RSA Insurance Group News

UK Insurers Aviva and RSA Report Higher H1 Profits, Shrug Off Brexit Fallout

Insurers Aviva Plc and RSA Insurance Group Plc shrugged off any fallout from the Brexit referendum by reporting higher first-half profit and increasing shareholder payouts. The shares rallied in London trading. Aviva, the U.K.’s second-largest insurer, posted a 13 percent …

Update: Zurich Reports 4Q Loss of $424M, vs. Profit of $860M in Q4 2014

Zurich Insurance Group AG reported a worse-than-expected loss in the fourth quarter as the company makes plans to turn around its unprofitable general insurance unit. The net loss was $424 million compared with a profit of $860 million a year …

RSA Appoints Hancock to Lead Broker Relationships, Heiss as Chief Legal Officer

RSA, announced that Derek Walsh, group general counsel, company secretary and global broker relationship director, has decided to leave RSA at the end of February after five and half years. In response to Walsh’s departure, RSA said that Jon Hancock …

Zurich Names Generali’s Greco as CEO, with Task of Driving Turnaround

Zurich Insurance Group AG hired Assicurazioni Generali SpA’s Mario Greco as chief executive officer, giving him the task of turning around the company, after losses in its general insurance business forced the Swiss insurer to abandon a takeover bid. Greco, …

Zurich Insurance to Appoint Generali’s Greco as CEO: Swiss Newspaper

Zurich Insurance Group AG will appoint Mario Greco, the head of its Italian rival Assicurazioni Generali SpA, as chief executive officer, Swiss newspaper SonntagsZeitung reported, without saying how it got the information. While Greco, an insurance-industry veteran, hasn’t yet been …

Group of UK Insurers Win BOE Approval for Solvency II Capital Requirements

Prudential Plc, Aviva Plc and Legal & General Group Plc are among large U.K. insurers to win Bank of England approval of the models they use to calculate capital requirements under the European Union law known as Solvency II. The …

Zurich Insurance Increases Job Cuts, Relocations by 1,800

Zurich Insurance Group AG, Switzerland’s biggest insurer, is increasing job cuts and relocations to a total of at least 1,800 at the company reduces costs and overhauls its biggest unit. The company will move 300 positions in group operations out …

Zurich CEO Senn’s Departure May End Era of Generous Dividends

As Zurich Insurance Group AG begins the search for a chief executive officer, investors may need to prepare for more than a new face. An end to the company’s generous dividends could also be on the horizon. Switzerland’s biggest insurer …

Zurich CEO Senn Resigns; de Swaan Appointed to Interim Role After ‘Setbacks’

Zurich Insurance Group AG’s Chief Executive Officer Martin Senn resigned, acknowledging “setbacks” in recent months as losses forced the company to abandon a high-profile takeover bid for RSA Insurance Group Plc. Chairman Tom de Swaan has been named interim CEO …

Tianjin Port Explosions to Cost Industry at Least $2 Billion: Insurer Filings

Insurer Talanx AG’s $122 million loss from port explosions at Tianjin, one of China’s worst industrial disasters, takes the net hit incurred by insurers across Europe, the U.S., Bermuda and Asia to almost $2 billion, according to filings by 26 …