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How COVID-19 insured losses map across to company exposures

30 April, 2020 - 12:20
Investment bank analysts have calculated and explained how the huge insured losses from COVID-19 are likely to pan out for the industry, particular companies and lines, and are affecting already firming prices. Intelligent Insurer reports.

Swiss Re slips to loss due to COVID-19, Mumenthaler says crisis 'far from over'

30 April, 2020 - 11:06
Swiss Re estimated a pre-tax charge of $476m for the property and casualty businesses due to COVID-19.

AEGIS London promotes Burns to key underwriting role after maternity leave

30 April, 2020 - 10:06
The executive has worked with the Lloyd's managing agency for the past 20 years.

HDI Global seeks African expansion with new managing director from AIG

30 April, 2020 - 09:33
The industrial insurer has appointed a new leader for its South African subsidiary HDI Global SA.

Argo expects $26m COVID-19 hit from BI claims and potential litigation

30 April, 2020 - 09:19
The property losses are linked to sub-limited affirmative business interruption coverage, as well as expected costs associated with potential litigation.

AXA XL hires Swiss Re talent for restructured construction unit

30 April, 2020 - 08:34
The re/insurer has realigned its North America Construction business to sharpen its specialised services.

Lockton appoints new leaders to support growth strategy

30 April, 2020 - 08:33
The appointees will be responsible for developing and executing Lockton's growth strategies globally.

Why the development of a secondary market will transform ILS

29 April, 2020 - 17:00
The ILS market has become an increasingly important feature in the risk transfer landscape in recent years, and is growing increasingly diverse, encompassing not only catastrophe risks but cyber and other forms of coverage. What it needs now to take it to the next level is a liquid secondary market. Intelligent Insurer reports.

CFC brings Marsh JLT talent to lead cyber strategy

29 April, 2020 - 15:04
The appointee was previously cyber innovation leader at Marsh JLT Specialty and also led its E&O practice.

Faster claims and online processing 'top priority' for customers amid COVID-19: Swiss Re

29 April, 2020 - 15:03
Swiss Re COVID-19 survey finds that demand of insurance products has accelerated in Asia.

Hanover Insurance Group blames 'dramatic downturn' for Q1 loss

29 April, 2020 - 14:24
CFO Jeffrey Farber is 'pleased' with the company's performance as he highlighted improvement in the operating income.

Beazley expands global M&A underwriting with Marsh, AIG hires

29 April, 2020 - 14:23
Beazley says the expansion follows several years of continuous growth in underwriting transaction risks.

Hiscox mulls capital raise amid COVID-19 crisis and legal threat

29 April, 2020 - 13:18
Hiscox is facing the threat of legal action from a group of angry policyholders over non-payment of COVID-19 claims.

Zurich agrees capacity deal with insurtech MGA C-Quence

29 April, 2020 - 11:06
The digital MGA has launched a legal expenses cover backed by ARAG, on behalf of AmTrust Europe.

CII splits chairman and president roles in strategic move

29 April, 2020 - 10:59
The separation will enable new independent chair to focus on their ambassadorial role.

SCOR’s Kessler praises ‘strong Q1 results’ but warns of increased COVID-19 claims

29 April, 2020 - 10:46
SCOR may see an 'increased level of claims' and an 'increased level of asset impairments' during the rest of 2020.

R&Q raises $100m to capitalise on opportunities created by COVID-19

29 April, 2020 - 09:53
The company has secured a new equity investment from 777 Partners and Hudson Structured Capital Management.

Markel swings to loss, combined ratio soars due to COVID-19 hit

29 April, 2020 - 09:17
The carrier was hit by $325m of underwriting loss attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic in the first quarter of 2020.

COVID-19 impact similar to 'moderately sized catastrophe loss': Liberty Mutual CEO

29 April, 2020 - 08:41
The insurer expects COVID-19 to dampen its future net written premium growth and investment portfolio.

Everest hires new director to lead tax liability insurance practice

29 April, 2020 - 08:22
The executive most recently served as director of global transaction tax at Alvarez and Marsal.


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