The reinsurance market had $531bn (£384bn) of dedicated capital at the middle of 2021, a $14bn increase on the end of 2020, Guy Carpenter has estimated in association with AM Best.
Julie Page and Jennifer Bell of Aon, Danny Harmer from Aviva and Axa’s Tracy Garrad have all featured on this year’s Heroes 100 Women Executives List.
With this week marking the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington on 11 September 2001, Post looks back to see how the insurance market handled the claims and how terrorism cover has adapted since then.
Peter Zaffino, president and CEO of American International Group, will take on the additional role of chairman of the board of directors on 1 January 2022, the provider has announced.
MS Amlin AG has appointed Michael Koller as chief risk officer replacing Catherine Farnworth who is leaving after more than eight years with the business.
The cost of buying eight businesses and three books of business totalled £92.8m in 2020 for PIB Group, a filing at Companies House has revealed.
The prospect of recreational space travel was brought into sharp focus in July as billionaires Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos both made trips to the edge of space.
Zurich Insurance Group has appointed Paolo Mantero as group chief strategy officer succeeding Giovanni Giuliani who is moving to be CEO of Zurich Italy.
The UK was the leading European country – and second most active worldwide behind the US – for insurance carrier mergers and acquisitions in the first half of 2021, according to research by Clyde & Co.
Willis Towers Watson has set out a three geographies and two segments approach as it restructured its global leadership team in the wake of the aborted merger with Aon.
The impact of Covid-19 saw the European non-life insurance market report a decline in gross written premium and profit after tax. Mathilde Jakobsen, director, analytics, Amsterdam, AM Best, analyses the numbers and reports on the movements in the ranking…
Aon has appointed Rupert Moore to take over from Nick Frankland in leading its reinsurance solutions in the UK as part of a global management reshuffle.
In her first interview since becoming interim CEO of the London Market Group, Caroline Wagstaff explains her route to the role, delivering for government, customers, and future talent as well as how she balances the demands of the market-wide body’s post…
Swiss Re has partnered with Climeworks in a $10m (£7.3m) deal over 10 years to combat climate change using direct air capture and storage of carbon dioxide technology.
Zurich Insurance Group has appointed Peter Kasahara as group chief data officer joining from PWC.
Research by Aviva has shown optimism among brokers about their trading prospects for the second half of the year as the UK reopens from Covid restrictions.
Adam Winslow, CEO of Aviva UK and Ireland general insurance, tackles the responsibility of the insurance industry to use its expertise in risk management and prevention in taking practical action on climate change.
Former RSA group CEO Stephen Hester will become Easyjet chair later this year.
Ardonagh has posted a 33.4% rise in income and a 42.4% increase in Ebitda for the first half of 2021.
Howden-owned Dual can create a “really unique position in the market” as a specialist underwriting managing general agent and push for substantial further growth on the back of the deal to buy US firm Align Financial, CEO Richard Clapham told Post.
Whether the purchase represents an insurance play or not, Sky should present a good fit for smart home no-longer-insurtech Neos.
Willis Towers Watson has named Carl Hess as president and CEO with John Haley set to retire at the turn of the year.
The up to $4bn (£2.9bn) purchase of Willis Re will be a manageable integration costing $250m over three years, according to the leaders of Gallagher.
Gallagher has agreed to pay up to $4bn (£2.9bn) for Willis Re's treaty reinsurance brokerage operations, reviving the deal that was called off when Aon’s takeover of Willis Towers Watson collapsed.