It seems that everyone agrees: the time is ripe for mergers and acquisitions in the reinsurance sector. Global Reinsurance asked four market practitioners for their views on the factors fuelling the appetite.
As regulators consider how to make financial markets more resilient in future, David Page calls for more proactive, less punitive supervision.
No matter what anyone tells you, reinsurance is a knowledge-based business, as Chris Murumets explains.
In light of the turmoil in the Western economies, Jonathan Parry asks whether diversification can really be seen as an indicator of strength.
Markets should make adjustments to bring indexation clauses into line with the actual development of claims, argues Scott Altstadt.
Despite the principal of broker independence, insurers are actively pursuing broker acquisitions, says Geoff Kinsella
Is the reinsurance industry conducting enough research to understand future cyber risk, asks Drew Bartkiewicz
Vicky Carter discusses why a strategic approach to reinsurance is the key to lowering capital costs
The reinsurance industry needs to move to a more sustainable model, argues David Huckstepp
Now is the time for a New York Insurance Exchange, writes Eric Dinallo
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