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UNIQA Insurance Group AG (UNIQ.VI)

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UNIQA Insurance Group 9-mth profit down at EUR 114.4 mln
Thursday, 16 Nov 2017 

Nov 16 (Reuters) - UNIQA INSURANCE GROUP AG ::9-MONTH ‍EARNINGS BEFORE TAXES UP 21.8 PER CENT TO EUR 181.4 MILLION​.‍EARNINGS OUTLOOK FOR 2017 CONFIRMED.‍PROGRESSIVE DIVIDEND POLICY TO BE CONTINUED​.9-MONTH ‍INVESTMENT INCOME DECLINES BY 6.2 PER CENT TO EUR 393.6 MILLION.‍PROGRESSIVE DIVIDEND POLICY TO BE CONTINUED​.9-MONTH PROFIT DECREASED BY 23.1 PER CENT TO EUR 114.4 MILLION (1- 9/2016: EUR 148.8 MILLION)​.  Full Article

Uniqa CEO would like to make acquisition in existing markets
Thursday, 19 Oct 2017 

Oct 19 (Reuters) - Uniqa Insurance Group ::CEO says would like to grow inorganically in existing geographic footprint.  Full Article

UNIQA Insurance Group: UNIQA Österreich Versicherungen merger
Friday, 30 Sep 2016 

UNIQA Insurance Group AG : Raiffeisen Versicherung AG, FINANCE LIFE Lebensversicherung AG and Salzburger Landes-Versicherung AG (transferor companies) are to be merged with UNIQA Österreich Versicherungen AG (acquiring company) .Merger with an effective date of 31 december 2015.  Full Article

Raiffeisen Zentralbank's core capital ratio rises to 10.6 pct
Friday, 26 Aug 2016 

Raiffeisen Zentralbank [RZB.UL]: Says H1 net profit 12 million eur . Says fully loaded CET 1 ratio 10.6 pct at end-H1 . Raiffeisen Zentralbank says negative effect from sale of Uniqa stake is already included in RZB’s half year results in the amount of 126 million eur . Raiffeisen Zentralbank says after the law on Austrian bank tax becomes effective, the group expects annual payments of approximately 20 mln eur, starting in 2017 . Says under reformed Austrian bank tax Austrian banks are to make a one-off payment which will amount to around 145 million eur for RZB Further company coverage: [RBIV.VI] ((vienna.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com; +43 1 531 12 258;)).  Full Article

UNIQA Insurance Group H1 group premiums written down 7.7 pct to EUR 3.28 bln
Thursday, 25 Aug 2016 

UNIQA Insurance Group AG : Earnings outlook for 2016 confirmed: up to 50 percent lower than record earnings from 2015 due to high future investments and strained economic conditions . H1 group premiums written fall by 7.7 percent to 3,277.7 million euros ($3.69 billion) due to proactive reduction in single premiums in life insurance . H1 earnings before taxes down by 84.6 million euros at 106.2 million euros (-44.3 percent) in line with expectations . Net investment income declined by 25.6 percent to 301.5 million euros in first six months of 2016 (1 - 6/2015: 405.3 million euros) .H1 consolidated profit (net profit for period attributable to shareholders of UNIQA Insurance Group AG) decreased by 42.2 percent to 90.3 million euros (1 - 6/2015: 156.3 million euros).  Full Article

UNIQA Insurance Group parts with minority financial interest in Niederösterreichische Versicherung
Thursday, 18 Aug 2016 

UNIQA Insurance Group AG : Will part with its minority financial interest of 13.22 percent in Niederösterreichische Versicherung AG .As a result of redemption of and compensation for these shares, which corresponds to disposal of investment in economic terms, UNIQA Group will achieve a capital gain before tax of around 37 million euros ($41.87 million) in 2016.  Full Article

Raiffeisen Zentralbank expects 11 pct CET 1 ratio at end-H1
Monday, 1 Aug 2016 

Raiffeisen: Raiffeisen Bank International shares down 4.9 percent after EBA stress test . Raiffeisen Zentralbank [RZB.UL] board member says in conf call too early to say if we'll sell any other stakes beyond Uniqa stake . Raiffeisen Zentralbank board member says end-H1 fully loaded CET 1 ratio will be around 11 percent Further company coverage: [RBIV.VI] [RZB.UL] ((vienna.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com; +43 1 531 12 258;)).  Full Article

Raiffeisen Zentralbank Oesterreich plans to reduce its participation in UNIQA
Monday, 25 Jul 2016 

Raiffeisen Zentralbank Oesterreich AG : RZB plans to reduce its participation in UNIQA . Uniqa Privatstiftung is to acquire around 17.64 percent in total, of RZB's participation in UNIQA Insurance Group AG . Following completion of transaction, RZB would continue to hold a participation of around 8.64 percent in UNIQA Insurance Group AG . Transaction would have positive effect on RZB's common equity tier 1 ratio (fully loaded) of around 60 basis points and on RZB's common equity tier 1 ratio (transitional) of around 40 basis points . Potential purchase price would be kept confidential . Implementation should take place in 2016 .Reduction in UNIQA participation is expected to have a negative effect of approximately 130 million euros ($142.78 million) on RZB's 2016 consolidated profit pursuant to IFRS.  Full Article

Uniqa combined ratio improves to 95.8 pct, Q1 profit falls 57 pct
Thursday, 26 May 2016 

Uniqa says: Uniqa says Q1 premiums written fall 15.7 percent to 1.72 billion eur due to proactive reduction in single premiums in life insurance . Uniqa says combined ratio improves to 95.8 percent from 98.8 percent due to "very positive business development in Austria and in the international markets" . Q1 Net Investment Income falls 47.1 pct to 125.5 mln eur, hit by weaker dollar and intensification of low interest environment . Uniqa says expects investment income to increase again as the year progresses . Uniqa says Q1 net profit falls 56.9 percent to 33.2 million eur, pretax profit falls 55.7 percent to 41.6 million eur .Year pretax profit as much as 50 percent lower than in 2015.  Full Article

UNIQA Insurance Group Q1 earnings before taxes down at 41.6 mln euros
Thursday, 26 May 2016 

UNIQA Insurance Group AG : Outlook for 2016 confirmed: earnings before taxes up to 50 per cent lower than record result for 2015 due to high future investments . Q1 earnings before taxes down by 52.4 million euros at 41.6 million euros (-55.7 per cent) as a result of decreased investment income . Q1 net investment income decreases by 111.7 million euros to 125.5 million euros (-47.1 per cent) . Q1 above-average improvement in combined ratio from 98.8 per cent to 95.8 per cent . Premiums written fell by 15.7 per cent to 1,718.7 million euros ($1.92 billion)in first three months of 2016 .Q1 consolidated profit (net profit for the period attributable to the shareholders of UNIQA Insurance Group AG) decreased by 56.9 per cent to 33.2 million euros(1 - 3/2015: 76.9 million euros).  Full Article

Austrian insurance executive to be next finance minister - Kurz

VIENNA Insurance executive Hartwig Loeger will be Austria's next finance minister, conservative leader Sebastian Kurz said on Saturday, as he presented his party's ministers.