Friday, May 25, 2018

Reinsurance

XL Catlin to open reinsurance branch in India

XL Catlin to open reinsurance branch in India

The decision to pursue a licence is part of a strategy to expand its presence in emerging markets.

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ILS market valued at US$70bn in 2015, says Willis

ILS market valued at US$70bn in 2015, says Willis

Non-life insurance-linked securities added US$5bn of additional capacity last year.

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Japan Post Insurance seeks reinsurance licence

Japan Post Insurance seeks reinsurance licence

The move is reportedly part of an effort to diversify earnings and enhance convenience for customers.

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Smaller life firms in China worst-hit by stock sell-off

Smaller life firms in China worst-hit by stock sell-off

Small and medium-sized life insurers tend to have the most aggressive risk appetites, says Fitch.

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Asia premium growth to outperform world average in 2016

Premium growth will increase despite tougher regulations and a slowing economy, says Swiss Re.

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Natural disasters caused US$35bn insured loss in 2015

Natural disasters caused US$35bn insured loss in 2015

A total of 300 separate global natural disasters took place last year, according to Aon Benfield.

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Marine reinsurance prices fall even after Tianjin blasts

Marine reinsurance prices fall even after Tianjin blasts

The blasts at China’s Tianjin port has had little or no impact on marine reinsurance prices.

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Sumitomo Life approved for US$3.8bn Symmetry deal

Sumitomo Life approved for US$3.8bn Symmetry deal

Approval issued after regulator says deal is not hazardous or prejudicial to the insurance-buying public.

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IAG secures US$7bn reinsurance cover for 2016

IAG secures US$7bn reinsurance cover for 2016

The new programme provides protection for most parts of Asia, as well as Australia and New Zealand.

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Lloyd’s registers first Malaysian reinsurer

Lloyd’s registers first Malaysian reinsurer

AFR Asia Pacific becomes one of only 219 Lloyd’s registered brokers across the world.

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Negative outlook for reinsurance industry, says Moody’s

Negative outlook for reinsurance industry, says Moody’s

Shrinking demand and excess capacity has created sustained pressure on reinsurers.

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Sompo Japan scraps investment in reinsurer Scor

Sompo Japan scraps investment in reinsurer Scor

The Japanese nonlife insurer may also unload the shares it already owns in the French reinsurer.

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Zurich to exit general insurance in Middle East

Zurich to exit general insurance in Middle East

The embattled insurer is expected to exit the region by the end of 2016 as part of a global restructuring.

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Axis Capital to join Lloyd’s China platform

Axis Capital to join Lloyd’s China platform

Subsidiary Axis Syndicate 1686 will focus on treaty reinsurance business beginning January 1, 2016.

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Sompo sets up reinsurance unit in Zurich

Sompo sets up reinsurance unit in Zurich

The Japanese insurer has set up a reinsurance company in Switzerland under its wholly owned subsidiary Canopius.

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China seals insurance regulations deal with Russia

China seals insurance regulations deal with Russia

CIRC and Bank of Russia agree to promote cooperation between the two countries’ insurance regulators.

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IRDA fast-tracks entry of Lloyd’s in India

IRDA fast-tracks entry of Lloyd’s in India

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India is paving the way for an onshore presence.

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Bangladesh cancels insurance licence for first time

Bangladesh cancels insurance licence for first time

Standard Insurance has lost its operating licence for failing mandatory reinsurance regulation.

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