News that Danish unrated insurer Gefion had entered run-off and solvent liquidation left us and others in the industry feeling somewhat underwhelmed.
Danish unrated insurer Gefion will enter solvent liquidation as the Danish regulator has chosen to withdraw its license, the insurer has said.
Insurance Covid-Cast: Insurtech 100 special – ' Property/Contents Focus' with Getsafe, Hippo and Urban Jungle
In the 25th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a trio of start-ups featured in the Insurtech 100, all of which are focused on the household and property markets.
PIB Group has added reinsurance broking to its offering by striking its second deal outside of the UK with the purchase of Munich-based Marx Re-Insurance Brokers.
The global recession triggered by Covid-19 is “like a crash without an airbag” according to Jérôme Jean Haegeli, group chief economist at Swiss Re.
Insurance Covid-Cast: Insurtech 100 special - Lemonade CEO Daniel Scheiber talks AI, European expansion and IPOs
The CEO and co-founder of Lemonade has declared young IPOs better for the long term viability of new technology businesses because it prevents them getting stuck in a state of ‘protracted adolescence,’ comforted by the ‘cocoon’ of private equity.
PREMIUM: Partnering with insurtechs enables companies to accelerate their agendas, the top strategic challenge the insurance market is facing today. As companies adapt to the necessity of digital first, corporate start-up partnerships provide the…
Activity across Acturis’ software platform has reduced by 10% during the coronavirus pandemic, Acturis co-CEO Theo Duchen told Post as he detailed the company's Partners& technology supplier win.
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…
May marks 75 years since the end of the Second World War. The only part of the British Isles to be occupied by the Germans during the war were the Channel Islands, which were under the rule of the Germany Armed Forces from 1940 to 1945. As part of Post’s…
Malcolm Henké, head of Horwich Farrelly’s large and catastrophic injury group, provides a perspective on the potential challenges and opportunities that come with Covid-19 when looking at large and complex injury litigation.
Trade credit insurers are looking at pricing and cover limits as the coronavirus crisis continues to unfold, Post understands, as they warn virtually no sector will be left unaffected by the pandemic.
Like many industries, the insurance market was considerably affected by both the First and the Second World War. With the Insurance Museum coming soon to the City of London, Post looks at the growing tensions in the insurance market prior to the outbreak…
PREMIUM: As Post celebrates 180 years, we delve into the magazine’s archives and look at the impact war and terrorism had on the insurance industry in the 19th and 20th centuries
Analysis: What are insurtechs doing in the face of the coronavirus pandemic – Part Two: Pan-European start-ups?
In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Post content director Jonathan Swift caught up with a number of insurtechs to find out what they are doing to reduce staff and client’s exposure to Covid-19, while keeping operations as business-as-usual as possible…
This winter, three European insurtechs have signalled their ambitions to expand to the UK market. Post investigates whether they are outliers or likely to be the first cohort of an insurtech invasion.
Over the past few weeks, winter storms Ciara and Dennis swept across Ireland, the UK and Central Europe, bringing with them hurricane-force wind gusts and major flooding writes Simon Welton, Swiss Re’s market head for property and casualty for UK and…
Don't underwrite electric vehicle risks in isolation of claims: Allianz GCS practice group leader Schultz
In order for insurers to better adapt to the wider adoption of electric vehicles they need to make sure that they not managing these risks in silos, a global player has warned.
Research by Willis Towers Watson has revealed that $1.99bn (£1.52bn) of global investment into insurtechs in the final quarter of 2019 propelled the yearly total to a record $6.35bn, a leap of 52% on the previous year.
In this month’s column, David Worsfold, a long-running commentator on the insurance market, talks about the fallout from the hardening market, the success of Flood Re and his issues with the Insurance Museum
To tie in with his deep dive into the birth of the UK direct insurance market, Jonathan Swift caught up with Direct Line co-founder and Churchill founder and former chairman and CEO Martin Long to talk about the birth and growth of both companies, their…
Hippo, Lemonade and Zego are just three of the start-ups that have been in the news recently. Matt Connolly, founder and CEO of Tällt Ventures, reflects on a what has been happening for the Insurtech 100 since the list was published in May.
Heidelberg-headquartered Getsafe has launched a digital contents insurance product in the UK.
I wasn’t surprised to see that Lemonade has reportedly shelved its plans for an initial public offering, amid troubles in investor Softbank’s portfolio.