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Protecdiv sets sights on Tier-1 broker position

Kael Coleman, Founder and CEO of Protecdiv, talks to Reactions.

Genworth Mortgage completes reinsurance transaction

Genworth Financial subsidiary announces completion of transaction.

Sunstar recapitalises in partnership with BBHCP

Exact details not disclosed but Sunstar hails progress and growth plans.

Compre signs legacy transaction with QBE

Deal is the second legacy transaction the company has done with QBE.

Willis Re: June/July renewals showed adequate capital

Report claims capacity and capital were adequate for insurers seeking reinsurance.

Argus Group acquires two medical practices

Deal is part of Argus Group’s new strategic plan.

DARAG completes LPT transaction with Zurich

Transfer of portfolio given green light by regulators.

AGCS unveils plan to regain profitability

Company announces shakeup of divisions as it refocuses strategic direction.

Howden report claims M&A insurance capacity crunch ahead

Report based on claims data that stretches back over the past five years.

Comments

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.

Editor's comment: a new golden era for run-off? - FREE

2016 is fast becoming a year of rich pickings for run-off specialists, writes David Benyon, editor of Reactions.

Americas editor comment: LatAm opportunities and pitfalls

Protectionism and potential mark out Latin America as a region of opportunity but also frustration, writes Christopher Munro.

Bermuda comment: David in a world of financial Goliaths

Given that it is one of the smallest territories in the world, many would be surprised at the integral role Bermuda plays in managing the economic fallout after natural disasters, writes Americas editor Christopher Munro.

Editor's comment: Political AIG caught in a crossfire

Sifi status is political, opaque, arbitrary, and AIG is the case in point, writes David Benyon, Reactions editor.

Interviews

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.

Willis Re’s John Cavanagh: Time to buy more reinsurance

Willis Re’s chief executive John Cavanagh remains optimistic at his company’s future growth prospects even though market conditions are tough.

Latest Issue

May 2020

 

In this month's Reactions

  • Special report on the impact of COVID-19
  • Insurance CIO perspectives
  • Construction market review
  • LatAm in focus

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