Industry Segments: property Page 1 / 3
- May 29 2023
Swiss Re CorSo sees growth in APAC through ‘bespoke offerings’
While the carrier is looking to grow its Japan, South-East Asia footprint, it has a 'big focus' on its parametric and global programmes offerings.
- May 17 2023
Cyclone Gabrielle losses climb to US$1.2bn: Perils
New Zealand has experienced nearly US$2.3bn of insured losses this year from two events, the loss data aggregator said.
- April 13 2023
AIG appoints Chris Colahan as APAC president
Colahan will join AIG from Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance where he was president of UK & Europe.
- April 12 2023
AIG Asia Pacific hires Cassandra Chua as a senior property underwriter
Based in Singapore, Chua, a former Swiss Re underwriter, specialises in property and casualty risks.
- March 22 2023
Sun Hung Kai Properties Insurance underwriting results to outperform peers: AM Best
The rating agency has affirmed the Hong Kong insurer's rating at A (excellent) with a stable outlook.
- March 13 2023
Perils pegs Queensland, NSW floods final cost at US$4.35bn
Property accounted for 90.5% of the total losses while the remaining came from motor, the loss data specialist said.
- February 23 2023
Axa XL appoints APAC broker and distribution leader, names China property head
Winston Zhuo joins in Shanghai from Allianz, while Carlson Grote has switched to distribution from client management.
- 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 14 2023
FM Global handed Korea licence
The commercial property specialist has appointed Yong-Ju Shim as the Seoul office manager.
- February 6 2023
Asia Q4 2022 property pricing up 2% as casualty fell 1%: Marsh
Cyber rates increased 22%, an improvement over previous quarters, as more capacity entered the market.
- February 3 2023
Chinese insurtech Cheche Group initiates SPAC merger for US listing
The transaction values the combined company at an enterprise value of US$841m.
- January 27 2023
Australia’s October 2022 flood losses rise 6.4% to US$598m: Perils
The estimate includes property and motor hull losses for the majority of the market for floods in NSW, Victoria and Tasmania.
- January 25 2023
Aon implements OED standard for property reinsurance risk modelling
Initial testing on reinsurance placement data for Japan, Australia and China has proved highly successful.
- January 11 2023
Axa XL’s James Shilling to lead Australia property, energy and construction
Based in Sydney, he was most recently Axa XL’s head of international property, Australia.
- December 12 2022
Korean Re to reduce overseas property cat exposure
The South Korean reinsurer hit by Covid claims and nat cats will expand casualty and specialty lines, according to AM Best.
- November 30 2022
Zurich relocates UK exec as Australia property and marine head
Evan Moore will start in the newly created Sydney-based role in February.
- November 16 2022
Korean property insurers raided over price rigging: report
The seven property insurers, including Samsung Fire & Marine and KB Insurance, were fined by the Fair Trade Commission in April.
- November 1 2022
APAC commercial rates moderate as cyber pricing shoots up: Marsh
Pricing in the Pacific climbed 5% in Q3, down from 7% in Q2, while Asia was up 2%, down from 3%.
- October 31 2022
Rising rates, capacity pinch leave strata cover high and dry
With an increase in cat activity, strata has been the worst-performing property line in Australia.
- October 28 2022
AGCS’ Nick Wood steps up to lead APAC property
The deputy APAC property head is replacing Victorio Villar who is leaving the firm at the end of the year to pursue “other interests”.