France-domiciled Axa remained in second place in this year’s Insurance Post Top European Insurers 2023 List for the second year in a row.
Germany-domiciled Allianz maintained pole position on this year’s Insurance Post Top European Insurers 2023 List for the second year in a row by achieving double digit premium growth.
On behalf of Insurance Post, AM Best ranked the 30 largest European insurers, according to non-life gross written premium to illustrate the movements in market position and financial performance between 2022 and the previous year.
Europe’s 30 largest non-life insurers have demonstrated solid top-line growth over the past two years, following a drop in 2020.
The changing business risk landscape is driving new trends in UK commercial insurance, as reported by insurers and brokers in a recent Commercial Insurance Risk Survey conducted by Insurance Post, in conjunction with Crif.
Frozen pipes are a recurring theme for Lisa McNab, an investigator in Sedgwick’s major loss team, but she can relax by watching the new Luther movie and catching up on Love Island.
Direct Line Group has reported an operating loss of £78.1m for the first six months of 2023, compared with a profit of £197m for the same period in 2022.
Beazley has posted a small uptick in first-half pre-tax profits to a record $366m (£292.8m), boosted by its US property and European cyber businesses.
As RSA’s £530m purchase of Direct Line’s brokered commercial lines operations made the insurer the third-biggest player in this space, Ken Norgrove, CEO of RSA, revealed his plans to make further in-roads with the market's brokers.
It was announced last night that RSA and Direct Line had struck a deal that both businesses claim will boost their bottom lines.
In the second instalment of the research series by Insurance Post and Crif, we explore how education, engagement and technology converge to shape a resilient future for commercial insurance.
The Treasury collected a record £7.34bn in insurance premium tax receipts during the 2022/23 financial year, analysis by actuarial consultancy OAC has revealed.
As more manufacturers become involved with recycling and sustainable production, Brian Rainbow, UK property and package segment leader at CNA Hardy, considers the implications of the circular economy for the insurance industry.
S&P Global expects cyber reinsurance rates to increase as reinsurers look to return to profitability, but predicts primary underwriters won’t pass the rate increase on to customers.
Insurance Post, in partnership with Crif, conducted a comprehensive survey to explore the risks associated with the commercial insurance sector.
Simon McGinn has been appointed as CEO of Dual Group’s UK business, as the Howden-owned managing general agent looks to more than double the premium it writes.
A construction material that has sparked widespread concern about the safety of school buildings could present insurance coverage challenges, were its use to give rise to claims.
Mat Prentice, cyber product leader at HSB, navigates 5am starts and studying in the evening while juggling training and presenting on the eve of a well-deserved family holiday.
Hiscox has appointed former Aviva distribution boss Gareth Hemming as its UK chief distribution officer.
Insurance Post tracks insurers' half-year 2023 results, including gross written premium and combined operating ratio.
Mike Keating, CEO of the Managing General Agents Association, says the sector remains buoyant.
Cyber MGA Resilience is set to build out its operations in the UK and Europe following a $100m (£78.9m) Series D funding round.
Adam Winslow, CEO of Aviva UK & Ireland general insurance, has revealed the provider is mainly testing artificial intelligence in the operational environment.
Ant Gould, director of Full Circle Communications, ghost-writes, pens press releases, reviews award entries and even puts on his tie to moderate an industry conference.