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- March 23 2023
GCube bets on Australia’s green transition
The Tokio Marine-backed MGA’s chief executive Fraser McLachlan discusses Australia expansion and Asia Pacific strategy.
- March 20 2023
Zurich prioritises India as it charts out APAC expansion
The Swiss insurer's M&A strategy in Asia is less about "planting flags" and is focused on driving profitable growth, says regional M&A head.
- March 13 2023
Howden to ‘consider strategic acquisition opportunities’ in Asia: Chye Huat
IAN spoke to the Howden Asia CEO on the broker's plans for regional growth and key risk opportunities in energy, cyber, nat cats, and employee benefits.
- March 9 2023
Asta kicks off Asia expansion
IAN first revealed the plans of the Davies Group-owned Lloyd's third-party managing agent in October.
- March 6 2023
Charles Taylor boosts Australia team with eight hires
The property and liability teams each will take on board three new members in Melbourne, Sydney, Perth and Townsville.
- March 2 2023
HDI Global grows its Asean presence with Bangkok office
The new regional division will be led by Somchai Trongwisalpattana who joins HDI Global as marketing director.
- March 1 2023
Canopius expands Australia operations with Melbourne office
The new hub will be led by David Mutton who joins the specialty (re)insurer from Axa XL as casualty underwriter, Asia Pacific.
- March 1 2023
MS&AD CEO’s talks of selling overseas units puts MS Amlin in spotlight
The Japanese giant's chief executive Noriyuki Hara told Nikkei that the firm is considering withdrawal from some five locations where ROE is less than 6%.
- February 28 2023
Opinion: Asia premium momentum paves way for strong 1.4, 1.7 renewals
2022 results and 1.1 renewals show there is still plenty of upside in Asia despite a myriad of challenges.
- February 22 2023
CoverGo appoints Adrit Raha as APAC managing director
Singapore-based Raha joins from another insurtech and will help the company with its regional expansion plans.
- February 16 2023
Chubb’s Greenberg: Asia growth will outpace rest of company
The global carrier's APAC premium was up nearly 40% in 2022 with half of the growth coming from the Cigna acquisition.
- February 15 2023
Ramon International elevates Lee Ellis to chief strategy officer
London-based Ellis will assume board roles across international operations of the Lloyd's broker, which entered Asia last year through the acquisition of CKI Korea.
- February 2 2023
Swiss Re’s Paul Murray handed global L&H role with Urs Baertschi to head P&C in restructure
Regional president roles, including Murray's APAC and Baertschi's EMEA positions, will not exist from April as reinsurance business splits into global P&C and L&H divisions.
- January 30 2023
Christian Colembera named Everest Insurance Australia MD, head of Pacific
Colembera has most recently been Everest's head of international financial lines and UK branch manager.
- January 26 2023
Miller’s Ron Whyte to head Asia as broker targets growth with restructure
Mike Papworth, the broker's former head of Asia and P&C, has become managing director of new division Miller International.
- January 12 2023
Simon Weaver to head WTW’s newly combined Asia Pacific operation
The broker has integrated its Asia operations with Australasia, which was being led by Weaver.
- January 12 2023
Adapting to a new risk environment key in a post-Covid world: AFF
QBE's Lei Yu, Aon's Paul Young and Prudential's James Turner discuss Hong Kong's reopening, talent and ESG.
- January 6 2023
Eliza White handed M&A role at Honan Insurance
The former Asia MD becomes head of growth after the Australian broker made its fifth acquisition within six months in December.
- December 28 2022
Asian M&A: deals that shaped the market in 2022
The region saw global insurers expanding their grip on South-East Asia, broker consolidation and a PE-backed digital push.
- 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.