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Elisabeth Stadler

VIG’s total gross premiums gain 24.4 pct to EUR 533.4 mln, in Romania, in 2016

Insurance March 23, 2017 11:32 0 comments

Vienna Insurance Group (VIG) said that the total gross premiums recorded in Romania reached EUR 533.4 million in 2016, up by 24.4 percent compared to 2015. Also, the profit before taxes was EUR 3.5 million…more »


ASF: Romanian insurance market hits fresh record of RON 10 bln in 2016

Insurance March 22, 2017 11:18 0 comments

Romania's insurance market went up by 10 percent in 2016 to a record-level of RON 10 billion, out of which the mandatory insurances segment with auto civil responsibility (RCA) continued to have the highest share,…more »


Groupama Asigurari’s subscribed gross premiums up by 16 pct to EUR 207 mln in 2016

Insurance March 20, 2017 15:45 0 comments

Insurance company Groupama Asigurari, owned by the French group Groupama, registered an increase of 16 percent of the subscribed gross premiums in 2016, compared with 2015, by five percentage points over the average level of…more »


Analysis: Life insurers in Romania seek new growth drivers | The role of financial education

Insurance March 07, 2017 15:45 0 comments BR Exclusive

Even though insurers have struggled to increase the penetration of life insurance policies on the local market, Romania is still lagging behind its European peers in this area. Investments in long-term financial educational programs, combined…more »

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Provident Financial Romania to launch online consumer loans, insurance

Finance March 03, 2017 13:24 0 comments

The British group International Personal Finance (IPF), which oiwns Provident Financial Romania, granted loans of over GBP 301 million in Romania, Hungary and Bulgaria last year. This accounted for a growth of 17 percent compared…more »

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Romania’s biggest deals in 2016: Banking/Financial Services/Insurance

Banking March 01, 2017 16:11 0 comments BR Exclusive

Here are the main deals in the food and beverages sectors that were registered last year. For a forecast regarding the mergers and acquisition market in 2017, you can read this exclusive article. BANKING Forte…more »


New player on the Romanian insurance market: Bulgarian DallBogg gets green light from regulator

Insurance February 27, 2017 19:40 0 comments

The Financial Supervision Authority (ASF) has  approved the entrance of Bulgaria-based DallBogg on the Romanian insurance market. DallBogg can offer services for RCA-auto civil responsibility insurance, starting February 22. DallBogg was set up in 2008…more »

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ASF approves appointment of new Uniqa Asigurari de Viata president

Insurance February 24, 2017 08:00 0 comments

The Financial Supervision Authority (ASF) has approved the appointment of the new Uniqa Asigurari de Viata president, as well as of two members in the Surveillance Council of the same company. The new president of…more »


Less than 10 pct of the 14,000 IT Romanian companies have professional responsibility insurance, says CertAsig

Insurance February 21, 2017 15:04 0 comments

Demand of professional responsibility insurance for developers and IT consultants will be higher this year, given that less than 10 percent of the 14,000 IT Romanian companies that generate turnover of EUR 4 billion annually…more »

NN Asigurari

NN Asigurari de Viata’s turnover up by 5.2 pct in 2016 to RON 661.7 mln

Insurance February 21, 2017 11:43 0 comments

The premium insurance subscriptions of NN Asigurari de Viata went up by 5.2 percent in 2016 to RON 661.7 million, according to the data announced on Tuesday by the company. In addition, the gross profit…more »