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Helvetia Holding AG (HELN.S)

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Helvetia Holding FY underlying earnings up 12 pct at CHF 492 million
Monday, 13 Mar 2017 02:00am EDT 

Helvetia Holding AG : Increased its underlying earnings in 2016 financial year by 12 pct to 492 million Swiss francs ($488.24 million) after tax . FY business volume grew by 2.6 pct (in original currency) to 8,513 million francs despite portfolio optimisations and a challenging environment . Increases dividend by 10 pct to 21 francs per share .Herbert J. Scheidt is not standing for re-election to board of directors.  Full Article

Helvetia Holding acquires remaining stake in Chiara Assicurazioni
Tuesday, 27 Dec 2016 01:00am EST 

Helvetia Holding AG : Acquires a minority interest in Chiara Assicurazioni, now holds 100 pct of the company . Helvetia has paid 20.0 million euros ($20.89 million) for the remaining shares .The transaction has already been closed, as it is not subject to regulatory approvals.  Full Article

Helvetia Holding H1 underlying earnings up 8 pct at CHF 238 million
Monday, 5 Sep 2016 12:57am EDT 

Helvetia Holding AG : Increased its underlying earnings in the first half of 2016 by 8 pct to 238 million Swiss francs ($243.23 million) . In the first half of 2016, Helvetia generated a business volume at group level of 5,544.3 million Swiss francs, which corresponds to year-on-year growth of 3.4 pct in original currency . H1 current income from group investments came to 523.3 million francs, which represents an increase of 20.1 million francs on the first half of 2015 . H1 business volume of the insurance group grew by 3 pct (in original currency) to 5,544 million francs .Sound performance is attributable among other things to the very smooth integration of Nationale Suisse and Basler Austria.  Full Article

Helvetia Holding: CEO Stefan Loacker hands over to Philipp Gmuer
Wednesday, 29 Jun 2016 01:00am EDT 

Helvetia Holding AG : Helvetia group CEO Stefan Loacker hands over to Philipp Gmuer . Stefan Loacker is stepping down as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Helvetia Group by August 31, 2016 .As of September 1, 2016, management of Helvetia Group will be in hands of Philipp Gmuer.  Full Article

Helvetia Holding AG proposes FY 2015 dividend
Monday, 14 Mar 2016 02:01am EDT 

Helvetia Holding AG:Proposed dividend distribution: 19.00 Swiss francs per share for FY 2015 (2014: CHF 18.00 per share)​.  Full Article

Helvetia Holding AG and Sanitas renew existing partnership
Tuesday, 22 Dec 2015 01:00am EST 

Helvetia Holding AG:Helvetia and Sanitas renew their existing partnership.Under partnership, Helvetia field staff will provide Sanitas with insurance solutions‍​.More opportunities for cooperation be examined.New agreement to come in force in early 2016‍​.  Full Article

Helvetia Holding AG concludes sale of Belgian travel insurance portfolio
Friday, 19 Jun 2015 01:00am EDT 

Helvetia Holding AG:Concludes sale of Belgian travel insurance portfolio.Has completed sale of travel insurance portfolio of Belgian subsidiary L'Européenne an Mapfre Asistencia.  Full Article

Helvetia Holding merges legal entities and organization in Switzerland, cuts jobs
Tuesday, 5 May 2015 01:00am EDT 

Helvetia Holding AG:Merges legal entities and organization in Switzerland.Helvetia will take over Nationale Suisse insurance contracts in full and continue them unchanged.Out of currently around 3,850 staff in Switzerland, roughly 70 terminations on employer's side and 30 early retirements are expected.  Full Article

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BRIEF-Helvetia Holding FY underlying earnings up 12 pct at CHF 492 million

* Increased its underlying earnings in 2016 financial year by 12 pct to 492 million Swiss francs ($488.24 million) after tax