FBN General sustains growth, records 60 % growth in premium

by | April 25, 2018 12:12 am



FBN General Insurance has once again demonstrated its resilience and consistent growth in the insurance industry,  posting a healthy financial statement for the year ended, 31 December, 2017 as approved by the National Insurance Commission, NAICOM.

The company grossed a premium of N3.51 billion up by an impressive year-on-year growth of 60 percent from N2.2 billion in 2016 while its claims expenses also rose by 180 percent from N270million to N756 million.

Profit before Tax (PBT) closed at N322 million, also representing a year-on-year growth rate of 66 percent. This profitable growth, the statement said, was partly driven by improved asset and investment portfolio management resulting in an investment income growth of 112 percent.

In his comments, Bode Opadokun, MD/CEO, FBN General Insurance, said: “2017 was the year we consolidated on the strategic restructuring across key business functions. This has inspired a profitable performance exemplified by our total assets recording an appreciable growth of 27 percent at year-end from N6.06 billion achieved in 2016 to N7.72 billionin 2017. With our strategic marketing drive and the support of our dedicated staff, we are hopeful of sustaining our growth in 2018.”

FBN General Insurance is a wholly owned subsidiary of FBNInsurance Limited, an FBNHoldings company associated with the Sanlam Group SA