News - Insurance

RUSSIA: SberLife Insurance made over 100,000 payments for credit insurance in 2021

In January-December 2021, SberLife Insurance made 100.2 thousand payments for insured events under voluntary life insurance contracts of borrowers of consumer and mortgage loans, and total amount of paid claims reached RUB 11.687 billion (~EUR 0.14 billion*). The number of claims increased by 29.4%, and amount - by 42.3% y-o-y, according to the insurer's press release.

STATISTICS: Polish insurers posted Q3 aggregate profits of over EUR 1 bn

Polish insurance market totaled PLN 50.9 billion (EUR 10.9 billion) at the end of September 2021, up by almost 7% y-o-y, according to the quarterly market figures published by The Polish Financial Supervision Authority (KNF). Claims and benefits paid by local insurers increased by 2.9% y-o-y to PLN 30.2 billion or ~EUR 6.5 billion.

STATISTICS: Slovenian market exceeds EUR 2 bn at end-September 2021

The Slovenian insurance market totaled EUR 2.03 billion in the first nine months of 2021, a 3.29% increase y-o-y, according to the Slovenian Insurance Association's Q3 report. In terms of paid claims, the aggregate value was ~EUR 1.18 billion, of which about EUR 387 million - life indemnities and EUR 803 million - payments related to non-life insurance sub-classes.

CROATIA Osiguranje elected two SB members

Croatian largest insurer CROATIA Osiguranje announced on the website of Zagreb Stock Exchange (Zagrebacka burza d.d.) that the General Assembly of the company adopted 18 January 2022 the decision on the election of Roberto Skopac and Hrvoje Patajac as members of the Supervisory Board of CROATIA osiguranje for a term of 4 years starting from the 24 April 2022.

Generali announced the resignation of the director Romolo BARDIN

Assicurazioni Generali informs that the director Romolo BARDIN, independent director and member of the Appointments and Remuneration; Investments; Strategic Operations; and Related Party Transactions Committees, has announced his resignation from the Board.

SCOR names Yves Cormier as Head of Investor Relations

French reinsurer SCOR announced the appointment of Yves Cormier as Head of Investor Relations, with immediate effect. Reporting to Ian KELLY, Group Chief Financial Officer, Yves will be based in London.

POLAND: Europ Assistance Polska sums up the last year

During the 25th year of Europ Assistance's operations in Poland, the company's service volumes returned to pre-pandemic levels, and in some areas, the operator of assistance services handled even more cases than in the period before Covid-19.

Bulgaria: Insurers' Q3 net profits expanded by 37% y-o-y to EUR 124 m

Bulgarian insurance market posted aggregate 9 months 2021 net profit of BGN 242.2 million (EUR 123.8 million), 37% more as compared with the snapshot on 30 September 2020 (BGN 176.8 million/EUR 90.4 million), according to the market statistics published on FSC website.