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COVID-19 had 'handbrake effect' on insurance claims: ICA

28 May, 2020 - 09:10
Insurance claims bill from Australia's summer natural catastrophes climbed to A$5.19 billion.

PartnerRe shuffles specialty lines leadership structure in growth push

28 May, 2020 - 08:38
The reinsurer has created a new role of CEO global cat and appointed a new CEO of specialty lines.

Markel hires terrorism underwriter from Asia Capital Re

28 May, 2020 - 08:38
The executive will be responsible for developing Markel’s terrorism underwriting expertise in the region.

COVID-19 dampens consumer trust in insurance, finds survey

27 May, 2020 - 15:08
New CII survey finds trust in insurance was improving before the outbreak of global coronavirus pandemic.

South African insurtech Inclusivity Solutions attracts $1.3m funding

27 May, 2020 - 14:42
The company aims to expand its digital insurance solutions dedicated to address risks such as COVID-19.

Reinsurers will grapple to earn cost of capital in 2020, warns Fitch

27 May, 2020 - 14:19
Fitch says the financial performance of reinsurers will be hit by losses from pandemic fallout.

Greenberg's Aquiline raises $2bn private equity fund

27 May, 2020 - 14:02
The firm invests in businesses across the financial services sector including insurance.

Catalina splits chairman and CEO role to strengthen governance

27 May, 2020 - 13:44
The company has appointed a former Old Mutual CEO to non-executive chairman role.

Swiss Re CS appoints new head of A&H underwriting

27 May, 2020 - 13:32
The reinsurer serves the sector by providing financial protection from a range of risks in the area of employer stop-loss insurance.

US property/casualty insurers to face greater COVID-19 impact in second quarter results

27 May, 2020 - 11:02
US property/casualty surplus level decreased by 9.3 percent in the first quarter of 2020, finds AM Best.

Swiss Re CS replaces Asia Pacific head of property & specialty

27 May, 2020 - 10:42
The appointee has held various underwriting and leadership roles across Europe and the US.

Lloyd’s of London moves ahead with Brexit transfer plan

27 May, 2020 - 10:19
The specialist re/insurance market has received approval for the Part VII transfer of its European business to Lloyd's Brussels.

GoBear gets fresh capital from Aegon for expansion

27 May, 2020 - 09:42
GoBear is a financial services platform for insurance, banking and lending products.

Travelers Lloyd's syndicate 'under review' for possible downgrade

27 May, 2020 - 09:34
SRL expressed concerns over its continued underperformance relative to its peers and results below expectation in 2019.

Pay-by-mile car insurtech By Miles nabs £15m Series B funding

27 May, 2020 - 09:00
Car insurance needs a shake-up in order to remain relevant in a world of semi-autonomous, connected and electric cars, says investor.

QBE says reinsurance will limit UK BI cost to $75m

26 May, 2020 - 15:06
The company stated that its business interruption policies do not typically cover claims arising from COVID-19.

COVID-19 business interruption claims to last until 2021, warns Fitch

26 May, 2020 - 14:59
New report suggests BI claims are likely to affect underwriting results through 2020, and claims where litigation is involved may not peak until 2021.

Former Willis Towers Watson captive CEO joins SRS

26 May, 2020 - 14:54
The executive will focus on expansion of SRS’s operations in Europe and other new regions.

Starr launches usage-based aviation insurance

26 May, 2020 - 14:15
The new policy is designed specifically for pilots who rent aircrafts.

Greenberg's Aquiline invests in German payment platform TIS

26 May, 2020 - 13:54
TIS has raised $20 million funding for its cloud platform for managing corporate payments and cash flows.


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