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UK Extends Trade Credit Reinsurance Scheme

£10bn Government-backed facility to run until end-June.

R&Q Ups the Ante on Capital

Increasing demand for program and legacy solutions behind note issuance.

Will ILS market stage a recovery in 2021?

Climate change, ESG factors will boost growth, says survey.

Insurers fear S2 review will hike capital requirements

Industry bodies call for rethink to support growth.

Intact and Tryg target RSA acquisition

Canadian and Danish carriers both see strong rationale for buying UK blue chip.

Lloyd's launches Blueprint Two

Plans to deliver market efficiencies of £800m.

Hyperion rebrands to Howden Group

Company looks ahead to its next 25 years of operations.

Peak Re Holding completes security issuance

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

Coverys finalises Bridge acquisition

CEH completes 100% takeover of Italy-based broker/coverholder.

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A risk management framework for less liquid assets

SLC discusses the importance of a robust and holistic risk management framework.

COVID-19 impact in other sectors can infect insurance industry

Kroll Bond Rating Agency's (KBRA) Peter Giacone on how second and third order impacts of the pandemic will affect the insurance industry.

How European insurance regulators are responding to climate risk

By Michael Lewis, Head of ESG Thematic Research; Murray Birt, Senior ESG Strategist; Marlon Rockenfeller, Head of Insurance Strategy & Advisory, EMEA & APA; and Thomas Gillmann, Insurance Strategy & Advisory, EMEA & APAC.

How the COVID-19 pandemic can spur green-bond investing

Julian Bras of Allianz Global Investors discusses how the coronavirus could encourage green bond uptake.

Legacy market relief for COVID-19 woes

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

Americas editor comment: Latam growth elusive - FREE

Once the leading lights of the Latin American re/insurance industry departed the Ritz Carlton resort in Miami following our recent event, a couple of key issues stuck in the mind.

Editor's comment: Reinsurers' sleight of hand - FREE

The cheating phase of reserve releases is well underway, but reinsurers' underlying RoEs are reaching new lows, David Benyon, editor of Reactions, writes.

Reactions April digital issue online now!

This month's magazine issue celebrates 35 years of Reactions, plus features on terrorism, Iran sanctions, reinsurance broking and the run-off market.

M&A covers: After the happy ending

Plenty of excitement surrounds news of a merger or acquisition, but often only part of the story ever makes it into the press.

Interviews

Steadying the asset ballast

Most insurers were rocked by investment losses resulting from market volatility and are now looking at ways of improving the resilience of their portfolios, according to Ed Collinge, Global Head of Insurance at Robeco.

Asset class spotlight: fixed income

DWS executives weigh in on how investment strategies have adapted in a highly volatile period.

Adapting to investment shock

Allianz UK CIO Ying Ye discusses where several long-term opportunities may lie.

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.

Q&A: Asset adaptation - the way forward

Insurers are adapting their investment portfolios to enhance returns, optimise capital and improve overall resilience, according to Moiz Khan, Investment Strategist at Aviva Investors.

Insurance investments: Surviving the storm

Insurers will be watching their portfolios carefully as the COVID-19 crisis continues.

MMC Q3 results hit market expectations

Earnings per share ticked up to $0.79 for the quarter while underlying revenue at Guy Carp increased by 4% on the prior year period.

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October 2020

 

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  • North America, LatAm and CIO Webinar Series round-ups 
  • North America and LatAm Award winners revealed
  • State of the U.S. market review

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