12-Jun-2012 02:52 PM
WH Ireland Securities upgrades Findel from buy to speculative buy. HSBC initiates overweight on International Consolidated Airlines, target price 200p.
Deutsche Bank upgrades Amlin from hold to buy, target price raised from 420p to 435p.
17-May-2012 08:55 AM
Amlin's trading environment since the start of the year has been considerably more encouraging with strong rate improvements evident in key classes underwritten by the group.
Catastrophe loss activity has also been limited in the first quarter of t
07-Feb-2012 08:59 AM
Amlin has seen premium rates for January renewals rise by 4% following unprecedented catastrophe losses in 2011.
The increase compares with a 1.3% fall in January last year.
Amlin has written total income to date of £746.4m, net of brokerage, a 19.2% i
24-Nov-2011 02:55 PM
Morgan Stanley upgrades Compass Group from equal weight to overweight, target price unchanged at 630p. Nomura initiates buy on Amlin, target price 359p.
Collins Stewart upgrades ASOS from hold to buy, target price unchanged at 1700p.
Nomura initiates bu
18-Nov-2011 02:50 PM
Altium Securities initiates sell on Greggs, target price 430p. Collins Stewart upgrades Amlin from sell to buy, target price raised from 275p to 365p.
Morgan Stanley upgrades Amlin from equal weight to overweight, target price cut from 402p to 384p.
17-Nov-2011 08:46 AM
Insurance group Amlin believes the overall outlook for underwriting returns is improving with rating levels in a number of important markets continuing to strengthen or beginning to turn positively.
The group said the environment for the period from 1
29-Sep-2011 09:10 AM
Amlin has appointed Sir Alan Collins as an independent non-executive director with effect from 14 November
Sir Alan has had a distinguished career in the diplomatic service.
His principal posts have included ambassador to the Philippines; high commissi
22-Aug-2011 07:16 AM
Lloyds-based insurance and reinsurance firm Amlin reported business was strong in the half-year to end-June, despite unprecedented first half catastrophe loss activity.
Total catastrophe claims were £314.3m, adding 34% to claims ratio (H1 2010: £127.1m a
02-Aug-2011 03:52 PM
Amlin warns first half results will be £65m below its previous pre-tax expectations and £53m below its after-tax forecasts.
Amlin said it received a material increase in notified claims in July from a client relating to the New Zealand Christchurch earth
25-May-2011 02:51 PM
Halfords downgraded to equalweight from overweight at Morgan Stanley, target price cut to 375p from 445p. Tullow Oil reiterated overweight at Morgan Stanley, tp 1,580p.
Amlin reiterated underweight at JP Morgan, target price raised to 381p from 371p. J
19-May-2011 12:42 PM
Professor Stefan Materne has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Amlin AG in Zurich. He is the chair for risk management and reinsurance at the Institute for Insurance Studies of the Cologne University of Applied Sciences.
Amlin AG is a wholly-o
12-May-2011 09:50 AM
Specialist insurer Amlin has appointed Kim Hvirgel as the new CEO of its wholly-owned Netherlands-based subsidiary, Amlin Corporate Insurance.
The appointment is subject to the approval of the Dutch National Bank and Hvirgel is expected to start at ACI
05-Apr-2011 07:34 AM
Specialist international insurer Amlin has made initial estimates of the impact of the New Zealand and Japan earthquakes and the Queensland floods.
The 2011 New Zealand earthquake was a major catastrophe with market loss estimates of up to $12bn. As pre
22-Mar-2011 03:55 PM
Amlin Corporate Insurance CEO Patrick Coene is leaving the company at the end of June.
Amlin said the search for a successor was well under way.
Amlin CEO Charles Philipps said: "Patrick has been at the helm of ACI through a challenging period whic
02-Mar-2011 07:52 AM
Underwriter Amlin reported pretax profit of £259.2m for the year to end-December (2009: £509.1m), after £203.6m of losses from Chile and New Zealand earthquakes.
Return on equity was 13.9% (2009: 37.0%), above the current estimated cost of capital of 8%.
18-Feb-2011 02:25 PM
United Utilities upped to neutral from sell at Goldman Sachs, target 652p vs 620p. Man Group cut to hold from buy at Espirito Santo Execution Noble, TP 315p.
Centrica cut to neutral from overweight at HSBC, target price stays 380p.
Vodafone upgraded to
03-Feb-2011 04:12 PM
Amlin has completed the acquisition through a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lead Yacht Underwriters following approval from the Financial Services Authority.
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28-Jan-2011 07:55 AM
An Amlin wholly-owned subsidiary has agreed to acquire Lead Yacht Underwriters - subject to Financial Services Authority approval. London-based Lead Yacht - which was established in 1997 - is an underwriting agency and worldwide leader in the provisio
26-Jan-2011 08:20 AM
Amlin's wholly-owned subsidiary, Amlin Corporate Services, has acquired JR Clare Underwriting Agencies from John Clare.
JCUA is a managing general agent which sources approximately £30m of UK household and commercial insurance premium income.
11-Jan-2011 03:32 PM
Specialist international insurer Amlin has more than doubled its estimate of claims from the New Zealand earthquake on 4 September to US$160m.
Amlin says the revised estimate is principally driven by the increase of the range of insured loss estimates fo
15-Nov-2010 09:26 AM
Insurance group Amlin remains on track to deliver a good current year return despite a mixed trading environment in the third quarter.
It says that while downward pressure on premium rates persisted in many areas, upward momentum continued in UK fleet m
07-Oct-2010 01:23 PM
Reinsurance group, Amlin AG, has completed the change of its domicile of its wholly owned subsidiary, Amlin Bermuda Ltd., from Bermuda to Switzerland.
This change had been approved by the Swiss Financial Market Authority and the Bermuda Monetary Authorit
03-Sep-2010 02:56 PM
Carluccio's cut to hold from add at Charles Stanley, target 142p in line with bid. Upgraded to hold from sell at Seymour Pierce, with a target price of 142p.
African Barrick Gold downgraded to hold from buy at Citigroup, target price 640p down from
23-Aug-2010 07:25 AM
Insurance group Amlin revealed gross written premiums up 56.4% to £1.486bn in the half-year to end-June, with profit before tax of £107.6m.
The group reported high industry catastrophe losses relative to benign claims environment of 2009. The Chilean
02-Jul-2010 03:01 PM
Richard Hextall, Financial Director, exercised 3,552 shares in the company on the 2nd July 2010 at a price of 266.00p. The Director now holds 164,993 shares.
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