IFRS – International Financial Reporting Standards.
Shareholder’s Equity – A firm’s total assets minus its total liabilities.
Gross Premiums Written – Premiums registered on the books at the time a policy is issued on a gross basis (before deductions of costs, such as reinsurance).
Net Income – Net (loss) income is calculated by taking revenues and adjusting for the cost of doing business, interest, taxes and other expenses.
Combined Ratio – The sum of two ratios: loss ratio and LAE ratio is calculated by dividing incurred losses plus loss adjustment expense (LAE) by premiums earned (the calendar year loss ratio); and expense ratio is calculated by dividing underwriting expenses by premiums written.
Statutory Surplus – An insurance company’s total assets minus its total liabilities, both computed under accounting principles prescribed or permitted by state insurance regulatory authorities.