Based on 2018 results, SBERBANK Life Insurance ranked first in terms of GWP among all market insurers. The company's GWP reached RUB 181.5 billion. As the same time, the insurer removed SOGAZ - whose GWP amounted to RUB 160.5 billion - from its leading position, as regulator's data show.
Motor Hull GWP increased by 3.8% (from RUB 162.5 billion to RUB 168.7 billion) in 2018, while paid claims remained at almost the same level (RUB 83.2 billion vs RUB 83.3 billion a year ago), as regulator's data show.
The Congress organized under the title "Global Objectives 2019", with the support of the All-Russian Insurance Association, will combine two events, as a year before: the Insurance Conference and the 23rd Annual Reinsurance Conference.
According to the Russian Association of Motor Insurers (RAMI), compensation payments from the insolvency fund for the insurers that left the market, amounted to RUB 9.9 billion (+73.7% y-o-y) in 2018, as ASN wrote.
In 2018, the net profit of INGOSSTRAKH decreased by 38% (from RUB 10.7 billion to RUB 6.7 billion), according to the company's General Director Mikhail VOLKOV.
On February 19, 2019, Phillip GRONEMEYER was appointed General Director of Allianz in Russia, and Svetlana AMSHANNIKOVA became the new General Director of Allianz Life. Previously both posts were held by Nikolay KLEKOVKIN, according to a press release of the Group.
Life GWP in 2018, according to preliminary data, increased by 32.8% to RUB 478 billion, and paid claims in the sector went up to RUB 73.4 billion (+37.5%), Igor YURGENS, the President of the All-Russian Insurance Association (ARIA) announced.
"The Russian National Reinsurance Company (RNRC) has announced its results for 2018. Under reinsurance contracts in 2018 RNRC received RUB 12.1 billion of GWP (+58% y-o-y). Total amount of earned premiums exceeded RUB 11 billion (almost 3 times higher y-o-y)", according to the company's official statement.
According to the Russian Association of Motor Insurers (RAMI), from January 1, 2019 to February 10, 2019 the average MTPL premium amount for cars dropped by 7% in 61 regions, generating in total almost 90% of all MTPL policies.
ERGO Group AG announced the sale of 100% of its non-life business in Russia to RESO-Garantia. The parties have agreed not to disclose details of the purchase price.
The national rating agency Expert-RA confirmed the rating of VSK-Life line at ruA+, outlook stable, as ASN wrote.
RESO-Garantia acquires 100% of ERGO (a subsidiary non-life insurer of ERGO Group AG in Russia) from ERGO International AG, as ASN wrote.
Based on the preliminary data, in 2018 profit of ROSGOSSTRAKH for the first time during the last 3 years amounted to RUB 6 billion.
ROSGOSSTRAKH has announced its decision to merge life insurers - ERGO Life and RGS Life Insurance, according to the information on the insurer's website, published on January 31.
According to the Bank of Russia, for the first time in the last few years the market has seen a decrease in the number of complaints from consumers of financial services, which was mainly due to a sharp reduction in complaints against MTPL in 2018 by 43.1%.
The national rating agency Expert RA confirmed the rating of SBERBANK Insurance at ruAA+, at that the outlook was changed from stable to positive, reports ASN.
Total amount of the insurance indemnity paid by the Russian National Reinsurance Company (RNRC) for the damaged military cargo already reached RUB 3.5 billion (~EUR 46 million)*, which makes this loss the biggest and unique in the whole history of military cargo insurance in the country, as ASN wrote.
In 2018 the total number of MTPL policies increased by 2%, according to the preliminary data, however, GWP of the class remained at the level of 2017, as ASN informed.