Bermuda

Fidelis launches Socium third party capital unit, appoints CEO to lead it

2019-07-04T16:00:00+01:00

Bermudian re/insurer Fidelis has appointed a CEO to lead its re/insurance “partnership pillar” engaging with capital markets backers

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Pricing on loss-hit prop cat up 25% at mid-year - Willis Re

2019-07-03T12:43:00+01:00

Reinsurance broker Willis Re cited “pricing disparity” as reinsurers were “more discerning” at 1 June and 1 July renewals

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MS Amlin appoints new COO

2019-07-03T11:36:00+01:00

The re/insurer’s new chief operating officer’s last role was change director for UK’s the Post Office

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Brit appoints BCG’s Cuomo to lead strategy

2019-07-02T16:22:00+01:00

Brit’s new head of strategy joins the insurer from the Boston Consulting Group

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Swiss Re appoints Higginbotham CEO of reinsurance business in Asia, as Plunkett leaves

2019-06-28T11:20:00+01:00

Russell Higginbotham will succeed Jayne Plunkett as Swiss Re’s chief executive officer and regional president for the company’s reinsurance operations in Asia

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Gallagher to acquire minority stake in Renomia

2019-06-26T13:46:00+01:00

Arthur J. Gallagher is to acquire a minority stake in Prague-based Renomia, the largest independent broker based in Central and Eastern Europe

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Ed Bermuda receives regulatory approval

2019-06-25T12:42:00+01:00

Re/insurance broker Ed receives regulatory approval from the Bermuda Monetary Authority for a new operation on the island

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Axis Re Strategic Partners hires Hands to head Australian business

2019-06-24T10:33:00+01:00

Robert Hands has joined Axis Re Strategic Partners to manage global client relationships for the Asia Pacific region

Half of Italian companies underprepared to deal with environmental exposures: ACE

Sydney’s hailstorms loss estimate increased to $529m

2019-06-20T12:07:00+01:00

Market data firm Perils has increased its loss estimate for the December 2018 Sydney hailstorms to $529m

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Gallagher buys Australian consulting firm P2 Group

2019-06-18T15:14:00+01:00

P2 Group to operate under the direction of Gallagher Australia’s specialty workplace risk practice

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LIIBA board welcomes heads of Price Forbes and Lonmar Global Risks

2019-06-18T14:58:00+01:00

James Masterton and David Pexton will join LIIBA’s board of directors with immediate effect

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BGC hires Chad to launch new global aviation brokerage

2019-06-18T14:32:00+01:00

Marcel Chad joins BGC’s insurance arm to launch a new global aviation and aerospace re/insurance intermediary

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MS Amlin appoints senior marine underwriter in Dubai

2019-06-17T14:13:00+01:00

Re/insurer MS Amlin has appointed Mary Vogiatzidou as a senior marine underwriter in its Dubai office

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S&P raises Lloyd’s outlook to stable

2019-06-14T13:51:00+01:00

Ratings agency S&P has revised its outlook of Lloyd’s of London from negative to stable, citing improved underwriting performance

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US cyber insurance premiums increase 10% - Aon

2019-06-12T13:09:00+01:00

Premiums for US cyber insurance have increased to $2.03bn, according to a recent report by Aon

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Reinsurers well capitalised for 2019 Atlantic hurricane season – Moody’s

2019-06-12T11:26:00+01:00

Global reinsurers are entering the 2019 hurricane season with solid capital positions to withstand potential losses, according to a recent report from Moody’s Investors Service

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