Industry Segments: Underwriting Page 1 / 11
- May 29 2023
GIC Re’s COR improves to 109.3% for FY 2022
Overall profit more than tripled despite significant underwriting losses, while GWP declined.
- May 25 2023
Axa XL hires Nicholas Strong as senior casualty underwriter
Sydney-based Strong joins from CGU Insurance, where he held a similar role.
- May 24 2023
Reliance General Insurance promotes Namita Rohra to liability, credit and specialty head
Mumbai-based Namita Rohra was earlier segment head liability for cyber and specialty lines in Reliance General.
- May 17 2023
Tokio Marine withdraws from select Pacific markets: report
The insurer exits Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands as margins deteriorated in 2022 as medical claims rebounded.
- May 15 2023
HDI Global beefs up Australia team with senior AIG duo
Jae Ramsbotham has been appointed senior underwriter, crisis management, Asia Pacific and Ryan Green as senior underwriter - management liability.
- May 9 2023
Shawnna Lin joins Starr Insurance as senior underwriter
Singapore-based Lin joins from MS&AD Group owned MS First Capital.
- May 7 2023
Three key QBE subsidiaries handed ratings upgrades
AM Best revised outlook to stable for North America, Europe and UK subsidiaries on improved underwriting and operating performance metrics.
- May 2 2023
Berkley bolsters Korean desk with senior marine underwriter from UIB
Hans Hwang joins the team as marine underwriting manager in Singapore.
- May 2 2023
Canopius strengthens Australia treaty team with Aspen Re hires
The Lloyd's (re)insurer has hired Andrew Parker as head of treaty for Australia and New Zealand and Paul Wedlock as head of property treaty for the region, who are also joined by casualty underwriter Peter Mattei.
- April 27 2023
Ping An P&C combined ratio rises to 98.7% in Q1
The Chinese insurer said that claim expenses of the guarantee insurance business increased due to 'changes in the market environment'.
- April 21 2023
QBE to maintain high-single digit growth in 2023 with a 93.5% COR target: Fitch
Fitch’s CreditSights has re-initiated coverage on QBE Group Insurance with a ‘market perform’ recommendation.
- April 20 2023
Korean P&C insurers falling short on oil and gas exclusions
While most of the insurers have started acting on coal policies, only Samsung has extended it to the petroleum industries.
- April 17 2023
HKFI seeks easier re-domiciliation and improved positioning to attract global majors
Policy recommendations have been submitted by the Hong Kong Federation of Insurers to the Financial Services and Treasury Bureau and the Insurance Authority.
- 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.
- March 28 2023
China Pacific P&C COR improves to 97.3%, non-motor sales spurt
The Chinese giant's P&C GWP climbed 11.6% to US$23.8bn in FY 2022.
- March 24 2023
China Taiping’s Macau P&C arm could see 71% COR ‘normalise’ this year: AM Best
The economy in the gambling mecca is showing signs of recovery from the pandemic with tourists returning.
- 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 22 2023
Further correction to Asia marine likely to be elusive
The market is still under-priced but rate increases lag behind the European and US markets.
- March 15 2023
QBE elevates Andex Fung to head of Asia SME
Fung was most recently QBE's head of retail and SME underwriting for Hong Kong.
- March 14 2023
Markel hires downstream energy underwriter from Scor in Singapore
JJ Wong has become one of five downstream underwriters at the global player.