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AAIC authorised as reinsurer in Argentina and Colombia

10 September, 2019 - 12:22
American Agricultural Insurance Company (AAIC) has been authorised to reinsure risks based in Argentina and Colombia through the broker marketplace.

USMCA to offer range of benefits for insurance industry: APCIA

10 September, 2019 - 11:00
The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) deal will lead to the improvement of financial products and help make it possible for the under-insured population to gain access to the financial system.

Mexican market potential enormous, but no ‘El Dorado’

10 September, 2019 - 10:59
The Mexican insurance market has vast potential, but the prospects are less than they are portrayed to be, according to Manuel Escobedo, president of the Mexican Association of Insurance Institutions.

Emerging economics face slowdown

10 September, 2019 - 10:58
The global slowdown in economic growth will eventually translate into growth in world insurance premiums, particularly in the non-life and life risk segments.

Seeing beyond the short term: Dieter Winkel, Liberty Mutual Re

10 September, 2019 - 10:57
Liberty Mutual Re’s Dieter Winkel tells FIDES Today how best to respond to what seems an increasingly chaotic world.

‘Opportunistic’ M&A to dominate LatAm in 2019, says S&P

10 September, 2019 - 10:56
Jesus Palacios, director of financial institutions ratings at S&P, told FIDES Today that merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in Latin America this year will be “opportunistic” in most markets or where regional operations are part of the package in larger deals among international players.

Lloyd’s is not underestimating challenges: LatAm chief

10 September, 2019 - 10:55
“The whole market wants Lloyd’s to succeed and it is widely recognised that Lloyd’s unique attributes are more relevant than ever today. We are not underestimating the size of the challenge ahead of us,” Daniel Revilla, head of Latin America at Lloyd’s, told FIDES Today.

LatAm looks to follow Europe’s growth trajectory: Philippe Francois, AXA

10 September, 2019 - 10:54
Growth in Latin America is a key part of AXA’s global growth strategy. Philippe Francois, global head of life and health international reinsurance business development at AXA, told FIDES Today all about it.

A digital future for insurance: Anja Biendarra, CEO Munich Re Bogotá

10 September, 2019 - 10:53
Anja Biendarra, the CEO of Munich Re Bogotá, Regional Centre South America, writes for Fides Today.

Look at challenges as opportunities: Bruno Krenboeck, Axis Re

10 September, 2019 - 10:52
Reinsurers in Latin America face many challenges, but the best companies will turn these into opportunities and ultimately thrive, says Bruno Krenboeck of Axis Re.

Tackling a challenging market head-on

10 September, 2019 - 10:51
It’s been a rocky road for many in the industry. Several of Lloyd’s syndicates have closed; others were forced to stop underwriting certain classes and/or territories, Miguel González Arrate, president of Baalnak, told Fides Today.

Smarter together: Swiss Re embraces collaboration

10 September, 2019 - 08:28
As the reinsurance industry and the risks it manages become ever more complex, collaboration will be increasingly important to reinsurers’ success, Eric Schuh of Swiss Re told Monte Carlo Today.

Study highlights data reveals extent of resolution issues

10 September, 2019 - 05:37
Insurtech firm Insurdata’s newly released study into exposure data resolution reveals significant and potentially costly inaccuracies in a large proportion of the geolocations.

Pro Global plans to manage 10 MGAs on its incubator platform by year end

10 September, 2019 - 05:36
Pro Global says it will manage at least 10 managing general agents (MGAs) by the end of the year, a 25 percent increase on the eight it currently manages.

Bermuda: weathering all storms in an improving market

10 September, 2019 - 05:35
The market is moving in the right direction on rates but the landscape is becoming increasingly complex. Whatever the shape of the future Bermuda remains well positioned as a global risk hub, said panellists at the annual Bermuda:Re+ILS Monte Carlo Roundtable, in association with Markel Re.

IGI positive after ratings upgrade to ‘A’

10 September, 2019 - 05:34
The reinsurance market has entered a more promising era of hardening rates, but has still has a long way to go before progressing into a true hard market, according to IGI.

Cyber and fire are examples of the way risk is rapidly evolving: Moody’s

10 September, 2019 - 05:32
Cyber is a very new kind of risk, quite unlike any that insurance companies have dealt with before, according to Simon Harris, managing director in the global insurance and managed investments group at Moody’s.

BSX CEO bullish on growth of ILS and Bermuda’s place at the top

10 September, 2019 - 05:31
Greg Wojciechowski, chief executive of the Bermuda Stock Exchange, is bullish about the state of the ILS market in 2019—and believes Bermuda remains the natural location for this asset class to continue to evolve and develop.

Technology and cyber risks the biggest banana skins for reinsurers, says PwC study

10 September, 2019 - 05:30
Technology is the biggest worry for reinsurers, as the industry struggles with legacy IT systems.

Cost and efficiency should be key industry concerns

10 September, 2019 - 05:22
Costs and efficiency are a key focus for clients of Charles Taylor Insurance Services, Jody Baker, commercial director, Charles Taylor Specialist Claims Management and James Savill, business development director, Charles Taylor Insurance Services, told Monte Carlo Today.

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