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Liberty Holdings Ltd (LBHJ.J)

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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Liberty Holdings Says FY ‍Normalised Headline Earnings Increased By 8 Pct​
Friday, 2 Mar 2018 12:05am EST 

March 2 (Reuters) - Liberty Holdings Ltd ::FY ‍NORMALISED HEADLINE EARNINGS INCREASED BY 8%​.‍NORMALISED HEADLINE EARNINGS FOR YEAR ENDED 31 DECEMBER 2017 OF R2 719 MILLION WERE 8% UP ON 2016​.‍APPROVED AND DECLARED A GROSS FINAL DIVIDEND OF 415 CENTS PER ORDINARY SHARE​.‍IN 2018, MANAGEMENT WILL FOCUS ON RESTORING FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF SA RETAIL INSURANCE BUSINESS​.  Full Article

Liberty Holdings ‍Appoints Yuresh Maharaj As Group Financial Director
Monday, 12 Feb 2018 08:14am EST 

Feb 12 (Reuters) - Liberty Holdings Ltd ::‍APPOINTMENT OF YURESH MAHARAJ AS GROUP FINANCIAL DIRECTOR WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT​.  Full Article

Liberty Sees FY Normalised HEPS Between 1% To 15% Higher Than Comparative Period​
Friday, 9 Feb 2018 12:19am EST 

Feb 9 (Reuters) - Liberty Holdings Ltd ::SEES FY NORMALISED HEADLINE EARNINGS PER SHARE TO BE BETWEEN 1% TO 15% (BETWEEN 913,5 CENTS AND 1 040,2 CENTS PER SHARE) HIGHER THAN COMPARATIVE PERIOD​ ​.SEES FY ‍BASIC EPS AND HEPS TO BE BETWEEN 40% TO 55% (BETWEEN 1 136,4 CENTS AND 1 258,1 CENTS PER SHARE) HIGHER THAN COMPARATIVE PERIOD​.  Full Article

Liberty holdings says in 9-months group long-term insurance indexed new business grew by 6 pct​
Friday, 24 Nov 2017 01:00am EST 

Nov 24 (Reuters) - LIBERTY HOLDINGS LTD ::‍IN NINE MONTHS, GROUP LONG-TERM INSURANCE INDEXED NEW BUSINESS GREW BY 6% COMPARED TO NINE MONTH PERIOD TO 30 SEPTEMBER 2016​.‍HEIGHTENED POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC UNCERTAINTY SAW CONTINUED FLOWS INTO GUARANTEED PRODUCTS IN NINE MONTHS TO SEPT. 30 ​.‍IN NINE MONTHS TO SEPT. 30, ASSETS UNDER MANAGEMENT AMOUNTED TO R708 BILLION (31 DECEMBER 2016: R676 BILLION)​."‍OPERATING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN CHALLENGING IN LIGHT OF POOR OUTLOOK FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH​".IN 9 MONTHS TO SEPT. 30, UNCERTAINITIES "‍MANIFESTED IN WEAKER BUSINESS MIX FROM MARGIN PERSPECTIVE,LOWER VALUE OF NEW BUSINESS IN SA RETAIL".  Full Article

Liberty Holdings says HY normalised HEPS 456.7 cents
Friday, 4 Aug 2017 01:19am EDT 

Aug 4 (Reuters) - Liberty Holdings Ltd :HY BASIC EARNINGS PER SHARE 568,5 CENTS VERSUS 666,9 CENTS.INTERIM DIVIDEND OF 276 CENTS.HY NORMALISED HEADLINE EARNINGS PER SHARE 456.7 CENTS VERSUS 650 CENTS YEAR AGO.HY TOTAL ASSETS UNDER MANAGEMENT 688 BILLION RAND VERSUS 679 BILLION RAND.HY HEADLINE EARNINGS OF R1 540 MILLION WERE DOWN 15% COMPARED TO R1 813 MILLION IN PRIOR PERIOD.CAPITAL ADEQUACY RATIO AT 2,82 AT PERIOD END (31 DECEMBER 2016: 2,95).HY BUSINESS SALES GREW BY 10% TO R3,9 BILLION COMPARED TO PRIOR PERIOD.HY NEW BUSINESS MARGINS AT 0.4%.HY GROUP NET CUSTOMER CASH INFLOWS OF R5,7 BILLION (30 JUNE 2016: R0,5 BILLION).  Full Article

