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The International Union of Marine Insurance’s annual conference is heading to Africa for the first time in its long history, as current president Dieter Berg looks to depart.
The partnership of emerging climate risk manager Jupiter with QBE Insurance Group is a move that reinforces the insurance giant’s sustainable initiatives.
Insured losses for the first half of the year reached $20bn, a third lower than that incurred during the same period in 2017 according to Swiss Re's latest Sigma report.
It is Brexit uncertainty that belies R&Q’s decision to sign up with three EU-based managing general agents.
Rendez-vous veterans Paddy Jago and Ken Randall discuss the different challenges facing the industry that will enliven discussions at the Monte Carlo Rendez-vous.
The company wants to increase fourfold the amount of general liability it writes in Continental Europe within the next seven years.
Zurich enjoyed a profitable second quarter with a 12% increase in operating profit to $2.4bn and first half-net income after tax rising 19% year on year to $1.8bn.
Hannover Re saw significant gross written premium growth with a continued rise in demand for structured reinsurance solutions in the regions of Europe and North Africa and an increase in traditional insurance rates the main drivers.
Thomas Lillelund has returned to AIG as CEO of the company's new European operation, leaving Emil Issavi to succeed him in the top job at Aspen Re.
Pool Re CEO Julian Enoizi spoke to Reactions about the new deal struck with the Treasury and the changes he is now driving through to modernise the UK'?s terrorism risk reinsurance pool.
Profiles: Contrary to the diverse consumer base insurance serves, most industry C-suites are dominated by white, older men. Reactions speaks to some of the industry’s most renowned women as well as what can be done to get more women in the industry.
Interview: The top threat to catastrophe reinsurer RenaissanceRe’s new CEO Kevin O'Donnell maintaining his predecessor’s enviable returns is a flood of alternative reinsurance capacity settling for single-digit returns. He is bullish about RenRe's future.
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.
We ask Carlos Montalvo Rebuelta, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority's executive director, for more details on interim guidelines for Solvency II and his response to criticism from insurers and reinsurers over the directive's delay.
Matthew Fairfield, CEO of Amsterdam-based start-up insurer ANV, believes the fall-out from the financial crisis has created the perfect opportunity for a new insurance and reinsurance player to enter the market and thrive.
Company profile: German insurance group Talanx, majority owner of Hannover Re, has floated at last. But the group will not use the deal as a springboard for aggressive growth, says the CEO of its industrial insurance unit.
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.
Ed Noonan, CEO of Bermudian reinsurer Validus, has responded to missing out on Transatlantic Re by launching a $500m joint venture with hedge fund manager John Paulson and agreeing to buy Flagstone Re for $623m. He says it is time to adapt or die.
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