Industry Segments: Life Page 1 / 51
- May 19 2023
Sony to spin off financial services arm housing its insurance businesses: report
Sony Financial Holdings, to be listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, owns the P&C business Sony Assurance and life carrier Sony Life.
- April 26 2023
Chubb’s P&C book sees 18.6% APAC Q1 growth
The insurer's global first-quarter operating profit grew 12% to a record US$1.84bn.
- March 30 2023
Generali sees senior management changes in Asia
The insurer's regional head of health has accepted a new regional role, while the head of APAC M&A and HR leader have left the company.
- March 27 2023
How to build more inclusive insurance markets
In APAC, accessibility appears to be one of the most significant factors for the lack of L&H insurance inclusion.
- March 14 2023
FWD refiles for Hong Kong IPO again
The Hong Kong-headquartered insurer had previously delayed the listing twice due to 'a weak market'.
- January 13 2023
India’s LIC could eye health market entry following composite license talks
The state owned insurer's chairman said that 'health insurance fits well into their scheme of things'.
- December 14 2022
India’s LIC and state-owned general carriers could merge for better synergies: Jefferies
Global experience is in favour of composite insurers with benefits in terms of cross-selling, operational synergies and diversification, the report claims.
- November 23 2022
Generali confirms Cecilia Chang as head of Hong Kong life, P&C units
InsuranceAsia News first reported the appointment in September.
- November 20 2022
Chubb gets regulatory nod to raise Huatai stake to 83.2%
The China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission approved the purchase of an additional 35.9% stake in the Chinese insurance group.
- September 26 2022
Generali picks new Hong Kong CEO: sources
IAN understands the replacement for Davide Glavina, who left the company after a few months into the role, is awaiting regulatory approval.
- September 14 2022
FWD refiles for Hong Kong IPO
Stock exchange filing revealed that H1 new business reached US$405m, up 25% year-on-year.
- September 8 2022
FWD postpones Hong Kong IPO until 2023: report
It is understood that the long-awaited fundraising has been suspended yet again.
- September 7 2022
Milliman appoints Ouling Lu as regional head for product propositions
The former Allianz exec will be in charge of South-East Asia, India and Hong Kong for life products.
- August 31 2022
Generali unveils Malaysia CEOs after JV deals complete
Fabrice Benard will head Axa Affin General Insurance while Rebecca Tan will lead the life JV.
- August 5 2022
Chubb bullish on Asia prospects after US$5.75bn M&A deal completes
CEO Evan Greenberg eyes cross-selling opportunities as Asia becomes a US$7.5bn region after Cigna deal.
- June 28 2022
Garry Xue to join Munich Re for Asia client role
Former PartnerRe and Swiss Re exec has over 15 years of experience in the life and health market.
- June 10 2022
Munich Re appoints L&H South-East Asia managing director
Akash Gupta starts on July 1 in Singapore and reports to David Hughes.
- May 25 2022
Shine comes off Asia insurance growth: Allianz
Asia P&C grew by just 1.4% in 2021, compared to 6.3% globally.
- May 24 2022
FWD gets go-ahead for Hong Kong IPO: report
The firm still hasn’t decided when to list, but it is expected to do so shortly.
- April 1 2022
P&C players well placed as Japan steps up capital demands: Moody’s
The rating agency notes transparency, diversification and public scrutiny has helped.