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News 2018

  1. Baloise launches insurance products tailored to the gaming community

    Baloise is partnering with Swiss telecommunications provider UPC as part of its ongoing investment in the gaming/e-sports sector. Customers who sign up to UPC’s new Connect 200 for Gamers package will get 25 per cent off a range of Baloise insurance products that are tailored to their specific needs. Baloise will also be reprising its role as sponsor of the International Gaming Show in Lausanne.

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  2. Encouraging results for the year in the group life business; clear commitment to comprehensive BVG insurance contracts

    Against a backdrop of low volatility in equity markets, Baloise Life Ltd generated a net return of 2.1 per cent in occupational pension provision business in 2017. This enabled a healthy 1.0 per cent yield for policyholders’ plan assets. It was also used to strengthen reserves by CHF 82 million in order to secure current and future annuities. Perspectiva, the partially autonomous collective foundation, continues to be successful, with more than 1,000 companies having signed up in the four years of its existence. Baloise has also emphasised its commitment to the comprehensive BVG insurance contract model.

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  3. Revamped baloise.ch website is the next step towards greater customer focus

    Through the initiatives of its Simply Safe strategy, Baloise is simplifying customers’ lives and making communication with them faster and more straightforward. An integral element of this is Baloise’s omnichannel approach, which efficiently combines the growing digital requirements of its customers with its analogue services. The completely revamped website, www.baloise.ch, will now act as the hub for the majority of the company’s digital interaction with its client base. As a result, baloisedirect.ch and the myBaloise customer portal on baloise.ch have been merged into a unified website that meets all customer requirements.

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News 2017

  1. Nico Hischier becomes brand ambassador for Basler Insurance

    Nico Hischier is the new brand ambassador for Basler Insurance. The 18-year-old ice hockey sensation from the canton of Valais was the first Swiss player to be chosen as the top overall pick in the North American NHL draft. Basler Insurance and Nico Hischier have initially agreed a three-year collaboration.

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News 2016

  1. Baloise increases its share buy-back programme

    Baloise is increasing the volume of share repurchases announced at the Investor Day in October 2016 from one million to three million. As part of its positive shareholder policy, Baloise is thus counteracting the dilution of earnings per share resulting from a convertible bond that reached maturity in November 2016.

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News 2015

  1. Changes to Baloise Board of Directors and new CEO for Belgium

    Belgian Hugo Lasat is to join the Board of Directors of Bâloise Holding Ltd. At the same time, Eveline Saupper has announced that she will not be standing for re-election. Henk Janssen has been appointed new CEO of Baloise Insurance in Belgium.

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News 2014

  1. Basler Germany: Change to management team

    Jürg Schiltknecht, the acting Deputy CEO and CFO of Basler Versicherungen in Germany, will become CEO of Basler Versicherungen in Germany as of 1 May 2015. He will succeed Jan De Meulder, who is set to retire on 30 April 2015.

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