Brazil’s evolving reinsurance market still has significant barriers to entry, but economic reform and changes to regulation could whet foreign investor appetite.
Two industry stalwarts, formerly of Willis Re and Maxfield Risk Consulting, have teamed up to create a more diverse and technologically aligned insurance industry with the launch of a fresh thinking re/insurance broker.
Despite an ‘overall satisfying renewal’, according to CEO Jean-Jean Henchoz, natural catastrophe events in the US and Japan presented substantial loss burdens for Hannover Re and with €3.5 billion up for renewal in these regions in the coming months, significant rate increases are expected.
After seeing losses in the life sector and a lack of scale in other sectors, the French insurer is progressing its preparations to sell the Polish side of its business.
With more climate data collected than ever before, an organisation developing an open standard of climate data sharing claims to have the key to unlocking a sclerotic sharing system.
Senior insurance sector leaders emphasised the importance of government leadership in combating climate change during a Fitch roadshow panel discussion on the future of the non-life market.
Fitch analyst explains the global reinsurance drivers in 2019 and discusses what to expect in 2020.
Following Moody’s recent reinsurance renewals report Intelligent Insurer spoke to the ratings agency about the trends in property catastrophe, retrocession and casualty lines.
The complexity of data sharing is a major pain point for the insurance industry, but blockchain has the potential to save members of the Institutes RiskStream Collaborative $300m in aggregate, the group says.
Seismologists have lowered the volcano’s alert status. As the dust settles, Intelligent Insurer asks the experts to put a figure on the insurance losses in the Philippines.