Reinsurance trust agreements have gradually grown in usage by the industry over the past two decades, which is also the length of time that Robert Quinn, vice president in the insurance collateral solutions team at Wilmington Trust, has been working in this sector. He sat down with Intelligent Insurer to discuss how the sector has changed in that time and how he turns challenges into opportunities.
The 16th Singapore International Reinsurance Conference (SIRC) promises an agenda filled with top re/insurance execs from the region discussing this year’s theme: Winds of Change.
Research by French reinsurer CCR in partnership with Météo-France and RiskWeaterTech has enabled them to highlight and evaluate the exposure to rare tropical storms of territories the vulnerabilities of which were, until very recently, underestimated, as David Moncoulon reports.
New York-based reinsurance provider AM Re Syndicate has a unique position in the market as it underwrites specialty quota share reinsurance exclusively, as the firm’s Shevawn Barder explains to Intelligent Insurer.
Hailed as one of the few insurtech technologies with the potential to transform the centuries-old re/insurance industry, blockchain is finally moving from 'hype' to reality as companies are becoming increasingly focused on investment returns and solutions with real-world use.
Say its name too loud and it might disappear—the onset of a hard market has been whispered about for some 12 months. Even if rates are hardening, is the industry clutching at straws when underlying exposures also seem to be increasing, and with so much capacity waiting in the wings? Intelligent Insurer investigates.
As the speed of change in reinsurance quickens, driven by technology and new forms of capital, reinsurers must respond by ensuring they attract, motivate and keep the best people, Laurent Montador of French reinsurer CCR, tells Intelligent Insurer.
Two years after VIG Re made the move into Continental Europe, its growth is ahead of expectations as clients who are appreciative of its values, expertise and ethos allow the company to get ahead of the pack to work with them. Intelligent Insurer spoke to chief executive Johannes Martin Hartmann.
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.