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Hiscox adopts Xchanging’s Fees Direct+

Europe10-03-2014Insurance News

Hiscox is the latest insurer to sign up to Xchanging’s Fees Direct+, a management system for handling fee settlement.

Swiss insurer enjoys pan-European growth

Europe10-03-2014Insurance News

Switzerland-based insurer Helvetia Group has posted solid growth in 2013 driven largely by its Swiss home market, which saw 9.9% growth, but with Germany, Austria and France also recording positive growth.

GCube launches political risk insurance

Africa, Asia Pacific, Latin America10-03-2014Insurance News

Renewable energy underwriter GCube has launched a Political Risk Insurance (PRI) offering as demand for political and credit coverage increases.

Cooper Gay man to head JLT Re Argentina

Argentina, Latin America07-03-2014Reinsurance News

JLT has expanded its Latin American presence by establishing JLT Re Argentina based in Buenos Aires, The new venture will be headed by Matias Rosales, formerly general manager of Cooper Gay Argentina.

Willis strengthens Arizona operations

North America07-03-2014Insurance News

Willis North America has strengthened its Arizona operations by appointing Carolyn Smith as managing partner. She succeeds K Wagner who has taken up the position of national partner west region.

Beware of rapid diversification: Willis Re

Europe, North America07-03-2014Reinsurance News

The reinsurance market is in the midst of some of the biggest turmoil it has seen for decades and traditional players should be cautious about diversifying too quickly into lines they may not understand as they try to remain relevant to clients.

Catastrophes highlight need for model development

Asia Pacific, Europe, North America07-03-2014Insurance News

The increasing severity and frequency of losses in some fast-growing countries highlights the need for further investment buy the insurance industry in developing risk models for some of these regions.

Aviva completes £5bn record longevity swap

Europe07-03-2014Insurance News, Reinsurance News

Brokers are channelling premium to bigger carriers

Africa, Asia Pacific, Bermuda, Caribbean, Europe, Latin America, MENA, Monte Carlo, North America, Singapore07-03-2014

Some re/insurance brokers are increasingly channelling premium to a smaller number of larger carriers. While this is sometimes at the behest of cedants, it is also occurring because of exclusive agreements they have with selected players.

US mutuals explore collateralised coverage

North America07-03-2014Alternative Risk Transfer News

A rapidly growing number of smaller cedants, thus far ignored on the basis of their size by the true insurance-linked securities (ILS) markets, are working with other providers of alternative forms of reinsurance to supplement their existing programmes with a growing amount of collateralised coverage.

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