The top 30 European insurers saw growth in non-life premiums in 2019 and overall profit after tax was significantly higher than in 2018. Mathilde Jakobsen, director, analytics, AM Best, explains what the market is facing
As Post celebrates 180 years, we look at the companies that have come and then very quickly gone and ask what today's insurers can learn from them.
Zego co-founder and CEO Sten Saar tells Emmanuel Kenning about the insurtech’s significant growth ambitions, how he came into the market nearly four years ago and why he is committed to it for the long haul
The High Court has green-lit Lloyd’s plans for notifying European policyholders that their business will be transferred to the market’s Brussels branch later this year.
As countries pull the lockdown lever in response to Covid-19 Tom Helm, head of Claims Consulting at Willis Towers Watson, and David Shepherd regional managing director at Solera ask: what do early global repair industry statistics show, what might we…
Insurtech Tractable is targeting new clients in South East Asia, the Middle East and Latin America after unveiling a $25m (£19.2m) Series C investment, led by Georgian Partners
Similarly to developments in the auto industry, unmanned seafaring vessels could become prevalent in the future. But today the trend is towards partial autonomy. Valerie Hart looks at the prospects of improving vessel performance and safety, hurdles, and…
Gross written premium reported by the 30 largest European insurers in 2018 was 4.4% higher than the aggregated figure for the previous year but those writing significant business outside of the eurozone have seen foreign exchange rate movements having an…
Zego has struck up a deal with e-scooter start-up Dott, which will see it enter the French and Belgian markets for the first time.
Belgian insurtech Qover has raised €8m in its latest funding round and will look to continued growth in Europe.
Lloyd’s Brussels has gained authorisation to continue writing insurance and reinsurance risks in Monaco following the UK’s planned exit from the European Union on 29 March.
Charles Taylor Adjusting has opened a new office in Belgium as it looks to expand its property and casualty business in Europe.
Lloyd’s Brussels has appointed Sonja Rottiers as its CEO. She will also be Lloyd’s regional director for Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Lloyd’s chief commercial officer, Vincent Vandendael, is to leave the Corporation after almost six years, moving to Everest Insurance as CEO of International Insurance in early 2019.
A regulatory deal is urgently needed to address Brexit contract issues for the insurance sector, the Association of British Insurers has said.
The London and International Insurance Brokers’ Association has written to the Prime Minister raising concerns over the government’s planned equivalence regime for brokers post-Brexit.
Missing cars, cross-border investigations, stolen identities and organised crime. Not your average case...
Cycle insurers have mixed feelings about the European proposal to mandate insurance for electric bikes.
Ageas Group claims to have had “no indication of concrete interest” of a takeover bid from Fosun, despite reports that the Chinese multinational is eyeing the insurer.
The anatomy of European flooding means insurers and reinsurers should model their potential losses across several countries, explains Dr Maurizio Savina, director at RMS.
This year’s World Cup in Russia has widely been regarded as one of the best ever.
AM Best has assigned the Lloyd’s Brussels hub a Financial Strength Rating of ‘A’ (Excellent) and a Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of ‘a+’.
The future can be a perilous place, especially for the insurance sector, says Peter Staddon, managing director of the Managing General Agents’ Association. In an environment typified by tough market conditions, Brexit, and increasing waves of regulation,…
International cargo theft has a huge impact on the frequency and severity of insurance claims and the problem is increasing.