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Hong Kong devises plan to fend off Singapore’s insurance hub ambitions

Asia Pacific17-08-2017Life Insurance, Non-life insuranceChristian Wuestner

Asia offers great growth opportunities for insurers but Hong Kong as a re/insurance hub has been losing market share lately to other jurisdictions, particularly to Singapore. The former British colony will no longer be complacent and is implementing an action plan.

Reinsurance MGAs may be the next step in the intermediary market

Europe14-08-2017Managing general agencies

The market for managing general agents (MGAs) is sprawling with new concepts, ideas, and projects.

New Munich Re CEO sees profits lingering for a while

Europe09-08-2017Life & Health Reinsurance, Property & Casualty ReinsuranceChristian Wuestner

Pressure on the reinsurance operations and investment income are increasingly weighing on Munich Re’s results, but the new CEO Joachim Wenning says that there is not much he can do about the main factors behind it as they are beyond the company’s control.

Swiss Re CEO seeks life deals as P&C remains unattractive

Asia Pacific, Europe04-08-2017Life & Health Reinsurance, Property & Casualty ReinsuranceChristian Wuestner

Swiss Re is seeking opportunities to grow its life reinsurance business as it shrinks its property/casualty operations, waiting for the soft market to ease.

Industry of opportunity

Asia Pacific, Bermuda, Europe, Latin America, North America01-08-2017

Now in its third year, our Influential Women in Re/insurance report remains one of our most anticipated pieces of research and extremely popular online. The nature of the report is starting to change, as are the responses given by those we profile.

Influential women in re/insurance 2017

Asia Pacific, Bermuda, Europe, North America01-08-2017

Intelligent Insurer has handpicked a selection of influential women in re/insurance which are presented below.

Where do we go from here?

Global28-07-2017ILS, ILS issuance, ILS market

A lot happened quickly in the first half of 2017, but should that define the market for the quarters and years yet to come? Tom Johansmeyer of Verisk Insurance Solutions investigates.

London’s ILS hub to have a familiar look and feel

Global, Guernsey, London Market27-07-2017ILS, ILS issuance, ILS market

With London’s insurance-linked securities hub set for an autumn launch, Guernsey Finance chief executive Dominic Wheatley, who before joining the island’s promotional agency was chief marketing officer of the Willis Global Captive Practice and managing director of its Guernsey business, shares his thoughts on what to expect.

ILS hits full capacity

Global27-07-2017ILS, ILS issuance, ILS market

The pipeline of ILS products hit a record high at the midpoint of the year, according to Paul Schultz, CEO of Aon Securities.

Why Russia should embrace cat bonds

Global, Moscow, Russia, Russia27-07-2017Catastrophe bond, Catastrophe bonds, ILS, ILS issuance, ILS market, Investment management

As the size of its economy grows, Russia is increasingly vulnerable to the devastating effects of a big catastrophe hitting the country. To manage these growing risks, the country’s governments and insurers should consider the many advantages of using insurance-linked securities, say Kirill Savrassov of Phoenix CRetro, Clive O’Connell of McCarthy Denning, and Rom Aviv of IBI ILS Partners.

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