Assurant’s Europe boss Christian Formby tells Post how he came into the role, explains the growth opportunities for its B2B2C connected home, lifestyle and car offering and discusses how it faces competition from all angles, despite having no similar…
The global pandemic of 2020 saw insurers stepping back from coverage in some areas of the market and led to calls of a Pandemic Re backed by the government. Post asks if the government can and should step into the void as the insurer of last resort
Gibraltar-based Prometheus Insurance Company, formerly trading as Tradewise Insurance Company, has entered administration.
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches and investments of the week
Briefing: Keeping the Admiral ‘freight train’ on track - what lies ahead for CEO Milena Mondini de Focatiis
In Milena Mondini de Focatiis Admiral has its first CEO who was not involved with the launch of the business in 1993.
Randall & Quilter grew its managing general agent relationships to 36 by the end of the first half of the year, the firm has revealed.
The insurance industry is navigating a period of economic instability and is still unsure what long-term effects the pandemic will have on direct and indirect taxes. Despite this lack of current clarity, it is sensible to plan for all eventualities,…
The top 30 European insurers saw growth in non-life premiums in 2019 and overall profit after tax was significantly higher than in 2018. Mathilde Jakobsen, director, analytics, AM Best, explains what the market is facing
Holidaymakers cancelling trips to Spain in light of the updated travel guidance issued over the weekend are unlikely to find cover under their travel insurance if they purchased policies after mid-March.
As Post celebrates 180 years, we look at the companies that have come and then very quickly gone and ask what today's insurers can learn from them.
Markel International has stopped writing wholesale personal accident and contingency insurance as its refocuses the PACE portfolio exclusively on entertainment with immediate effect.
Zego co-founder and CEO Sten Saar tells Emmanuel Kenning about the insurtech’s significant growth ambitions, how he came into the market nearly four years ago and why he is committed to it for the long haul
The global recession triggered by Covid-19 is “like a crash without an airbag” according to Jérôme Jean Haegeli, group chief economist at Swiss Re.
As countries pull the lockdown lever in response to Covid-19 Tom Helm, head of Claims Consulting at Willis Towers Watson, and David Shepherd regional managing director at Solera ask: what do early global repair industry statistics show, what might we…
Trade credit insurers are looking at pricing and cover limits as the coronavirus crisis continues to unfold, Post understands, as they warn virtually no sector will be left unaffected by the pandemic.
Exclusive: Insurtech Tractable claims it has significantly reduced the key-to-key time for vehicle repairs for client Ageas by at least a week using the latest iteration of its AI technology.
Analysis: What are insurtechs doing in the face of the coronavirus pandemic – Part Two: Pan-European start-ups?
In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Post content director Jonathan Swift caught up with a number of insurtechs to find out what they are doing to reduce staff and client’s exposure to Covid-19, while keeping operations as business-as-usual as possible…
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
Insurtech start-up Collective Benefits has closed a £3.3m seed funding round involving Stride VC alongside existing investors Delin Ventures and Insurtech Gateway.
Admiral-owned Penguin Portals Limited has picked up ex-Skyscanner chair Margaret Rice-Jones as board leader of the aggregator network.
Gibraltar-based unrated motor insurer Tradewise Insurance Company pursued a sale ahead of going into run-off and continues to explore its options, executive chairman Marcus Killick confirmed to Post.
Gibraltar-based motor insurer Tradewise Insurance Company is going into run-off and will stop writing business after 31 December.
In the first of a regular column, David Worsfold reflects on the fall out of the conclusive Conservative Party victory in the 2019 general election.
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.