AIA Group Ltd (1299.HK)
9 Dec 2016
Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)
AIA Group Ltd <1299.HK>: Interim results for the six months ended 31 May 2016 . HY value of new business (VONB) $1.26 billion versus $959 million a year ago . 17 per cent increase in interim dividend to 21.90 Hong Kong cents per share . HY free surplus up 10 per cent in the first half to US$8.2 billion . "Outlook for the global economy remains increasingly unpredictable" . HY 31 per cent increase in annualised new premiums (ANP) to US$2.36 billion . HY IFRS operating profit after tax (OPAT) up 14 per cent to US$1.96 billion . HY VONB margin up 2.4 pps to 52.7 per cent ."Remain confident in the prospects for the group". Full Article
Aia Group Ltd:Declares an interim dividend of 18.72 Hong Kong cents per share, an increase of 17 pct.Payable on Aug. 28 to shareholders whose names appear on the register of members of the Company at the close of business on Aug. 12. Full Article
SYDNEY/SINGAPORE/TOKYO Australia and New Zealand Banking Group's sale of its life insurance and wealth business, which has been valued at $3.33 billion by the bank, is attracting interest from Japan’s Meiji Yasuda and Hong Kong-based AIA Group , according to people familiar with the situation.