NICK JOHNSON | NUMIS
The return on equity in a difficult year vividly highlights the quality of Beazley’s underwriting. These results will look relatively better and better as its peers report.
JOANNA PARSONS | RBS
These were good results. We now expect more questions on the group’s strategic aims post-Hardy, as well as its $240m surplus and unused bank facilities.
STUART DUNCAN | PEEL HUNT
The special dividend was slightly lower than hoped but it produced an impressive combined ratio and its liquid investment portfolio is well positioned for rate rises.