Germany-based Talanx Group and Hannover Re have tightened their underwriting policies to reduce reinsurance cover for coal-based risks.
The Asia Pacific arm of Munich Re Syndicate, a marine and specialty insurance underwriter at Lloyd’s, has partnered with Singapore-based coverholder Nectar Specialty Risk to expand its distribution and middle-market business in the region.
Australia-based specialist insurer POP Insurance Holdings and its MGA subsidiary Fusion Specialty Insurance have partnered with Fractal Industries, an artificial intelligence (AI) and insurtech software provider.
Italian insurer Generali has appointed Francesco Martorana as the new chief executive officer of its asset management arm Generali Insurance Asset Management SpA (GIAM).
Insurance losses from a hailstorm that hit suburban Sydney and regional communities in New South Wales on 20 December 2018 have grown to A$1.271 billion (US$915 million), the latest figures from the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) have revealed.
Specialty re/insurer Canopius has signed a definitive agreement to merge its Lloyd’s business with AmTrust at Lloyd’s, a division of AmTrust Financial.
French reinsurer SCOR grew its global property and casualty (P&C) gross written premiums by 9.6 percent at constant exchange rates at the April 2019 renewals to €548 million.
Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has promoted Emmanuel Silvestre to deputy general manager of its French operation.
Property insurance losses for the ‘Dragi-Eberhard’ winter storms that swept through Europe in March 2019 are initially estimated to be €740m, according to Perils, the Zurich-based data provider.
Swiss Re shareholders approved a new public share buy-back programme worth up to $1.97 billion (CHF 2 billion) in purchase value at the reinsurer’s AGM today (17 April) in Zurich.