There has been little change in the rankings of the top 30 Asia insurers since 2014, with China still dominating the rankings, despite a decreasing growth rate
Japanese property and casualty insurer Sompo Holdings has agreed to acquire Bermuda based P&C insurer Endurance Specialty for $6.3bn (£4.96bn) or $93 a share.
Japan's property and casualty insurers improved their average combined operating ratios from 95% in fiscal year 2014/15 to 92% this year.
The cost of April's powerful earthquakes in the Kumamoto prefecture for insurers and the government have exceeded 123bn yuan (£712m) according to the General Insurance Association of Japan.
Insured damage from last week's two Japanese earthquakes could cost insurers up to £2bn estimates catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide.
Carmaker giant Toyota has suspended many of its production operations across Japan as a result of a shortage of parts following two deadly earthquakes in the country.
Global insurer Chubb has signed an undisclosed long term distribution deal with Chinese retailer Suning.
A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck south-west Japan last night killing at least nine people on Kyushu island.
Zurich's general insurance division has taken corrective steps over the last year in Asia-Pacific to concentrate on more profitable growth.
Zurich has appointed Maschika Nishiura as CEO and representative for Japan.
Canopius Group has formed an integrated business unit to manage the reinsurance business previously written by Canopius and Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance.
Japanese insurer Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company has reached an agreement to acquire the entire share capital of London-headquartered Amlin for 670p per share in cash.
Coastal risks are rising in Asia at a rapid rate according to new research.
Last weekend's powerful Typhoon Chan-hom has left a trail of destruction mainly across Zhejiang province in China.
Tokio Marine Holdings has agreed to acquire HCC Insurance Holdings for $7.5bn (£4.8bn) through its subsidiary, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co.
Axa is expanding its investments in China, Hong Kong and Singapore as it targets 100 million customers by 2030.
Hong Kong based reinsurer Peak Re and the Shanghai Typhoon Institute are partnering for research projects into the impact of tropical cyclones on the insurance market.
Deloitte has appointed Yoichiro Ogawa, deputy CEO of Deloitte Japan, as global managing director for Asia-Pacific.
Alan Wilson, Asia regional CEO of MSIG, and Michael Gourlay, vice president of business development, Asia have both been promoted.
Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance has finalised its acquisition of Insure the Box and Drive Like a Girl from Catlin.
Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance has acquired a 7.8% stake in French reinsurer Scor.
Jean-Louis Laurent Josi has started his role as CEO of Axa Asia in Hong Kong this week.
2014 saw a higher amount of large individual losses for Zurich's general insurance business in the Asia-Pacific region than the previous year.
Andrew Vigar, country manager Singapore, XL is relocating to become the specialist insurer's country manager for Japan.