Some 80% of Lloyd’s managing agents would like to see insurance-linked securities become a permanent fixture in the reinsurance and insurance market.
Brit’s pre-tax profit nose-dived 87.5% in the first six months of 2018 on the back of poor investment returns.
Hiscox saw pre-tax profit climb 27% to $164m (£125m) in the first half of 2018, with the insurer’s retail arm contributing more than half of that figure.
BLM has named Damian Cleary as head of London market and Gavin Coull as head of reinsurance as the law firm targets growth in Lloyd’s.
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Exclusive: Hiscox CEO Bronek Masojoda cast doubt on the UK regulator's ability to make good on its promise to create a flexible framework for ILS business in London.
Parametrics, a specialised form of reinsurance or insurance used mainly in catastrophe bonds, could become more mainstream as risk managers seek to overcome some of the limitations of traditional insurance, according to a survey.
Scor has become the first reinsurer to use the new UK ILS regime to issue a catastrophe bond.
The UK specialty insurance market suffered the costliest year on record in 2017 as natural catastrophe activity took its toll on underwriting performance.
Aon has named Andrew Marcell as CEO of Reinsurance Solutions.
Protectionism is posing challenges to the insurance market, but also creating some opportunities, especially for trade credit cover.
Allianz is to take an 8% stake in Africa’s leading reinsurer Africa Re.
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway became the world's third-largest reinsurer in 2017, ending European dominance over the top four.
Stuart McMurdo has been named CEO of Scor’s UK insurance business.
As economies in the Middle East diversify, new opportunities for insurers and reinsurers are beginning to show themselves. Is the London Market taking full advantage?
Property and casualty insurer Lancashire Holdings saw a 48% jump in pre-tax profit for the first-quarter.
Lloyd’s chief financial officer John Parry, has decided to leave the Corporation after 17 years.
Rate increases remain inconsistent with rises largely limited to loss effective lines of business, according to Jardine Lloyd Thompson.
With more than three million Muslims in the UK, there has long been a feeling that sharia-compliant insurance products should find a market but the reality has proved the opposite. So far, every attempt to establish a takaful insurer in the UK domestic…
Underwriting pressure from the high cost of doing business have caused Fitch Ratings to report a negative sector outlook for London market reinsurance and insurance in 2018.
Lloyd's has opened an office in Morocco’s Casablanca Finance City as the market targets growth in North Africa.
The downstream energy sector suffered its worst loss record for nearly a decade in 2017 with low rating levels exacerbated by one of the worst catastrophe loss years on record.
The perfect storm of conditions that has allowed the legacy sector to boom over the past couple of years looks set to continue throughout 2018 as capital continues to flow into the market, fuelling a pipeline of deals.
Last month once again saw a passported insurer placed into liquidation, with the collapse of CBL causing ripples throughout Europe