UNIQA Group Austria has reported that its net profit after taxes increased by 53.7% to E269 million in 2007.

The profit before taxes increased by 42.7% to E340 million, in 2007. The earnings per share were $0.8 higher than 2006 at E2.07. The return on equity before taxes for 2007 was 26.2%, or roughly 25% higher than 2006.

UNIQA Group has reported a growth of 3.6% to E5.28 billion in the consolidated premiums written. The consolidated insurance benefits declined by 3.2% to E3.597 billion. The group benefit and loss ratio was improved from 80.3% to 74.9%.