Investors have flooded the catastrophe reinsurance market with $35 billion in new capital. Bill Keogh weighs up the pros and cons.
Robert Quinn, senior vice president of Wells Fargo, tells Intelligent Insurer why collateralised deals are in higher demand than ever.
As the current low yield environment is expected to persist, insurers have been seeking ways to generate higher yields, and sub-investment grade bonds may fit the bill, says Simon Richards.
As his company spreads it wings and expands beyond its roots in India, Ashok Kumar Roy, chairman and managing director of GIC Re, discusses the opportunities he sees for both his own firm and for global players targeting India.
Carl Boulton, head of insurance from the Non-Bank Financial Institutions team at Barclays, gives his views on what he sees as the big talking points at this year’s Rendez-Vous.
Moves are afoot once again to involve the private sector in the National Flood Insurance Program in the US—a move that would be a good thing for the market and an opportunity for insurers and reinsurers, says Frank Nutter.
The professional liability lines market in the US remains a mixed bag and highly competitive but with opportunities and growth for specialist players launching relevant products.
In the first of our columns from the Association of Professional Insurance Women Isabel Silvestri, its president, tells Intelligent Insurer how organisations like this have helped women break through the glass ceiling and create a new generation of working women.
A recovering investment environment, combined with its solid global position and capital position, makes for an optimistic outlook for SCOR, as CEO Denis Kessler explains to Intelligent Insurer.
As the industry prepares for another conference season in the run-up to the renewals, we asked three prominent industry bosses what the big themes will be at this year’s event.