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Custodian REIT plc : Asset management and strong leasing momentum driving first quarter NAV growth

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 8:02am

This investment strategy is supported by our strong balance sheet with modest levels of debt.

Key Points: 
  • This investment strategy is supported by our strong balance sheet with modest levels of debt.
  • In summary, if interest rates continue to rise, Custodian REIT is well insulated from the short to medium-term impact.
  • Occupational demand is reducing vacancy rates and driving rental growth, both of which are strongly supportive of earnings and underpin the Companys dividend strategy.
  • We still see value in the market as recent acquisitions demonstrate and the ongoing intensive asset management of the portfolio will maintain cash flow and support values.

DGAP-News: Allianz SE: Allianz achieves 3.5 billion EUR operating profit in 2Q - Group confirms full-year outlook

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Friday, August 5, 2022 - 7:01am

2Q 2022: Operating profit increased 5.3 percent to 3.5 (3.3) billion euros, driven by improved underwriting and investment results in the Property-Casualty segment.

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  • 2Q 2022: Operating profit increased 5.3 percent to 3.5 (3.3) billion euros, driven by improved underwriting and investment results in the Property-Casualty segment.
  • 6M 2022: Operating profit increased 1.2 percent to 6.7 (6.7) billion euros, driven by higher operating profit in the Property-Casualty and Asset Management business segments.
  • We confirm our full-year outlook of operating profit of 13.4 billion euros, plus or minus 1 billion euros.
  • Operating profit rose 5.2 percent to 3.0 (2.9) billion euros, largely driven by a significantly higher operating investment result.

Critical Illness Insurance Global Market Report 2022 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 10:40am

The critical illness insurance market consists of sales of critical illness insurance by entities (organizations, sole traders, and partnerships) that are engaged in directly underwriting critical illness cover or a dread disease policy, which is additional insurance coverage to cover those overruns where traditional health insurance may fall short.

Key Points: 
  • The critical illness insurance market consists of sales of critical illness insurance by entities (organizations, sole traders, and partnerships) that are engaged in directly underwriting critical illness cover or a dread disease policy, which is additional insurance coverage to cover those overruns where traditional health insurance may fall short.
  • Therefore, the growing prevalence of critical illness is expected to drive the global critical illness insurance market.
  • Lack of awareness about critical illness insurance is hindering the growth of the global critical insurance market.
  • An increase in the range of critical illnesses covered in the critical illness insurance policies is a major trend shaping the critical insurance market.

Kofax Announces 2022 Customer Excellence Award Winners for Digital Workflow Transformation

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Tuesday, July 19, 2022 - 1:00pm

Kofax , a leading supplier of Intelligent Automation software for digital workflow transformation, today announces the winners of its 2022 Customer Excellence Awards at Kofax Accelerate , the companys annual virtual customer event.

Key Points: 
  • Kofax , a leading supplier of Intelligent Automation software for digital workflow transformation, today announces the winners of its 2022 Customer Excellence Awards at Kofax Accelerate , the companys annual virtual customer event.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220719005102/en/
    Kofax 2022 Customer Excellence Award Winners for Digital Workflow Transformation (Graphic: Kofax)
    Innovation Excellence: Honoring new and cutting-edge innovations using Kofaxs solutions that delivered substantial business value.
  • Lifetime Achievement: Celebrating longtime Kofax customers that have built proven automation programs that deliver consistent results over time.
  • Customer Excellence Awards are important because we recognize and showcase businesses around the world that are transforming and winning by partnering with Kofax, says Chris Huff , Chief Growth Officer at Kofax.

AM Best Upgrades Credit Ratings of Aviva plc and Its Subsidiaries

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Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 7:35pm

Concurrently, AM Best has upgraded the Long-Term ICR to a (Excellent) from a- (Excellent) of Aviva plc (Aviva), the groups non-operating holding company.

Key Points: 
  • Concurrently, AM Best has upgraded the Long-Term ICR to a (Excellent) from a- (Excellent) of Aviva plc (Aviva), the groups non-operating holding company.
  • At the same time, AM Best has upgraded all Long-Term Issue Credit Ratings (Long-Term IRs) on debt instruments issued or guaranteed by Aviva.
  • The outlook of these Credit Ratings (ratings) has been revised to stable from positive.
  • For additional information regarding the use and limitations of Credit Rating opinions, please view Guide to Bests Credit Ratings .

