UKRAINE: from January to September MTPL premiums went up by 20.6%
For the period from January to September 2018 MTPL premiums of MTIBU members in Ukraine went up by 20.6% y-o-y and amounted to UAH 3.3 billion, said Forinsurer.
UKRAINE: GWP of INGO Ukraine went up by 13.7% and paid claims - by 10.9%
INGO Ukraine generated GWP in the amount of UAH 876.8 million, in the first nine months of 2018, 13.7% more y-o-y. At the same time, the insurer's paid claims reached UAH 378.8 million (+10.9%), informed Forinsurer.
STATISTICS: UKRAINE, 1H 2018: 98% of risk insurance GWP accumulated by 100 insurers out of 291
According to the National Financial Services Commission, as of July 1, 2018, the total number of Ukrainian insurers amounted to 291, including 31 life insurers and 260 risk insurers. For the first half year total number of insurers decreased by 9.
UKRAINE: for January-July, annual growth of MTPL amounted to 20.5% and Green Card went up by 25%
For 7 months, Ukrainian insurers (members of MTIBU, the Motor Transport Insurance Bureau of Ukraine) generated UAH 2.57 billion of MTPL premiums (+20.5%). The total number of MTPL policies, according to MTIBU, increased by 4.2% and amounted to almost 4.6 million units.
STATISTICS: UKRAINE, 1H 2018: life insurance demonstrates significant growth by more than 39%
The Ukrainian insurance market generated GWP in the amount of UAH 23.42 billion (EUR 766.33 million) in the first half year, 10.38% more than a year ago. Likewise, GWP of life insurers increased by 39.2% from UAH 1.24 billion (EUR 41.8 million) to UAH 1.73 billion (EUR 56.69 million), according to the National Financial Services Commission.
VIG to make acquisitions in Ukraine
Austrian insurer VIG intends to become a Top3 insurer in the Ukrainian insurance market, and "is mulling the possibility of acquiring another risk insurance company", wrote the local business portal open4business.com.ua.
UKRAINE: the National Bank of Ukraine proposes toughening mandatory insurance requirements to improve the quality of market regulation
Huge losses in mandatory insurance have made it necessary to review license conditions for companies by introducing additional requirements to their solvency in line with EU standards, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has said.
UKRAINE: for 7 months premiums of the TAS Group went up by almost 39%
For 7 months this year TAS Insurance Group generated UAH 749.62 million of premiums* (+38.8% y-o-y), as informed Forinsurer portal.
UKRAINE: National Financial Services Committee toughens solvency requirements for the local insurers
The National Financial Services Committee toughens solvency requirements for the local insurers. The Ministry of Finance registered an order of the Committee on approval of the Regulation on mandatory criteria and standards of capital adequacy and solvency, liquidity, profitability, asset quality and riskiness of the insurers' operations.
UKRAINE: for February-July local insurers sold more than 31 thousand of e-MTPL
MTIBU published sales statistics of e-MTPL in Ukraine from February 7 to July 31, 2018. During this period local insurers sold 31,155 of electronic MTPL policies, wrote FORINSURER.
ON THE MOVE
Andrej SLAPAR reappointed the President of the Management Board of Zavarovalnica TRIGLAV for another five years term
The Supervisory Board of Zavarovalnica TRIGLAV reappointed the President of the Management Board of Zavarovalnica TRIGLAV Andrej SLAPAR for a new five-year term of office and approved the proposal submitted by the President of the Management Board, reappointing Uros IVANC and Tadej COROLI as Members of the Management Board.
IGI appoints its first Chief Technology Officer
International General Insurance Holdings Limited (IGI), the international specialist commercial insurer and reinsurer, has announced the appointment of Nasser ZAGHA to the newly-created role of Chief Technology Officer.
BEAZLEY's CUO to join Lloyd's of London Board in February 2019
Lloyd's, the specialist insurance and reinsurance market announced that Neil MAIDMENT has been appointed as an independent non-executive of the Lloyd's Board with effect from February 2019.
The "Croatian Insurance Days" took place in Opatija, Croatia
The most important annual meeting of the Croatian insurers, the "Croatian Insurance Days", took place in Opatija, Croatia, on 7 - 9 November.
Reducing the risks in agriculture by using insurance means, discussed in Skopje
On November 1st, an Agricultural insurance conference took place in Skopje, Macedonia, organized by the Insurance Supervision Agency in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy. Drawing attention to the necessity of reducing the risks in agriculture by using insurance was the event's main purpose.
IIF 2018 - Insurance in a DIGITAL WORLD
Emmanuel DJENGUE, Innovation Director, Europe - RGAX, Spain is the Keynote Speaker at IIF 2018 - Insurance in a DIGITAL WORLD Conference in Bucharest, on November 27.
VIDEO: MUNICH Re: We have the duty to find solutions for cyber risks, which are a threat at the global level
Becoming a growing threat globally, cyber risks is both a challenge and an opportunity for the insurance industry. MUNICH Re's representatives talked to XPRIMM TV in Baden Baden, about the different approach to this type of risk that the Group, as one of the most active players on the cyber market solutions, proposes.
Willis Towers Watson: reinsurance products backed by 'alternative' capital have become mainstream
End investors, Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS) funds, and buyers - the three groups active in ILS - have predominantly weathered 2017 loss activity with a view that reinsurance products backed by 'alternative' capital have become mainstream, according to a new Global ILS Market Survey by Willis Towers Watson.
Swiss Re expects the reinsurance industry to further consolidate
Swiss Re expects the global reinsurance industry to consolidate as the distinction between insurers and reinsurers become increasingly blurred, an executive from the Swiss Group said in Baden Baden, reports Reuters.
NASH, Guy Carpenter: The current pressure on returns is a stimulus for consolidation
Current market conditions are putting increasing pressure on returns with some companies viewing consolidation as a potential solution, James NASH, CEO of International at Guy Carpenter said in his opening remarks at the Baden-Baden 2018 Reinsurance Meeting hosted by the global risk and reinsurance specialist.
Hannover Re expects modestly higher premiums and stable conditions for its German business
E+S Ruckversicherung AG, the Hannover Re Group's unit handling German business, continues to expect a positive premium development in the German market for the January 2019 renewals, albeit at a somewhat more diminished pace than in 2018.
November Business Meetings (NBM) for Reinsurers
21-22 November 2018
"Novaya Ploschad" Business Center, Moscow, Russia
Organizer: The All-Russian Insurance Association (ARIA)
Media Partner: XPRIMM Publications
For details: ins-df.com
5 - 6 December 2018
Excel London, UK
Media Partner: XPRIMM Publications
For details: fintechconnect.com
IFRS 9 After Implementation In-House Training
Date, venue & schedule - chosen by the applicants
Organizer: GLC Europe
Media Partner: XPRIMM Publications
For details: glceurope.com