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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.
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After the stock exchange jolts earlier this month, Thomas Liebi, head of US & UK market strategy at Zurich, analyses whether inflation fears are justified.
A private equity consortium led by Centerbridge Partners has completed its acquisition of Canopius.
Japanese tech-to-financial conglomerate SoftBank is exploring the possibility of taking a $10bn stake in reinsurer Swiss Re, reports suggest.
Emerging Asia is set to remain the world’s fastest growing general insurance market in 2018.
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.
Concerns remain but outlook for global trade shows positive signs, says Axel Theis, member of the board of management of Allianz SE.
Tysers has bought the London-based commercial lines business of Cosmos Services for an undisclosed sum.
Spanish reinsurer Mapfre Re is opening up a representative office in Tokyo on 1 December.
Evariste Yeung has left insurer AIG in Japan to become a consultant for Willis Towers Watson.
Pandemics bonds have launched, with the help of the insurance market, to channel surge funding to developing countries dealing with a disease outbreak.