Digital Partners, the Munich Re-owned insurtech facilitator, has revealed its intention to expand into Asia after hitting £100m gross written premium in Europe and America.
AM Best’s ranking of Asia-Pacific non-life insurers remains dominated by the same companies as last year, writes director of analytics Chi-Yeung Lok, noting the market characteristics of mature and emerging markets stay as disparate as ever
Amazon-backed Indian insurtech Acko has ambitions to pick up between 30m and 50m customers over the next two years.
Indian online insurance aggregator Policy Bazaar has raised over $200m (£150.67m) in a series F funding round led by Soft Bank.
Following on from the publication of the top 100 insurtech firms in April, Matt Connolly, CEO of Tällt Ventures, reflects on the major developments that are having an impact on the 25 top ranked start-ups.
Protectionism is posing challenges to the insurance market, but also creating some opportunities, especially for trade credit cover.
The UK is contemplating liability options as it wants to allow satellite launches from its soil.
When Post published its top 100 Insurtech firms at the start of the month, eyebrows were raised by the inclusion of Indian digital insurer Acko at number two. To find out more about this start-up Jonathan Swift spoke to its CEO and founder Varun Dua.
Over the past four years insurtech has become a very familiar word and start-ups are launching every day to target sectors underserved by traditional insurance. Post, in association with Tällt Ventures, indexes those that have the most potential to…
The underlying underwriting performance of Lloyd’s syndicates needs to improve following the market's first loss in six years, John Parry has said.
The cyber security and insurance industries are focusing too much on products and neglecting the human factor that is at play in 95% of data breaches, a conference heard.
Emerging Asia is set to remain the world’s fastest growing general insurance market in 2018.
Insurers have submitted a wish list to the government of how any insurance specific trade agreement with China or India would look.
Lloyd's and the London market are trying to win back their market shares in Asia, as the region is experiencing the world's most dynamic growth for the insurance industry.
Amazon is closing an investment in Indian insurtech start-up Acko, according to reports.
Concerns remain but outlook for global trade shows positive signs, says Axel Theis, member of the board of management of Allianz SE.
If private equity firms wish to buy 50% or more of an Indian life insurer, general insurer, reinsurer or health insurer they will need to meet some strict conditions.
AM Best’s annual ranking of Asia-Pacific’s non-life insurers includes familiar companies, but they face different challenges
Fast food and parcel deliveries by drones seemed a fantasy just a couple of years ago but it is now close to reality. Wherever you look, they are in the air. They are being flown by leisure users, the French police, UK lifeboats, Indian railways, oil rig…
Morten Gregersen, business development director Asia, Scope Technology, explains the opportunities for usage-based insurance in Asia-Pacific.
Global insurer XL Catlin is to buy a 20% stake in an Indian insurance broker.
Indian state-owned reinsurer GIC Re is to open its initial public offering for 14.2% of the company this week.
Almost a year into her role Zurich UK CEO Tulsi Naidu talks to editor Stephanie Denton about the events of the last 12 months and how the insurer is progressing with its transformational programme.