Standard & Poor’s revised rating of Achmea insurance entities to ‘A’

Following our trading update of July 11-th, 2016 Standard & Poor’s has announced that it revised the financial strength rating of the Achmea insurance entities from A+ / negative outlook to A / stable outlook. Achmea took notice of the rating action and respects the independent opinion of the rating agency.

Achmea is market leader in Non-life and Health insurance in the Netherlands, with powerful brands and distribution through primarily direct and bank channels. We believe in building and maintaining strong relationships with our stakeholders and the wider financial community. Going forward Achmea will continue to aim for keeping the S&P capital on the current solid AA level and will continuously pursue a fixed charge coverage ratio above 4x.