Generali completed acquisition of Union Investment TFI S.A. in Poland

18 June 2019 - 15:31

Milan - Generali finalized the completion of the transaction with German Group Union Asset Management Holding AG to acquire Union Investment TFI S.A. in Poland. Generali has received the required approvals from all relevant regulatory bodies and competition authorities.

Generali entered into the agreement to acquire a 100% stake in the Polish asset management company Union Investment TFI S.A. in October 2018.

Union Investment TFI is Poland’s 6th largest asset management company with €3.3bn of assets under management. It has a client base of approximately 135,000 retail investors and 550 institutional investors and boasts a broad range of fund products across equities, fixed income and absolute return. Union Investment TFI has its own internal fund manufacturing capabilities as well as other investment solutions.

Generali has been operating in Poland since 1998 and has 1,600 local employees. It provides property and casualty insurance to retail and corporate clients as well as life insurance products, and it is also active in the pension fund segment. In November 2018 Generali signed the final agreement to buy Concordia insurance companies specialized in the agriculture sector. Generali is among the five largest insurance groups in the Polish market with statutory gross written premiums of €670m and a market share of 5% in 2018.