Wednesday, May 23, 2018

India

Three insurers in bidding to buy India’s Star Health

Three insurers in bidding to buy India’s Star Health

ICICI Lombard, HDFC Ergo and Bajaj Allianz have joined the race to buy India’s biggest standalone health insurer.

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India to revise insurance fund rules

India to revise insurance fund rules

Irdai is looking to keep up with changes in the market and the economic landscape in the country.

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India’s life market expecting stronger growth

India’s life market expecting stronger growth

Low penetration and the rising share of financial assets in household savings is driving premiums.

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Life insurers’ new premiums up 6% in India

Life insurers’ new premiums up 6% in India

LIC still led the pack, but total new premium collected by all private insurers grew 32%.

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India allows PE funds to own insurance companies

India allows PE funds to own insurance companies

Private equity funds can now own up to 10% of the paid-up equity of an insurer, says Irdai.

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LIC books 12% first half premium income growth

LIC books 12% first half premium income growth

The results were driven by profits from the sale of equities during the period.

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Reliance General gets final clearance for IPO

Reliance General gets final clearance for IPO

The offering will account for 25% of the post issue paid-up capital of the insurer.

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PE funds will be allowed as promoters of Indian insurers

PE funds will be allowed as promoters of Indian insurers

Irdai has approved a proposal to allow private equity funds to promote insurance companies through SPVs.

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Oriental Insurance announces listing plan

Oriental Insurance announces listing plan

The company plans to list on several bourses in line with the government’s programme in 2018-19.

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Regulatory reforms and strong economy boost insurers in India

Regulatory reforms and strong economy boost insurers in India

The rating agency forecasts the non-life insurance sector to maintain its double-digit growth over the next three-to-four years.

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Dozen bidders eye purchase of Star Health

Dozen bidders eye purchase of Star Health

Financial and strategic investors have joined the fray to buy the Chennai-based insurer from its private equity owners.

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SBI General Insurance to list in 18 to 24 months

SBI General Insurance to list in 18 to 24 months

The general insurance arm of India’s largest lender is reportedly on track to hit the stock market in 18 to 24 months.

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PNB Metlife signs India bancassurance deal

PNB Metlife signs India bancassurance deal

The deal with Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait provides access to major metro areas such as Mumbai, Hyderabad, Aluva and New Delhi.

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Dozen firms in the running to acquire India’s Star Health

Dozen firms in the running to acquire India’s Star Health

At least 12 companies have expressed interest in bidding for the country’s largest standalone health insurance provider.

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Edelweiss Tokio Life in talks for bancassurance deals

Edelweiss Tokio Life in talks for bancassurance deals

The Indian-Japanese joint venture is in discussions about possible cooperation with several banks.

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Royal Sundaram aims to raise US$100m

Royal Sundaram aims to raise US$100m

The Indian general insurer is reportedly looking to raise equity capital of up to US$100m.

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India eyes 10-year lock-in for PE investors

India eyes 10-year lock-in for PE investors

The country’s regulator has made it harder for private equity companies to exit at will from insurers.

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GIC Re debut fails to impress

GIC Re debut fails to impress

India’s state-owned reinsurer got off to a mediocre start this week after its shares started trading in Mumbai and Delhi.

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