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Howden announces new Chair

Appointment intended to strengthen leadership team.

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.

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.

Hiscox partners with InsurTech on liability cat risk models

For use within the insurer’s London Market casualty business.

Comments

Thriving in a tough environment

The MGU business model is agile enough to continue growing while others struggle, according to Brad Emmons, President & CEO of Orchid Underwriters.

Be strong. Be fair. Be creative.

Reactions’ Editor-in-Chief on why right now, a little mercy can go a long way.

Small business, big exposure

Ransomware attacks: A million-dollar threat for SMEs.

Editor's comment: IAUSA is a game-changer

Reactions editor Shawn Moynihan looks at how the Insurance Apprenticeship USA scheme could boost recruitment issues.

ESG: The hidden D&O/E&O risk

Ascot’s Kenny Li talks about what can happen when asset managers invest outside their mandate.

Editor's comment: What’s good for the Beatle …

Why Bermuda remains inspiring for Reactions’ Editor-in-Chief.

Editor's comment: What does the future have in store?

Reaction's editor Andrew Putwain reflects on his experiences in the market thus far.

Editor's comment: GDPR: which insurer will be whacked first?

Financial institutions are in a tizzy regarding the EU's General Data Protection Regulation due to its steep fines and extensive requirements- who will be the first insurers to feel the sting?

Editor's comment: What could have been...

Reactions editor Christopher Munro considers what might have been with England at the World Cup and Bermuda's role in the re/insurance industry.

Interviews

Asset class spotlight: fixed income

DWS executives weigh in on how investment strategies have adapted in a highly volatile period.

Adapting to investment shock

Allianz UK CIO Ying Ye discusses where several long-term opportunities may lie.

Talking cyber and mindful mitigation

AIG’s Greg Vernaci on cyber liability pricing, affirming coverage and why ransomware needs to be considered a top threat by all organisations.

Inefficiencies need not be endemic of Lloyd's - Victor

New syndicate 2288 will be about “trying to reinvent insurance for the modern age,” says Victor International’s president.

When is a Hippo a unicorn?

A look at the homeowners InsurTech’s latest plans, which include expanding its footprint with a bit of assistance.

Q&A: Asset adaptation - the way forward

Insurers are adapting their investment portfolios to enhance returns, optimise capital and improve overall resilience, according to Moiz Khan, Investment Strategist at Aviva Investors.

Insurance investments: Surviving the storm

Insurers will be watching their portfolios carefully as the COVID-19 crisis continues.

Saying ‘Hello’ in LatAm

Industry veteran Manuel Almenara discusses Hello ZUM, an InsurTech solution designed as a distribution facilitation tool.

Munich Re betting on Lloyd’s ‘return to innovation’

Munich Re’s Dominick Hoare discusses with Mark Richardson the firm's Syndicate in a Box strategy.

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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