Diversification into primary insurance leads to shuffle among the world’s largest reinsurance groups AM Best's Catherine Thomas and Mathilde Jakobsen explain.
Swiss Re CEO Christian Mumenthaler has been made chairman of the Geneva Association with Aviva CEO Amanda Blanc joining its board.
Two reports released on COP26's finance day highlight mountains insurers – and others – have yet to climb in the climate challenge.
Getsafe intends to keep its sights set firmly on Europe, founder and CEO Christian Wiens told Post as the business bagged its German insurance licence and a $93m capital raise.
ABI reports fraud at lowest level since 2007; Axa relaunches British Gas cover; Getsafe extends Series B; and Lockton acquires
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches and investments of the week.
Senior insurance industry figures were drawn into a frank discussion of how the sector could better work with clients on Wednesday, after a pointed question from a risk manager following a panel discussion at the Airmic conference in Brighton.
Climate change still remains the biggest challenge facing society, and we aren’t responding fast enough, writes Guido Fürer, group chief investment officer and member of the group executive committee, Swiss Re.
An organisation championing autistic people and other neurodiverse people within the insurance sector is appealing for financial backing from the industry.
MS Amlin AG has appointed Michael Koller as chief risk officer replacing Catherine Farnworth who is leaving after more than eight years with the business.
Swiss Re has partnered with Climeworks in a $10m (£7.3m) deal over 10 years to combat climate change using direct air capture and storage of carbon dioxide technology.
Marsh and Citi support vaccine efforts; Hudson takes majority Occam stake; Simply Business in Barclays tie up; Aston Lark strikes Irish deal; RAC picks Premium Credit
For the record: Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
Swiss Re has named Jason Richards as country president and CEO of UK and Ireland effective 1 January 2022.
Floods caused by torrential rain across western and central Europe in July are likely to become the continent’s costliest weather event, raising the question of how prepared at-risk communities and insurers are to deal with the onset of climate change.
IGI sets up European subsidiary; Ardonagh establishes Irish data hub; Howden launches climate risk arm; Swiss Re backs BP EV trial
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
Reinsurers will see up to a $400m claims hit from a spectator free Tokyo Olympic Games, ratings agency Fitch has calculated.
Eight insurers and reinsurers have established a United Nations-convened Net Zero Insurance Alliance as founding members, committing to transition their insurance and reinsurance underwriting portfolios to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
The Chartered Insurance Institute has named Aston Lark CEO Peter Blanc as president for 2022.
The Prince of Wales' climate insurance taskforce launch will not put a stop to protesters taking to Lloyd's to demand a swift end to fossil fuel cover, activist groups have told Post.
Lloyd’s has taken out a five-year reinsurance policy against payments from its emergency central fund.
AIG, Chubb, Travelers and Tokio Marine were among insurers that declined to engage when approached for comment about a recent report highlighting insurer ESG failings.
The global (re)insurance industry is a key player in helping to decarbonise our economies and mitigate the risk of climate change, writes Swiss Re CEO of reinsurance Moses Ojeisekhoba.
Climate protesters are becoming a frequent irritation for Lloyd's but, as Pamela Kokoszka explains, they are a piece of a bigger puzzle that the corporation needs to do better to acknowledge and play its part in.
It is vital that the education gap around insurance-linked securities is addressed, say Phoenix C Retro CEO Kirill Savrassov and Axa XL assistant underwriter Toby Pughe.
ERS has appointed Ciaran Waters as senior underwriter for US catastrophe and Federico Waisman as head of underwriting management.