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Hannover Re unveils innovation platform to bridge gap between insurtechs and insurers

11 March, 2019 - 15:21
German reinsurer Hannover Re has unveiled a new online platform to connect insurtechs and insurers by providing them with access to a diverse range of solutions spanning the entire value chain.

Pressure from anti-coal activists highlights investment dilemmas

11 March, 2019 - 14:34
As companies rid themselves of coal-related assets and other elements that are linked to the fuel, Intelligent Insurer looks at the reasons behind this—and the potential implications for other investment decisions.

ABI proposes changes to unlock billion for green investment

11 March, 2019 - 11:06
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has proposed data and financial changes that could unlock billions of pounds for green investments.

Voce Capital names board nominees in Argo expenses row

11 March, 2019 - 10:30
Activist investor Voce Capital has named five board nominees it said could bring about “urgently needed” change at insurer Argo.

Saga adds former Legal & General international CEO Gareth Hoskin to board

11 March, 2019 - 09:57
Saga, a UK-based specialist insurer for life after 50, has appointed Legal & General's Gareth Hoskin as non-executive director.

Argo Group joins GBN re/insurance network to extend global reach

11 March, 2019 - 09:49
Bermuda-based Argo Group International Holdings, an underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, has become a member and network partner of GBN Worldwide.

AXA XL reveals management restructure in UK and Ireland

11 March, 2019 - 09:44
Re/insurer AXA UK and Ireland has unveiled changes to its management committee portfolios following the appointment of Shali Vasudeva as chief operating officer.

China Re launches renewable energy consortium at Lloyd’s, co-led by Canopius and Travelers

11 March, 2019 - 09:35
China Re, China's biggest reinsurer, has launched a renewable energy consortium at Lloyd’s, focused on project specific reinsurance for the construction and operation of offshore wind farms in mainland China.

Sava Re enjoys strong growth in 2018 results despite shrinking reinsurance

8 March, 2019 - 10:59
Re/insurer Sava Re Group enjoyed a big increase in profits in 2018 as it also grew its gross written premiums despite slashing the size of its reinsurance book as it imposed much stricter underwriting discipline.

Voce Capital has launched a website attacking Argo and its CEO Watson

8 March, 2019 - 10:57
Voce Capital Management, the activist shareholder pushing for change in Argo Group partly by seeking to install a number of independent directors to its board, has launched a new website designed to communicate with other shareholders.

Lockton hires Guy Carpenter and Marsh execs to launch Lockton Global Re

8 March, 2019 - 10:56
Broker Lockton has poached three senior executives from Guy Carpenter/Marsh to form a new global reinsurance business that it says will represent a critical pillar of its aggressive growth plans.

Australia's Queensland flood losses estimated at $1.2bn: Aon

8 March, 2019 - 10:47
Insured losses from the Townsville flood in Queensland, Australia from January 26 to February 7 have has reached A$893 million ($627 million), according to Aon’s Impact Forecasting.

Ashton Kutcher-backed insurtech Wefox attracts $125m investment in series B round

8 March, 2019 - 10:44
Berlin-based insurtech firm Wefox Group has raised $125 million in its series B funding round led by a newly-formed European ventures fund Mubadala, with participation from Chinese investor Creditease, among others.

Managing the office romance

8 March, 2019 - 10:27
The re/insurance industry is no stranger to sex scandals. Relationships between colleagues will happen no matter what, so how can employers ensure they protect themselves and their workforce when Cupid’s arrow lands? Intelligent Insurer reports.

MetLife shuffles senior leadership as part of CEO transition

8 March, 2019 - 10:16
MetLife has made a series of changes to its senior leadership ranks in connection with its CEO transition, all of which are effective from May 2019.

Insurers warned against risk of being sued over 'bad Brexit'

8 March, 2019 - 10:06
There's a high risk of insurance company directors being sued by investors and other stakeholders over poor preparations for a bad Brexit, new research has revealed.

Managing the office romance

7 March, 2019 - 16:44
The re/insurance industry is no stranger to sex scandals. Relationships between colleagues will happen no matter what, so how can employers ensure they protect themselves and their workforce when Cupid’s arrow lands? Intelligent Insurer reports.

Tokio Marine names Michael Schell as new president as Burke retires

7 March, 2019 - 14:11
Houston-based Tokio Marine HCC has named Michael Schell as its new president following the retirement of William Burke in April 2019.

Lockton swoops for JLT's Philip Corrigan as Asia Pacific COO in expansion move

7 March, 2019 - 14:07
Insurance broker Lockton has hired JLT's Thailand CEO Philip Corrigan as Asia-Pacific chief operations officer (COO) as it looks to expand its business and expertise across the region.

Lloyd’s appoints Brexit programme director Hayley Spink to lead global operations

7 March, 2019 - 13:58
Lloyd's of London has appointed Hayley Spink as head of global operations, replacing Joe Dainty who's leaving Lloyd’s in March to join DXC.

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