Friday, January 19, 2018

Reinsurance

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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Convergence of reinsurance and capital management roundtable

Convergence of reinsurance and capital management roundtable

Prominent industry voices discuss this important topic and how it is affecting the sector in Asia in a roundtable with Allianz Re.

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Philippines launches parametric disaster programme

Philippines launches parametric disaster programme

The pilot scheme will provide parametric disaster coverage for 25 at-risk provinces in partnership with World Bank.

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Reinsurers drawn to Asian growth

Reinsurers drawn to Asian growth

Strong underlying growth is a cure for many ills, including the need to worry about “innovation”.

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Guy Carpenter appoints new Asia leadership

Guy Carpenter appoints new Asia leadership

Tony Gallagher has been named CEO of Asia Pacific and Richard Jones becomes chairman.

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Promise over profits in India

Promise over profits in India

Less than a year after new rules to nurture domestic reinsurance capability, ITI Re is set to quit the business.

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Solving the pandemic problem

Solving the pandemic problem

The systemic nature of pandemic risk poses a challenging problem for the reinsurance industry.

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