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Ansvar Insurance Records Significant Profits
April 28th, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE

Ansvar Insurance, Australia’s leading insurance provider for the Community, Care, Education, Faith and Heritage sectors, has posted its best results since 2008 with a profit before tax of $11.6 million.  In addition A.M. Best Asia-Pacific Limited has affirmed its financial strength and issuer rating of A- (excellent).  The outlook for both ratings is stable.

CEO Warren Hutcheon said “We are pleased with our recent financial results and A.M. Best ratings. It demonstrates the efficiency of our new operating model and that our key strategic projects are working.”

The key drivers of the improved outcomes included Ansvar’s new property reinsurance arrangements, the strength of its balance sheet, improved underwriting results, reductions in operating expenses and strong investment returns.  The investment performance was a key driver of the profit after tax of $7.3 million and the pre-tax return on capital of 15.5%.

Ansvar also delivered an underlying underwriting profit after excluding discount rate movements relating to reductions in market interest rates.  These discount rate movements were more than offset by corresponding market gains in the investment portfolio.

“More pertinently, Ansvar’s renewal rate in this period exceeded 90% which was an impressive result in a very competitive market and demonstrates Ansvar’s strong relationships with its broker partners and customers. It is very rewarding to see our company sustain its position as one of the most trusted insurers in the core sectors of Community, Care, Education, Faith and Heritage,” said Warren.

 

About Ansvar Insurance

Ansvar is a leading specialist commercial and consultative insurer offering tailored insurance products and services to the Care, Community Service (including Not-for-Profit), Education, Faith and Heritage sectors.  With more than 50 years of experience in the Australian insurance industry Ansvar has developed a deep understanding of its clients’ needs, and the risks and challenges they face, as well as the environments in which they operate.

Ansvar is a subsidiary of Ecclesiastical Insurance Office plc (Ecclesiastical) which was established in the UK in 1887. Ecclesiastical is owned by a charity and all available profits are distributed for the benefit of the church and the community.

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4 days 22 hours ago

We're so happy to support this brilliant program. A huge congrats to all of the graduates, it's very exciting 🙌🎖️☺️

Say hello to the latest graduates of our #CareerEdge program!

This program is all about delivering pre-employment training and work placement opportunities to youth in #Queensland.

✨ Thanks Ansvar Insurance for making this possible! ✨

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1 month 9 hours ago

Another one of our 2017/ 2018 Community Education Program's that we're delighted to be supporting 🎖️☺️🙌

As part of the Ansvar Insurance 2017/18 Community Education Program, Hunter Life Education has been the proud recipient of grant funding for children in the Hunter region.

Ansvar's grant program helps NFP's such as ours to continue empowering lives of young people in the community. As a result of this grant, a number of disadvantaged Hunter schools will be receiving fully funded Life Education programs in 2018!

One of these schools was visited by Healthy Harold 🦒and the Life Education van last week at Coolongolook Public School.

Thank you again to the Ansvar team for your support in empowering Hunter kids to lead healthier and safer lives!!🙏

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