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Hiscox appoints Dolphin, Lee and McConnell to key leadership roles

North America01-08-2019Alternative Risk Transfer News, Insurance news, Reinsurance News

Specialist insurer Hiscox has made two new appointments within its reinsurance and insurance-linked securities (ILS) business, and named chief underwriting officer for Hiscox USA.

Markel buys $212.5m stake in MGA Hagerty Group

Bermuda, North America01-08-2019Insurance news, Reinsurance News, Specialty

Specialist insurer Markel has acquired a minority ownership interest in managing general agent (MGA) The Hagerty Group for a total consideration of $212.5 million.

James River CEO Myron steps down due to health, former chief to return

North America01-08-2019Insurance news, Reinsurance News

Bermuda-based James River Group Holdings's chief executive officer Robert Myron is stepping down from the top position due to ill health, the company said July 31.

WTW’s CEO Haley extols ‘healthy growth’ and excitement about TRANZACT acquisition in Q2 2019 results

North America31-07-2019Insurance news, Reinsurance News

Broker Willis Towers Watson (WTW) reported “healthy growth” and expressed excitement about the completion of the TRANZACT acquisition, as the company unveiled its second quarter results for 2019.

Swiss Re appoints Baertschi as new EMEA reinsurance CEO

EMEA31-07-2019Insurance news, Reinsurance News

Swiss Re has appointed Urs Baertschi as new CEO reinsurance EMEA, regional president and member of the group executive committee effective Sept. 1, 2019, replacing Russell Higginbotham.

Chaucer creates new head of underwriting role for Dublin-based company

Ireland, UK31-07-2019Insurance news, Reinsurance News

Specialty re/insurer Chaucer has appointed Jonathan Sutcliffe to the newly created role of head of underwriting at Chaucer Insurance Company DAC in Ireland, which trades as Chaucer Dublin.

Gallagher acquires P&C broker Gillis, Ellis & Baker

North America31-07-2019Insurance news, Reinsurance News

Broker Arthur J Gallagher has acquired US-based commercial retail property/casualty broker Gillis, Ellis & Baker.

Corporate Solutions, catastrophes drag down profits at Swiss Re in first half 2019; CEO remains bullish

Europe, Global31-07-2019Insurance news, Reinsurance News

Zurich-based global reinsurer Swiss Re's half year 2019 net profit fell despite strong reinsurance performance in both property/casualty and life & health segments and investment gains, due to losses stemming from natural catastrophes, Ethiopian Airlines crash, Boeing 737 MAX fleet grounding, and a large reserve charge for Corporate Solutions business.

AXIS Capital CEO Benchimol praises ‘strong’ Q2 2019 results as net income grows

Bermuda31-07-2019Insurance news, Reinsurance News

Bermuda-based re/insurer AXIS Capital's CEO reports “strong” second quarter results were “made possible” by continuing improvement in core underwriting margins, operating return on equity of 12.3 percent, and a 6 percent growth in book value per share.

Arch acquires Barbican Group as it deepens 'commitment to Lloyd’s and London'

Bermuda, London Market, North America, UK31-07-2019Insurance news, Reinsurance News

Bermuda-based Arch Capital Group has agreed to acquire Barbican Group Holdings from funds managed by US alternative asset management firm Carlson Capital, in a move aimed at expanding its Lloyd’s and London market footprint. 

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