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Generali’s strategy helps to deliver strong Q2 results

Europe31-07-2014Insurance News

Italian insurance group Generali posted strong results in the second quarter of 2014 as the group continued to strengthen its capital position while making a number of disposals.

SCOR profits leap in Q2

Europe31-07-2014Reinsurance News

French reinsurer SCOR posted a 35 percent rise in Q2 profits, benefiting from the low-loss environment.

Aspen wins battle as Endurance abandons bid

Bermuda, North America31-07-2014Insurance News

Endurance Specialty has terminated its offer to acquire Aspen Insurance. It blamed its withdrawal on Bermuda’s corporate governance laws and an unwillingness of Aspen's shareholders to take a stand against what it called the defensive self-preservation tactics of the Aspen board.

Sirius top line eroded; OneBeacon hit with large claims

North America30-07-2014Insurance News, Reinsurance News

White Mountains Insurance Group has posted strong results despite large claims resulting in a 99 percent combined ratio at OneBeacon and decreases in property cat excess reinsurance driving the erosion of Sirius Group’s top line.

Acquisitions continue to drive AJG growth

Europe, North America30-07-2014Insurance News

Broker Arthur J. Gallagher enjoyed strong growth in the second quarter of 2014 driven by its acquisition of 17 businesses.

ABI accuses Moody’s of misunderstanding Flood Re cap

Europe30-07-2014Insurance News, Reinsurance News

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has hit back at Moody’s recent questioning of the structure of the UK Flood Re scheme.

Margins flat but JLT Towers Re makes strong start

Europe30-07-2014Reinsurance News

JLT Towers Re has made promising progress since its inception when the reinsurance unit of Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT) was combined with Towers Watson Re, JLT has said in its results for the first six months of 2014.

Guy Carpenter grows amid bullish Marsh Q2 results

North America30-07-2014Insurance News, Reinsurance News

Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC), the parent of broker Marsh and reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter, posted strong growth and improved profits in the second quarter of 2014 with its reinsurance unit also enjoying 3 percent growth despite tough market conditions.

Hiring spree dampens Willis Q2 profits despite growth

North America30-07-2014Insurance News, Reinsurance News

Willis enjoyed some strong growth in the second quarter of 2014 driven largely by its business in emerging markets and North America. But its profits in the period were reduced by increased costs driven by a number of new hires in the past 12 months.

Canopius poaches Peak Re exec to target China

Asia Pacific30-07-2014Insurance News, Reinsurance News

Canopius Group, the global specialty re/insurance platform of NKSJ Holdings, has appointed Shibo Zhang as head of China market, as part of the ongoing expansion of its Asian operations.

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