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…
The political risk map of Europe is being changed by a toxic combination of uncertainty — both political and economic, populism, geopolitical changes, political violence and technological advances
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.
Allianz has reaffirmed its commitment to its open platform initiative despite there being outwardly little progress in the 18 months since it was first announced the plan at the beginning of 2018.
The Federation of European Risk Management Associations has elected Dirk Wegener, global head of corporate insurance at Deutsche Bank, as its next president.
New York-based insurtech Lemonade has launched in Germany.
The UK has seen a wave of consolidation in regional broking over the past few years, making competition for viable targets a challenge. In response, several consolidators are starting to look to Ireland and Europe as a potential area of expansion.
My son is learning about healthy living at school and a recent exercise sent home was to spend a day eating according to the Eatwell Guide.
Germany has adopted preliminary provisions, which could see the passporting rights of UK financial institutions, including insurers, temporarily extended in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Allianz Deutschland’s Burkhard Keese has been confirmed as Lloyd’s of London next chief financial officer.
Exclusive: Axa-backed broker Setoo expects to launch in the UK next month, and has outlined further fundraising plans for later this year.
Governments around the world are looking to regulate artificial intelligence and as Lee Gluyas, partner, and Stefanie Day, associate with law firm CMS, explain those that get there first will be the ones to benefit.
Adelaide, the owner of Finch and ICB Group, is looking to acquisitive growth as it aims to increase its revenue across Europe by 150% by 2022.
In his 38th year in the motor insurance market, former Insure the Box CEO Mike Brockman has global plans for his new “revolutionary” telematics and dash cam device. He met Post to reveal how Thingco’s ‘Theo’ works and how he’s determined to bring…
A holding company will be established for Ed and Besso, with Steve Hearn as group CEO. However the two BGC-owned brokers will remain separate companies.
Global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker Ed has been acquired by BGC Partners.
Plug and Play has chosen 17 start-ups to join batch one of its European accelerator, in collaboration with Play Insurtech and Insurtech Hub Munich.
Despite the large amounts of money associated with booking and kitting out for winter sports holidays, there will still be skiers and snowboarders heading overseas this winter with inappropriate cover. What are insurers doing to prevent policyholders…
Exclusive: Car sharing marketplace Turo has credited the unique insurance product for its successful UK launch last Tuesday.
Allianz will become the worldwide sponsor of the Olympics from 2021.
The CEO of Hannover Re, Ulrich Wallin, is to step down and retire from the reinsurance giant in 2019 and will be replaced by Swiss Re’s Jean-Jacques Henchoz.
Global insured losses from natural catastrophes and man-made disasters during the first half of 2018 were $20bn, 33% below the ten-year average of $35bn, according to Swiss Re Institute's preliminary sigma report.
Overall, top-line growth for the 30 largest European insurers has been steady, reflecting the underlying economic conditions throughout Europe, explain Tim Prince and Yvette Essen, director of analytics and director of research at AM Best
Following a meeting with Wefox founder Julian Teicke, Lemonade CEO Daniel Schreiber has pledged to drop a lawsuit against One Insurance and Wefox if the start-up redesigns some features.