Re/insurers with their sights set high must substitute old habits and ways of working with brave strategic thinking if they hope to join the ‘power curve’ club of top profit makers. Intelligent Insurer reports on significant new research from McKinsey.
As the evolution of disruptive online networks and advances in technology, such as Uber, Airbnb and self driving vehicles, speeds up, the insurance cover required has had to develop quickly too.
Michael Pickel, CEO of Hannover Re’s German reinsurance subsidiary E&S Rückversicherung, talks rates, insurtech and Lloyd’s of London, with Intelligent Insurer.
The underwriting division of GRP, which consists of seven niche and speciality line MGAs representing over £100 million in gross written premiums, is one of the newest members of the MGAA. The division’s chief executive officer Clive Nathan discusses why now is a good time for MGAs to flourish.
Managing general agents have been popular in the market recently, but what’s been driving this popularity? Intelligent Insurer speaks to a number of newly formed ventures to find out.
Many insurance deals are still sealed according to personal relationships. But AI, blockchain, big data and other technologies can offer advantages the human touch alone simply cannot.
A flight to quality is underway in the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market, following disappointing performance in 2017 and 2018 according to a new survey by Intelligent Insurer’s sister publication Bermuda:Re+ILS.
New figures from the UK Health and Safety Executive point to a possible peak in the number of asbestos-related deaths from mesothelioma. Intelligent Insurer investigates.
Corporate social responsibility has changed aspects of the risk transfer industry over time, but it is now becoming more important than ever for re/insurers to understand its wider consequences, Laurent Montador of CCR tells Intelligent Insurer.
Now seems to be a great time to be running an MGA – but are there downsides? And what is the future for the sector? We asked five MGAs some questions around their confidence, concerns and goals—and their opinions on technology in our virtual roundtable.