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11/16/16Grupo Security Profit Up by 15.8% as of September 2016
The Group reported profit of CH$59,373 million for the nine-month period ended September 30, 2016.Grupo Security's CEO, Renato Peñafiel, stated that "this excellent result reflects a strong operational performance from our businesses in the midst of a marked deterioration in the macroeconomic environment." Grupo Security posted profit of CH$59,373 million at the close of the third quarter this year, representing an increase of 15.8% compared to the same period for the previous year, whi... 
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10/14/16Grupo Security Proposes a Dividend of CH$4.25 per Share
Grupo Security had profits of CH$45,416 million for the first half of this year. Therefore, Grupo Security's return on equity was 11.8% as of June 2016. At a meeting of the Board of Directors of Grupo Security held this morning, the Board agreed to pay a total dividend of CH$4.25 per share, distributed as follows: an interim dividend of CH$2.00 per share, to be paid in cash from profit for the year 2016; and an additional dividend of CH$2.25 per share, to be paid in cash from prior y... 
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07/27/16Economist Ricardo Caballero and Former Minister Mariana Aylwin Speak at Grupo Security Economic Seminar
The eleventh version of this event was entitled "What kind of society do we want?" where the leading Chilean economist Mr. Ricardo Caballero analyzed the global economy, and the former Education Minister Ms. Mariana Aylwin discussed the situation in Chile. Grupo Security held its Economic Seminar this morning, entitled "What kind of society do we want?" The speakers were the leading Chilean economist and director of the World Economic Laboratory at MIT, Mr. Ricardo Caballero, and the fo... 
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07/18/16Grupo Security to Hold Economic Seminar with Guest Speakers Ricardo Caballero and Mariana Aylwin
The eleventh version of this event is entitled "What kind of society do we want?" where the leading Chilean economist Mr. Ricardo Caballero will speak on the global economy, and the former Education Minister Ms. Mariana Aylwin will speak on the political situation in Chile. Grupo Security will hold the Security Economic Seminar (SES) next Wednesday, July 27th, which aims to analyze the global economy and situation in Chile. This is the eleventh version of this event and is entitled ... 
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05/26/16Grupo Security Profit Up 68.6% in First Quarter of 2016
Group profit was CH$30,889 million as of March, due to the extraordinary gain on the sale of Penta-Security.     Grupo Security's CEO, Renato Peñafiel, specified that "our other businesses have posted results in line with expectations in the midst of a slowdown in the Chilean economy." Grupo Security posted net profit of CH$30,889 million for the first quarter of this year, up 68.6% compared to the same period for the previous year. This increase is explained by the extr... 
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04/28/16Grupo Security Focuses on Making Acquisitions Profitable and Sees Opportunities in the Peruvian Market
During 2015, Grupo Security completed projects that resulted in significant progress for the company. These included acquiring 61% of the Peruvian insurance company Protecta, and acquiring the asset management subsidiaries of Banco Penta. During the current year, Grupo Security will focus on strengthening its 2015 acquisitions and making them more profitable, in the context of regulatory changes and an uncertain economic environment in Chile, as reported today at the ordinary shareho... 
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04/08/16Grupo Security Proposes Dividend of CH$7.25 per Share to Shareholders
This dividend and the interim dividend paid in October last year produce a total dividend of CH$11.25 per share for 2015. An ordinary shareholders' meeting was called for April 28, 2016. The Board of Directors of Grupo Security agreed to call an ordinary shareholders' meeting for April 28, 2016, as reported today to the Superintendency of Securities and Insurance. At this meeting the Board will propose a dividend of CH$7.25 per share paid from profits for 2015, among other matters. This... 
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03/11/16Grupo Security Profit Up 6.6% in 2015 to CH$65,022 Million
In 2015, Grupo Security successfully entered the Peruvian life insurance market, when it acquired 61% of the insurance company Protecta.During the first months of 2016, its minority stake in Penta-Security was sold, and Banco Penta asset management subsidiaries were acquired and merged with Inversiones Security. Grupo Security reported a profit of CH$65,022 million for 2015, which represents an increase of 6.6% over the previous year. The Grupo Security return on equity was 12.1% as of D... 
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02/15/16Banco Security Successfully Completes Acquisition and Merger with Banco Penta's Asset Management Business
The transaction includes almost Ch$800 billion in assets, positioning Inversiones Security as a leading asset management business. Banco Security and its subsidiaries reported material events today to the Superintendency of Banks and Financial Institutions (SBIF) and the Superintendency of Securities and Insurance (SVS). These report that Penta Administradora General de Fondos S.A. and Penta Corredores de Bolsa S.A. were acquired on this date and successfully merged with the res... 
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