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Greenlight diversifying amid Lloyd’s specialty scramble – CEO interview

2019-04-25T09:39:00+01:00

Last year’s performance review by Lloyd’s has led to opportunities in aviation, marine and energy business, Greenlight Re’s CEO, Simon Burton, tells GR

Al Zain

Al Zain appointed CEO at Bahrain’s Trust Re

2019-04-25T09:30:00+01:00

Downgrade-hit Trust Re has announced a new chief executive to lead the reinsurer

Willis Re ROE

Relentless decline in reinsurers’ underlying RoE – Willis Re report

2019-04-24T09:40:00+01:00

Underlying RoE fell to 2.7% as an average across  reinsurers writing natural catastrophe risks in 2018, just part of a “relentless decline since 2013”

construction

Aon combines its construction, engineering and inland marine teams

2019-04-24T08:59:00+01:00

Reinsurance broker aligns to the approach of many carriers underwriting the three risks together

Paris

Covea still wants to buy a reinsurer

2019-04-23T16:12:00+01:00

French insurer Covea still wants to make a reinsurance acquisition, despite its failed takeover plan for Scor

Latin america

Latam fac combined across Marsh, Guy Carpenter and JLT

2019-04-23T16:01:00+01:00

Newly branded Carpenter Marsh Fac Re will combine the broker’s facultative reinsurance business for Latin America

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Nimble and niche – Q&A with a cyber market MGA

2019-04-18T14:28:00+01:00

Ari Chatterjee is chief underwriting officer for Envelop Risk, a start-up MGA in Bermuda, using machine learning tools to price cyber risks, with underwriting capacity supplied by MS Amlin

Bank of england

PRA adds climate risk to UK insurers’ stress tests

2019-04-17T12:55:00+01:00

The City’s supervisor will include physical and transition risk scenarios for climate change in its market-wide insurance stress tests this year, a Bank of England speech has revealed

DWIC report 2019

DWIC Report 2019: Where MENA markets meet

2019-04-17T11:35:00+01:00

This year’s DWIC event featured a number of themes, including the need for product innovation, the rise of insurtech, pricing competition in health and motor markets, steps towards insurance penetration, progress for Takaful products, Dubai’s continued importance as the Middle East regional re/insurance hub, and reinsurers under continued pressure