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Direct Line Insurance Group is a personal and small business general insurer in the U.K. Co.'s principal activity is managing its investments in subsidiaries, providing loans to those subsidiaries, raising funds, and the receipt and payment of dividends. Co.'s segments are Motor, which consists of personal motor insurance together with the associated legal protection cover; Home, which consists of home insurance together with associated legal protection cover; Rescue and other personal lines, which consists of rescue products, and other personal lines insurance, including travel, pet and creditor; and Commercial, which consists of commercial insurance for small and medium-size entities.
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Direct Line Insurance Group reported full-year results with profit before tax of GBP 583 million, slightly above our full-year estimate. This is higher than the GBP 539 million of the prior year. Gross written premium was down at GBP 3.2 billion versus GBP 3.4 billion, but the business achieved 180-basis-point growth in gross written premium coming from its own brands. We will maintain our fair value estimate for the time being while we roll our valuation model, but we think there are some warning signs coming out of these results. We maintain our no-moat rating. The final dividend being prop...
Direct Line Insurance Group reported full-year results with profit before tax of GBP 583 million, slightly above our full-year estimate. This is higher than the GBP 539 million of the prior year. Gross written premium was down at GBP 3.2 billion versus GBP 3.4 billion, but the business achieved 180-basis-point growth in gross written premium coming from its own brands. We will maintain our fair value estimate for the time being while we roll our valuation model, but we think there are some warni...
General: Supervisory Board member Prof. Dr. Theo Siegert is a member of the Adivsory Committee of DSW, the local partner of ECGS. This report has been prepared using standard ECGS guidelines. Item 1: Unlike at German stock corporations, shareholders of a KGaA are legally required to vote on the annual accounts. Item 5: In financial year 2018, the Supervisory Board of Henkel Management AG, in line with recommendations of the Shareholders' Committee's Human Resources Subcommittee, decided to adopt various changes to the Management Board members' remuneration system, applicable as of financial ...
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