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Insurer Axa pledges €10m to rebuild fire ravaged Notre-Dame

France, Global17-04-2019Insurance news, Reinsurance News

French insurer Axa has pledged €10m to the fund to rebuild Notre-Dame de Paris after a devastating fire broke out at the cathedral on Monday 16 April. French firefighters managed to save the two large stone bell towers from collapse and many of the precious items inside the building were rescued. However, the damage to the roof and spire was extensive.

Glass Lewis and ISS back CIAM calls to block Kessler’s SCOR payout

France, Global17-04-2019Insurance news, Reinsurance News

Proxy advisory firms Glass Lewis and ISS have urged SCOR shareholders to vote against large remuneration and compensation packages for SCOR chairman and CEO Denis Kessler, ahead of the company’s AGM on 26 April in Paris.

Enstar to reinsure Zurich's $500m US asbestos portfolio

Bermuda, North America17-04-2019Insurance news, Reinsurance News

Bermuda-based insurance group Enstar has signed an agreement with Zurich Insurance Group to reinsure its US asbestos and environmental liability insurance portfolios.

Insurtech Cytora secures £25m Series B for AI-powered commercial underwriting solution

London, UK17-04-2019Insurance news, Reinsurance News, Technology News

UK-based insurtech Cytora, a provider of AI-powered solutions for the commercial insurance industry, has raised £25 million funding to expand its product suite and scale into new geographies.

BIBA appoints TMK's Alastair Blundell as first general insurance head

London, UK17-04-2019Insurance news, Reinsurance News

The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) has appointed Alastair Blundell, formerly head of distribution at Tokio Marine Kiln Group, to a new position of head of general insurance.

Capsicum Re swoops for Guy Carpenter MD to expand mortgage indemnity reinsurance business

North America17-04-2019Insurance news, Reinsurance News

Guy Carpenter's Stephen Mathews has joined specialist reinsurance broker Capsicum Re's mortgage indemnity reinsurance division. Based in New York, he will head up the division’s global analytics capability.

Shepherd Compello opens Brexit subsidiary in Netherlands; targets European growth

Europe, London Market, UK16-04-2019Insurance news, Reinsurance News

Lloyd's insurance broker and coverholder Shepherd Compello is launching a new subsidiary in Assen, the Netherlands to support its growth plans across Europe, and ensure business continuity amid the ongoing Brexit uncertainty.

SCOR bolsters global P&C ventures with new appointments

Europe, London, North America16-04-2019Insurance news, Reinsurance News, Technology News

French reinsurer SCOR has expanded its SCOR Global P&C ventures team that forms partnerships with entrepreneurs and innovators to develop new technology-driven insurance and risk management solutions.

Liberty Mutual buys AmTrust's global surety, credit reinsurance business

Europe, Global, North America16-04-2019Insurance news, Reinsurance News

Liberty Mutual Insurance is to acquire the global surety and credit reinsurance operations of AmTrust Financial Services in a move it hopes will support its "goal of becoming a top three global commercial re/insurer".

PartnerRe appoints AXIS Re's Jonathan Colello as Americas P&C CEO

Bermuda, Canada, Latin America, North America16-04-2019Casualty, Insurance news, Reinsurance News

Reinsurer PartnerRe has hired AXIS Re's Jonathan Colello as CEO of property and casualty (P&C) Americas, and president of Partner Reinsurance Company of the US.

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