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CNA suffers steep loss as COVID-19 drags down investment returns

5 May, 2020 - 10:07
The insurer's first quarter 2020 results were adversely impacted by disruption in the financial markets due to COVID-19.

Capsicum Re reveals key hires from Aon Benfield and Price Forbes

5 May, 2020 - 09:45
The reinsurance broker has expanded its property & specialty division with three key hires.

Peak Re completes Bermuda ILS investment specialist takeover

5 May, 2020 - 08:54
Peak Capital will create new opportunities to develop differentiated and innovative re/insurance products.

SCOR launches first cat bond approved in Ireland under Solvency II

5 May, 2020 - 08:24
The cat bond will provide the group with a multi-year risk transfer capacity of $200 million.

Everest Re appoints new deputy chief underwriting officer for reinsurance

5 May, 2020 - 08:17
The executive will work with division leaders to guide and manage the overall reinsurance portfolio.

JBA Risk collaborates with Nasdaq for global flood model

4 May, 2020 - 15:05
The model aims to fill gaps left by currently available catastrophe models in the market.

Global insurtech funding drops 54% amid COVID-19; re/insurers are holding back: WTW

4 May, 2020 - 14:54
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a material impact on later-stage investments in the first quarter of 2020.

Peak Re CEO bullish on 2020 outlook after 'balanced' 2019

4 May, 2020 - 14:46
The reinsurer increased its net profit despite the impact of frequent natural catastrophes and market volatility.

AIG launches 'largest-ever' new syndicate at Lloyd’s

4 May, 2020 - 13:43
Syndicate 2019 will be managed by Talbot Underwriting, the managing agency of AIG.

AI insurtech omni:us seeks to expand in Latin America

4 May, 2020 - 13:36
The Berlin-based company has partnered with technology and consulting company Rokk3r.

BMS hires managing director of M&A and tax insurance

4 May, 2020 - 13:30
The appointee has held various senior positions at Willis and Paragon International.

MS Amlin appoints new reinsurance COO

4 May, 2020 - 13:26
The executive has held senior positions within the banking and insurance industries with Citigroup, Credit Suisse and Swiss Re.

Expert panel to thrash out roadmap for COVID-19 real-world solutions

4 May, 2020 - 13:08
Mike Brennan, president of commercial solutions at CRC Group and webinar panel member, offers a sneak preview of the big topics up for debate in the May 5 Intelligent Insurer webinar.

Berkshire Hathaway reinsurance reports significant losses driven by $230m COVID-19 charge

4 May, 2020 - 11:32
Revenues and earnings in the first quarter of 2020 were negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tokio Marine Kiln hires Chubb's Shaw as chief underwriting officer

4 May, 2020 - 10:22
The executive was most recently divisional president of global markets at Chubb.

Munich Re-backed insurtech Bestow secures $50m for digital life insurance

4 May, 2020 - 10:15
The company has launched a non-profit organisation to help combat COVID-19 and offer financial support during a crisis.

PartnerRe swoops for head of financial risks from AXIS Re

4 May, 2020 - 09:57
The appointee spent the majority of his 30-year career in credit & bond, mortgage and other financial risks underwriting and leadership positions.

AXIS Capital outlook downgraded to negative due to COVID-19 impact

4 May, 2020 - 09:41
Fitch believes the company's competitive positioning could face challenges in the current crisis environment.

Arch Capital-backed Watford Re outlook changed over $300m loss due to COVID-19

4 May, 2020 - 09:11
The reinsurer's first quarter earnings were adversely affected by the COVID-19-induced investment market volatility.

TigerRisk hires Po-Ba to focus on Lloyd's capital solutions

4 May, 2020 - 08:41
The executive has previously worked for SCOR, Swiss Re, Aon and Hannover Re.


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