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FMG confirmed as Qualifying Financial Entity

Tuesday, 15 March 2011, 7:47 pm | Farmers Mutual Group

Media Release - For immediate release Issued 15 March 2011 FMG confirmed as Qualifying Financial Entity The Securities Commission has confirmed New Zealand Rural Insurer FMG’s status as a Qualifying Financial Entity (QFE) under the Financial Advisers ... More >>

Farmers’ Mutual Group and FMG Insurance Limited

Thursday, 17 June 2010, 12:06 pm | Farmers Mutual Group

Farmers’ Mutual Group (FMG or the group) and its subsidiary, FMG Insurance Limited (FMGIL) (New Zealand) have been upgraded to an A (Excellent) rating by International Ratings Agency A.M. Best Co. More >>

FMG retains positive outlook

Wednesday, 24 June 2009, 10:52 am | Farmers Mutual Group

Farmers’ Mutual Group (FMG) has received a financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) with a positive outlook from global credit rating organisation A.M. Best Co. FMG Chief Executive Chris Black welcomed the result, stating that “whilst FMG has not ... More >>

FMG leadership changes hands

Monday, 22 December 2008, 4:20 pm | Farmers Mutual Group

Farmers’ Mutual Group, New Zealand’s leading rural insurer, has appointed Chris Black as Chief Executive following the departure of Gordon Smith. Mr Black will step down from his position on the board of FMG to take the role of CEO, and has previously ... More >>

FMG’s rating outlook revised upward

Saturday, 28 June 2008, 9:55 am | Farmers Mutual Group

A.M. Best has revised Farmers’ Mutual Group (FMG) financial strength rating from A- (Excellent) with a stable outlook to A- (Excellent) with a positive outlook. At the same time FMG’s core subsidiary, FMG Insurance Limited (FMGIL), has also been ... More >>

Rural Insurer warns of growing risk from weather

Tuesday, 17 April 2007, 10:22 am | Farmers Mutual Group

More frequent and extreme weather events could see New Zealanders living in vulnerable coastal communities lose their insurance cover, the leading rural and provincial insurer warned today. More >>

FMG Achieves Excellent Results

Friday, 13 August 2004, 10:18 am | Farmers Mutual Group

Leading rural financial services company FMG has posted a profit before tax of $12.6 million in the 2003/2004 year. More >>

FMG Contributes A Further $100,000 For Flood

Monday, 23 February 2004, 2:09 pm | Farmers Mutual Group

New Zealand’s leading rural insurer FMG today announced that it is contributing a further $100,000 for flood relief in the Manawatu-Wanganui region. FMG is giving the newly established Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Disaster Relief Fund $100,000; matching ... More >>

FMG Achieves $100 Million in Annual Premium Income

Thursday, 17 April 2003, 1:05 pm | Farmers Mutual Group

New Zealand’s leading rural insurer FMG has achieved a milestone writing more than NZ$100 million in annual premium income from its general insurance operations. This is an excellent result and comes at a time when the insurance sector is experiencing ... More >>

Farmers’ Mutual Group Appoints Rural Specialist

Monday, 2 July 2001, 3:50 pm | Farmers Mutual Group

Farmers’ Mutual Group, rural insurance, finance and investment specialists, has appointed David Clapperton as its new Group Manager – Marketing and Product. Mr Clapperton also becomes a member of the Group’s senior management team. More >>

Farmers’ Mutual Group Launches Foot & Mouth Cover

Wednesday, 9 May 2001, 4:52 pm | Farmers Mutual Group

Farmers' Mutual, New Zealand's leading rural financial services organisation, has launched a Foot and Mouth insurance cover that will provide prompt financial assistance following a Foot and Mouth outbreak in New Zealand. More >>

Rural Communities Hit Hardest By Unfair Fire Tax

Friday, 30 March 2001, 5:15 pm | Farmers Mutual Group

Farmers have more reason than most to support Government plans get rid of Fire Tax and introduce an alternative funding mechanism for the Fire Service, according Farmers' Mutual Group - Group Marketing Manager Grant Uridge. More >>

Farmers' Mutual Group New National Claims Manager

Friday, 23 March 2001, 10:00 am | Farmers Mutual Group

Farmers' Mutual Group, New Zealand's leading rural financial services provider, has appointed James Gerrie to the newly created position of National Claims Manager. More >>

Farmers' Mutual Launches Medical Advice Line

Monday, 11 December 2000, 11:52 am | Farmers Mutual Group

Farmers’ Mutual Group has launched a 24-hour Medical Advice Line offering medical insurance customers around the clock advice from doctors and health professionals. More >>

Farmers' Mutual Group Appoints New Chief Executive

Thursday, 30 November 2000, 4:58 pm | Farmers Mutual Group

Farmers’ Mutual Group today announced the appointment of their new Chief Executive, Gordon Smith, who will take up the position on 8 January 2001. More >>

The Crossings To Produce First Wines In 2001

Thursday, 30 November 2000, 11:49 am | Farmers Mutual Group

The directors of the new $12 million Awatere Valley wine company, The Crossings (Marlborough) Limited announced today that the company has appointed a winemaker and would be producing its first ‘branded’ wines in 2001. More >>

Catastrophe Cover For Flood Hit Farmer

Wednesday, 20 September 2000, 10:54 am | Farmers Mutual Group

Heavy rain in the Canterbury foothills over the weekend of 19 & 20 August caused extensive flooding throughout the region resulting in damage to many farms and stock losses. More >>

New Insurance Cover For Lifestyle Blocks

Tuesday, 12 September 2000, 10:24 am | Farmers Mutual Group

Specialist rural financial services provider, Farmers’ Mutual Group, has developed an insurance package to meet the needs of an increasing number of people living in the country on lifestyle holdings. More >>