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Swiss Re: reasons to be cheerful despite a challenging macroenvironment

1 December, 2020 - 12:21
Jérôme Jean Haegeli, group chief economist at Swiss Re, highlights opportunities for key developments in areas such as digital transformation and supply chains and explains why a challenging macroeconomic environment is not necessarily bad for financial markets, especially with a COVID-19 vaccine on the horizon.

AXA reveals 2023 strategy to improve underwriting & accelerate efficiency

1 December, 2020 - 11:37
AXA says it is 'very well positioned' to capture post COVID-19 growth as it outlines five strategic actions in the new plan.

Obsidian swoops for SCOR's Aldorisio as chief underwriting officer

1 December, 2020 - 11:37
Prior to SCOR, he served as vice president and programme underwriter at Munich Re America.

Toa Re America replaces CEO with former Starstone president

1 December, 2020 - 10:29
Edward Stanco, CEO of Toa Re America since January 2009, is retiring at the end of the year.

Specialty insurer Trisura expands in the US market

1 December, 2020 - 10:25
Trisura is entering the US surety market with a senior hire from International Fidelity Insurance.

AXIS Re hires head of Japan from Willis Re

1 December, 2020 - 10:09
The new hire has broad experience in the Japanese market.

Chubb appoints new digital head of Overseas General Insurance

1 December, 2020 - 10:08
The insurer is focusing on expanding its digital business and partnerships across all regions.

Swiss Re launches its first nat cat ILS fund to boost alternative capital access

30 November, 2020 - 15:36
The move aims to expand its risk-sharing platform and strengthen its partnership with third-party capital providers.

Compre to be acquired by PE firms Cinven and BCI

30 November, 2020 - 15:35
The companies will acquire the legacy specialist from its existing shareholders CBPE Capital and HSCM Bermuda.

Lloyd's confirms members of the new Council

30 November, 2020 - 15:05
Six of the fifteen members of the new Council are elected by the market.

Zurich bolsters protection business with trio of appointments

30 November, 2020 - 14:54
The company has hired its new head of retail protection from UK insurer Aviva.

AXA sells $269m Gulf insurance operations to Fairfax-backed GIG

30 November, 2020 - 11:38
AXA CEO believes the company will benefit more from GIG’s leadership and scale in the region.

Aegon to sell Central and Eastern European business to VIG

30 November, 2020 - 11:37
The Dutch insurer seeks to simplify footprint and boost its balance sheet by 'deleveraging'.

Outlook for emerging markets insurers stable; negative for banks - Moody’s

30 November, 2020 - 11:17
Moody's has a stable outlook on most lines of business in the insurance space but warns of investment income volatility.

Brit’s digital Lloyd's syndicate Ki binds first risk with THB/AmWins

30 November, 2020 - 10:47
The follow-only syndicate went live last week with its first broker trading partners.

Lloyd’s report highlights heightened reputational risk and opportunity for insurers

27 November, 2020 - 15:36
New and bespoke insurance solutions could transform corporate reputation management, says report.

UK court rules in favour of Chubb in case against Halliburton

27 November, 2020 - 15:36
The dispute between Halliburton and Chubb arose out of the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe in 2015.

Mapfre strengthens position in Dominican Republic

27 November, 2020 - 14:36
The company has rebranded ARS Palic as Mapfre Salud ARS.

Swiss Re's Benz switches to Aon, is replaced by Zurich's Baroncini

27 November, 2020 - 11:17
Global head of E&C Guido Benz will join Aon at the end of December after 13 years with Swiss Re.

Canadian insurer Intact raises C$3.2bn to fund RSA deal

27 November, 2020 - 11:17
P&C carrier Intact and Scandinavian insurer Tryg are acquiring RSA Insurance Group for £7.2 billion.

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