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Linkage Assurance Returns to Profitability

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Underwriting firm, Linkage Assurance Plc, said it has successfully returned to strong profitability in half year 2022 despite the challenging business environment.

The company in a statement to the Nigerian Stock Exchange Limited (NGX) and shareholders on the unaudited result for the second quarter ended 30th June 2022 said it recorded a profit before tax (PBT) of N1.465 billion from a loss position of N2.111 billion the same period last year.

Its profit after tax (PAT) also moved in similar direction closing at N1.392 billion at the end of June 2022, as against N2.090 billion loss same period in 2021.

In a statement signed by the chairman of the board, Daniel Braie, Managing Director/CEO and Emmanuel Otitolaiye, Chief Financial Officer, Linkage Assurance recorded a gross premium written of N8.303 billion in the review period from N6.952 billion in the previous year.

During the review period, the company also recorded a net underwriting income of N3.515 billion from N2.703 billion in 2021, while the underwriting profit stood strong at N231.28 million from a loss position of N1.027 billion.

Growth in underwriting profit according to the company was attributed to quality risks management and prudence in risks selection, even as it continues to meet its claims obligation promptly to her esteemed customers.

The underwriter during the period paid out N1.422 billion on claims to her numerous customers that suffered one form of loss or the other during the half year period, from N3.989 billion the previous period.

Daniel Braie, Managing Director/CEO of the company told shareholders during its last Annual General Meeting in Lagos that the company was going in a positive direction as shown in its quarter by quarter performance in the current year.

He assured  that management was doing all it could to turn the clock, by ensuring that its underwriting and risks management strategies were adequately deployed to ensure a healthy and stronger  bottom line at year end.

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