Serbian "Dunav osiguranje" is the winner of this year's award "Consumer's favorite" in the insurance category, designating the most popular brands on the Serbian market. Organized by the association "My Serbia" and with the support of the City of Belgrade, the contest awards the best brands based on the consumers' votes.
Starting with January 1, 2021, UNIQA Serbia has began the process of strategic transformation" UNIQA 3.0" by applying a new governance model which includes the harmonization of processes in 15 markets in Central and Eastern Europe.
Serbian insurers' 3Q2020 business increased 2.17% y-o-y to RSD 80.73 billion (~EUR 687 million*), according to the quarterly figures published on the website of National Bank of Serbia (NBS).
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Generali Osiguranje Srbija, a leader in the Serbian insurance market, self-configured and launched the Snapsheet Appraisals with Serbian and English language options, according to a press release of Snapsheet.
The GWP value of Serbian insurers totaled RSD 55.85 billion (EUR 475 million) in the first half of 2020, a 4% increase y-o-y, according to the National Bank of Serbia's (NBS) most recent report on the sector.
On September 28, the Supervisory Board of Sava Non-Life Insurance Belgrade appointed Mirjana BOGICEVIC as President of the Executive Board, the company announced.
The GWP of Serbian insurance companies increased 8.52% in Q1 2020, reaching RSD 26.94 billion ~EUR 229 million), NBS quarterly data showed.
"Only two or three percent of households in Serbia are insured against floods, and property insurance has less than 10 percent of households", said the general secretary of the Insurers Association of Serbia, Dusko JOVANOVIC, quoted by osiguranje.hr.
GENERALI announced it donated EUR 100,000 to the Government of the Republic of Serbia to support the healthcare system in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic and to the Fire Eye laboratory for the purchase of lab supplies and equipment, hygiene and disinfection supplies, office supplies and furniture, for the workers' compensation and for the development of research and training potential.
The Serbian insurance market reported a 7.5% y-o-y increase in FY2019 GWP to RSD 107.5 billion (EUR 914 million), according to the NBS's (National Bank of Serbia) year-end figures. Non-life insurance made up 76.7% of total GWP (RSD 82.4 billion, up by 8.2% y-o-y), while the share of life insurance premiums was 23.3.% (RSD 25.1 billion, up by 5.4% y-o-y).
Belgrade-based British Motors, a Serbian car dealer, has increased its stake in the capital of local non-life insurer Globos osiguranje by 15.6% from 71.8% to 87.4% as a part of a buyout bid, wrote kamatika.com here
Serbian insurers are playing an active role in the general effort of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, both by supporting at their best their customers and providing financial contributions for the medical effort of fighting the epidemic.
In 2019, the year when it has celebrated 45 years of business under its current name, Serbian market's leader DUNAV Osiguranje recorded the best results in the last 30 years of its operations, Mirko PETROVIC, President of the Board, said at the Kopaonik Business Forum.
The GWP of Serbian insurers increased 5.9% year-on-year to RSD 79 billion (EUR 672 million*) in the first nine months of 2019, according to the most recent figures published on the website of National Bank of Serbia (NBS).
The Serbian branch of OTP Group acquired Societe Generale Srbija, taking over the banking, insurance and leasing activities of the French group in Serbia.
Total GWP by Serbian insurers in the first half of 2019 amounted to EUR 455.6 million, 3.08% up y-o-y, mostly driven by the non-life segment.
AM Best has upgraded the Financial Strength Rating to B+ (Good) from B (Fair) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating to "bbb-" from "bb+" of Serbian reinsurer Dunav Re a.d.o. Belgrade, a subsidiary of Dunav Insurance Company j.s.c. Belgrade. The outlook of the Credit Ratings (ratings) is stable.
Serbian insurers ended 1Q2019 with total GWP worth RSD 24.83 billion (EUR 210.5 million), 0.5% up y-o-y, according to the most recent market statistics pubished by the National Bank of Serbia.