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  • Premiums written: € 4,091 million (minus 0.1 per cent)
  • Underwriting result up by 99.0 per cent (€ 124.9 million)
  • Combined ratio stable at 95.9 per cent
  • Investment income down by 8.9 per cent (€ 397.8 million)
  • Earnings before taxes: € 214 million (minus 0.4 per cent)
  • Despite COVID-19, the first three quarters of 2020 outperformed expectations by a wide margin. Premiums and the strong EBT of € 214 million were flat, the technical result doubled, and the combined ratio remained a healthy 95.9%
  • € 210 million in one-time charges in the 4th quarter: reorganisation provision of € 110 million (elimination of 600 jobs in Austria, closure of one third of locations in Austria) and goodwill write-downs of € 100 million in CEE
  • 2020 as jumping-off point for new long-term UNIQA 3.0 strategy programme (2021-2025): profound customer focus in the two core markets of Austria and CEE, unwaveringly high investments in IT, data and digitalisation, expansion into Germany with new Cherrisk digital subsidiary, establishment of new Sanux subsidiary for health ecosystem
  • Sustainability strategy: € 1 billion in sustainable investments by 2025
  • AXA integration on schedule
UNIQA has completed the acquisition of the AXA subsidiaries in Poland, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia – and thereby the largest purchase in the company's history.
  • UNIQA now among the top 5 in the CEE region
  • 5 million new customers with 800 million in premiums
  • Successful single-brand strategy to be continued
  • Premiums written rise 0.5 per cent
  • Combined ratio improves significantly to 96.7 per cent
  • Earnings before taxes: EUR 55.4 million in the first six months
  • Earnings before taxes strong at EUR 69 million in standalone second quarter
  • Acquisition of AXA companies in CEE proceeding according to plan
  • Forecast for year not possible due to COVID-19
  • Proposed acquisition has been approved without conditions by the EU Commission
  • Important milestone on the way to transaction closing
UNIQA has successfully placed two bonds with a volume of €800 million – €600 million to fund its purchase of AXA CEE subsidiaries and €200 million in a green bond format
  • Total of €800 million placed
  • Funding for AXA purchase and sustainable investments
  • First green bond issued by an Austrian insurance company
  • S&P outlook stable in wake of issuance
  • Both bonds significantly oversubscribed
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UNIQA Group Communication
Untere Donaustraße 21 
1029 Wien
Austria
Tel: +43 1 211 75-3440 
Fax: +43 1 211 75-3619 
E-Mail: presse@uniqa.at 

Gregor Markus Bitschnau, Konzern-Pressesprecher
 
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Fax: +43 1 211 75-3619

Top Releases

UNIQA: Strong result in first three quarters – despite COVID-19.
  • Premiums written: € 4,091 million (minus 0.1 per cent)
  • Underwriting result up by 99.0 per cent (€ 124.9 million)
  • Combined ratio stable at 95.9 per cent
  • Investment income down by 8.9 per cent (€ 397.8 million)
  • Earnings before taxes: € 214 million (minus 0.4 per cent)

UNIQA: Strong 9-month 2020 result forms foundation of new UNIQA 3.0 growth strategy
  • Despite COVID-19, the first three quarters of 2020 outperformed expectations by a wide margin. Premiums and the strong EBT of € 214 million were flat, the technical result doubled, and the combined ratio remained a healthy 95.9%
  • € 210 million in one-time charges in the 4th quarter: reorganisation provision of € 110 million (elimination of 600 jobs in Austria, closure of one third of locations in Austria) and goodwill write-downs of € 100 million in CEE
  • 2020 as jumping-off point for new long-term UNIQA 3.0 strategy programme (2021-2025): profound customer focus in the two core markets of Austria and CEE, unwaveringly high investments in IT, data and digitalisation, expansion into Germany with new Cherrisk digital subsidiary, establishment of new Sanux subsidiary for health ecosystem
  • Sustainability strategy: € 1 billion in sustainable investments by 2025
  • AXA integration on schedule

UNIQA Concludes the Acquisition of AXA in the CEE Region
UNIQA has completed the acquisition of the AXA subsidiaries in Poland, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia – and thereby the largest purchase in the company's history.
  • UNIQA now among the top 5 in the CEE region
  • 5 million new customers with 800 million in premiums
  • Successful single-brand strategy to be continued