Liberty Holdings sees HY HEPS between 546.9 - 613.5 cents
Wednesday, 26 Jul 2017 01:12am EDT 

July 26 (Reuters) - LIBERTY HOLDINGS LTD ::HY HEADLINE EARNINGS AND NORMALISED HEADLINE EARNINGS ARE LOWER THAN FIRST HALF OF 2016, BUT REFLECT A RECOVERY IN COMPARISON TO SECOND HALF OF 2016.HY BASIC EARNINGS PER ORDINARY SHARE AND HEADLINE EARNINGS PER ORDINARY SHARE ARE EXPECTED TO BE BETWEEN 8% TO 18% LOWER THAN PRIOR YEAR.SEES HY BASIC HEADLINE EARNINGS PER ORDINARY SHARE AND HEADLINE EARNINGS PER ORDINARY SHARE EXPECTED TO BE BETWEEN 546,9 CENTS AND 613,5 CENTS PER SHARE.  Full Article

Liberty Holdings names David Munro as CEO, effective immediately​
Tuesday, 30 May 2017 01:05am EDT 

May 30 (Reuters) - Liberty Holdings Ltd ::Liberty holdings ltd - ‍david munro, will assume role of chief executive officer of liberty holdings, effective immediately​.Liberty holdings ltd - ‍appointment of munro follows resignation of thabo dloti from board with immediate effect​.Liberty holdings- ‍thabo leaves liberty "following difference of opinion with board on immediate focus of company".Liberty holdings ltd - ‍munro is the current ceo of standard bank group's corporate & investment banking (cib) division.  Full Article

Liberty Holdings Q1 group indexed new business up 6 pct
Thursday, 18 May 2017 11:00am EDT 

May 18 (Reuters) - Liberty Holdings Ltd ::Upward trend in group sales observed in H2 2016 continued in Q1 of 2017, with group indexed new business up 6% compared to Q1 of 2016.New business margins for quarter remained under pressure.Says lower economic growth and rand volatility during quarter continued to impact operating performance.Q1 ended 31st March assets under management amounted to 682 bln rand (31 December 2016: 676 bln rand).Says group remains well capitalised post downgrade of south africa's sovereign credit rating in april 2017.  Full Article

Liberty Holdings reports FY headline earnings down 46.2 pct
Friday, 24 Feb 2017 12:14am EST 

Liberty Holdings Ltd : Headline earnings for year ended Dec. 31 2016 amounted to r2 207 million, down 46,2 pct compared to 4 102 million rand in 2015 . "we are in advanced stages of acquiring a life licence in Nigeria" . FY net customer cash inflows amounted to 7,7 billion rand(Dec. 31 2015: 15,2 billion rand) . FY end total assets under management increased marginally to 676 billion rand versus 668 billion rand . Board has approved and declared a gross final dividend of 415 cents per ordinary share . Operating conditions are expected to remain tough and pressure on consumer disposable income is likely to continue .Lower returns from investment markets and a challenging consumer environment contributed to weaker earnings in 2016.  Full Article

Liberty Holdings says assets worth 675 bln under management at end of 9 months
Thursday, 24 Nov 2016 10:05am EST 

Liberty Holdings Ltd : Operational update for the nine month period ended Sept.30 2016 . Difficult operating conditions experienced in first half of 2016 persisted in Q3 .Says assets under management amounted to 675 billion (31 december 2015: r668 billion) for 9 months ended 30 september.  Full Article

UPDATE 1-S. African insurer Liberty to be quizzed by regulator over cyber attack

* Liberty majority owner Standard Bank backs insurer (Recasts with regulator, adds trader and client reaction)