TITLE

Lloyd's Posts Record 2007 Pretax Profits

AUTHOR(S)
O'Connor, Robert
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Best's Review;May2008, Vol. 109 Issue 1, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the 2007 pretax profit of £3.8 billion, an increase of about 5% from 2006 as recorded by Lloyd's in Great Britain. The author stated that Lloyd's central assets rose to £1.95 billion from £1.45 billion, while investment return rose to £2 billion from £1.66 billion. He added that Lloyd's Chief Executive Richard Ward has stated that the expansion of the international network is to position the company's syndicates.
ACCESSION #
31925882

 

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