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Date
24-May-18

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Rohail Amjad
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PACRA Maintains IFS Rating of TPL Insurance Limited

Rating Type IFS
Current
(24-May-18)
Previous
(30-Dec-17)
Action Maintain Maintain
Long Term A+ A+
Short Term - -
Outlook Stable Stable
Rating Watch - -

The rating reflects established position of the company in its niche market. The company has been sustainably augmenting its market positioning with significant growth in the topline. The third largest player in the motor segment, TPL Insurance Limited holds a substantial share in industry's GPW of the segment. They company is growing into non-motor avenues with strengthened management team. Advanced technology infrastructure has continued providing an edge to the company ¬ amidst high competition.The financial risk profile is equipped with sound liquidity.
With structured efforts, TPL Insurance Limited is fortifying its inroads in commercial lines. This has added diversity to product slate of TPL Insurance Limited. Capitalising on a strong foothold in niche market ¬ TPL Insurance Limited is establishing relationships with intermediaries; bankers and auto manufacturers. Window takaful volumes are growing. With the rise in business size, the underwriting profitability must improve.

About the Entity
TPL Insurance Limited (TIL), formed in 1992 and listed on Pakistan Stock Exchange, a majority-owned (~93%) subsidiary of TPL Corp.
The CEO, Mr. Saad Nissar, an MBA from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), has been on the position since Jan-09 and is supported by a team of experienced professionals.

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