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London sees uptick in U.S. premiums

LIIBA survey finds premiums for U.S. P&C in July 2020 were 25% higher than July 2019.

A Winning Combination: Dan Malloy on Third Point Re/Siriu...

Third Point’s CEO Dan Malloy talks with Reactions about the planned deal with Sirius.

Zeta loss estimates emerge

First damage estimates emerge in wake of hurricane.

Run-off sector readies for restructuring resurgence

Moves by re/insurers to reposition themselves for the hard market is quickening legacy deal flow.

Peak Re Holding completes security issuance

Subsidiary of Peak Re claims that transaction was four times oversubscribed.

Asian epicentre

Asia was ground zero for COVID-19 – the place where the pandemic started. Reactions takes a look at how the re/insurance markets there have coped.

SCOR Specialty expands Marine Specialty team

Former Starstone executive joins team in London.

A Man for All Seasons: Kevin O’Donnell

Kevin O’Donnell, President & CEO of RenaissanceRe, explains how the Bermuda reinsurer is pushing ahead in the face of challenges from COVID-19 to climate change.

Money matters: CIOs speak out at conference

Reactions’ North America Insurance Asset Management Week webinar series brings together experts and thought leaders to get right to the bottom line.


How data can help insurers tackle the complexities of flood

By Arno Hilberts, Vice President – Model Development at RMS; Steffi Uhlemann-Elmer, Director – Product Management at RMS.

CAT insurance: solutions for weathering the storms

Orchid Insurance fills in coverage gaps for residential, commercial property owners.

New approaches needed for cyber risk

Businesses around the world face a growing and continuously evolving cyber threat. Insurers and reinsurers need to rethink how they can respond with capital efficient coverage, according to Devin Page, Hiscox Re’s Head of Specialty Reinsurance.

Legacy market relief for COVID-19 woes

DARAG's Dan Linden on why the run-off market is seeing an uptick in enquiries.

Why ‘PRIA’ can’t just be TRIA

The federal backstop cannot serve as an off-the-shelf solution for Pandemic Risk Insurance, Jason Schupp writes.

Small business, big exposure

Ransomware attacks: A million-dollar threat for SMEs.

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.

Senior reporter comment: After Brexit - FREE

It’s no exaggeration to say that in London on the morning of Friday June 24, there was an outbreak of grief, heartbreak and tears, following the news that Brexit had triumphed in the referendum and the UK was set to leave the EU.


Returning to equities with caution

Pool Re’s Ian Coulman on difficult decisions facing CIOs.

Protecting assets in a crisis

SCOR Global Investments’ CEO says safeguarding should be prioritised in the immediate term.

Postlewhite: Leading in the age of COVID-19

QBE Re’s new Managing Director discusses taking on the position during the coronavirus and how it will affect the reinsurance sector.

Keeping up with the complex risk landscape as a CRO

Today’s chief risk officers operate in a more dynamic environment than ever, says Frieder Knüpling, Group CRO at SCOR and chair of the CRO Forum.

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.

Above & Beyond: Tony Kuczinski

Tony Kuczinski, President/CEO of Munich Re U.S. Holding, articulates the evolution of both primary-side players and reinsurers.

Earned perspective - AIG's Duffy on Bermuda

Catherine Duffy, Country Manager of Bermuda for AIG’s General Insurance business, reflects on her decades in the industry.

Asian re/insurance can prosper in new economic phase

AXA XL's Peter Schmidt and Ann Chua say the value proposition of re/insurance must be told to the emerging middle class in Asia.

Mount Agnung losses expected to be low so far

A major eruption of Mount Agnung in Indonesia could cause more than $70bn in economic losses, but insured losses are expected to be low.

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January 2021

Final Issue Cover  

In this month's final issue of Reactions:

  • The 40 most influential figures
  • The 40 most impactful events 
  • Exclusive interview: Pat Ryan
  • Reinsurance Renewals in focus
  • Aviation market report
  • Event Cancellation market report



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