News - Insurance

CCN Aviation's global expands to the Indian market

FlightClaimEU, part of Claims Corporation Network - CCN's Group aviation activity that supports, advises and assists passengers in case of a flight disruption, expands its global footprint to India, the Group has announced.


ALLIANZ Zagreb will have a new Chairman of the Board

Daniel MATIC is the new candidate for the opened position as Chairman of the Board inside Allianz Zagreb, Croatia. He will replace Boris GALIC after getting the necessary approvals from the regulator.


Roelof JOOSTEN appointed member of ACHMEA's Supervisory Board

ACHMEA's AGM has appointed Roelof JOOSTEN as a member of the Supervisory Board. He succeeds Antoon VERMEER, who retired from his position last year after his maximum term of office. JOOSTEN's appointment is for four years and was approved by the Dutch Central Bank (DNB).



KAZAKHSTAN: S&P: life insurance may increase 15-20% in 2019

"Life insurance in Kazakhstan may grow by 15-20% in 2019, while non-life may remain at the level of 2018, or even decrease in real terms," S&P believes, according to Ekaterina TOLSTOVA, deputy director of the international rating agency.


European Parliament strengthened EU financial watchdogs

MEPs approved rules strengthening the EU financial supervision needed for safer financial markets, fighting money laundering, and protecting consumers. European consumers, investors and businesses will benefit from safer and more integrated financial markets thanks to the reform.

VIG aims to use strong capitalisation as basis for growth

With the publication of 2018 Group Annual Report, Vienna Insurance Group (VIG) has confirmed the preliminary results, announced on 21 March 2019. The Group intends to use its strong capitalisation (solvency ratio of 239%) to achieve further growth.

UKRAINE: MTPL GWP for Jan-Feb grew by 18% y-o-y

In 2019, between January and February, the total MTPL GWP of insurance companies, members of MTIBU (Motor Transport Insurance Bureau of Ukraine), increased by 18.12% y-o-y, reaching UAH 661.44 million (~EUR 21.57 million), Forinsurer reports.

SLOVENIA: COFACE acquires SID - PKZ

Coface announced on April 15th the acquisition of Slovenian SID - PKZ, one of the insurance market leaders, with a strong position in credit insurance. Coface has acquired all SID - PKZ shares and the business will operate under the new name - Coface PKZ.




SLOVENIA: Sava Re proposes dividend for shareholders

Slovenian Sava Re is going to pay a gross dividend of EUR 0.95 per share, EUR 14.7 million in total, or 34.23% of 2018 net profit of the Sava Re Group, the reinsurer said in an official statement.