, 56.7% smaller year-on-year. The profit was affected by EUR 226 million of net impairments on investments related to the performance of the financial markets, EUR 183 million for the arbitration settlement for the sale of BSI and the contribution of EUR 100 million to the Extraordinary International Fund for the pandemic emergency.