• 14-FEB-2013

  • SOURCE: Zurich

Zurich Insurance Group Releases Annual Results 2012

• NIAS* of USD 3.9 billion, up 3% compared with 2011, Q4 NIAS of USD 983 million, up 82% compared with prior year

• BOP* of USD 4.1 billion, down 4% compared with 2011, Q4 BOP of USD 569 million, down 42% compared with prior year

• Combined ratio of 98.4%, compared with 98.9% in 2011

• BOPAT ROE 9.3%, down from 10.2% in 2011; NIAS ROE of 11.8% comparable to last year

• Pricing and portfolio management discipline generate strong underlying profitability

• Accelerating top-line growth in target markets

• Excellent investment performance delivering 7% total return

• Strong capital base and cash flows support a sustainable and attractive dividend proposal of CHF 17.

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