Monday, February 26, 2018

Singapore

Starr remains committed to Singapore market

Starr remains committed to Singapore market

The reassurance comes after decision to stop underwriting new business through its Lloyds Syndicate 1919.

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Zurich makes new property and energy appointments

Zurich makes new property and energy appointments

The insurer continues to expand its commercial insurance hub in Singapore with new senior regional appointments.

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Singapore chases cat bonds

Singapore chases cat bonds

Lim Hng Kiang, trade minister and deputy chairman of MAS, unveils a subsidy scheme for catastrophe bond issuers.

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Singapore woos cat bond issuers with 100% grant

Singapore woos cat bond issuers with 100% grant

MAS has unveiled a grant scheme aimed at encouraging insurers and reinsurers to issue catastrophe bonds in Singapore.

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Qatar Re names new CEO for Singapore

Qatar Re names new CEO for Singapore

Manik Sethi has been appointed to lead the Bermudian reinsurer as its new chief executive, the company said in a statement.

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Great Eastern logs 21% profit hike

Great Eastern logs 21% profit hike

The improved performance in operations is credited to multi-channel distribution by agents and bancassurance partners.

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Prudential launches fintech programme in Singapore

Prudential launches fintech programme in Singapore

The Pru Fintegrate partnership programme will see the company co-develop digital solutions.

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Markel launches fintech insurance in Singapore

Markel launches fintech insurance in Singapore

The policy offers comprehensive protection for businesses in the financial technology sector in Asia.

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Honan Insurance to acquire Singapore-based NGA Benefits

Honan Insurance to acquire Singapore-based NGA Benefits

The Australian-owned and operated buyer is looking to add to its growing employee benefits business in South-East Asia.

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Zurich names new chief underwriting officer in Singapore

Zurich names new chief underwriting officer in Singapore

Anish Jadav will work closely with the Asia-Pacific Regional commercial insurance team headed.

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MS&AD buys 15% stake in ReAssure

MS&AD buys 15% stake in ReAssure

The group has agreed to pay Swiss Re £800m (US$1.05bn) for its investment in the UK-based closed-book life insurer.

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Etiqa completes acquisition of Indonesian insurer

Etiqa completes acquisition of Indonesian insurer

Maybank’s wholly-owned insurance arm has completed its acquisition of Asuransi Asoka Mas for US$15.35m.

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DBS and Chubb ink 15-year regional distribution deal

DBS and Chubb ink 15-year regional distribution deal

The bancassurance agreement covers five markets: Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia and China.

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Singapore bond issuers urged to take up insurance

Singapore bond issuers urged to take up insurance

Such policies would pay for the costs of calling for meetings and legal and financial advisory fees.

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HDI Global SE appoints new Singapore head

HDI Global SE appoints new Singapore head

Graham Silton will take over from Nicholas Cheng, who is retiring at the end of the year.

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XL Catlin strengthens Asia casualty capability

XL Catlin strengthens Asia casualty capability

Elishe Quek and Alice Chong join as casualty underwriters from AIG to take up positions in Singapore and Hong Kong.

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Chubb appoints two Asia-Pacific cyber executives

Chubb appoints two Asia-Pacific cyber executives

Andrew Taylor in Sydney and John DePeters in Singapore take up new regional cyber underwriting roles

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Aviva Asia launches Vietnam subsidiary

Aviva Asia launches Vietnam subsidiary

The insurer considers Vietnam a market with high growth potential and Asia as a region of strategic importance.

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