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Nexus bolsters financial lines division with Zon Re hire

26 May, 2020 - 13:44
The MGA says its new financial lines suite comes at a time when the market has hardened and capacity is strained.

Canopius continues Asia Pacific expansion with AXA XL hire

26 May, 2020 - 13:44
Canopius established its Sydney office last year as part of its expansion across the Asia Pacific region.

Willis Towers Watson sells Swedish insurer to PE firm

26 May, 2020 - 13:43
Nordic Capital intends to help scale up the insurer's operations and accelerate its next phase of growth.

HIIG replaces founder and CEO with ex-Hanover president

26 May, 2020 - 10:56
The appointee has spent ten years with The Hanover Insurance Group as president of specialty insurance and CRO.

SCOR CEO Kessler to take 30% bonus cut as it scraps dividend for 2019

26 May, 2020 - 09:46
The move is in response to French regulator's advice not to pay dividends in the wake of global COVID-19 pandemic.

Capsicum Re launches new ransomware modelling solution

26 May, 2020 - 09:46
The unprecedented switch to remote working has led to an increase in frequency and scale of ransomware attacks on the global insurance industry.

Swiss Re unveils swathe of key appointments in Asia

26 May, 2020 - 09:45
The appointments aim to seize new opportunities and drive facultative business growth across Asia Pacific.

Marsh & McLennan re-elects board of directors

26 May, 2020 - 09:44
The elected directors will sit on the MMC board for a one-year term.

PartnerRe makes leadership appointment for Canadian business

26 May, 2020 - 09:44
The executive has spent the majority of his career in the life reinsurance industry.

Innovation offers a ray of hope in times of recession

26 May, 2020 - 07:31
Considering new ideas and products may not always seem like a priority in times of crisis, but, says Fernando Villar COO EMEA at Swiss Re, this is precisely the time when innovation and partnerships can make a real difference.

Strategic importance of digital offerings grow as insurance evolves

26 May, 2020 - 07:30
Insurers are at a crossroads as AI drives industry evolution. Richard Hartley, CEO of insurtech Cytora, outlines the areas to watch as things progress.

Can cyber underwriters overcome a lack of data in a post-COVID-19 world?

22 May, 2020 - 20:01
From its inception, cyber underwriting has faced difficult challenges including a limited amount of historical data. Now, partly driven by the global pandemic, an increase in cyber threat levels and demand for protection could represent a prime opportunity for a rethink. Jack Kudale, Cowbell Cyber founder and CEO, highlights key things to consider in such a change.

Reinsurers brace for spate of mortgage losses, warns AM Best

22 May, 2020 - 15:06
Rating agency says COVID-19-related mortgage losses will likely have 'spillover effect' on reinsurers.

US insurer trade bodies unveil federal solution for 'uninsurable' pandemic risks

22 May, 2020 - 14:51
Trade associations believe pandemic risks are 'too widespread, severe, and unpredictable' for the insurance industry to underwrite.

Hiscox leads investment in cycle insurer Bikmo

22 May, 2020 - 14:10
Bikmo has secured £1.8m Series A funding from the Development Bank of Wales and Hiscox.

Willis Towers Watson appoints head of Nordics

22 May, 2020 - 14:05
The executive will manage the newly formed region consisting of Sweden, Finland, Denmark, and Norway.

Allstate pegs $632m catastrophe losses for April

22 May, 2020 - 14:02
The insurer reported a decline of 59.2 percent in its net profits in the first quarter of 2020.

QBE, Aviva under attack from hospitality group over COVID-19 BI claims

22 May, 2020 - 10:57
The Hospitality Insurance Group Action (HIGA) is launching a legal action against two UK insurers over COVID-19 claims.

Aviva's 'solid' first quarter hit by £160m COVID-19 claims

22 May, 2020 - 10:17
The estimates are based on claims in business interruption insurance, other commercial lines and travel insurance.

UK insurtech Instanda hires ex-AXA to drive expansion into Europe

22 May, 2020 - 09:40
The company raised $19.5 million Series A funding in March to support its international expansion.

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