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UKRAINIAN INSURANCE GROUP PAYS UAH 126 MLN TO MHP FOR FALLEN HELICOPTER

Ukrainian Insurance Group (Kyiv) has paid UAH 126 million to PJSC Myronivsky Hliboproduct (MHP) for the Eurocopter EC145 helicopter that fell near Trukhaniv Island in Kyiv in September 2018, the insurer said on its website.
The payment was made under the compulsory insurance contract for civil aircraft, which covered the risks of complete loss and damage of the aircraft, including individual parts, systems and constructive parts, during taxing, in the air or on the ground (including parking).
The company said that specialists of Ukrainian Insurance Group, a representative of Myronivsky Hliboproduct and involved experts from United Loss Adjusters (the official representative of Sedgwick and Cunningham Lindsey in Ukraine) were directly involved in the settlement of the insured accident.
“The collaborative work of all parties in conducting numerous expert reviews and doing actions to assess the loss allowed Ukrainian Insurance Group to quickly settle this complex insured accident and pay insurance money. The total amount of insurance money received by MHP amounted to UAH 126 million,” the company said.
Ukrainian Insurance Group is a company with 100% foreign capital. It has been operating in the Ukrainian conventional insurance market since 2000, it is part of Vienna Insurance Group, the market leader in Central and Eastern Europe.
PJSC Myronivsky Hliboproduct (MHP) is one of the leaders of the Ukrainian agricultural industry.

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AUSTRIANS VIG APPROVES GLOBUS INSURER’S JOINING TO UKRAINIAN INSURANCE GROUP

The shareholders of Ukrainian Insurance Group on December 19 approved an agreement to merge Globus Insurance Company with Ukrainian Insurance Group (both based in Kyiv), the insurer has reported in the public information base of the National Commission on Securities and the Stock Market. It was also decided to issue shares to convert the shares of Globus: 694,001 common registered shares with a nominal value of UAH 100 per share in the amount totaling UAH 69.400 million.
As reported, Ukrainian Insurance Group and Globus are part of Vienna Insurance Group, one of the largest insurance groups in Central and Eastern Europe.
Ukrainian Insurance Group has been operating in the Ukrainian market of conventional insurance since 2000. Globus insurance company with additional liability was founded in 1994. Both companies specialize in risk insurance.
In addition to these two companies, the Vienna Insurance Group in Ukraine also includes Kniazha Vienna Insurance Group and Kniazha Life Vienna Insurance Group.

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TAS INSURANCE GROUP IN MAY RAISES PREMIUM COLLECTION BY 32%

TAS Insurance Group in May 2019 collected UAH 133 million of insurance premiums, which is 32.3% more than in May last year, according to the insurer’s website.
OSAGO occupied the largest share of the insurer’s revenues in May with 38.69% and UAH 51.46 million of premiums attracted, which is 23.2% more than the figure for the fifth month of 2018.
The volume of revenues on Green Card policies, in turn, increased by 64.7%, to UAH 33.13 million of premiums in May, which is 24.91% of the total premiums for the month. KASKO ranked third in the revenue portfolio of TAS group with a share of 18%: some UAH 23.95 million of premiums were collected under land transport insurance contracts during the fifth month of the current year, which is 40.5% more than in the reporting period of 2018.
TAS Insurance Group in May raised UAH 3.81 million in premiums under property insurance contracts, UAH 3.13 million under voluntary medical insurance contracts, while revenues from other insurance contracts amounted to UAH 17.53 million.
In May, TAS Insurance Group paid UAH 58.69 million in insurance claim fees, which is 12.6% more than the amount paid by the company for the fifth month of last year.

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UKRAINIAN INSURANCE GROUP TO RAISE CHARTER CAPITAL BY 83%

The shareholders of Ukrainian Insurance Group (Kyiv) at a meeting on March 20, 2019 decided to increase the charter capital of the company by UAH 95 million, or 83%, to UAH 209.259 million, the insurer has said.
According to the report, charter capital will be increased by placing 950,000 shares with a nominal value of UAH 100 per share. The market value of the share is UAH 97.55.
As reported, in January-September 2018 the insurance company collected insurance premiums in the amount of UAH 672.9 million, which is 13.5% more than in the same period a year earlier (UAH 477.8 million).
Of this amount, UAH 609.9 million amounted to premiums for voluntary types of insurance, UAH 63.1 million for mandatory types of insurance.
As of September 30, 2018, the company’s charter capital amounted to UAH 114.3 million, assets some UAH 959.7 million. Insurance reserves are formed in the amount of UAH 581.9 million.
In the first nine months of 2018, Ukrainian Insurance Group settled more than 89,000 insurance claims, paid out UAH 355.5 million in insurance claim fees.
Ukrainian Insurance Group has been operating in the Ukrainian insurance market since 2000. It is part of Vienna Insurance Group, one of the largest insurance groups, the leader of the insurance market in Central and Eastern Europe.

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EUROINS INSURANCE GROUP ACQUIRES ERV

Euroins Insurance Group has notified ERV (Kyiv) about the acquisition of 9.473 million of its shares (99.99998%) for EUR 1.255 million.
According to a posting on the website of the Ukrainian insurance company, the stake was bought on October 1, 2018.
As reported, in April 2018, ERGO Group AG announced the sale of its Ukrainian company ERV to Euroins (EIG).
ERV on October 1, 2018 officially changed the shareholders. The supervisory board of the company was reshuffled.
The company retained the name European Travel Insurance and remained part of ETIG International Travel Insurance Group. The board and the whole team remained to work. The company continues cooperation with the assisting company of ERGO Group, Euro-Center Holding.
ERV Ukraine is still a specialized travel insurance company in Ukraine. The company hopes that in 2018, for the first time in 12 years of its work in the insurance market of Ukraine, it will insure more than one million tourists.

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TAS INSURANCE GROUP SEES 38% RISE IN PREMIUMS

The TAS insurance group in January-August 2018 attracted UAH 885.15 million in insurance premiums, which is 38.1% more than a year ago. According to a posting on the company’s website, over one third of premiums (34.94%) were from mandatory insurance of civil liability of vehicle owners (OSAGO) policies – UAH 309.26 million (72.7% up year-over-year). Some UAH 187.7 million was collected under Green Card policies (21.21% of total premiums) and 15.5% more than a year ago.
The share of voluntary car insurance (KASKO) was 16.81%. Some UAH 148.78 million was collected under these policies (66% more). Premiums under voluntary medical insurance policies grew by 22.7% year-over-year, to UAH 60.96 million (6.89% of total premiums). The company attracted UAH 32.75 million in premiums under property insurance policies and UAH 145.7 million under other insurance policies.
In January-August 2018, TAS paid UAH 348.66 million in claims, which is 53.6% more than a year ago.

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