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Barents Re outlook positive

Europe, MENA, North America28-09-2012Reinsurance News

Barents Re has had its outlook raised from stable to positive by rating agency AM Best.

Outsourcing platform for hedge fund reinsurance vehicles launched

Europe, North America27-09-2012Alternative Risk Transfer News, Capital Management News, Reinsurance News

Taussig Capital, a hedge fund consultancy, has launched an outsourcing platform to enable small hedge funds to raise capital through reinsurance vehicles.

Demand for liability cover increasing

Asia Pacific, MENA27-09-2012Insurance news

Heightened demand, coupled with competitive pricing, has led to an increase in the amount of liability insurance purchased compared to four years ago, according to research by broker Marsh.

Tawa to sell KX Re and OX Re

Europe, North America25-09-2012Insurance news, Reinsurance News

Specialised insurance industry investor Tawa plc (Tawa) has signed a share purchase agreement to sell all of its shares in KX Reinsurance Company Limited (KX Re) to Catalina Holdings Limited.

Insurers can’t cope with longevity risk alone

Europe24-09-2012Alternative Risk Transfer News, Insurance news, Reinsurance News

Capital markets will have to play a greater role in off-setting longevity risk, says a new report by Swiss Re.

Bundling risk exposes reinsurers to surprise shocks

Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, MENA, North America21-09-2012Reinsurance News

An increasing trend for bundling risk across multiple territories is reducing transparency and increasing reinsurers’ exposure to surprise financial shocks, according to a report by the Insurance Intellectual Capital Initiative.

Xchanging launches pilot reinsurance and accounting settlements service

Europe21-09-2012Insurance news, Reinsurance News

Xchanging, in conjunction with Deutsche Bank, has launched the pilot phase of its global reinsurance and accounting net settlement service, Netsett.

XL opens new French office

Europe, France20-09-2012Casualty, Insurance news, Property cat

XL Group has announced the opening of a new insurance office in Lyon, along with the appointments of Auberi Etienne and Clotilde Bartok.

Soglasie to provide reinsurance capacity in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan, Europe, Russia20-09-2012Reinsurance News

Soglasie, a large Russian insurer, has announced its intention to provide reinsurance capacity to cedants in Azerbaijan.

Greater transparency needed over reinsurance credit risk

Europe19-09-2012Insurance news, Reinsurance News

Insurers must make their position clear on reinsurance credit risk, according to Pitmans Trustees Limited (PTL), an independent trustee and governance services provider.

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