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Valuations grow modestly against share prices in 2016

Iulia Ciutina 10 January 2017

Price-to-book (PTB) multiples at P&C (re)insurance companies were marginally higher in 2016 than in the previous year, as share price growth slowed and M&A activity lessened.

Click to enlarge The average PTB multiple for The Insurance Insider's Insider 50 group was 1.56x at the end of last year, slightly up from the 1.53x recorded in 2015.

The increase shows that while investor confidence in the sector remains strong, P&C companies are experiencing slow growth as they continue to face a...

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This article was published as part of issue January 2017/2

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