FRANKFURT, April 25 Munich Re said it
expects to deliver first quarter net profit of close to 1
billion euros ($1.3 billion), putting it on course to reach its
full-year profit target.
"We are aiming for a consolidated result of close to 3
billion euros" for the year, Munich Re Chief Executive Nikolaus
von Bomhard said in a statement released ahead of the
reinsurer's annual shareholder meeting on Thursday.
"Following the good result for the first quarter, we are
confident of being able to achieve our profit target," he said.
Munich Re, the worlds' biggest reinsurer, is due to publish
first-quarter results on May 7.
($1 = 0.7695 euros)
(Reporting by Jonathan Gould; Editing by Maria Sheahan)