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    Read the latest issue

    2011-06-24T00:00:00Z

    Global Reinsurance June/July 2011

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    Every cloud ... (Robert Orlich)

    2010-07-12T00:00:00Z

    When AIG sold its majority stake in Transatlantic Holdings, the reinsurer’s chief executive Robert Orlich saw the silver lining. Here he talks about shaking off negative associations and what the group plans to do with its new-found freedom

  • Ulrich Wallin, Hannover Re
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    Still waters run deep

    2010-06-01T00:00:00Z

    Calm and assured, Ulrich Wallin has kept Hannover Re on a steadfast course since taking the helm last summer. But as catastrophe losses hit hard this year, will he need to start rocking the boat?

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    'Relax'

    2010-05-03T00:00:00Z

    Bermuda’s premier has a reputation for pulling no punches, particularly with the business community on the island. But his message to the reinsurance industry is unexpectedly affable

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    Slowly but surely

    2010-04-02T00:00:00Z

    Swiss Re has been regarded as the fast-paced player in reinsurance, but that was before the banking crisis hit. Today, its more cautious rival, Munich Re, appears to be ahead of the game.

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    Divide & conquer

    2010-03-02T00:00:00Z

    Aspen’s decision to split its reinsurance and insurance businesses has opened a new chapter for the Bermuda-based group. We meet the man at the helm, Chris O’Kane.

  • Grahame Chilton, Aon Benfield
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    On the money

    2010-02-12T00:00:00Z

    Aon Benfield’s Grahame Chilton has been unusually quiet since selling up to Aon a year ago. But the man who loves the deals more than the dosh is still not afraid to say ‘I told you so’

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    Broker battle

    2009-12-01T00:00:00Z

    The two largest reinsurance brokers, Aon Benfield and Guy Carpenter, are slugging it out in the fight to win clients and place business. At the Monte Carlo Rendez-Vous, David Sandham met the chief executive of each firm.

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    Winner takes all

    2009-10-28T00:00:00Z

    The battle for merger with IPC gripped the industry earlier this year, with initial frontrunner Max Capital eventually being usurped by hostile challenger Validus. David Sandham met with the chief executives of these two worthy opponents to hear their take on the fight.

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    The Risk Takers

    2009-09-07T00:00:00Z

    Risk taking: we all do it, but some of us are are more skilled at it than others. But what would you rather do? Drive in an F1 race, gamble at cards – or underwrite at Lloyd’s? By Lauren MacGillivray and Mark Glendenning