Gjensidige Forsikring Capital Markets Day 2018: Excel today – Empower for tomorrow

Gjensidige Forsikring hosts its Capital Markets Day today in London. Presentations will be held by Helge Leiro Baastad, Chief Executive Officer of Gjensidige, and key members of the Group management team. The event will start at 13:00 pm GMT at etc. venues St Paul’s, 200 Aldersgate, London.

Gjensidige’s management will provide a detailed review of operational and strategic priorities for improved performance.  They will outline key initiatives within digitalisation, business intelligence and analytics, as well as other cost efficiency measures. The Group’s ambitious operational targets, which will support delivery on the financial targets for 2019-2022, will be announced.  

“We are firmly committed to continue delivering superior customer experiences and attractive shareholder returns. And we are convinced that sustainability is a key contributor to long-term value creation”, says CEO Helge Leiro Baastad.

“We need to excel in today’s operations, and at the same time empower for tomorrow. Our priorities are to get profitability back on track and retain our strong and unique position in Norway. Further we will continue to strengthen our profitability and growth outside Norway. We are also committed to maintaining a strict capital discipline and continue delivering high and stable dividends to our shareholders. I am confident that with our leading position, strong competence and clear strategy, we will be able to deliver on our ambitious targets”, Baastad says. 

The presentations are available online as a live webcast from 13:00 pm GMT and can be followed through www.gjensidige.no/group/investor-relations. It is possible to send questions to the management during the live webcast. The programme of the Capital Markets Day and presentation materials are available on Gjensidige’s website at www.gjensidige.no/group/investor-relations/capital-markets-day-2018, and are attached to this release. 

Contact persons, Gjensidige Forsikring ASA:
Head of Investor Relations, Mitra Hagen Negård, Tel: +47 957 93 631
Head of Communication, Øystein Thoresen, Tel: +47 952 33 382

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5 -12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act. 

Gjensidige is a leading Nordic insurance group listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. We have about 3,800 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 27 billion in 2017, while total assets were NOK 149 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.