Thursday, November 23, 2017

Reinsurance

Peak Re buys into Caribbean insurer Nagico

Peak Re buys into Caribbean insurer Nagico

The Fosun-backed reinsurer has agreed to buy a 50% stake in Nagico as part of its expansion into non-Asian markets.

Read full article

PhilNaRe to expand life and health business

PhilNaRe to expand life and health business

Expansion in life and health follows PhilNaRe rise in market share to one-fifth last year.

Read full article

Philippine insurers likely to hit US$4.4bn sales target

Philippine insurers likely to hit US$4.4bn sales target

Sales growth likely to come from the country’s non-life insurance sector, according to PhilNaRe.

Read full article

Guy Carpenter hails Panda bond as “historic”

Guy Carpenter hails Panda bond as “historic”

Cat bond exemplifies the benefits of convergence between reinsurance and capital markets, says David Priebe.

Read full article

Chinese monsoon losses almost US$4bn in June

Chinese monsoon losses almost US$4bn in June

The amount is the largest impact of the month, according to Aon Benfield’s Impact Forecasting unit.

Read full article

Peak Re appoints chief risk officer

Peak Re appoints chief risk officer

The appointment signifies a move to strengthen corporate risk management amid rising international standards and requirements.

Read full article

Swiss Re becomes first Swiss firm to obtain China’s RQFII licence

RQFII programme allows the reinsurer to gain access to the Chinese financial market.

Read full article

JLT Re names Asia Pacific veteran as global COO

JLT Re names Asia Pacific veteran as global COO

Craig Brokenshire, formerly COO of JLT’s Asia Pacific region, moves from Singapore to London to take up new role.

Read full article

Bangladesh regulator suspends Standard Insurance

Bangladesh regulator suspends Standard Insurance

Suspension follows failure to reinsure BDT463.3m (US$5.98m) worth of its policies.

Read full article

German reinsurance giant Hannover mulls setting up India branch

German reinsurance giant Hannover mulls setting up India branch

Considers the possibility of setting up a branch in India as a reinsurer.

Read full article

Peak Re to partner with Shanghai Typhoon Institute

Peak Re to partner with Shanghai Typhoon Institute

Collaboration for forecasting on China typhoon activities announced.

Read full article

Thailand’s life insurance industry captures attention of investors

Thailand’s life insurance industry captures attention of investors

Several global institutional investors interested in meeting insurance management teams for possible investment.

Read full article

Swiss Re completes acquisition of RSA’s China business

Swiss Re completes acquisition of RSA’s China business

World’s second biggest reinsurer pays GBP71m (US$111m) to acquire Sun Alliance Insurance.

Read full article

Reinsurers headed for catastrophe, say academics

Reinsurers headed for catastrophe, say academics

The way that reinsurers are bundling catastrophe risk has echoes of the pre-crisis subprime mortgage market, warns a new book.

Read full article

Peak Re makes good underwriting progress in 2014

Peak Re makes good underwriting progress in 2014

After-tax profits came in at US$42 million.

Read full article

Bank Negara approves Malaysian Re’s general and family retakaful business

Bank Negara approves Malaysian Re’s general and family retakaful business

Plans to undertake an internal restructuring for its retakaful business.

Read full article

Reinsurance Group of America names India head

Reinsurance Group of America names India head

Thomas Mathew appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive of RGA India.

Read full article

PineBridge to launch retakaful firm in Dubai

PineBridge to launch retakaful firm in Dubai

Sources say the firm is currently in discussions with regulators in Dubai over licensing.

Read full article
1 8 9 10 10

Videos

Zainudin Ishak, Malaysian Re

Partner Content

Follow InsuranceAsia News

Print Edition

WINTER 2017

Defending Asia's evolving risks