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Legacy Specialist Compre Changes Hands

Cinven, British Columbia Investment Management to be majority shareholders.

Core Specialty Moves Forward After Recapitalization

Vision is to become the leading specialty insurer, following rebrandng. 

Toa Re Appoints New CEO

U.S. reinsurance veteran takes the reins.

Ki Binds First Risk with Broker THB

Brit’s algo-driven Lloyd’s syndicate gets underway.

Marsh Names Lead for L.A. Construction Team

New hire hails from Aon, where he spent nearly three decades.

Chubb Names Senior VP, Digital Head for Overseas GI

Previously served in an equitable capacity in Latin America.

Swiss Re Goes Deeper on ILS

Newly created Core Nat Cat Fund looks to attract third-party capital.

Captives to Reassert Themselves in Hard Market?

AM Best predicts surge in captive interest amid rate hikes and tighter T&Cs.

AXA Exits Gulf Region in ‘Simplification’ Play

French group sells shares to Gulf Insurance Group, realising €225m.


Constrained growth outlook for ILS at 1.1

Shaken investor confidence capped off by COVID-19.

Reinsurance renewals: Hard questions asked at mid-year

While the hardening market presents opportunities for growth and tightening conditions, some reinsurers remain cautious in a world still riddled with uncertainty.

Dealing with BI backlash

Claims management has taken on a new meaning for insurers as they face a difficult judgment call from policyholders hit by pandemic losses.

Public/private risk sharing a panacea for future outbreaks

Government-backstopped insurance programmes are emerging as the future for pandemic risk transfer.

London market: redefining resilience

The world’s reinsurance hub kept turning through the worst of the pandemic, proving that modernisation is working.

The reinsurer’s pandemic conundrum

COVID-19 will push up reinsurance prices – but it will also add to reinsurers’ profitability woes.

Connecting the dots

How can the pandemic help to improve risk modelling?

Latin America: the COVID wild card

With the pandemic playing havoc on delicate economies throughout the region, executives weigh in on what it means for insurers going forward.

Position of strength – Continental Europe review

Analysts give their view on how insurers have managed COVID-19 and their future outlook for the region.

Captives in the age of COVID

In the face of expensive reinsurance renewals and other pressures, will captives stay the course?

MGA market faces COVID-19 capital hole

Reduced capital in the market could see MGAs have to work harder than ever to prove their value to capacity providers.

Reactions London Market Webinar Series: Day 2 Recap

Market modernization, the reinsurer’s perspective and TigerRisk keynote featured.

Reactions London Market Webinar Series: Day 1 Recap

Andrew Horton and Robert Cox take centre stage.

Talent keeps London at the top

Specialist expertise sees London maintain position as leading re/insurance hub.

No lights, no camera, no action

The Coronavirus pandemic has hit the film and TV production industry particularly hard.

Reinsurers confront pandemic conundrum

COVID-19 will push up reinsurance prices – but will also add to their profitability woes.

Can brokers be dragged into COVID-19 lawsuits?

As controversy continues over lack of BI coverage, questions arise as to whether brokers can be considered culpable.

Solvency, too

London carriers utilise a blend of strategies to shore up and take advantage of growth opportunities in the wake of the pandemic.

Latest Issue

October 2020


In this month's Reactions

  • Cover interview with RenaissanceRe CEO Kevin O'Donnell
  • North America, LatAm and CIO Webinar Series round-ups 
  • North America and LatAm Award winners revealed
  • State of the U.S. market review



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