Sunday, November 19, 2017

Reinsurance

Disaster coverage could become too expensive

Disaster coverage could become too expensive

The industry needs to find solutions if it wants to adapt to the threat of climate change, according to Munich Re.

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Peak Re wins MAS authorisation

Peak Re wins MAS authorisation

The company has been authorised as a life and general reinsurer by the Monetary Authority of 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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An end to softness?

An end to softness?

After three hurricanes in the US and two earthquakes in Mexico, reinsurers are probably facing a loss of around US$100bn.

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Asia to drive continued global insurance growth

Asia to drive continued global insurance growth

Emerging markets in Asia have the greatest potential for growth over the next few years, says Munich Re.

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Big losses expected from recent hurricanes

Big losses expected from recent hurricanes

The global insurance industry may face losses of up to US$100bn from hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.

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India’s GIC sets IPO for 11 October

India’s GIC sets IPO for 11 October

IPO set to be be the biggest listing in India in seven years.

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Lloyd’s expects to post a net loss for 2017

Lloyd’s expects to post a net loss for 2017

Hurricanes in the US, plus the Mexican earthquake and floods and typhoons in Asia have taken their toll.

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Vietnam market remains upbeat

Vietnam market remains upbeat

Sustained product awareness and continued economic expansion have helped premiums to grow 21%.

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Gen Re eyes further expansion in India

Gen Re eyes further expansion in India

The Berkshire Hathaway unit plans to corner a larger share of the country’s fast-growing reinsurance market.

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Reinsurers suffering from rush of natural disasters

Reinsurers suffering from rush of natural disasters

Global reinsurers are starting to feel the effects of the recent frequency of hurricanes and earthquakes.

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Hurricane Harvey highlights insurance protection gap

Hurricane Harvey highlights insurance protection gap

A significant proportion of the unprecedented flood losses generated by the hurricane will be uninsured.

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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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GC Securities and Marsh launch ILS platform

GC Securities and Marsh launch ILS platform

The JV standardises the placement process for collateralised reinsurance and private catastrophe bond deals.

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Reinsurers look to Asia

Reinsurers look to Asia

As market conditions get “ugly”, Asian diversification is more important than ever for reinsurers.

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PartnerRe names new CEO for L&H in Asia

PartnerRe names new CEO for L&H in Asia

Jerome Matrundola joins from SCOR to lead the life and health business in the region.

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Reinsurance industry braces for Harvey impact

Reinsurance industry braces for Harvey impact

Will the storm, the first major hurricane to make landfall in the US since 2005, bring an end to the soft reinsurance market?

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Willis Towers Watson hires P&C consulting head for S Asia

Willis Towers Watson hires P&C consulting head for S Asia

David Maneval will be responsible for developing the non-life insurance consulting practice across Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam.

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