Interim report Q1 2014

| Source: Tryg A/S

Tryg’s Supervisory Board has today approved the interim report for Q1 2014.

Good results of DKK 455m with a 5% increase in the technical result despite a higher level of large claims of DKK 150m. The Group’s efficiency programme is progressing according to plan, contributing significantly to results.

Highlights for Q1 2014 

  • Profit before tax of DKK 602m (DKK 759m).
  • Technical result of DKK 523m (DKK 500m).
  • Combined ratio of 89.2 (90.3) is impacted positively by cost and claims measures.
  • Claims ratio, net of ceded business, of 73.3 (74.3) with improvement in Private, Commercial and Sweden.
  • The 2% reduction in premiums reflects a reduction in the Nordea portfolio in Sweden and the impact of the profitability measures implemented in Commercial.
  • Lower expense ratio of 15.9 (16.0) and reduction in nominal expenses of more than 2% in local currencies.
  • Lower investment return of DKK 89m (DKK 269m) primarily due to a lower return on equities.
  • Return on equity after tax of 16.1% (20.3%).
  • Share buy back of DKK 1,000m commenced.

Additional information:

For further information, please contact:

Investor Relations Director Lars Møller on +45 22 66 66 05 or

Investor Relations Manager Peter Brondt on +45 22 75 89 04 or

Communication Director Steffen Lundgren Kristensen on +45 41 86 28 92 or