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ADRIATIC Osiguranje: green light for starting business in Italy

ADRIATIC Osiguranje dd (ex. JADRANSKO osiguranje) has obtained the official approval of IVASS - Insurance Supervisory Authority of the Republic of Italy (Istituto per la Vigilanza sulle Assicurazioni) to start business in the Republic of Italy.

EUROHOLD, 1H2019: 31% increase in group's total revenue

Bulgaria based EUROHOLD reported an increase of 31% year-on-year of the Group's operating income for the period between January 1st- June 30th, 2019. The total revenue of EUROHOLD amounted to EUR 402 million.


TALANX, 1H2019: 9.4% increase in net income

Germany based Talanx Group reported a net income of EUR 477 million at the end of first half-year of 2019, 9.4% higher than the net income. The growth was driven mainly by Retail Germany, Retail International and Life & Health Reinsurance segments.

Partner Re, 1H2019: total GWP volume rose by 15.6%

Partner Re reported a net income of USD 805 million for the first half of 2019, a significant increase compared to first half of 2018 (USD 28 million). Net income available to common shareholder was USD 782 million (1H2018: USD 5 million).


Lard FRIESE joins AEGON as the new CEO

Aegon announced that its Supervisory Board intends to propose the appointment of Lard FRIESE as Chief Executive Officer to the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders. He will join the company as CEO-designate effective March 1, 2020.

David KNIBBE appointed as CEO of NN Group

NN Group announced that David KNIBBE, currently CEO of NN Netherlands, will succeed Lard FRIESE who has stepped down as member and chair of the Executive Board and CEO of NN Group as of today, 12 August 2019, to join AEGON.


Hannover Re, 1H2019: net income rose by 19.3%

Hannover Re reported EUR 663 million net income for the first half-year of 2019, which represents an increase of 19.3% compared to the same period of prior year net income.

Aon, 2Q2019: total revenue increased 2% to USD 2.6 billion

Total revenue of Aon plc (NYSE: AON) in the second quarter increased 2% to USD 2.6 billion compared to the prior year period, driven by 6% organic revenue growth, partially offset by unfavorable impact from foreign currency translation and divestitures, net of acquisitions.


GEORGIA: adoption of the law on MTPL postponed

The discussion of the MTPL bill, based on which the mandatory motor third party insurance system was supposed to be introduced from July 1, 2019, was postponed for September, as Business Georgia reports.




Slovenian Groups TRIGLAV and SAVA Re rated "a" by the Standard&Poor's agency

In July 2019, S&P announced it has reaffirmed the "A" Long-Term Credit Rating and Financial Strength Rating of TRIGLAV Group and affirmed the financial strength rating of SAVA Re Group to "A". Both ratings have a stable medium-term outlook and are valid also for the groups' parent companies and subsidiaries.