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Chinese insurer targeting Lloyd’s retro business forms in Guernsey

3 hours 16 min ago
A Chinese insurer focused on business being retroceded from the Lloyd’s of London market has been formed on Guernsey – the first formation of its kind.

Allianz expands AGCS in China and Indonesia

6 hours 45 min ago
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is targeting further growth in Asia by expanding its presence in China and Indonesia, seeking to capitalize on opportunities from the growing insurance markets.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions appoints South East Asia head

6 hours 53 min ago
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has appointed Didier Bélot as the head of South East Asia, based in Singapore.

Ironshore names new head of global claims

6 hours 55 min ago
Ironshore, a Liberty Mutual Company, has appointed Kristin McMahon as head of global claims.

Willis faces securities class action suit over Towers merger

7 hours 3 min ago
Law firm Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann has filed a securities class action lawsuit on behalf of its client Cambridge Retirement System against Willis Towers Watson, according to a Nov. 22 press release.

Lloyd’s coverholder launches commercial automated insurance platform in Singapore

7 hours 8 min ago
Delta Insurance Singapore, a cyber, technology and financial lines Lloyd’s coverholder in Singapore, has launched an online financial lines insurance platform.

Fitch upgrades AIA Group rating

7 hours 10 min ago
Fitch Ratings has upgraded life insurer AIA Group Limited's Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to 'AA-' from 'A+' and affirmed the Insurer Financial Strength Ratings of AIA Company Limited and AIA International Limited at 'AA'.

UK startup launches insurance for sharing economy

22 November, 2017 - 17:19
Inlet, a new Norwich-based start-up insurance broke is launching a new insurance proposition designed to cater for the sharing economy.

Advent Solutions backs UK new insurance app Kinsu

22 November, 2017 - 16:58
Advent Solutions Management, a start-up incubator and insurtech investor, has entered into a partnership with UK-based insurance app Kinsu.

Bermuda re/insurers book $31bn in HIM claims

22 November, 2017 - 10:25
The 2017 hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria (HIM) led to recorded estimated losses of $31.2 billion net of reinsurance costs for Bermuda re/insurers, according to the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA).

Swiss Re reveals successor as group chief economist departs

22 November, 2017 - 09:55
Swiss Re's current group chief economist Kurt Karl is retiring at the end of December 2017 after six years in the role and 17 years with the company.

Liberty appoints new head of underwriting for global financial risks

22 November, 2017 - 09:43
Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance, has promoted Andrew Beechey to the new role of head of underwriting and strategic development for global financial risks.

Canopius partners with State National in the US

22 November, 2017 - 09:42
Specialty re/insurer Canopius has signed an agreement with State National Group, enabling it to offer specified lines of insurance written on admitted paper across the US.

Hurricane losses hit Q3 profits at Allianz

10 November, 2017 - 10:52
Heavy losses from the series of hurricanes in North America and other natural catastrophes hit profits at Allianz Group in the third quarter of 2017 but the insurer also posted steady growth drive largely by its life and health business.

Talanx reveals new CEO; reshuffles top leadership

10 November, 2017 - 10:52
Talanx, the parent company of Hannover Re, has appointed Torsten Leue as its new chief executive officer. The current CEO, Herbert Haas, will step down from the board of management at the request of the majority shareholder HDI.

Africa Re grows but high claims hit profits

10 November, 2017 - 10:52
New business in West and Southern Africa as well relatively stable currencies against the US dollar drove growth at Africa Re for the first nine months of 2017. But the reinsurer made a loss due to higher claims.

Peak Re gets green light to serve Singapore reinsurance market

10 November, 2017 - 10:52
Hong Kong-based Peak Reinsurance Company has been authorised as a life and general reinsurer by the Monetary Authority of Singapore to write reinsurance business in the country.

Willis Towers Watson appoints head of global services and solutions

10 November, 2017 - 10:51
Willis Towers Watson has appointed Janet Pane as head of global services and solutions (GSS) within its corporate risk and broking segment.

Verisk acquires Rebmark to extend claims offering in UK

10 November, 2017 - 10:51
Data analytics provider Verisk has acquired Rebmark Legal Solutions, a provider of injury claims solutions based in Sheffield, England.

McLarens eyes growth in Dublin market with new hires

10 November, 2017 - 10:51
Loss adjuster McLarens has expanded its All-Ireland casualty team with the appointment of liability adjusters Ruairi McMullin and Eoin Hanratty in Dublin.

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