The gloves were off at the 7th Annual Reactions Latin America Re/Insurance Forum in Miami as representatives from three of the top cat modellers debated the accuracy of their estimates from last year’s hurricanes.
Reactions announced the winners of its 2018 Latin America Awards in the Four Seasons Hotel Miami on Thursday evening.
Changing corporate culture is not as easy as it may seem, but can insurtech firms teach incumbent insurers some lessons on how it’s done?
Only a third of claims have been paid out in Puerto Rico (pictured) following Hurricane Maria, setting the island up for further disaster if another hurricane hits.
The second largest country in Latin America has shown steady promise over the past two years as efforts to attract re/insurers have shown to be effective, but it remains to be see if they can maintain their current trajectory.
Political risk insurance buyers’ demands are shifting with changing attitudes and a diversifying set of criteria, and the underwriting community is working hard to respond.
The general manager of ASSA Compañía de Seguros, Eduardo Fabrega, is moving up to a new role at group level with Ian Van Hoorde stepping into the position he has vacated.
Miami may be Latin America’s leading reinsurance hub, but by bolstering its presence in the region with local offices BMS has managed to access more business and reaped the rewards.
The latest digital edition of Reactions leads with our 2018 Rising Stars report, a look at the 2017 investment returns of various major re/insurance companies and interviews with Blue Marble Microinsurance's CEO and Swiss Re's new global chief economist.
Developing products that actually meet the needs of those in emerging economies, as well as creating reliable and user-friendly ways of both paying premium and collecting claims, will all determine whether the multi-company multi insurance venture incubator is a success, says Aspen’s Mario Vitale.
Suramericana, Colombia's largest insurance company, wants to pursue plans of international expansion at the same time that competition in its domestic market becomes fiercer, according to Gonzalo Pérez Rojas, the company's CEO.
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.
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.
The new king of Spain’s largest insurer is uncomfortable about sovereign risk following rating agencies downgrading the firm because of its home country's economic woes.
Interview: Eric Smith, CEO of Swiss Re Americas, tells Reactions his views on the January 1 2011 reinsurance renewals and what areas he sees opportunities for growth.
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.
IRB-Brasil Re has had a tough time adjusting to no longer holding a monopoly of the Brazilian reinsurance market. Its plan to cope with losing market share in its own country is to aggressively target growth in other markets, its chairman tells Reactions.
Martin Sullivan, who was appointed deputy chairman of Willis last year, discusses his role and objectives now that he has re-invented himself as a broker after formerly being CEO of AIG.
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