When she took the reins in January 2014, Lloyd’s CEO Inga Beale became the first woman to head the 330-year old market for specialist insurance in London. She is stepping down while the modernisation process is very much a work in progress – a decision she has called tough – though most market participants credit her with having moved the market forward in a positive direction.
According to the latest report on the state of the global ILS market from the Bermuda Monetary Authority, 2017 was an excellent year—but with a few caveats.
Sponsors and investors showed continued interest in ILS last year, with record-breaking issuance and over $12 billion of new capital brought to market, and the Bermuda Stock Exchange reinforced its position as the ILS listing venue of choice, as BSX president and CEO, and chairman of ILS Bermuda, Greg Wojciechowski explains.
How has London adapted to become a hub for ILS business, asks Clive O’Connell, partner, head of insurance and reinsurance at McCarthy Denning.
The reinsurance industry has been disrupted through competition from alternative capital and is now seeking new pools of risk, according to a panel discussion at the 2018 Insurtech Insights June 19 and 20 conference in London.
Lloyd’s brokers are expanding to achieve economies of scale and become more competitive, Intelligent Insurer finds out in conversation with the CEOs of Endeavour and RFIB.
The new US Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will have meaningful implications for tax-advantaged securities, particularly municipal bonds, as Sean Conaghan, Sean Coughlin and Harold Hawkins of NEAM explain.
The Greek economy has been in recession since 2010 and has the lowest level of insurance penetration in the EU. Nevertheless, there are pockets of growth and optimism, says Gerry Tighe, head of treaty at reinsurance broker MATRIX.
Just shy of eight years old, RSG Underwriting Managers now has 80 lines of business and more than 250 specialty underwriters. Intelligent Insurer speaks to chairman and CEO Mike Rice and COO Miles Wuller about the principles behind RSGUM’s rapid rise and what the future holds.
Tom Johansmeyer of PCS, Verisk Insurance Solutions, takes a look at the potential in cyber risk transfer.