Hiscox Syndicates 33 & 6104 latest forecasts

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30 July, 2018

Hiscox Syndicates 33 & 6104 latest forecasts

Hiscox has today released the latest estimates for its managed syndicates 33 and 6104 for the 2016 and 2017 accounts, as follows:

Syndicate 33 

 

Current Estimate

as at 30 June 2018

Previous Estimate

as at 31 March 2018

2016 account

(5%) to 5%

(5%) to 5%

2017 account

(10%) to 0%

(15%) to (5%)

 

Syndicate 6104 

 

Current Estimate

as at 30 June 2018

Previous Estimate

as at 31 March 2018

2016 account

30% to 40%

20% to 30%

2017 account

(40%) to (30%)

(45%) to (35%)

 

In addition to the latest syndicate estimates, Hiscox has published its Interim Management Statement for the six months ended 30 June 2018.

Highlights

  • Strong growth in gross premiums written of 21%, with all segments contributing.
  • Good underwriting drives improved combined ratio of 88%.
  • Profit before tax up by 27% to $164 million with Hiscox Retail contributing over half.
  • Reducing loss estimates for 2017 catastrophes drive increase in reserve releases to $154 million, reflecting their prudent approach to reserving.
  • On track to exceed one million retail customers in 2018.
  • They continue to see strong demand for their ILS funds and now have assets under management of $1.6 billion.
  • Interim dividend up 5% to 13.25 cents.

Commenting on the results, Bronek Masojada, Chief Executive Officer, Hiscox Ltd, said:

“It has been a good start to the year. Our investment across the business is driving strong profitable growth in all segments. We are on track to exceed one million retail customers in 2018.”

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