Now Health International appoints Matt Pinckard to head up Singapore growth plans

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 2:00am

Now Health International, the award-winning international private medical insurance (IPMI) provider, has appointed Matt Pinckard as General Manager of its Singapore operations to lead the companys business in the region.

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  • Now Health International, the award-winning international private medical insurance (IPMI) provider, has appointed Matt Pinckard as General Manager of its Singapore operations to lead the companys business in the region.
  • Reporting into Rob McIntyre, Now Health Internationals Chief Distribution Officer, Pinckard will lead the companys drive to introduce new innovations and technologies in the health insurance sector, building on its recent years of growth.
  • This includes addressing the need among family offices, financial advisory firms and brokers in Singapore for affordable regional and international medical insurance plans.
  • Pinckard added: Technology is reshaping the health insurance marketplace, ensuring providers can cater to the needs of both broker partners and their members, and Now Health International is at the forefront of this evolution.

6-in-10 Canadians relocated as a result of the pandemic and now plan to drive further daily

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 4:04pm

It's just one example of how Aviva's second How We Live Reportshows that Canadians' perspectives continue to shift as we adjust to post-pandemic life."

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  • It's just one example of how Aviva's second How We Live Reportshows that Canadians' perspectives continue to shift as we adjust to post-pandemic life."
  • Top categories and findings from the report include:
    60% of Canadians have relocated as a result of the pandemic, with those working from home (26%) flocking to the suburbs or small towns.
  • The dream of homeownership is still alive for Canadians: 32% are currently living in their first home (compared to 22% in 2020).
  • When thinking about the possessions they bought during the pandemic, 18% of Canadians say they made impulse purchases.

Aptitude Software & MPP Global bring clarity to complexity with bold new brand

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 12:14pm

LONDON, June 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Aptitude Software, a specialist provider of subscription management, revenue automation, finance digitalization, and compliance software solutions has unveiled a bold new corporate rebrand that brings to life the company's ability to see possibility in businesses' growing complexity. The rebrand comes in response to the 2021 acquisition of MPP Global, accelerated company growth, and  expansion into new product areas and industries.

Key Points: 
  • The rebrand comes in response to the 2021 acquisition of MPP Global , accelerated company growth, and expansion into new product areas and industries.
  • As well as expanding its product portfolio, Aptitude has significantly increased its client base and rapidly grown market share.
  • Jeremy Suddards, Chief Executive Officer of Aptitude Software, states, "The acquisition of the subscription management specialists, MPP Global, gave us the perfect opportunity to rethink our brand."
  • Aptitude Software is an operating company of Aptitude Software Group plc.

Aptitude Software & MPP Global bring clarity to complexity with bold new brand

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 11:54am

LONDON, June 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Aptitude Software, a specialist provider of subscription management, revenue automation, finance digitalization, and compliance software solutions has unveiled a bold new corporate rebrand that brings to life the company's ability to see possibility in businesses' growing complexity. The rebrand comes in response to the 2021 acquisition of MPP Global, accelerated company growth, and  expansion into new product areas and industries.

Key Points: 
  • The rebrand comes in response to the 2021 acquisition of MPP Global , accelerated company growth, and expansion into new product areas and industries.
  • As well as expanding its product portfolio, Aptitude has significantly increased its client base and rapidly grown market share.
  • Jeremy Suddards, Chief Executive Officer of Aptitude Software, states, "The acquisition of the subscription management specialists, MPP Global, gave us the perfect opportunity to rethink our brand."
  • Aptitude Software is an operating company of Aptitude Software Group plc.

Broker Distribution Insights Report 2022: Aviva, Allianz, AXA, Zurich, Hiscox, NIG, Lloyd's of London - Which Insurers Lead The Way? - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 10:42am

The "Broker Distribution Insight, 2022 - Which Insurers Lead The Way?"

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  • The "Broker Distribution Insight, 2022 - Which Insurers Lead The Way?"
  • This report explores which insurers can be considered market leaders from the point of view of commercial brokers.
  • Across 11 different categories, brokers select the insurer they consider to be best in class.
  • The four leading insurers are discussed individually, with each separate category covered at length.