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Italy’s Generali to Seek Acquisitions in Europe, Asia and U.S., Says CEO Donnet

Italy’s top insurer Generali said it was ready to look around for growth opportunities in Europe, Asia and the U.S. on Thursday and said it was well positioned to achieve the targets it set in November for the years until …

Italy’s Generali Beats Targets, Reports 9.4% Rise in Net Profit for 2018

Italy’s top insurer Assicurazioni Generali raised its dividend for 2018 after beating its business plan targets and posting growth in net and operating profits. In a statement on Thursday, the company said it was also well positioned to achieve all …

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 …

Generali Opens Representative Office in Moscow

Generali opened a representative office of Generali in Moscow on Oct. 31, 2018, which the company said is an important milestone in its expansion in the country. The office was opened by two Generali executives: Luciano Cirinà and Giorgio Callegari. …

Is the Reinsurance Cycle Dead or Just Dormant? Executives Discuss New Realities

Many reinsurance executives have been left scratching their heads in surprise after last year’s natural catastrophes, which cost a whopping $100 billion but ended up having very little impact on rates. The insurance and reinsurance market isn’t behaving as it …

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 …

Generali in Germany Launches Next Phase of Restructuring Program

Generali Deutschland has launched the next phase of its program to reorganize in Germany, which is one of Generali’s core markets. The program is designed to strengthen and streamline operations, while building the Generali Deutschland brand, said the company in …

Generali to Sell $50B German Life Business to Restructure in Europe: Sources

Generali has put its 44 billion euro ($50 billion) German life insurance portfolio up for sale as it restructures in Europe, sources close to the matter said. Morgan Stanley is evaluating options, including a sale, for Generali Leben which ceased …

Generali Names AXA’s Granier as CEO of Generali France

Generali announced that Jean-Laurent Granier, 51, will join Generali Group as country manager for France and président directeur général (PDG) of Generali France with effect from June 1, 2017. Granier also will join the group management committee of Assicurazioni Generali. …

Generali Plans Expansion in Asset Management to Boost Profits

Generali is looking to buy portfolio management teams to expand its asset management operations and beef up its fee-based business, the Italian group said after reporting a 9 percent fall in first-quarter profits on Thursday. Italy’s biggest insurer said it …