Press release: Gard reports strong results for 2009

30.04.10
"2009 saw positive results across all areas of the group's operations" said Stephen Pan, Chairman of the Board. "The insurance operations performed very well with a combined ratio across the group of 92% and our investment return was19%."

Press release: Gard appoints new managing director for Japan

15.02.10
Gard is pleased to announce that Tadashi Sugimoto will be joining the group's Tokyo office on 20 February, 2010, as managing director of Gard (Japan).

Press release: Gard builds Defence capabilities

08.02.10

Gard announced today that it has recruited Michael Moon, currently a partner at the London-based solicitors, Bentleys Stokes and Lowless, as a Senior Defence lawyer to work in its Oslo office. He will join Gard on the 1st April, 2010.  

Press release: Gard rating ‘A', stable from Standard & Poor's

29.01.10
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services (S&P) today confirmed its long-term counterparty credit and insurer financial strength ratings on Assuranceforeningen Gard - gjensidig - and its related core entities as 'A' stable.  

Press release: Gard makes top management changes

20.01.10
Gard is pleased to announce that it will be making a number of organisational changes in the autumn of this year.

Gard invests in the Greek market

26.11.09

Gard is pleased to announce that it is increasing the resources in its Greek office, with the recruitment of three new senior staff including two claims handlers and a defence lawyer.

Gard rating 'A', stable from Standard & Poor's

23.06.09

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services (S&P) today lowered its long-term counterparty credit and insurer financial strength ratings on Assuranceforeningen Gard - gjensidig - and its related core entities to 'A' stable.

Gard reports strong underwriting results for the 2008 financial year

25.05.09

Following a meeting of the Board of Directors in Vienna on Monday 25th May, Gard has released highlights from its consolidated results for the year ending 20th February 2009.

Gard going forward

03.03.09

Gard announced today that it will create a separate specialist team for investment management, as well as enhancing the existing risk management department. The changes will take effect from the 9th of March and are in response to the resignation of Chief Financial Officer, Just Arne Storvik.

Standard & Poor¿s publishes detailed rationale for A+ rating

27.02.09

Standard & Poor’s published today a detailed report on the rationale for the A+ (Negative outlook) financial strength rating for Gard’s principal operating entities. Claes Isacson, CEO, commented: "The speed and severity of the economic downturn in the past year has been unprecedented and in this context, Standard & Poor’s has reviewed the consequences for the wider insurance industry and the P&I clubs specifically. We believe that our A+ rating is a testimony to the fact that we have put a strong financial position at the heart of our business model.

Gard reports group half year results and 2009 P&I premiums

27.11.08

The results for the first half of the 2008 policy year have been affected both by the current claims environment and the volatility in the investment markets.   During this period, there were no Pool claims for this policy year – a highly unusual occurrence – however both the frequency and severity of claims in marine and P&I have deteriorated across the industry

Gard creates new security provider

17.11.08

Gard today announced the creation of a new insurer - Safeguard Guarantee Company Ltd - which has been established in Bermuda to offer financial security under the International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage, 2001.

Gard opens Greek office

11.11.08

Gard is pleased to announce today the opening of its office in Piraeus. 

Gard reports group half year results and 2009 P&I premiums

27.10.08

The results for the first half of the 2008 policy year have been affected both by the current claims environment and the volatility in the investment markets.  During this period, there were no Pool claims for this policy year – a highly unusual occurrence – however both the frequency and severity of claims in marine and P&I have deteriorated across the industry

Gard reports strong 2007 results

26.05.08

Following a meeting of the Board of Directors in Dublin on Monday 26th of May, Gard has released highlights from its consolidated results for the year ending 20th February 2008.