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S&P Global Ratings roundtable: insurtech’s effects become clearer

Global10-12-2017

New products based on technology and data are increasingly being brought to market, while claims processes are being sped up through technologies such as blockchain, freeing up capabilities for new services, according to panellists at an Intelligent Insurer roundtable sponsored by S&P Global Ratings at October’s Baden-Baden Reinsurance Meeting.

ILS market roars to new heights

North America08-12-2017Catastrophe, ILS

The ILS market had one of its most successful ever years in 2017 and is well placed at it enters 2018, according to Paul Schultz, CEO of Aon Securities.

Missing growth opportunities: Winds of same?

North America08-12-2017ILS

Rather than make the discovery after it’s necessary, it would be much more effective to develop a robust cyber ILW market before it’s needed, says Tom Johansmeyer of Verisk Insurance Solutions.

Cat bonds perform post loss but uncertainty for private deals

Global07-12-2017ILS

The average performance of cat bonds improved dramatically in October, up 0.35 percent, but the performance of some managers will diverge due to recent losses, the complexities of which also mean loss information is still being gathered by many managers.

A promising 2018 awaits re/insurers

Global05-12-2017Property & Casualty Reinsurance, Property and Casualty

After a year that caused historically high natural catastrophe losses to re/insurers which were already weakened by low rates and investment yields, 2018 is set to offer an improved operating environment not only due to rates bouncing back but also stronger economic growth.

London’s road map to the ILS market

London Market, UK30-11-2017ILS, ILS market

London is doing its best to get access to the ILS market, with recent regulatory changes. Clive O'Connell, partner and head of insurance and reinsurance at McCarthy Denning takes a closer look at what has been announced.

Economic recovery in LatAm boosts re/insurance growth

Latin America29-11-2017Life & Health Reinsurance, Life Insurance, Property and Casualty

After a significant contraction of gross domestic product (GDP) in Latin America in 2016, economic growth in major economies like Brazil and Argentina is bouncing back, sparking optimism among insurers and reinsurers.

Insurers discover the LatAm low-income market

Latin America24-11-2017Christian Wuestner

Insurers see increasing growth opportunities in Latin America through the development of products for the lower income population which will help reduce the protection gap in the region.

Insurance CEOs debate technological challenges

Global20-11-2017Life Insurers, Property and Casualty

While the digital world allows insurers to create more appealing products for customers, keeping the data may become expensive as new data regulation becomes effective, according to a November Marketforce panel discussion with several insurance CEOs in London.

Meeting the challenge of flood reinsurance

Global16-11-2017Flood insurance, Flood risk

It is a clear growth opportunity for reinsurers, but flood risk also represents a very difficult challenge for reinsurers to model and price accurately, says Jeremy Walker, reinsurance underwriter at Tokio Marine Kiln.

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