Navigators has purchased two Belgium-based businesses in a €35m deal which it hopes will allow continued access to the European market after Brexit.
Technology can’t influence the weather but can change its outcomes during surge, explains Claims Consortium’s operations director Connie Beasley.
Powerful Typhoon Hato cost insurers in Macau nearly $400m (£298m), almost one and a half times the annual gross premium for the small market. Nicky Burridge takes a closer look.
Denmark’s largest insurance company Tryg is to buy competitor Alka Forsikring for 8.2bn DKr (£1bn).
This month's movers and shakers in the insurance industry.
Lemonade CEO Daniel Schreiber talks about the expansion plans of the US-based start-up that uses artificial intelligence to validate claims and donates profits to charities.
Recent natural catastrophe activity across the Atlantic has sped up Ascot’s expansion plans, the group's CEO told Post.
Tackling the rising costs of escape of water claims must be the “number one priority” for the domestic property insurance market, the Association of British Insurers has said.
Home insurance premiums are soaring as rising inflation increases the cost of claims while fraud escalates, according to research findings.
Connected devices can help underwrite and mitigate household risks, but they also open the door to cyber vulnerabilities.
The leading lights of underwriting gathered last night at Post’s annual Underwriting Service Awards. The winners are below:
Former Aspen Re head Stefan Long has launched managing general agent Chord Re, which will underwrite on behalf of Neon Syndicate 2468.
Agora Syndicate 3268 has received approval from Lloyd’s to commence underwriting business from 1 January 2018.
James Pilgrim-Morris, head of claims at Hiscox UK & Ireland, says it's time to get all hands on deck to tackle escape of water.
The insurance industry is worried about the energy sector. This already complicated and fragmented industry is getting more complex, especially with pressure from governments to increase production from renewable sources, just as the risks it faces are…
Zuich Singapore has made two senior appointments for its Asia-Pacific property and energy divisions.
Investment vehicle Global Risk Partners has acquired a majority stake in Poole-based Alan & Thomas Insurance Group.
Fast food and parcel deliveries by drones seemed a fantasy just a couple of years ago but it is now close to reality. Wherever you look, they are in the air. They are being flown by leisure users, the French police, UK lifeboats, Indian railways, oil rig…
Insurers have backed calls from the National Fire Chiefs Council to fit all refurbished schools with sprinklers.
Guy Miller, head of macroeconomics at Zurich, looks at the risks associated with extreme weather and anti-climate change initiatives.
Allan Macpherson, operations chief engineer at FM Global, explains how the commercial damage caused by fire can be mitigated.
Local government insurance has to deal with emerging risks. How is it adapting as competition increases?
Organisations spend on average four times more on insuring physical damage, such as property, plant and equipment insurance, than they do on insuring information assets.
The Canadian market offers unique opportunities for UK brokers, explains Servca's managing director Nomaan Jamal.