Uniqa Group, a provider of insurance products and related services, has posted a profit before tax of approximately E340 million for the financial year of 2007, 43% higher than E238.5 million last year.

According to the preliminary data for the 2007 financial year, the consolidated premium volume written of the Uniqa Group experienced a growth of 3.3% to about E5.26 billion. The companies in Austria contributed E3.52 billion. This places the premium growth at 2.8%, which is within the range of expected market growth. Meanwhile Eastern European business increased by more than 25% through exceptional organic growth.