Singapore Reinsurance had a profitable first quarter of 2018, with a profit before tax of $5.94 million, an increase of 13.4 percent year-on-year.
Re/insurance broker Miller has expanded its credit and political risks unit with the hiring of Marsh and RKH Specialty executives, Oscar Moseley and Rosie Denee, in London.
American International Group (AIG) is creating two new insurance companies, one in the UK and one in Luxembourg and is splitting the European business among them ahead of the UK leaving the EU.
US personal lines insurer Allstate Corporation estimated catastrophe losses at $361 million, pre-tax, and $285 million after-tax, for the first quarter 2018.
Blocksure has developed a revolutionary insurance operating system covering sales, administration, and claims and built on blockchain technology, as chief executive Ranvir Saggu explains to Intelligent Insurer.
Arch Capital Group’s US mortgage insurance operation Arch Mortgage Insurance Company (Arch MI) secured $374,460,000 of indemnity reinsurance from Bellemeade Re 2018-1, a special purpose insurer.
A hypothetical magnitude 7.0 earthquake epicentered in Oakland would damage more than a million homes and less than 10 percent of total residential losses would be insured because of a low residential earthquake insurance take-up in the Bay Area, according to a scenario developed by the US Geological Survey (USGS).
AXIS Re, the reinsurance arm of Bermuda-based AXIS Capital Holdings, has appointed AIG's Megan Thomas as chief underwriting officer, responsible for product and portfolio management within AXIS Re.
Munich Re has appointed Angela Homm as global CFO of its subsidiary Digital Partners, which was established by the German reinsurer in 2016 to explore insurtech opportunities and partner with the industry disruptors.
Claims from hurricane Irma which struck Florida in September 2018 have reached $8.6 billion in the state, according to the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation.