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How to get started with augmented underwriting – and why it’s worth doing

19 June, 2020 - 11:42
Doing what you’ve always done can leave you trailing the competition in today’s innovative market, it’s time to get ahead by embracing augmented underwriting, argues Todd Rissel chairman and CEO of insurtech e2Value.

Allstate estimates almost $1bn cat losses for April & May

19 June, 2020 - 11:01
The insurer incurred $350 million pre-tax catastrophe losses for the month of May.

United Insurance CEO John Forney steps down, successor revealed

19 June, 2020 - 11:01
The property/casualty insurer has appointed the co-founder of AmRisc as its new CEO.

MetLife enters UK longevity reinsurance market with new deal

19 June, 2020 - 10:28
The deal marks a 'milestone' in MetLife’s strategy to establish itself in the UK longevity reinsurance market.

Fidelis raises additional $300m growth capital

19 June, 2020 - 10:11
It means the company now has total capital in excess of $2 billion.

Swiss Re group CUO Schmid steps down, moves to advisory role

19 June, 2020 - 09:30
The reinsurer has announced his replacement and changes to the legal entity structure of the group.

AXA and Western Union launch inclusive insurance pilot

19 June, 2020 - 09:27
The partnership aims to better serve immigrant workers and their families.

Sava Re names new member of management board

19 June, 2020 - 09:19
The executive will begin his five-year term starting June 2020.

Aeolus names new CEO amid leadership shuffle

18 June, 2020 - 15:07
The company has appointed co-chairmen of the board alongside new member partners.

RSG's Trident Marine expands presence in US marketplace

18 June, 2020 - 14:56
The managing general underwriter has hired a senior marine underwriter in Boston.

Athene acquires $500m equity stake in Prudential subsidiary

18 June, 2020 - 14:52
The Bermuda-domiciled company will also reinsure a $27bn in-force block of fixed deferred and fixed indexed annuities.

The Hartford adds head of wholesale property from AIG

18 June, 2020 - 14:18
The executive was head of commercial property at Validus Specialty Underwriters.

Swiss Re CS forms strategic alliance with Finnish insurer

18 June, 2020 - 14:17
The collaboration supports LocalTapiola’s ambitions to grow its corporate business book.

Enstar mulls 'strategic options' for StarStone International

18 June, 2020 - 11:00
Steps to reduce the size of StarStone's international operations 'will begin immediately and involve several phases'.

Beazley unveils virtual care cover

18 June, 2020 - 10:32
The company says COVID-19 has demonstrated the growing importance of tech-enabled healthcare delivery.

Allianz Partners names new US CEO

18 June, 2020 - 09:56
The current CEO has left the company to pursue another opportunity in the travel industry.

Markel exits non-viable business lines after strategic review

18 June, 2020 - 09:55
The insurer conducted a strategic review in the context of both profitability and market outlook.

Munich Re Syndicate taps head of marine from AXA XL

18 June, 2020 - 09:55
The appointee was previously global marine chief underwriting officer at AXA XL.

International Insurance Society reveals leadership change

18 June, 2020 - 08:40
CEO Morrissey says the timing is right for a leadership change to drive the next phase of IIS.

Swiss Re says insurers have opportunity in emerging markets post COVID-19 crisis

17 June, 2020 - 15:15
Infrastructure investment to be a key driver of growth in emerging markets post COVID-19 crisis, says sigma.


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