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CBIRC gives permission for XL Insurance (China) to have a reinsurance licence.
Capital base deterioration and underwriting performance cited.
Deal extends the group's investment in the Chinese market.
Xavier Veyry joins newly configured leadership team.
Former PartnerRe executive appointed by Bermuda-based reinsurer.
New casualty underwriter joins from AXA XL.
Both net profit and GWP up in 2019 despite ‘challenging environment’.
New QBE Re managing director Stephen Postlewhite talks with Reactions about the impact of COVID-19 on the reinsurance sector.
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.
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.