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Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week
Infectious disease is now the second main concern for business executives globally, jumping 28 places from its ranking in 2019 in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the World Economic Forum’s interactive map on Regional Risks for Doing…
Capsicum Re’s new chairman Raja Balasuriya is a “force to be reckoned with,” CEO Rupert Swallow told Post as the reinsurance broker unveiled the executive committee team line-up designed to lead the business through its next phase of growth.
Tony Russell, chief commercial officer at Charles Taylor Insuretech, spoke to Harry Curtis about how insurance companies are upgrading their technology in London and overseas, the changing dynamics in the world of insurtech, and lessons from the…
Axa Emerging Customers CEO Garance Wattez-Richard has won the first annual Geneva Association Women in Insurance Award for her work to tackle the insurance protection gap in emerging markets and protect underserved populations.
Insurtech Tractable is targeting new clients in South East Asia, the Middle East and Latin America after unveiling a $25m (£19.2m) Series C investment, led by Georgian Partners
The former Zurich, Axa and Towergate leader discusses her portfolio of NED positions, challenges for insurers in the current market, the partnership opportunities for insurtech businesses as well as rugby and schools.
One of the original insurtech poster children, Trov recently pulled its personal lines offering in the UK and quickly followed this up by partnering with Lloyds and Halifax on renters’ insurance. Trov CEO and co-founder Scott Walchek sat down with Jen…
Hyperion has £300m to spend and around 20 deals in its mergers and acquisitions pipeline, group chief financial officer Mark Craig told Post as the group announced its 2019 results.
Mapfre chairman and CEO, Antonio Huertas, has urged insurers, governments, international organisations, the private sector, academia and civil society to deliver a combined approach to meet the challenge of climate change.
Hyperion is raising an additional $130m (£100m) debt to fund its acquisitions war chest.
Mapfre has appointed Chris Smith to the newly-created position of chief global brokers officer.
Marsh expects to save around $250m in “cost synergies” from the acquisition of JLT, with up to 3750 jobs at risk.
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
Hyperion-owned broker Howden has named José Manuel González as CEO of Howden Broking Group.
Charles Taylor Insuretech Limited has acquired Latin American insurance technology software provider Inworx.
GBGI has reported a sharp decrease in its pre-tax profits during the year 2017, which fell from $11.2 million in 2016 to $3.6 million in 2017.
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.
Warranty and indemnity insurance has seen significant growth in the real estate sector over the last few years. And, with the cover offering significant advantages to those involved in real estate deals, many expect it to become a standard part of any…
Australian insurance giant QBE is looking to turnaround its Asia-Pacific operations after announcing expected 115% COR in 2017.
Australian giant QBE is expecting a combined operating ratio of 104% and $1.2bn (£858m) loss for 2017's financial year.
Senior executives of major financial businesses admit they were unprepared for the spate of costly natural catastrophes that hit the American coastline at the tale end of last year.
The value of the global non-life discontinued business market exceeds $700bn, according to research from PWC.
Charles Taylor Adjusting has opened a new office in Leeds focusing on construction professional indemnity.