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COVID-19: minimising the re/insurance sector infection

3 April, 2020 - 16:01
As economic output plummets, re/insurers are bracing themselves for a tough road ahead. Intelligent Insurer asks two industry experts what the biggest risks are and how the sector will tackle them.

Global reinsurers resilient amid COVID-19 turmoil, losses to be manageable

3 April, 2020 - 15:04
AM Best believes the industry is well positioned to weather the temporary disruptions caused by the pandemic.

Legal & General seals £261m pension risk transfer deals despite COVID-19 disruption

3 April, 2020 - 14:33
The company witnessed resilience in the bulk annuity market with pricing holding up and improving.

Mapfre sets up €54m COVID-19 support fund

3 April, 2020 - 14:32
The Spanish re/insurer has allocated €54 million to support customers and suppliers affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Horace Mann appoints ex-Hanover exec to lead P&C role

3 April, 2020 - 14:31
The company's head of property and casualty William Caldwell has resigned to pursue other interests.

Aon unveils new tool to forecast workforce impact of COVID-19

3 April, 2020 - 14:30
The application is designed to help employers understand their risks during the ongoing pandemic.

Greenlight Re drops sale plans after 'rigorous' strategic review

3 April, 2020 - 11:00
The company has decided to continue with its existing business plan following a 'thorough and rigorous' business review.

Lloyd's coverholder Aqueous launches new measures for UK SMEs facing COVID closure

3 April, 2020 - 10:50
The MGA is removing certain policy exclusions and offering free liability insurance add-ons for businesses.

Lloyd's syndicate Dale appoints ex-Guy Carpenter Ramage to board

3 April, 2020 - 10:16
The executive will help strengthen Dale's position within Lloyd’s and the London market.

Lloyd's of London placed on negative watch due to COVID-19 fears

3 April, 2020 - 09:08
Despite improvement Lloyd's underwriting performance in 2019 was below expectation, says Fitch.

AIG's Blackboard makes key underwriting hires from Zurich and Travelers

3 April, 2020 - 08:43
The company has expanded its commercial insurance offering to 48 US states across five industries.

CAC Specialty unveils new hire from Willis Towers Watson

3 April, 2020 - 08:42
The appointee will join as senior vice president in its merger and acquisitions (M&A) solutions team.

COVID-19 and the future financial health of re/insurance

2 April, 2020 - 15:58
As the economic fallout from the pandemic continues to grow, analysts have crunched the numbers to take an early temperature check for how hard the coronavirus will hit the industry. Intelligent Insurer finds out more.

US insurtech giant Lemonade lands in the Netherlands after Germany

2 April, 2020 - 15:09
CEO Daniel Schreiber highlights new features such as bicycle theft coverage specially designed for the Dutch market.

EU-Iran first INSTEX deal 'great news' for London market

2 April, 2020 - 15:09
Andy Stevenson of Elborne Mitchell says the transaction will open up a whole new market to UK insurers.

Italian insurer Generali anchor investor in €100m financing for SMEs

2 April, 2020 - 14:02
The fund aims to support small and medium businesses affected by the outbreak of COVID-19.

Brown & Brown acquires The Sterling Group

2 April, 2020 - 13:31
Sterling specialises in finance and insurance products and dealer performance management.

Aspen outlook revised to negative due to capital erosion after losses in a row

2 April, 2020 - 13:31
AM Best warns that failure to improve operating performance could lead to further negative rating action.

BMS teams up with Portuguese broker Tagus to 'unlock new opportunities'

2 April, 2020 - 10:52
Tagus is a new wholesale and specialty broker with a range of products for the Portuguese market.

PERILS reveals UK flood insurance loss estimate

2 April, 2020 - 10:05
The UK insurance industry suffered a total loss of approx £650m from flood and wind related events during the 2019-2020 winter period.


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