Cyber risk is more than ever a complex challenge for reinsurance companies. At CCR Group, challenges have become opportunities and the digital transformation strategy undertaken a few years ago with the support of AI initiatives has confirmed this approach. Intelligent Insurer reports.
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.
‘No COVID-19 impact on Q2 underwriting results’ but pandemic has hit investment income, firm reports.
Insurers can make underwriting productivity a priority and drive tangible progress, as Richard Hartley of Cytora explains.
AkinovA hosted its first ‘Ask The Experts’ private event and Q&A evening in May, bringing together some of the insurance, forensics, capital markets, modelling and legal industries’ leading experts on cybersecurity. Bermuda:Re+ILS summarises some of the points made at the event.
CEO Kessler says COVID-19 impact on reinsurer is ‘limited’ and points to a hardening market as ‘perfect’ conditions for SCOR to prosper.
COVID-19 disruption has been total, from mass home working to the rise of videoconferencing and the ongoing uncertainty over what is, or isn’t, allowed. How might insurers make the best of the recovery in a new reality that is still evolving? Intelligent Insurer reports.
Equity raises are increasing as pandemic pressures bite - but the future winners and losers are far from clear
As the pandemic stress test continues, re/insurers are preparing for what comes next, including expectations of a hardening market. This is driving a growing trend for equity raises, with some building war chests and some taking advantage of new opportunities, while others look to protect their credit rating in a fight for survival. Intelligent Insurer reports.
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.
Insurers taking tough decisions on paying shareholders have a lot to consider, and pressure to make the best choice will only increase the longer the pandemic lingers on. Intelligent Insurer reports.