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Five-year summary

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  2020
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2019
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2018
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2017
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2016
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Results          
Gross premiums written 4,033.1 4,030.7 3,778.3 3,286.0 3,257.9
Net premiums written 2,750.4 2,678.8 2,581.5 2,403.0 2,424.5
Net premiums earned 2,752.2 2,635.6 2,573.6 2,416.2 2,271.3
(Loss)/profit before tax (268.5) 53.1 135.6 37.8 480.0
(Loss)/profit for the year after tax (293.7) 48.9 117.9 22.7 447.2
  2020
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2019
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2018
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2017
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2016
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Assets employed          
Intangible assets 298.9 278.0 204.6 186.0 153.4
Financial assets carried at fair value 6,116.8 5,539.0 5,029.7 5,139.6 4,702.1
Cash and cash equivalents 1,577.2 1,115.9 1,288.8 867.8 824.4
Insurance liabilities and reinsurance assets (5,468.8) (4,707.6) (4,244.9) (4,174.4) (3,778.7)
Other net assets (170.2) (35.6) (19.2) 298.2 316.2
Net assets 2,353.9 2,189.7 2,259.0 2,317.2 2,217.4
Net asset value per share (¢) 689.0 768.2 798.6 817.1 792.5
  2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Key statistics          
Basic (loss)/earnings per share (¢) (91.6) 17.2 41.6 8.1 159.0
Basic (loss)/earnings per share (p) (71.5) 13.5 31.2 9.3 119.8
Diluted (loss)/earnings per share (¢) (90.6) 16.9 40.8 11.6 157.3
Diluted (loss)/earnings per share (p) (70.7) 13.3 30.6 9.0 116.0
Combined ratio (%) 114.5 106.8 94.9 99.9 84.2
Return on equity (%) (11.8) 2.2 5.3 1.0 22.5
Dividends per share (¢) - 13.8 41.9 39.8 35.0
Dividends per share (p) - 11.1 32.8 29.0 27.5
Share price – high (p) 1,006.5 1,777.0 1,711.0 1,470.0 1,097.0
Share price – low (p) 991.4 1,213.0 1,332.0 997.5 900.5

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