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News 2018

  1. Baloise is on track

    "We have set ourselves three targets as part of our Simply Safe strategic phase: being in the top 10 per cent of employers in the industry, attracting one million new customers and generating cash of CHF 2 billion for the holding company by 2021. Our results for the first nine months of this year show that we have passed another milestone en route to achieving these targets. For 2018 as a whole, we are very confident that we will again generate cash in excess of CHF 400 million* and maintain our attractive dividend policy." - Gert De Winter, Group CEO

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  2. Baloise to collaborate with Smart Living Lab research centre

    As part of its Simply Safe strategy, Baloise is collaborating with Smart Living Lab on research into its customers’ future living requirements. Smart Living Lab is the Fribourg-based research and development centre of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), the School of Engineering and Architecture of Fribourg (HEIA-FR) and the University of Fribourg (UNIFR).

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  3. Baloise Asset Management launches its first property fund

    Baloise Asset Management has successfully launched Baloise’s first property fund with a placement volume of CHF 275 million. This is a key step in implementing the growth strategy for its third-party business. The move strengthens Baloise’s positioning in the Swiss market as an important partner for institutional investors.

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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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