Following the control actions conducted by ASF, CITY Insurance and EUROINS Romania - the two insurers accounting for almost 75% of the MTPL insurance portfolio in Romania - were sanctioned by the local insurance market supervisor, www.1asig.ro wrote.
The Financial Supervision Authority (ASF) fined local non-life insurer ASIMED RON 50,000 (about EUR 10 k), withdrew the operating license, declared the insolvency and asked for the bankruptcy of the insurer, wrote profit.ro here
DELOITTE assisted the Austrian insurer VIG in taking over the units of the Dutch financial group AEGON in Hungary, Poland, Romania and Turkey, informed the Romanian insurance news portal www.1asig.ro here
In the first 9 months of 2020, the insurance market in Romania posted GWP of RON 8.52 billion (~EUR 1.74 billion), increasing by approximately 4.77% y-o-y, shows in the report published at the end of December by Romanian ASF - Financial Supervisory Authority, according to the Romanian insurance portal www.1asig.ro here
Allianz-Tiriac Asigurari and Gothaer Group have announced the signing of a purchase agreement regarding the takeover of Gothaer Asigurari Reasigurari, this being the first acquisition of an insurance company made by Allianz-Tiriac after more than 25 years of organic growth.
The MTPL legislation in Romania is in the process of being amended, the insurance portal 1asig.ro wrote here
Between January-June 2020, the insurance market of Romania totaled RON 5.6 billion (~EUR 1.2 billion) in gross written premiums (GWP), 3.5% more in local currency (+1.2% in EUR) when compared to the same period of prior year. The overall claims paid went up to RON 3.3 billion (down to EUR 691 million), 1.5% more in local currency (-0.8% in EUR).
The value of the total assets under management, at the level of the entire Romanian private pensions system, has reached the amount of RON 68.57 billion, at the date of 30.06.2020, exceeding in European currency equivalent the value of EUR 14 billion, increasing by 6.31%, as compared to December, 2019.
90% of Romanians believe that climate change is a real fact, according to the latest sociological research conducted by UNSAR in partnership with IRES. The percentage is similar to the one that emerges from the analysis made in the previous year, a sign that Romanians continue to be concerned about the reality of climate change.
The Romanian new created non-life insurer NN Asigurari, part of Dutch NN Group received from the Financial Supervisory Authority - the authorization to operate as non-life insurer on local market.
The Romanian insurance market had an evolution above expectations in the first half of 2020, exceeding the threshold of RON 6 billion, said Cristian ROSU, Vice President on Insurance - Reinsurance, FSA (Financial Supervisory Authority), wrote www.1asig.ro here
After a series of debades on the way a driver can prove the alidity of MTPL policy, on August 26th, the Council of the Romanian Financial Supervision Authority approved the changes and amended the Norm no 20/2017 on MTPL insurance in Romania.
Carmen Daniela RADU was appointed by the Financial Supervisory Authority for a second five years term as President of the Council of Administration at The Policyholders Guarantee Fund (FGA). Her mandate will start on August 27, 2020.
The 20th edition of the Romanian Insurance Market Awards Gala took place on Wednesday, 26 August, in an original format, which focused on maintaining all the safety requirements imposed by the threat of the global COVID-19 pandemic. The traditional event, organized yearly by XPRIMM, celebrates the best results of the local insurance companies, as well as the most innovative products and the best insurance professionals activating on the Romanian market.
In 1Q2020, Romanian insurers reported gross paid indemnities (excluding maturities and partial and total redemptions), cumulated for life and non-life insurance, to the amount of EUR 371 million, up 14.17% y-o-y. Excluding maturities and partial and total redemptions, the amount was of EUR 327.4 million.
Between January-March 2020, the Romanian insurance market wrote a gross amount of premiums of RON 2.95 billion (~EUR 612 million*), up 8.8% year-on-year, and paid a total volume of claims in amount of RON 1.79 billion (~EUR 370 million*), 14.2% more y-o-y, the latest figures from the Financial Supervisory Authority (ASF) show.
Nicolae TROFIN was appointed as a third member of the Board of SIGNAL IDUNA Romania, top health insurance provider. He joins Tiberiu Maier, Chairman and Mihaela Druga, Member. He will coordinate customer service activities, including customer service, sales and marketing.
NN Romania, the life insurance market's leader, announced plans to expand the activity by entering the non-life insurance market. Earlier this year, the Dutch insurer has made the same move on the Hungarian market.
The Financial Supervisory Authority of Romania (ASF) together with the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA), announce the start of the Balance Sheet Review of the Romanian insurance sector in the second semester of 2020.
The percentage of Romanians who prefer to purchase insurance policies via online instruments has doubled, as compared to last year, according to UNSAR-IRES Barometer on "Perception of risk and insurance culture in Romania", wrote ww.1asig.ro.