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CCR Re issues first bond

Company claims that more than 150 investors took part.

Travelers issues preliminary Q2 results

Company states that Coronavirus crisis had only ‘modest impact’ on results.

Arch reports Q2 casualty cat losses of up to $225m

Between $170m and $180m in Q2 COVID-19 claims losses.

Protecdiv creates P&C relationship with BMS

Deal continues Protecdiv’s push for strategic partnerships.

Beach expands new transportation team

Experienced executive joins division to develop portfolio.

Tunnicliffe rejoins Aon as global and specialty UK Chairman

Was previously UK CEO of Aon Commercial Risk Solutions.

S&P sounds warning on second wave capital losses

While insurers' ratings have proved resilient in the first half of the year, S&P warns further capital erosion may be to come.

Pen extends capacity deal with CNA Hardy

Will provide 100% capacity for up to £50m in premiums through until 2024 for Pen’s construction business.

Coverys appoints new underwriter to Syndicate 1975

New underwriter Fang will concentrate on North America MPL business.


Will COVID-19 make or break pandemic models?

The uncertainties around pandemic modelling are daunting, catastrophists admit.

Securing assets in a dangerous time

The pandemic has been perilous for financial markets but has not been without opportunities, say the CIOs of Sompo International and Sun Life Financial.

How COVID-19 might affect ILS take-up

The way investors responded previously in uncertain times may provide a view of what’s to come.

Unexpected headwinds hit MENA

COVID-19 and collapsing oil prices beset the Middle East insurance market.

Rollercoaster ride

COVID-19 has made the job of the insurance company CIO exceptionally challenging as they navigate the current financial landscape.

COVID-19: More civil unrest ahead in LatAm?

While the Latin American insurance market may not suffer as many insured losses as in other parts of the globe, the socioeconomic stakes are high.

Construction conundrum

COVID-19 set to delay and mothball some projects, but price hardening will continue.

BI dangers lurk for carriers

Increased scrutiny of wordings threaten unintended claims payouts.

E&S players responding in a COVID-19 world

Surplus lines executives discuss how the coronavirus is shaping their business.

COVID-19 and P&C rates: A ‘hardening’ question

What will the pandemic’s overall impact be on pricing?

Fixing the COVID-19 capital drain

Pandemic shock may see carriers turn to investor funds.

‘You mean I have to come in?’

EPLI, workers’ comp claims expected to surge as unemployment skyrockets.

Coronavirus: Finding a state-backed solution

The COVID-19 crisis shows governments could alleviate losses in a pandemic market expected to surge.

Weighing the risks on cyber liability cover

The protection is still something that many companies put off buying for another day. But why?

‘Cyber-geddon’: Could it happen?

Experts weigh in on the likelihood of a major, cyber-related loss event – and whether pricing is keeping pace with the evolving tactics of threat actors.

Current currency: how to insure an electronic asset

A deep insight into the emerging world of insuring cryptocurrencies.

BI relief under property policies? It could happen

Why interpretation by the courts will be critical in months to come

Aviation insurers respond as clients face crisis

As airlines fight to survive amid COVID-19, underwriters must carefully consider how they raise rates — and collect premiums.

Latest Issue

May 2020


In this month's Reactions

  • Special report on the impact of COVID-19
  • Insurance CIO perspectives
  • Construction market review
  • LatAm in focus



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