The political risk map of Europe is being changed by a toxic combination of uncertainty — both political and economic, populism, geopolitical changes, political violence and technological advances
Mike Wilson, the former head of Lloyd’s Policy Signing Office in Kent has died.
Aspen has cut loose its UK SME managing general agent, with 111 jobs on the line as a result.
Insurance is only really tested at the point of claim and over the past 25 years the British Insurance Awards have celebrated the industry’s efforts to return the customer to where they were before the claim. Since 2003 major loss has been a standalone…
A changing risk landscape is creating new challenges for SMEs and those tasked with providing the sector with insurance. But SMEs need to evolve as newer risks such as cyber attacks and data protection – along with the raft of uncertainties around Brexit…
Aspen’s chairman Glyn Jones and group CEO Chris O’Kane have stepped down, with the completion of Apollo’s acquisition of the Lloyd’s insurer.
The chair of underwriting agency Iprism has vowed that it will never work with unrated capacity again having only just got its house in order after the collapse of former partner Gable in 2016.
As whiplash legislation speeds through parliament, claims management companies have increasingly been looking into other avenues to keep the coffers full and cavity wall insulation claims have spiked. CMCs may be the industry’s own bugbear, but this…
Covéa Insurance’s commercial lines and high net worth director, Simon Cooter will step down next year.
Brit executive chairman Mark Cloutier is leaving the Lloyd’s insurer, to become CEO and chairman of Aspen
Cyber terrorism is still very much a hypothetical threat but, with governments investing in cyber security to foil attacks, it’s a risk that insurance markets are watching closely
Brit’s pre-tax profit nose-dived 87.5% in the first six months of 2018 on the back of poor investment returns.
Fairfax Financial Holdings, the parent of Advent Capital Holdings and Brit, is planning to merge some of their Lloyd’s business and place the rest into run-off.
Brit has appointed Michael Gould to the role of chief operating officer following his departure from Talbot Underwriting.
Canopius has named Laurie Davison as group chief operating officer and Nigel Meyer as group chief financial officer.
Brit saw its combined ratio rise to 112.4% last year following major loss claims of $250m (£177.8m).
Brit has expanded the capacity of its fully collateralised reinsurance sidecar Versutus, which now has invested capital of $187m.
Brit has appointed Christopher Ballantyne to the newly created role of vice president of delegated claim authority.
Nexus Group has named Mike Sibthorpe as CEO of its insurance and reinsurance business as the business gears up for a potential sale in 2018.
Brit has chosen Axis Capital’s reinsurance CEO Jay Nichols to join the boards of Sussex Capital and Brit Re as non-executive director
Specialty insurer and reinsurer Brit has launched a Bermuda-domiciled reinsurance platform, Sussex Capital.
Specialty insurer Brit has launched a specialty reinsurance platform, Scion Underwriting Managers, which will take advantage of both Brits own balance sheet, other markets and third-party capital providers.
Fairfax-owned insurers Brit and Allied World posted poor combined operating ratios for the third quarter of 2017.
After spending the past year hiving up a dozen entities under the Pen Underwriting roof, CEO Jon Turner talks to Will Kirkman about the managing general agent’s drive to be a ‘virtual insurer’ with the firepower to invest in data analytics and new…