Claims has not received as much attention as many front-end processes when it comes to investment, even though it is the moment of truth on which long-term policyholder loyalty can be built
The anatomy of European flooding means insurers and reinsurers should model their potential losses across several countries, explains Dr Maurizio Savina, director at RMS.
US-based insurtech start-up Next Insurance has raised $83m in a Series B funding round led by Redpoint Ventures and including Munich Re.
As professional sportspeople complain about their insufficient cover for career-ending injuries, insurers fear a surge in claims from contact sports
Bought by Many has closed a £15m series B funding round led by Commerz Ventures and Marsh, alongside existing investors.
For most insurtechs the question no longer seems to be whether to partner up with an incumbent, but what the nature of the partnership should be. Marketing Eye CEO Neil Edwards explains what could be learnt from fintechs such as Revolut, Monzo and…
Exclusive: UK General is close to launching its first personal lines product on a software house and is exploring its options for direct distribution.
Insurers feel they need to adapt to the digital age but they don’t all agree on how to drive technological change. What culture should they nurture? Post invited a number of industry experts to discuss the challenges ahead
Cyber cover is entering personal lines and offering protection against online bullying. But is it really a place for insurers?
Stocks in European insurance firms took a nosedive today as traders reacted to a report which indicated that tech giant Amazon is looking to offer home insurance.
Insurtech start-up Wrisk has raised over £500,000 in two days of second round funding on equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs.
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway became the world's third-largest reinsurer in 2017, ending European dominance over the top four.
Legal & General is now the majority capacity provider for a £550m five year binder with Pen Underwriting, as the general insurance business aims to grow its premium by double digits in the coming year.
The cyber insurance market is evolving into a more digitally enabled one, which might help it open up to smaller customers where penetration is typically lower.
Munich Re is to axe 900 jobs as part of cost saving efforts in its reinsurance business.
Munich Re service company NMU is closing its Letchworth office in a restructure of its Southern Region operations.
Exclusive: B3i, the blockchain pilot involving 38 insurance companies, is to move from being a consortium to being an incorporated legal entity following its period of market testing.
Investment management firm Burford Capital has received outline approval to set up an insurance company in Guernsey.
Exclusive: Politicians need to look at the Enterprise Investment Scheme to make it easier for insurtech start-ups to access it.
I have never bought insurance from a high-street broker. In fact, I know very few people my age who have.
“We have no doubt that we have missed some Fords and included some Tinchers. But who ends up a Ford and who ends up a Tincher is not pre-determined.”
Exclusive: Buzzvault Insurance has entered a five year strategic partnership with Munich Re Digital Partners with plans of releasing products to market by Q3 2018.
Emerging Asia is set to remain the world’s fastest growing general insurance market in 2018.
Natural catastrophe losses saw Munich Re’s property-casualty reinsurance segment report a €476m (£422.7m) loss for 2017.