Annual Accounts and Board’s Report 2012 for Gjensidige Forsikring ASA

The Board of Gjensidige Forsikring ASA determined the Annual Accounts and the Board’s Report for 2012 in a board meeting on Wednesday 6 March 2013. The Annual Accounts were determined without changes to the preliminary Annual Accounts published on 14 February 2013.

The Annual General Meeting is held on 25 April 2013, and the share will be listed ex dividend on 26 April 2013. The Board has proposed an ordinary dividend per share of NOK 6.85. Dividends are distributed on 8 May 2013 to shareholders as of the date of the Annual General Meeting.

Annual Report

The Annual Accounts and the Board’s Report for 2012 are attached to this announcement and are also published on The full Annual Report for 2012 will be published on on 22 March 2013.

For further queries, please contact:
Head of Investor Relations, Gjensidige Forsikring ASA: Janne Flessum, Tlf: +47 915 14 739
Head of Communication, Gjensidige Forsikring ASA: Øystein Thoresen, Tel: +47 952 33 382

This information is subject to disclosure under the Norwegian Securities Act section §5-12

Gjensidige is a leading Nordic insurance group built by customers, for customers. The Group has been listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange since 2010. For nearly 200 years, we have worked passionately to secure the lives, health and assets of our customers. We have about 3,100 employees and offer insurance products in Norway, Denmark, Sweden and the Baltic states. In Norway, we also offer banking, pension and savings. Operating income was NOK 19.5 billion in 2012, while total assets was NOK 94.2 billion.

About Us

Gjensidige is one of the leading players in the Nordic general insurance market. The group offers general insurance products in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and the three Baltic countries. In addition the group offers online retail banking, pension and savings products and health care services in Norway. Gjensidige is one of Norway’s most well-known brands. Both the company logo and the Watchman have a high recognition factor. The roots of the general insurance operations can be traced back to the 1820s, while the Watchman has been an insurance trademark for more than 75 years. 2007 and 2008 saw the launch of the Watchman logo in the other countries where Gjensidige offers insurance products. The group’s health services has been branded Hjelp24.