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12/18/14Grupo Security Completes Important Bond Placement for UF 3 Million
The funds will be used to prepay the Series B2, C2, D and E bonds and to fund the company's investment plan. This morning, Grupo Security placed corporate bonds on the local market for UF 3 million, equivalent to approximately US$119 million. Santander Global Banking and Markets acted as financial advisor and placement agent for this transaction, designed to refinance liabilities and fund other corporate projects.UF 3 million in Series L3 bonds was placed, maturing in 21 years with a d... 
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11/13/14Grupo Security Profit Up 38.8% to Ch$50,574 Million for First Three Quarters of 2014
Thus far this year, Security's stock has posted a return of 25.05%. Grupo Security posted profit of Ch$50,574 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2014, 38.8% greater than the first nine months of 2013. Ebitda rose 47% with respect to 2013, reaching Ch$82,714 million. Grupo Security's profit for the last twelve months totals Ch$63,976 million, equivalent to Ch$19.8 per share, which is greater than the Ch$16.2 per share reported as of September 2013.Banco Security reported pro... 
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10/02/14Grupo Security to Distribute Dividend of Ch$3.50 Per Share
During the first half of 2014, Grupo Security posted profit of Ch$37,121 million, up 45.6% with respect to the same period in 2013.In a meeting of the Board of Directors of Grupo Security held this morning, the board agreed to pay a total dividend of Ch$3.50 per share, consisting of: an interim cash dividend of Ch$1.50 per share and charged to profit for the year 2014; and an additional cash dividend of Ch$2.00 per share charged to prior year retained earnings.During the first half of 2014... 
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08/07/14Economist Ricardo Caballero and Former Finance Minister Andrés Velasco Analyzed Current Macroeconomic Landscape
Ricardo Caballero expressed concern for the tone of recent debates and their impact on the country's image. “I am under the impression that they are trying to rush an extremely complicated process,” he stated.   Velasco indicated that he is concerned that Chile's growth trend does not look good in the long term. In order to analyze the global economic situation and the reality, prospects and challenges for the domestic economy, this morning Grupo Security held a seminar... 
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07/31/14Ricardo Caballero and Andrés Velasco to Speak at Grupo Security Economic Seminar
  At the event, entitled “Winds of Change are Blowing. Are We Prepared?”, the former finance minister and the accomplished Chilean economist and director of MIT's World Economic Laboratory will analyze the current domestic and global economic landscape. In order to analyze the global economic situation and the reality, prospects and challenges for the domestic economy, next Thursday, August 7, Grupo Security will hold the Security Economic Seminar (SES), entitled “Winds of Cha... 
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06/03/14Institutional Investors Acquire 1.4% of Grupo Security
The investment totaled Ch$8,551 million at a price of Ch$192 per share.   Grupo Security's CEO, Renato Peñafiel, remarked, “We are proud that new investors have joined our project and will take part in Grupo Security's growth and new challenges.”  On Tuesday, a group of local institutional investors acquired a total of  44,535,021 shares of Grupo Security, representing 1.4% of the company's total shares. The transaction—led by IM Trust Corredores de Bolsa actin... 
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05/16/14Grupo Security Profit Up 15.2% Yoy for First Quarter 2014
- Group's consolidated profit for last twelve months ending March 30, 2014, was Ch$52,057 million. - The positive results were driven mainly by Banco Security's strong commercial performance. Grupo Security posted profit of Ch$16,803 million for the first quarter of 2014, an increase of 15.2% over the same period in 2014. Ebitda rose 26.2% with respect to 2013, reaching Ch$26,424 million in the first quarter of 2014. These positive figures were driven mainly by Banco Security's... 
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04/16/14Grupo Security Attains Important Commercial and Operating Synergies Nine Months after Purchase Of Cruz Del Sur
In 2013, Grupo Security reported profit for the year of Ch$49,843 million, up 7.1% from the prior year.For the year 2013, Grupo Security posted strong growth with profit Ch$49,843 million, which represents an increase of 7.1% over 2012. Return on average equity was 11.5%, as reported today at an ordinary shareholders' meeting.After recapping the year for shareholders, the chairman of Grupo Security, Francisco Silva, indicated that the recent regulatory approvals obtained will enable the ... 
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03/28/14Grupo Security Proposes Dividend of Ch$5 Per Share to Shareholders
This and other dividends distributed in 2013 total Ch$23,878 million, equivalent to Ch$7.5 per share. A shareholders' meeting was called for Wednesday, April 16, 2014. In a material event filed today with the Securities and Insurance Supervisor, Grupo Security called an Ordinary Shareholders' Meeting for Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at which time the board will propose, among other matters, paying a dividend of Ch$5 per share charged to profit for the year 2013. This and other... 
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03/06/14Grupo Security Profit Up 7.1% in 2013
For the year ended December 31, 2013, Grupo Security posted profit of Ch$49,843 million, driven mainly by growth in direct premiums at Vida Security and profit at Factoring Security.Grupo Security reported profit of Ch$49,843 million for the year 2013, which represents an increase of 7.1% over 2012. Earnings per share was Ch$15.7 for the year 2013, slightly less than the Ch$16.2 per share recorded in 2012, due to a capital increase in mid-2013. The Group had 3,184 million shares outstandin... 
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