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Rise in cyber-attacks on cloud email services

The transition towards cloud services could leave companies more open to cyber-attack, compounding aggregation risks for reinsurers

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Cat losses down 50% in 2018 – Swiss Re

Global insured losses from disasters were $20bn at the half year stage of 2018, according to Swiss Re, two-thirds of the total at the same point last year

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​ AIG finalises $5.5bn Validus acquisition

The $5.56bn transaction was first announced in January

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Advent and Brit to merge Lloyd's business

Advent and Brit will merge parts of their businesses in response to the challenging marketplace

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DARAG appoints Tom Booth as CEO

Booth joins from Randall & Quilter

Italian business confiendce falls amid austerity programme

​ Liberty rebrands reinsurance division and launched Italian operation

Former Guy Carpenter manager heads up Italian operation

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New normal prompts reinsurer action: Willis Re 1st View

Willis Re CEO urges carriers to adjust business models in light of ’new normal’

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Beale to step down as Lloyd's CEO in 2019

The search for a successor has begun

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​QBE Re appoints former Aspen chief as deputy global CUO

Stephen Postlewhite recently served as CEO of Aspen Insurance

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