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.
The political risk map of Europe is being changed by a toxic combination of uncertainty — both political and economic, populism, geopolitical changes, political violence and technological advances
Guidewire has appointed Mike Rosenbaum as CEO, replacing Marcus Ryu who will become chairman of the company’s board of directors.
Homeserve Lab’s Leakbot is currently live and working with a wide range of insurers in the UK, Europe and the US. Post spoke to the company’s non-executive chair, former Axa UK CEO and Prudential UK and Europe CEO Mark Wood, to hear about its plans for…
Hiscox has reported a profit before tax of $168m for the first quarter of 2019, up from a profit of $162.7m on the same period last year, despite a higher volume of claims.
Lemonade competitor Hippo has raised $100m in a Series D funding round, led by Bond Capital.
The insurance industry has woken up to the growing criminal threat. However, Dennis Toomey, global director of counter fraud analytics and operations at BAE Systems, highlights that much investment in this area has focused on the external threat.
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.
Neos intends to double its UK direct customer numbers this year, amid international expansion plans and the launch of an add-on product for the UK market.
Sedgwick has bought York Risk Services, one of the largest loss adjusters in the US.
The UK's withdrawal from the EU could leave many travellers with pre-existing medical conditions struggling to get cover. Aquarium Software's product marketing director Mark Colonnese suggests a solution whereby insurers bid against each other to cover…
Exclusive: US-based insurtech Lemonade is looking to hire staff in a Europe office in Amsterdam, marking a potential international expansion for the firm.
Reid French has been replaced as CEO of Applied Systems by Taylor Rhodes.
As the Insurtech 100 publishes, Post caught up with some of the firms listed across Europe, USA and Asia to reflect on the past 12 months, the future, favourite apps and food
The annual Insurtech 100 returns; a celebration of the innovation that is rethinking and reshaping the world of insurance as we know it. Matt Connolly, founder and CEO of Tällt Ventures, which has produced the index, outlines the methodology and what has…
Trials for driverless cars are moving up in the UK, while they have stalled in some parts of the US due to reported deaths. Mark Hemsted, partner at Clyde & Co, argues that the public looking for perfection in this area could be misguided.
Exclusive: Tesla’s plan to launch its own insurance for customers within a month has raised questions over how it will affect its current affinity deals with insurers.
US-based insurtech Lemonade has raised $300m in a Series D round, bringing its total funding to date to $480m.