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Zurich Insurance Group AG (ZURN.S)

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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Zurich Insurance M&A strategy very focused - CEO
Thursday, 7 Feb 2019 

Feb 7 (Reuters) - Zurich Insurance Group AG ::ZURICH INSURANCE CEO ON M&A: WE LOOK AT OPPORTUNITIES CONSTANTLY, OUR STRATEGY ON M&A IS VERY FOCUSED.  Full Article

Zurich Insurance Proposes Dividend Of CHF 19 per Share
Thursday, 7 Feb 2019 

Feb 7 (Reuters) - Zurich Insurance Group AG ::PROPOSES DIVIDEND OF CHF 19 PER SHARE.BUSINESS OPERATING PROFIT (BOP) UP 20% TO USD 4.6 BILLION AND NET INCOME AFTER TAX ATTRIBUTABLE TO SHAREHOLDERS UP 24%.WELL ON TRACK TO FULLY DELIVER ON 2017 TO 2019 TARGETS.2018 NET INCOME AFTER TAX ATTRIBUTABLE TO SHAREHOLDERS 3,716 MILLION USD.2018 PROPERTY AND CASUALTY UNDERLYING COMBINED RATIO 97.8%.PROPERTY & CASUALTY (P&C) BOP UP 35%, WITH IMPROVED UNDERLYING UNDERWRITING PERFORMANCE IN A CHALLENGING ENVIRONMENT.ANALYSTS IN POLL SAW DIVIDEND OF 18.9 SWISS FRANCS, NET PROFIT OF 3.48 BILLION USD (+16 PERCENT Y/Y).PERFORMANCE GIVES US GREAT CONFIDENCE AS WE ENTER THE NEXT PHASE OF OUR DEVELOPMENT OVER THE YEAR AHEAD.GROUP SIGNED DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENTS IN AUSTRALIA, LATIN AMERICA AND THE AFORE-MENTIONED INDONESIA, GAINING ACCESS TO AN ADDITIONAL 29 MILLION POTENTIAL CUSTOMERS.  Full Article

Zurich Insurance Says $1.1 Bln In Cost Savings Achieved
Thursday, 7 Feb 2019 

Feb 7 (Reuters) - Zurich Insurance Group AG ::ZURICH INSURANCE SAYS 2018 NET INCOME $3.72 BILLION.ZURICH INSURANCE SAYS USD 1.1 BN IN COST SAVINGS ACHIEVED, WITH USD 400M OF SAVINGS IN 2018 AND ON TRACK WITH THE TARGET OF USD 1.5BN SAVINGS BY 2019.  Full Article

Zurich Insurance Group AG Proposes Michael Halbherr And Barry Stowe For Election To The Board Of Directors
Wednesday, 6 Feb 2019 

By Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi:PROPOSES MICHAEL HALBHERR AND BARRY STOWE FOR ELECTION TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS.  Full Article

Zurich CEO Says No Trans-Border Deals Ever On The Cards
Thursday, 22 Nov 2018 

Nov 22 (Reuters) - Zurich Insurance CEO::NO TRANS-BORDER DEALS WILL EVER BE ON OUR CARDS.  Full Article

Zurich Insurance Places 200 Mln Sfr Of Senior Debt
Thursday, 18 Oct 2018 

Oct 18 (Reuters) - Zurich Insurance Group AG ::ZURICH ANNOUNCES THE SUCCESSFUL PLACEMENT OF CHF 200 MILLION OF SENIOR DEBT.  Full Article

Zurich Chairman Says Well On Track To Meet 2017-2019 Targets
Wednesday, 4 Apr 2018 

April 4 (Reuters) - Zurich Insurance Group AG ::Outgoing Chairman Says Well On Track To Meet 2017 - 2019 FINANCIAL TARGETS.  Full Article

Zurich Insurance proposes Alpiq CEO Jasmin Staiblin for board seat
Thursday, 8 Mar 2018 

March 8 (Reuters) - Zurich Insurance Group says::Board of Directors will propose to shareholders to elect Jasmin Staiblin to the Board for a one year term of office.Staiblin is the Chief Executive Officer of Alpiq <<>>, a leading Swiss energy services provider and electricity producer in Europe which is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.Fred Kindle, Vice-Chairman of the Board at Zurich, and Susan Bies, a member of the Board, will retire from the Board, effective at the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting.  Full Article

Zurich Insurance CEO sees premiums increase continuing in 2018 - CNBC
Thursday, 8 Feb 2018 

Feb 8 (Reuters) - Zurich Insurance CEO SAYS ON CNBC::‍​SEES FURTHER INSURANCE PRICE INCREASES IN 2018, CANNOT YET SAY HOW MUCH .NOT NERVOUS ABOUT VOLATILITY IN MARKETS, WE STILL SEE MARKETS AS TRENDING UP AND EXPECT ECONOMIES TO DELIVER GDP GROWTH.  Full Article

Zurich Insurance CFO - wouldn't see share buybacks of same scale in future
Thursday, 8 Feb 2018 

Feb 8 (Reuters) - Zurich Insurance Group AG ::ZURICH INSURANCE CEO SAYS SEES CLEAR POTENTIAL FOR COMBINED RATIO IMPROVEMENT IN COMING RESULTS.ZURICH INSURANCE CEO SAYS COST REDUCTION FOCUSING ON EUROPE AND THE UNITED STATES, AS WELL AS TECHNOLOGY EFFICIENCIES.ZURICH INSURANCE CEO SAYS SHARE REPURCHASE A TARGETED MEASURE, PURPOSE WILL BE FULFILLED THIS YEAR.ZURICH INSURANCE CFO SAYS WOULDN'T SEE SHARE REPURCHASES OF THE SAME SCALE IN THE FUTURE.ZURICH INSURANCE CEO SAYS LONG WAY FROM SEEING INFLATION COMING BACK.ZURICH INSURANCE CEO SAYS WILL CONTINUE LOOKING FOR M&A OPPORTUNITIES, PROGRESSIVELY EXPANDING CAPACITY TO SERVE CUSTOMERS IN INNOVATIVE WAYS.  Full Article

UPDATE 1-Benetton family wants Generali to stay in Italian hands - report

MILAN, May 19 The Benetton family wants Generali to remain in Italian hands and is ready to tighten its grip on Europe's third-biggest insurer along with other Italian investors, Luciano Benetton said in a newspaper interview.