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5 July 2024   Hannover Re anticipates more appetite for blockchain-enabled investments in the future.

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Hannover Re’s recent cyber ILS deal, using a proportional reinsurance structure to transfer cyber risk to capital markets investors, could become a template for further deals and help insurers to cope with burgeoning demand, says Henning Ludolphs of Hannover Re.
Two cyber ILS deals were launched in January in a watershed moment for the market. Here, a panel of experts debate what this new source of capacity for cyber risks could mean for this line of business and end policyholders.
With not one but two cyber ILS deals being launched in January, a panel of experts debate why this new well of capacity for cyber risks is needed and very welcome for a complex yet fast-growing line of business.
Secondary perils were the primary topic at Baden-Baden this year. The consensus is that they mean Europe can no longer escape rate rises, and who pays will determine whether we’re truly seeing a hard market. Intelligent Insurer reports.
Rapidly expanding opportunities in insurtech are being driven by changing behaviours and fast-changing technology.
There remains plenty of scope for further growth if insurers can harness their data, an Intelligent Insurer panel found.
Pandemic-related losses are large but reinsurers look to have avoided the worst with a combination of financial discipline and the arrival of a hard market. Will efforts to inoculate themselves against the pandemic in H1 continue to be effective into the second half of the year, and how will it affect the wider market? Intelligent Insurer speaks to Robert Mazzuoli, director at Fitch Ratings, to find out more.
Investment bank analysts have calculated and explained how the huge insured losses from COVID-19 are likely to pan out for the industry, particular companies and lines, and are affecting already firming prices. Intelligent Insurer reports.
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18 March 2024   The group utilised the global tax asset gain & hard markets to write prudency up to ca. €2bn.
11 March 2024   NFIP limit for the 2024 hurricane season now tips 2:1 cat bond over traditional reinsurance.
8 February 2024   Rate beat trend in US casualty, but Hannover Re feels best on a ‘relatively stable’ book.
8 February 2024   K-cessions ILS cut ‘given the fact that 2023 was a very good year for investors’.
7 February 2024   Japan’s New Year’s Day earthquake may be a ‘reminder’ of exposures as rate talks heat up.
7 February 2024   Hannover grows in XoL at twice the rate of QS, cyber leads cut in American proportional.
7 February 2024   Resiliency reserve likely went ‘significantly higher’ than the €1.7bn year-end target.
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