Welcome to the fourth episode of Fully Comp, Insurance Post’s new regular video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
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Welcome to the third episode of Fully Comp, Insurance Post’s new regular video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
Panellists speaking at an industry forum on Wednesday cautioned that insurance pools set up to provide cover for terrorism risks may not be the best templates on which to build pools that deal with pandemic risk.
Welcome to the first episode of Fully Comp, Insurance Post’s new regular video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
Pool Re has published a forward-looking strategy looking at increasing the take up of catastrophe insurance by SMEs in light of current pandemic, ahead of its five-year review.
When the transaction for HG to invest in Hyperion closes the private equity firm will hold “just over 20%” of the business, CEO David Howden told Post.
Private equity firm HG has invested in Howden-owner Hyperion in a deal that puts a $5bn (£3.9bn) enterprise value on the insurance group.
Anthony Baldwin, CEO of AIG UK has been elected as president of the Insurance Institute of London for 2020 to 2021.
Swiss Re has announced plans to reorganise the legal entity structure of its corporate solutions business unit.
The bid to take motor insurer Hastings back into private hands is a positive move for the company and a stamp of approval for the sector, say market specialists – but, after years of growth, challenges lie ahead
Convex Group has appointed Theo Butt as CEO of Convex Insurance UK and Matt Paskin as CEO of Bermuda-based Convex Re replacing co-founder Paul Brand who remains with the business as group deputy CEO.
Change can be a daunting prospect. In these uncertain times especially so. Our natural instinct can be to resist. But change is often necessary; it can make us stronger, more resilient and more effective, writes Flood Re CEO Andy Bord.
Rather than focusing on hindsight and a fatalistic approach to risk, pursuing a more forward-looking, proactive strategy will improve resilience when, not if, the next crisis strikes, writes Hélène Galy, director of the Willis Research Network.
Total Covid-19 losses remain an unknown, leading to greater complexities and individual approaches at 1 January reinsurance renewals, Guy Carpenter has cautioned.
Moody’s has revised its outlook for the global reinsurance sector to negative, citing weakened profitability in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, bringing it into line with other ratings agencies.
Munich Re has called for government-backed risk pools to be created to insure against the effects of future pandemics.
Munich Re expects its losses from August’s warehouse explosion in Beirut and a trio of recent North Atlantic hurricanes to both reach “low triple-digit million euro” sums.
Helle Thorning-Schmidt, the former prime minister of Denmark, has urged the insurance industry to share fears and cost analyses on uninsurable events to make governments accountable for action on climate change and pandemics.
The brand change from Capsicum Re to Gallagher Re will help the business win the keenly fought “war for talent”, according to CEO Rupert Swallow.
Briefing: QBE makes the only decision on cutting ties with CEO but where will Pat Regan surface next?
QBE will have had little choice but to part ways with CEO Pat Regan after an external investigation concluded his conduct had been unsatisfactory. But the proof in the inclusion pudding for the industry will be whether he resurfaces. And if so, where…
Early estimates of the insured losses resulting from Hurricane Laura range from $4bn to $12bn, with the damage concentrated in southern Louisiana.
It is the year 2030. The focus on climate change continued to gather momentum throughout the 2020s. But despite pressure to bring the date forward the UK government is still committed to helping reduce gas emission to net zero by 2050.
Capsicum Re is to rebrand as Gallagher Re from 1 October in order to align the business with Gallagher’s retail and insurance broking operations.
Updated: Over one million homes at risk as Hurricane Laura brings ‘unsurvivable’ storm surge to US Gulf Coast
Hurricane Laura, which made landfall in Louisiana early this morning as a category-four storm, has the potential to impact 1.1 million homes worth $265bn in terms of reconstruction cost value, according to Core Logic.