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Alternative Risk Transfer
As big name reinsurers pulled back from nat cat in the wake of ongoing losses, fresh capital showed little signs of materialising.
Industry legend and entrepreneur Jim Stanard reflects on his career and life in an interview spanning startups, mentors, the future of the market—and his other career in music.
There are some chief execs right now taking a pretty good look at their own affairs in terms of how they spend company funds. I have also heard of a number of companies asking their investor relations teams for a thorough analysis of peer-related performance.
Challenging market conditions and a renewed focus on building its primary insurance business have resulted in Tokio Marine Holdings taking the decision to divest its reinsurance operations in a $1.5 billion sale to specialist Bermuda reinsurer RenaissanceRe Holdings, which is scaling up its business.
Alternative Risk Transfer
The risk transfer landscape is being transformed by consolidation and the idea that bigger and more diversity is better—particularly if access to alternative capital is involved. But, just like in real life, some recent marriages—especially those rushed into for the wrong reasons—may well end in divorce. Intelligent Insurer reports.
Having given up on reinsurance in recent decades, some large insurers have had a change of heart as they seek diversification and the access to the capital markets which reinsurers have developed in recent years. Is their bet that they can handle these volatile risks—and that their shareholders will back them—a risky one? Intelligent Insurer investigates.
American International Group (AIG) CEO Brian Duperreault makes his first major move to reshape AIG and position it for profitable growth.
French reinsurer SCOR has come out relatively unscathed from the record nat cat losses in the third quarter and is expected to be in a good position to take advantage of rising rates in the impacted region.
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24 January 2024   She has worked at Centauri, Tokio Millennium, RenaissanceRe and Montpelier Re.
16 January 2024   Underwriting profit at Validus Re was up ca 15x y/y as LAE steadied, despite book growth.
2 November 2023   The re/insurer reported a $194m profit compared to a $825m loss in Q3 2022.
2 August 2023   Worldwide hurricane PMLs down 60-70%, EMEA all-perils down to 85% amongst cuts.
27 July 2023   Too many years of losses have stacked up for a hard market to get the benefit of the doubt.
26 July 2023   Reduced retro cession turns a 15% GWP gain to a 29% revenue booster.
26 July 2023   Collateralised reinsurance sums disappear the minute they’re freed from side pockets.
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