Press releases overview
  • Strong market position in Austria, CEE and Russia
  • Leading role in health insurance in Austria
  • “Excellent” capital adequacy
  • “Outstanding” liquidity
  • Capital and earnings assessment remain at a very good level
  • Green investments are to be increased to at least € 1 billion over the next 5 years
  • Own Paris climate target pathway set for the entire investment portfolio
  • Climate neutrality targeted for 2040
  • Product portfolio to become greener
  • 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
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