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- May 24 2023
Indonesia carriers need to raise capital to meet new norms
OJK is proposing raising the minimum paid-up capital for non-life insurers to US$67m by 2028, from US$10m currently.
- April 20 2023
Insurtech PasarPolis sets ambitious underwriting goals
The Indonesian full-stack insurtech wants underwriting to account for 80% of its revenues from under 20% now, says founder Cleosent Randing.
- April 14 2023
Tugu Insurance (Hong Kong) continues diversification push: AM Best
After years of 'unstable' underwriting results, the Indonesian-owned insurer has moved away from construction employees’ compensation to focus on lines such as a goods in transit.
- April 13 2023
J.B. Boda Viva Indonesia Reinsurance Brokers names Ricky Natapradja as CEO
He has held senior positions in Sompo Insurance Indonesia and Mitra Proteksi Madani.
- April 7 2023
Opinion: Indonesia’s 1998 riots and their impact on the (re)insurance market
Peter Phillips, chief client officer South Asia at Marsh, gives his views on how the events shaped political violence and terrorism cover.
- March 29 2023
Igloo partners Scor, PVI for parametric coffee cover
It will offer weather index insurance of up to US$1,700 per hectare to coffee farmers in Vietnam's five central highlands provinces.
- March 28 2023
HDI International leads Thai insurtech Roojai’s US$42m fundraise
The funding, which also saw IFC invest, will support its expansion in Indonesia and the Philippines as well as M&A.
- March 28 2023
Lexasure-Blimobil deal to offer specialty reinsurance products
Blimobil is looking to offer insurance for cyber, asset protection, usage-based motor, home appliances and extended warranty.
- March 17 2023
Asuransi Astra to maintain strong capital, reports robust numbers: AM Best
The rating agency has assigned an A- (excellent) rating to the company with a stable outlook
- March 13 2023
La Niña has ended with chances of El Niño, says US agency
The average global temperature tends to be higher during El Niño, with scientists forecasting the summer of 2023 to be among the hottest globally.
- February 24 2023
Axa continues pivot from nat cat reinsurance
Axa XL's property cat premiums fell 36% in FY 2022, while the French giant saw Asia P&C profits rise 34% to US$109m.
- February 21 2023
KB Insurance Indonesia rides on motor line growth, parent support: Fitch
The carrier's premiums grew at 25% in 2022, 52% in motor premium line.
- February 21 2023
Opinion: Asia’s mega rail projects to ignite premium boom
The China-backed infra projects set to generate US$14bn by 2030 come as a blessing for local and international carriers.
- February 1 2023
Indonesia’s general takaful sector grows 57%: Fitch
Despite the spurt in sales, general sharia booked a US$2.5m loss from increased claims.
- January 31 2023
Integra forms alliance with Indonesia’s Axis International
The partnership between the two loss adjusters adds to others for Integra in Thailand, Malaysia, Japan, the Philippines, Korea, India and Pakistan.
- January 17 2023
Domestic market dynamics reshape Asean renewals
While rating downgrades shook up Indonesia, carriers sought ‘payback’ for Malaysian floods.
- January 6 2023
Insurtech Qoala raises US$65m in fresh funding led by Eurazeo
Eurazeo, a French private equity fund, has recently invested in specialty broker BMS.
- December 23 2022
Tugu outlook revised to negative over poor underwriting performance: AM Best
The rating action is despite the Indonesian carrier posting a 15% jump in pre-tax profits for the first nine months of 2022.
- December 19 2022
Regional P&C players bet on Indonesia despite headwinds
The country is seeing a flurry of deals and is expected to overtake Thailand as the largest Asean P&C market.
- December 15 2022
Indonesia wants nat cat cover for certified buildings after West Java earthquake
In November a 5.6-magnitude earthquake rattled the city of Cianjur killing more than 330 people and damaged thousands of homes.