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- June 2 2023
Volante targets treaty, fac and M&A cover with Lloyd’s Asia launch
The specialty player will be led by Amy Fu in Singapore with initial lines to include property, engineering, motor, casualty and marine.
- 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 23 2023
Axa XL looks to tap into Asia corporate mindset shift
The French (re)insurer sees huge potential in the region with eight Asian markets expected to grow 11% per year from 2021 to 2025.
- May 11 2023
PI specialist ITIC targets Hong Kong and Singapore for regional expansion
The carrier is moving away from marine to aviation and offshore energy, Robert Hodge, head of South-East Asia, tells IAN.
- May 9 2023
JB Boda eyeing parametrics, ILS to strengthen India’s nat cat capabilities
The broker, which has an international footprint, sees opportunities in helping domestic carriers, who are poor at managing climate risk.
- April 26 2023
Gallagher targets South Korea and Taiwan after Japan foray
Following the announcement of a corporate broking and fac operation with 15 people in Tokyo and senior regional hires, IAN understands the broker is close to launching in Korea.
- April 24 2023
New Asia player Deutsche Rück targets expansion after beating 2023 target
Digitalisation, new and emerging risks, regulatory changes and infrastructure development will be regional growth drivers, says Asia managing director Tarik Aouad.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 2 2023
Scor’s APAC leadership faces 1.4 renewals test after Laurent Rousseau exit
The French reinsurer will be looking to capitalise on last year's growth with new CEO Thierry Léger starting in May.
- December 5 2022
Allianz seeks to grow Asian P&C mid-market presence
Eyes expansion in the segment where it is underweight through investments in people and capabilities.
- December 1 2022
Generali’s Rob Leonardi eyes leading market position in Malaysia
As the insurer triples its regional P&C revenue, it is also in advanced talks to find new Indian JV partners.
- November 24 2022
Miller bets on APAC with Singapore energy push
Matthew Hooker and Ron Whyte lay out the GIC-backed broker’s organic and inorganic strategy for the region.
- October 27 2022
Rate rises and healthy pipeline power Lloyd’s Asia renewable consortium
The facility’s US$100m capacity could be increased, says Chaucer Singapore CEO Margaret To.
- October 26 2022
Canopius’ Newman: APAC demand and economic fundamentals ‘still very strong’
The APAC CEO tells IAN about the carrier’s regional expansion as it embarks on its next five-year plan.
- October 19 2022
TMK eyes specialty growth in ‘complex, volatile’ Asia
Pavlos Spyropoulos says the target is to double regional GWP from US$100m in 2022 within five years.
- October 11 2022
Asia needs to deliver ‘acceptable level of profitability’: Mapfre Re’s Javier Sánchez Cea
The Spanish reinsurer has made Asian expansion, especially China, a priority but expects the market to improve margins.