Low first-half cat losses give reinsurers temporary respite as Typhoon Jebi losses continue to mount
Below-average catastrophe losses boosted the profits of reinsurers in the first half of 2019, according to Fitch Ratings.
Beazley saw double-digital premium growth in the first six months of the year, posting a pre-tax profit of $166.4m (£133.9m) largely driven by “exceptional” investment returns.
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.
Cytora, a provider of artificial intelligence-powered solutions for the commercial insurance sector, today announced the largest funding round by a UK-based insurtech in 2019 as it looks to expand its product suite and enter new territories including the…
Insurtech Shift has raised $60m (£45.5m) in a series C funding round led by Bessemer Venture Partners.
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.
It’s time for the final 2018 update on the Insurtech 100, the global index compiled for Post by Tällt Ventures. Here founder and CEO Matt Connolly rounds up the latest investment and partnership news.
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…
Hiscox has spent $15m preparing for business after Brexit, the specialist insurer disclosed in its third quarter trading statement.
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
Insured losses from Typhoon Jebi will be between $3bn (£2.3bn) and $5.5bn (£4.2bn), RMS estimates.
Following on from the publication of the top 100 insurtech firms in April, Matt Connolly, CEO of Tällt Ventures, gives an update on major developments for those ranked in quarter three
For those of us back in the office while the holiday season continues it might seem like time is moving slowly but the Association of British Insurers revealed this week that for every minute we count down until silly season is over and the out of office…
Insured losses from the June and July flooding in western Japan could total up to $4bn (£3.2bn), according to catastrophe modelling firm Air Worldwide.
We’ve reached the business end of the tournament. With the group stages a distant memory, we look back at the thrills and spills of the first two weeks of competition.
The World Cup is well and truly underway, and what a way to get started!
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.
Natural catastrophe risks reveal the need for industrial cover rate hardening, writes Jens Wohlthat, member of the HDI board of management.
Sompo International is establishing a new retail platform to facilitate the integration of all Sompo Holdings operations outside Japan.
Japanese carmaker Subaru is offering three years of free comprehensive motor cover with every new car bought in France, our sister publication reports.
Artificial intelligence can spot dissatisfaction trends but only good complaint handling will help insurers get value out of those insights, explains Mark Parnaby, managing director of Cynergie, a Davies company.
Insurers and reinsurers sponsored $3.1bn (£2.2bn) in catastrophe bonds in the first quarter of 2018, up 34% from the first quarter of 2017, according to data analytics provider PCS.
A veteran of brokers Towergate and Hyperion Group, and latterly insurer Axa, Matthew Reed is now fronting his own insurtech. Here he speaks to Jonathan Swift about how the managing general agent plans to make it easier for brokers to sell corporate…