Euroins Insurance Group (EIG) closed the year 2019 with a net profit of BGN 21.1 million (~EUR 10.8 million), 113% more year-on-year. The group's consolidated gross written premiums reached BGN 848 million (~EUR 433 million), 32% more compared to the same period of prior year.
During 2019, the Sava Insurance Group (SAVA) wrote nearly EUR 600 million in gross premiums and generated a net profit of EUR 50 million. Performance exceeded targets set for 2019, also thanks to a one-off income from a successful acquisition in Croatia, the company mentioned.
For year 2019, ERGO Group generated a consolidated profit amounting EUR 440 million, 22.6% more year-on-year, exceeding its profit guidance of EUR 400 million and staying well on track to meet the objectives of the ERGO Strategy Programme, as the group mentioned.
At the end of 2019, Munich Re generated a profit of EUR 2,707 million, 19.0% more year-on-year. The operating result was up on the previous year to EUR 4,004 million (+7.5%), and the other non-operating result amounted to EUR (665) million (FY2018: EUR (639) million). The currency result totaled EUR 73 million (FY2018: EUR (39) million).
On 5 February 2020 a joint meeting of the members of Belarusian Nuclear Insurance Pool (Belarus Re, Belgosstrakh, Eximgarant of Belarus), the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Belarus, the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Belarus, RUE "Belarusian NPP" and representatives of international nuclear insurance pools, the General Purposes Committee (GPC), was held in Minsk. They discussed issues in respect to insurance & reinsurance coverage for risks arising from Belarusian NPP operation, as well as opportunities to enhance international cooperation in the field of Nuclear TPL, Property and CAR/EAR Reinsurance.
For year 2019, SCOR Group reported a net income of EUR 422 million, up by 31.1% compared to the same period of prior year.
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In 2019, life insurance decreased by 9% y-o-y and amounted to RUB 433.2 billion (~EUR 6.24 billion), as the preliminary market data show. At the same time, life paid claims increased by 87%, to RUB 140.7 billion, according to Igor YURGENS, President of the All-Russian Insurance Association (ARIA).
Total number of complaints about insurers decreased by 34% in 2019, according to the Bank of Russia. This indicator was the best performing among non-credit financial institutions, the regulator noted.
As the data of the regulator show, in January 2020, total Kazakh market increased by 17% y-o-y, up to KZT 75.4 billion (EUR 0.18 billion).
As the data of the Bureau of motor insurers of Armenia show, the number of e-MTPL contracts in 2019 increased 3.6 times and reached 5% of the total MTPL contracts, ArmInfo reports.
Azerbaijan ranked third among the safest travel destinations in CIS region, according to the ranking of the famous Insurly website, while its worldwide ranking took 52nd place among 180 countries safest for tourists.
In 2019, Kyrgyz market grew to KGS 1.33 billion (EUR 17.09 million), which is 21.29% more y-o-y in local currency, as the data, published by the State Service of regulation and supervision of the financial market at the government of the Kyrgyz Republic, show.
According to the year-end market figures published by HAIC - the Hellenic Association of Insurance Companies, the Greek insurance market totalled EUR 4.07 billion at the end of 2019, up by 8.7% y-o-y.
According to FY2019 preliminary data reported by Czech Insurance Association - CAP, the local insurance market increased by 5.68% y-o-y to CZK 136.72 billion (~EUR 5.38 billion). The 27 insurers members of CAP represent roughly 98% of total GWP generated by local market.
In 2019, the National Commission for State Regulation of Financial Services Markets closed 27.5% more non-banking financial institutions than during 2018.
According to the National Bank of Kazakhstan figures, in 2019 non-life companies' profit decreased by 25.5% to KZT 52.2 billion (~EUR 122.29 million).
Insurance company O`zbekinvest Hayot summed up its 2019 results, according to which the company's paid claims increased by 62.1% at the end of the year, exceeding UZS 110.4 billion (~EUR 10.4 million), as UZREPORT agency informed.
For the year 2019, Allianz Group reported a net income (attributable to shareholders) of EUR 7.9 billion, 6.1% more year-on-year, mostly due to the increased operating profit and improved non-operating result, as well as a lower tax rate, as the company mentions.
For year 2019, Willis Towers Watson (WTW) reported a net income (attributable to the company) of USD 1,044 million, up 50% year-on-year (FY2018: USD 695 million).