Insurance industry news made with Ping An sale to CP Group

China Insurance industry news

The acquisition is reported to have been for a total $9.4 billion for a 15.57 percent stake in the insurer. The news has now been released that the Charoen Pokphand Group is taking its first steps into the insurance industry, with the acquisition of 15.57 percent of Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China. The purchase of the stake in the Chinese insurer was from HSBC Holdings. The announcement from HSBC that it was involved in a negotiation for the sale of its share of Ping An was first made…

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Insurance news from HSBC includes intention to sell Ping An stake

China Insurance industry news

A share of approximately $9.3 billion of the Chinese insurer will be sold. The latest insurance news from HSBC is that it is currently in negotiations to sell its stake of the Chinese insurer, Ping An, which is worth approximately $9.3 billion. The intention is to boost the profitability of this largest bank in Europe. It will be accomplished as a part of a larger effort to slough away some of its non-core operations. The sale of the Ping An stake is not unexpected insurance news. It was relatively anticipated…

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China is likely to allow foreign companies into its mandatory auto insurance marketplace

The Insurance Association of China’s chairman has announced that the country will likely be opening its doors to the largest auto market in the world to make it possible for foreign companies to enter into the mandatory auto insurance marketplace in 2012. Currently, this auto insurance market of $31.5 billion is entirely led by insurance companies from China, for example, Ping An Insurance and PICC Property and Casualty Co., but regulators are working to bring in a greater amount of competition. Jin Jianqiang, in Taipei, explained that insurers from other…

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Munich Re and Ping An Insurance to offer products for renewable energy companies

Munich Re and Ping An Insurance from China… have both announced that they will be working together in their first co-operation to create insurance products and services that they can offer to Chinese renewable energy companies. In a joint statement, the insurers said that they hope to develop solutions that will minimize the risk that investors face with renewable energy, so that larger projects of this nature will actually become possible. A spokesperson from Munich Re declined to make a statement regarding whether or not the two companies intend to…

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