Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Singapore

Aviva Investors launches two Singapore multi-strategy funds

Aviva Investors launches two Singapore multi-strategy funds

Both funds invest in a globally diversified multi-strategy portfolio with low targeted volatility.

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Singapore’s life insurance business up 15% in Q3

Singapore’s life insurance business up 15% in Q3

Premiums rose due to a significant uptake in savings-type products through banking channels.

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Singapore is now Lloyd’s largest hub outside UK

Singapore is now Lloyd’s largest hub outside UK

Lloyd’s new platform in CapitaGreen now hosts 24 syndicates and more than 380 people.

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See you at SIRC

See you at SIRC

Insurers, reinsurers and risk managers will gather next week for the 13th Singapore International Reinsurance Conference.

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Great American Insurance opens in Singapore

Great American Insurance opens in Singapore

The US-headquartered insurer expects to employ about 100 staff in Singapore over the next five years.

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AIG appoints first independent directors in Singapore

AIG appoints first independent directors in Singapore

Shirish Apte and Isabella Loh have agreed to a three-year term, effective from mid-October.

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ACE introduces insurance for PE, VC firms in Asia

ACE introduces insurance for PE, VC firms in Asia

The new product protects private equity and venture capital firms in Hong Kong and Singapore.

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UAE firm acquires Singapore unit of Zurich Life

UAE firm acquires Singapore unit of Zurich Life

Nexus Investment will be one of the largest advisory firms in Singapore following the acquisition.

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MAS fines Mercer for unlicensed life insurance sales

MAS fines Mercer for unlicensed life insurance sales

The Singapore regulator has fined Mercer for arranging contracts without appropriate licences.

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Asia is home to the world’s riskiest cities

Asia is home to the world’s riskiest cities

The region’s cities face diverse threats, ranging from storms and earthquakes to market crashes and pandemics.

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Cigna names new Singapore country manager

Cigna names new Singapore country manager

Lena Tsia will lead the company as it realigns Singapore and Asia-Pacific businesses.

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Singapore life insurers post 3% sales rise in H1

Singapore life insurers post 3% sales rise in H1

Lion City sees slim growth in both single premium and regular premium business.

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Singapore to implement compulsory insurance scheme

Singapore to implement compulsory insurance scheme

Starting November 1, all citizens and permanent residents will be covered under the national lifelong insurance scheme.

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Singapore proposes rules for public selling of insurance

Singapore proposes rules for public selling of insurance

Proposed guidelines to minimise risks to consumers from aggressive public marketing tactics.

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Asia’s non-life market to continue growth

Asia’s non-life market to continue growth

Southeast Asia and emerging countries to lead premium growth of the non-life market this year, according to the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

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Skilled insurance brokers in demand in Singapore

Skilled insurance brokers in demand in Singapore

A skills shortage in the Lion City is forcing insurers to look overseas for talented insurance specialists.

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Singapore mandates compareFIRST submissions

Singapore mandates compareFIRST submissions

MAS will require all insurers in Singapore to submit information to new one-stop online portal.

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Standard Life shuts Singapore business

Standard Life shuts Singapore business

Firm remains committed to its Asian business with focus on Chinese and Indian partners.

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