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Uniqa will not keep Strabag stake at 13.8 pct, CEO says
Thursday, 9 Mar 2017 05:20am EST 

Uniqa Insurance Group : CEO says we will definitely not keep our Strabag stake at 13.8 percent . CEO reiterates will decide whether to sell or reduce stake by summer of this year Further company coverage: [UNIQ.VI] ((vienna.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com; +43 1 531 12 258;)).  Full Article

Uniqa's 2016 pretax profit 225.5 mln eur, plans dividend increase
Thursday, 9 Mar 2017 02:00am EST 

Uniqa Insurance Group : Says 2016 pretax profit 225.5 million eur . Says 2016 written premiums fell 3.1 percent to 5.05 billion eur . Says fall in written premiums was due exclusively to the planned reduction in capital-intensive single premiums in the life insurance segment in Austria . Says 2016 combined ratio 98.1 percent (versus 97.9 percent in 2015) . Says will propose dividend for 2016 of 0.49 eur per share (versus 0.47 eurper share for 2015) . Says expects premiums and earnings to increase slightly in 2017 . Says plans to continue policy of increasing dividend per share annually Further company coverage: [UNIQ.VI] ((vienna.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com; +43 1 531 12 258;)).  Full Article

Uniqa says too early to say whether it will make acquisitions
Thursday, 9 Mar 2017 12:43am EST 

Uniqa Insurance Group : CEO says we have enough funds for growth but can't say for now whether we will make acquisitions Further company coverage: [UNIQ.VI] ((vienna.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com; +43 1 531 12 258;)).  Full Article

Uniqa Insurance Group to sell indirect stake in Casinos Austria to Came Holding
Tuesday, 3 Jan 2017 06:47am EST 

UNIQA Insurance Group AG : Resolves sale of indirect interest in casinos austria to came holding . Is to divest its 29.63 pct indirect interest in Medial Beteiligungs-GmbH (Medial), which has an 38.29 pct stake in Casinos Austria Aktiengesellschaft (Casinos Austria) . Upon closing, Uniqa's capital gain from selling this stake is expected to be roughly 47.6 million euros .Parties have agreed not to disclose purchase price.  Full Article

msg life receives order to implement msg.life factory and key components of msg.insurance suite
Thursday, 22 Dec 2016 06:06am EST 

Msg Life AG : Receives major order to implement msg.life factory and key components of msg.insurance suite . UNIQA Insurance Group signed a contract today with IBM Oesterreich GmbH - which has in turn engaged msg life central europe gmbh as a subcontractor - to introduce policy management system msg.life factory along with key components of the msg.Insurance Suite as the central management platform for UNIQA's life insurance business .For msg life, contract is worth around 30 million euros ($31.40 million) in total.  Full Article

UNIQA Insurance Group: UNIQA Österreich Versicherungen merger
Friday, 30 Sep 2016 02:49am EDT 

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 03:19am EDT 

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 01:58am EDT 

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 01:57am EDT 

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 03:46am EDT 

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

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