Barents Re has had its outlook raised from stable to positive by rating agency AM Best.
Taussig Capital, a hedge fund consultancy, has launched an outsourcing platform to enable small hedge funds to raise capital through reinsurance vehicles.
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.
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.
Capital markets will have to play a greater role in off-setting longevity risk, says a new report by Swiss Re.
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, in conjunction with Deutsche Bank, has launched the pilot phase of its global reinsurance and accounting net settlement service, Netsett.
XL Group has announced the opening of a new insurance office in Lyon, along with the appointments of Auberi Etienne and Clotilde Bartok.
Soglasie, a large Russian insurer, has announced its intention to provide reinsurance capacity to cedants in Azerbaijan.
Insurers must make their position clear on reinsurance credit risk, according to Pitmans Trustees Limited (PTL), an independent trustee and governance services provider.