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Ryan Specialty Group and Nationwide to launch new reinsurer Geneva Re in Bermuda

7 May, 2019 - 14:36
Ryan Specialty Group (RSG) has teamed up with insurance and financial services provider Nationwide to launch a new reinsurance company based in Bermuda, Geneva Re.

ArgoGlobal Assicurazioni taps Navigators' Serra to replace Borrelli as CUO

7 May, 2019 - 13:51
ArgoGlobal Assicurazioni, a European subsidiary of Argo Group International Holdings, has appointed Marco Serra as the new chief underwriting officer (CUO), based in Rome, Italy.

Reinsurance Association of America elects new officers from AXA XL, Hamilton Re and Markel

7 May, 2019 - 13:27
The Reinsurance Association of America (RAA) has elected John Welch, chief executive North America, AXA XL Reinsurance, as the new chairman of its board.

EU Court backs CCR’s French nat cat despite complaints, SCOR responds

7 May, 2019 - 10:59
The General Court of the European Union has backed the European Commission decision to approve CCR’s natural disaster reinsurance scheme based in France despite objections from French reinsurer SCOR.

Lockton MENA appoints new CEO in regional growth strategy

7 May, 2019 - 10:49
Re/insurance broker Lockton has appointed Ata Khatib as new chief executive officer (CEO) of Lockton MENA to spearhead the company's planned expansion in the Middle East and North Africa region.

HDI Global appoints new head of Switzerland from AXA XL

7 May, 2019 - 10:22
Industrial lines insurer HDI Global has appointed Michael Rüsch as the new authorised representative and head of its branch for Switzerland.

Former Aon president McGill sees opportunity as M&As limit choice

7 May, 2019 - 10:07
Mergers and acquisitions in the insurance market have cut client choice to such an extent that industry veteran and former Aon group president Steve McGill spotted an opportunity for a new kind of venture.

New MGA platform targeting European insurance market launches

7 May, 2019 - 09:53
Germany-based insurtech company GMBC has launched a new master managing general agent (MGA) platform for the European insurance market.

JLT Re's Pete Chandler joins BMS Group as president of US reinsurance

7 May, 2019 - 09:19
Specialist re/insurance broker BMS Group has appointed Pete Chandler as president of its US reinsurance operations. Chandler is the latest in a series of recent high-profile hires from JLT.

Samsung acquires 'strategic stake' in Lloyd's insurer Canopius

3 May, 2019 - 11:24
Specialty re/insurer Canopius has signed an agreement with Korea's Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance (SFMI) that will see SFMI become a significant minority investor in the company.

Talanx acquires P&C insurer from Munich Re ERGO to expand in Turkey

3 May, 2019 - 11:23
German re/insurer Talanx, the parent company of Hannover Re and HDI, has acquired property/casualty insurer ERGO Sigorta AS from a Munich Re subsidiary to further expand its activities in Turkey.

Argo fights back against Voce ‘falsehoods’ with detailed SEC filing

3 May, 2019 - 11:13
Re/insurer Argo Group has fought back against “Voce Capital’s continued falsehoods” by reiterating its “strong track record” and work to drive growth and value for shareholders, as the war of words with the activist investor shows no signs of abating.

US insurtech Indio secures $20m funding for business insurance platform

3 May, 2019 - 11:10
Indio Technologies, an insurtech company that streamlines the business insurance application process, has secured $20 million in Series B funding led by Menlo Ventures, with participation from 8VC.

McLarens picks Cunningham Lindsey's Pigot as global head of specialty, London markets director

3 May, 2019 - 09:56
Global loss adjuster McLarens has hired David Pigot for the newly created role of director of London markets & global head of specialty.

Markel taps AIG's Guenter Kryszon for global property role

3 May, 2019 - 09:25
Specialist insurer Markel Corporation has appointed AIG's Guenter Kryszon to the position of executive underwriting officer for global property.

Insurance Council of Australia adds Zurich, Allianz execs to board

3 May, 2019 - 09:04
The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) has strengthened its board with the appointment of two new directors.

AXIS poaches Chubb's Tony Jordan for group chief actuary role

3 May, 2019 - 08:24
Bermuda-based AXIS Capital Holdings has hired Tony Jordan as its group chief actuary. He joins from Chubb.

Unlocking the AI advantage for commercial lines

2 May, 2019 - 16:00
As artificial intelligence is used on an increasingly wide variety of insurance applications, insurers need to keep an eye out for additional possible uses, according to Pamela Negosanti global vice president of insurance at AI firm Expert System.

The Hartford strikes $300m ADC deal for Navigators with Berkshire Hathaway

2 May, 2019 - 11:15
US-based property/casualty insurer The Hartford has agreed a $300 million aggregate excess of loss reinsurance treaty with National Indemnity Company (NICO), a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway.

BMS Capital Advisory swoops on JLT's Chris DeMuth as senior vice president

2 May, 2019 - 10:44
Specialist re/insurance broker BMS Group has appointed Chris DeMuth as senior vice president of BMS Capital Advisory, the company's investment banking division.

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