Consolidation and the global coronavirus pandemic have driven a slowdown in insurtech investment in the first quarter of the year, experts have cautioned, with the worst of the Covid-19 impact on funding yet to come.
Allianz could see a €1bn (£882m) or more hit from the coronavirus pandemic across property and casualty, Allianz group chief financial officer Giulio Terzariol has cautioned.
John Ludlow, CEO of Airmic, has warned that the insurance industry is at a “critical juncture” due to the coranvirus crisis with member surveys suggesting the hardening market is already forcing businesses to look at alternative risk transfer options.
Allianz Holdings, comprising of LV General Insurance and Allianz Insurance, saw £68m in claims relating to storms and flooding in the first quarter of 2020 as Allianz unveiled a global property and casualty €400m (£351m) Covid-19 hit.
In the latest Insurance Post and Insurance Age video cast brought to you while our journalists are working from home, we present the first in a series of newsmaker specials focusing on the people behind the lockdown headlines.
Ransomware group Maze has published four sets of data labelled as “proof” of its hack of insurance giant Chubb.
Imagine being ‘locked down’ away from your own home; without all your personal belongings and in your ‘safe place’ – your home. Alisa Gold, marketing and business development co-ordinator at ICAB, explains that's the reality for thousands of…
This month we put the insurance industry under the microscope - looking into how much progress the Lloyd's market has made to bolster diversity and inclusion in the sector, the efforts taken to pay out business interruption claims and the industry's…
As investment returns drop due to coronavirus claimant and insurance lawyers have urged parties not to take a short-term view on the discount rate and a possible early review of a dual discount rate saying its a time for "stability and not disruption”.
Insurer RSA has revealed it has received approximately 25,000 Covid-19 related claims, which will cost it an estimated £25m net of reinsurance.
The number of adults identifying as vulnerable in the home and motor insurance markets has doubled in the last year and insurers have been urged to ensure they are being inclusive as the regulator reviews their actions.
Insurance Covid Cast Episode Nine: Could Tiger King Joe Exotic cut it as a fraud fighter or handle big cats at Lloyd’s?
In the latest Insurance Post and Insurance Age video cast brought to you while our journalists are in isolation lockdown we present first in an irregular series - Covid Culture Club - where we discuss things to watch and do at home.
Pet insurance specialist Bought By Many has secured $98m (£78.4m) in growth equity investment led by FTV Capital, having agreed terms sheets with the US growth equity investment firm and five other potential investors prior to Covid-19 lockdown.
Motor claims notifications fell 70% at insurer Direct Line Group in April compared to the same month in 2019, as drivers stayed indoors due to lockdown measures.
Former CEO of Ageas UK Insurance François-Xavier Boisseau has joined the board of ERS as a non executive director.
Direct Line Group CEO Penny James has said 99.5% of its business interruption customers have standard policies and the insurer believes the wording is “robust” enough that it will not be liable for coronavirus-related pay outs on these.
Insurance Covid-Cast episode eight: What is the insurance supply chain doing to keep the sector moving during the Covid-19 lockdown?
In the latest episode of Insurance Post and Insurance Age’s new series of video casts brought to you while our journalists are in isolation lockdown we bought together a diverse group of businesses to discuss how the supply chain has forged deeper…
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association has made six board changes across its smaller brokers, larger brokers, MGA and networks advisory groups, its standards council and an internal appointment.
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association and premium finance providers have warned of a possible hit to broker solvency in the event of bad debts under the proposed guidance issued by the Financial Conduct Authority last week.
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Iprism Underwriting Agency is growing its underwriting and bottom line profits after its restructure last year despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, according to managing director Ian Lloyd.
Axa, Bought By Many and WPA discussed why new technology alone will not save insurers but changing mind-sets to seize digital opportunities will
There has been a lot of discussion within the insurance community about using various new technologies to seize digital opportunities, but is simply investing in new technologies alone enough to ensure success?
The easy answer to the question “when is a consolidator not a consolidator” is when nobody is being bought. Phil Barton and Stuart Reid spoke to Post senior reporter Emmanuel Kenning about their latest venture Partners&.
Insurers, brokers, premium finance lenders and more have been told by the Financial Conduct Authority to consider giving payment deferrals and refunds as well as waiving cancellation fees to customers hit financially by the coronavirus epidemic.