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S&P reveals Convex performance expectations

Ratings agency assigns group an A- financial strength rating.

Markerstudy reaches agreement on £240m QIC loan repayment

QIC had its outlook revised by S&P earlier this week over concerns whether Markerstudy would repay the loan.

Fitch raises outlook for London market

However, high expense ratios and concern around reserve adequacy expected to keep combined ratios at elevated levels.

AM Best positive on AIG’s Fortitude Re sale

Ratings agency keeps ratings unchanged following deal.

S&P revises QIC outlook to negative

Ratings agency identifies ongoing uncertainty whether Markerstudy will pay a £240m loan taken on by Qatar Insurance Company.

Chaucer’s Irish business assigned A rating by AM Best

Rating attributed to strong support from China Re.

AM Best revises outlook for Sirius companies to negative

Ratings agency considers hit from catastrophes on performance since 2017.

Moody’s downgrades European insurance outlook to negative

Low interest rates pressuring profitability and solvency of European insurers.

S&P upgrades Mapfre ratings after restructuring measures

Mapfre Re upgraded from A to A+ while holding company moves from BBB+ to A-

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December/January 2020

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In this month's Reactions

  • Women's Executive Forum roundtable
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  • 2019 global catastrophe map
  • D&O market update



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