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Established with the aid of Bermudian start-up Lion Rock Re Ltd.
Chinese P&C insurance company viewed strategically as a “key growth engine.”
The protection gap in insurance is holding developing nations back from achieving economic goals.
The region continues to struggle with a disproportionate amount of insurable versus insured assets, says AIR Worldwide.
Growth rate of premiums in emerging Asia will be more than three times the world average in next two years.
New global study reveals which regions are most concerned about digital threats.
"We're focusing on the digital side, but not just on the digital side" says Munich Re Asia Pacific head, Hermann Pohlchristoph.
Trade wars are a nail-biting time in Asia Pacific, despite healthy P&C market.
Asian reinsurers must respond to changes in the market around pricing and the protection gap if they want to keep growing their revenue.
A major eruption of Mount Agnung in Indonesia could cause more than $70bn in economic losses, but insured losses are expected to be low.
Xceedance CEO Arun Valakrishnan highlights the wealth of Indian tech talent that re/insurance businesses are failing to employ.
Interview: Inga Beale says Singapore is going to a big area of strategic growth for Lloyd’s insurer and reinsurer Canopius, as less business makes its way to the London market.
Interview: Albert Benchimol has had a busy year since taking over as CEO of Bermudian insurer and reinsurer Axis Capital, dealing with the ousting of its chairman and Superstorm Sandy losses. He is now confident that a strong period of growth is ahead for his firm.
Profile: Reactions spoke to the two co-founders of Peak Re, and found out about the new Hong Kong-based Asian reinsurer's long-term ambitions in China and across the Asia Pacific region.
John Nelson has had a busy first year as chairman of Lloyd’s, with the market’s Vision 2025 plan his biggest contribution so far. He believes the make-up of firms and people at Lloyd’s is not diverse enough.
John Tan founded Asia Capital Re six years ago because he believed the time was right for Asia to have its own regional reinsurance company. Five years on, experience suggests he was correct.
Interview: Tokio Marine’s reinsurance unit is aiming to grow in Europe and beyond, according to group CEO Tatsuhiko Hoshina and Continental Europe CEO Stephan Ruoff.
INTERVIEW: Greg Case, CEO of Aon, believes that the insurance broker can help its customers manage their way through the tough global operating environment and rise to the challenge of new and complex risks by working on a more robust fact basis.
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