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Zurich firm ballparks Property losses from extratropical tempest.
New take on the insured price tag of last year’s natural disasters.
Trio of catastrophes identified as the insurer's primary loss drivers.
California wildfires emerge as largest cause of loss at the end of 2018.
Munich Re says “eventful” second half of 2018 contributed to overall loss figure of $160bn.
State-backed mutual acknowledges capacity in commercial markets.
Incoming executive discusses her plans for the market and the need for digitisation.
Submissions are now being accepted for the awards!
The final insured loss estimate for the storm is €100m more than the initial assessment.
A major eruption of Mount Agnung in Indonesia could cause more than $70bn in economic losses, but insured losses are expected to be low.
Africa Re’s group managing director and CEO, Corneille Karekezi, gives his perspective on the outlook for the continent’s reinsurance markets.
Willis Re’s chief executive John Cavanagh remains optimistic at his company’s future growth prospects even though market conditions are tough.
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.
Hiscox Re has scaled back at recent renewals, reducing its concentration on property catastrophe.
Novae can start considering acquisitions rather than being acquired since share value has soared above book value, Novae’s CEO tells Reactions.
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: The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is unsustainable, says Swiss Re’s Americas CEO Eric Smith. He and others are now suggesting that the private sector needs to take up some of the burden to ensure flood protection remains in the US.
Interview: Swiss Re’s Canada CEO believes consolidation among Canadian insurers will boost reinsurance demand as well as kick-start cat bonds. Insurers are also looking for reinsurance as a result of onerous new solvency requirements for BC earthquake.
December 2018/January 2019
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