GOTHAER: 2016 financial year
Press Release – Cologne, 30 May 2017
Gothaer posts sound result and again strengthens equity base
- Rating agencies once more confirm good results
- Strategy project Gothaer 2020 showing first success
- Digitalization offensive in all business units
The Gothaer Group is submitting sound figures for the 2016 financial year: the consolidated annual surplus rose 17.4% to â‚¬162 million. Some of the surplus flowed into strengthening the equity base. The Group’s equity grew 8.8% to reach â‚¬2.004 million at the end of 2016. Gross premiums written in 2016, at â‚¬4.411 billion, dipped (-2.3%) compared with the previous year owing to the launched consolidation process. â€œOur figures show that the Gothaer Group is also successful when the going gets tough, and that we have been taking the right measures with our digitalization offensive,â€ says Dr. Karsten Eichmann, Gothaer Group CEO.