Assicurazioni Generali News

Generali Earmarks €4 Billion ($4.6 Billion) for Acquisitions, Growth

Generali has earmarked up to four billion euros for acquisitions and growth as it looks to asset management and high-margin business in Latin America and Asia to fuel earnings. Italy’s top insurer — which generates most of its revenues in …

Benetton Family’s Wealth Drops by $2B After Genoa Bridge Disaster

Fallout from the Genoa bridge disaster has erased about $2 billion of net worth from one of Italy’s richest families. The billionaire Benettons control 30.25 percent of Atlantia SpA, the construction company and toll-road owner that operated the Morandi Bridge …

Generali Plans to Sell Wealth Management, Services Units for $476M

Assicurazioni Generali SpA agreed to sell wealth-management and service units in Ireland and Guernsey for 409 million euros ($476 million), pushing the Italian insurer above its target for international disposals. The Generali Worldwide and Generali Link businesses will be purchased …

Generali Agrees to Sell German Life Unit, Valued at $1.2B, to Viridium

Assicurazioni Generali SpA agreed to sell almost 90 percent of its German Generali Leben unit to a company owned by Cinven Ltd. and Hannover Re in a deal that values the business at about 1 billion euros ($1.2 billion.) The …

Generali Likely to Start Exclusive Talks to Sell German Life Book to Viridium: Source

Italy’s Generali is expected to start exclusive talks shortly over the potential sale of its 40 billion euro ($48 billion) German life insurance portfolio to private equity-backed Viridium, a person close to the matter said. Generali and Viridium declined to …

Generali Expands Stake in India’s Future Group to 49%

Generali Group announced it has signed an agreement with Future Group to increase its stake in its insurance ventures in India to 49 percent from 25.5 percent. Generali’s presence in India is currently in the form of two joint ventures …

Generali to Sell Belgian Operations to Athora Holding for $668.3M in Cash

Italy’s Generali has agreed to sell its Belgian operations to Athora Holding Ltd. for approximately €540 million ($668.3 million) in cash. The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2018, subject to regulatory approvals. Generali Belgium S.A. …

Generali Completes Sale of Panama & Colombia Operations to ASSA & Talanx

Assicurazioni Generali SpA announced the closing of the sale of its operations in Panama and Colombia. These two transactions, which were originally announced during the second half of 2017, are part of the group’s overall strategy to rationalize its international …

Generali Evaluates Offers for Its $49B German Life Insurance Portfolio: Sources

Athene Holding Ltd. and Viridium Group GmbH submitted binding bids for Assicurazioni Generali SpA’s 40 billion-euro ($49 billion) German life insurance portfolio, according to people with knowledge of the matter. Generali is working with Morgan Stanley to evaluate bids, the …

Italy’s Billionaire Benetton Family Plans to Boost Stake in Generali, Say Sources

Italy’s billionaire Benetton family plans to boost its stake in Assicurazioni Generali SpA, the country’s biggest insurer, to as much as 2 percent as part of a strategy to increase investments in the financial industry, according to people familiar with …