News - Re/Insurance groups

PZU’s SB appointed new BoD President and BoD Members

Polish insurer PZU informed in a statement that on 27 March 2024, the Company's Supervisory Board (SB) appointed new President of the PZU SA Management Board and other three Members. “The resolutions came into force upon adoption. All appointments are effective as of 12 April 2024 for a joint term of office covering three full fiscal years 2023–2025.”, informed PZU.

Marsh to acquire majority share in Moroccan broker Beassur Marsh

Global insurance broker Marsh announced that it intends to exercise its option to acquire the majority of shares in Beassur Marsh, a leading insurance broker in Morocco. The announcement follows Marsh’s acquisition of a stake in the business in June 2019. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Austrian insurers ended 2023 with business worth EUR 22 billion

Premiums written by Austrian insurers during FY2023 stood at EUR 21.95 billion, an increase of 5.43% or EUR 1.13 billion compared with the preceding year. During the 4th quarter of 2023 alone, there was an increase in premium volume of +7.51% y-o-y to EUR 4.99 billion compared with Q4 2022, according to a press released by the Austrian Financial Market Authority (FMA)

UNIQA: FY2023 premiums increased by 10%

According to the preliminary 2023 financial results, Austrian insurance group UNIQA posted strong premium growth (+9.7% to EUR 7.18 billion) while earnings before taxes exceeded expectations (at EUR 426.4 million).

Talanx expects FY2023 record profit worth EUR 1.58 billion

Based on preliminary figures, German insurer Talanx informed it is expecting Group net income of EUR 1.58 billion. This clearly surpasses the original annual target of approximately EUR 1.4 billion. Insurance revenue rose to EUR 43.2 billion (vs. EUR 39.7 billion).