Press Release - SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
A.M. Best Comments on Credit Ratings of Hanwha General Insurance Company Limited
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
HONG KONG - SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
The new shares will be offered to existing shareholders, including the public and HGI’s ultimate parent company, Hanwha Life Insurance Co., Ltd. The parent company also announced on Sept. 8 that it will invest in new shares of HGI.
HGI plans to use the proceeds of the issuance to support its regulatory risk-based capital ratio ahead of the implementation of new and tighter rules, including the extension of the liability duration.
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