In the first half 2009, the insurer’s total assets jumped 14 percent up to 8.5 billion euros, from prior-year period. The capital adequacy ratio increased by 76 percent from the minimum statutory requirements, up to 176 percent, the insurer said in its official statement.

“Eureko’s half-year performance is a proof of our financial stability”, said Frans van der Ent, country manager of Eureko in Romania.

Eureko group is one of Europe’s leading financial groups, registered in Utrecht-Netherlands and active in 13 European countries and has a headcount of over 20,000. In Romania, the Dutch-based Eureko is present through its Eureko Insurance and Eureko – Private Pension Management divisions.

In July, the group said it would raise the share capital of its Romanian subsidiaries by 25 million euros as follows: 12.6 million euros for insurance segment and 12.4 million euros for private pension