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News 2017

  1. Julia Wiens to become CFO of Basler Versicherungen

    Julia Wiens has been appointed to the Executive Committee of Basler Versicherungen with effect from 1 February 2017. She will be in charge of finance and investments. Until now, she has been head of risk management at Basler Versicherungen.

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  2. Baloise is to acquire Pax Anlage AG and boosts its real-estate portfolio

    Baloise is to acquire a majority shareholding in Pax Anlage AG and to make a public takeover offer for the remaining shares. This transaction represents a further expansion of Baloise's real-estate portfolio and Baloise thereby invests up to CHF 288 million of insurance assets in a secure and attractive asset class.

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  3. Germany's regulator BaFin approves transfer of life portfolio

    Basler Versicherungen in Germany has received approval from the country's Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) to transfer the closed portfolio held by the German branch of Baloise Life Ltd to the Frankfurter Leben Group. The portfolio of Basler Lebensversicherungs-AG, Hamburg is not affected by the planned transaction.

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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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News 2013

  1. Baloise strengthens its position in Luxembourg

    Baloise Luxembourg is to purchase the Luxembourg business of the Belgian P&V Assurances insurance company. With this purchase, Baloise will increase the market share of its life and non-life businesses in Luxembourg to more than 10 per cent in each sector, thus significantly strengthening its position in the Luxembourg market.

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