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Hiscox Re appoints four; Merrett’s return delayed

Europe, North America11-07-2013Alternative Risk Transfer News, Reinsurance News

Hiscox Re has made several senior appointments, which the reinsurer says will allow it to provide better underwriting decisions with bigger lines to key brokers and clients.

New capital cut cat rates at July 1 renewals

Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, MENA, North America10-07-2013Reinsurance News

Capital from third-party investors drove reinsurance market rates on line (ROLs) down at the July 1 renewals, as pricing in the capital markets broke away from levels set by the traditional market for the first time.

Complex sanctions can hit business

Europe, MENA, North America10-07-2013Insurance news, Reinsurance News

As New York's finance regulator sets his sights on reinsurance firms that are allegedly breaking US laws in relation to Iran, there is a growing recognition of what a minefield this area is becoming for global reinsurers.

Holborn takes equity stake in Stonybrook Capital

North America09-07-2013Reinsurance News

US reinsurance broker Holborn Corporation has acquired an ownership stake in Stonybrook Capital, an investment banking advisor serving insurance and reinsurance industry clients.

US reinsurers’ premiums hit 10-year high

North America09-07-2013Reinsurance News

Reinsurers in the US wrote record levels of net premiums in 2012 hitting levels not seen in a decade, according to the Reinsurance Association of America (RAA).

Enstar to acquire Torus; CEO is replaced

Europe, North America09-07-2013Reinsurance News, Specialty

Enstar Group has agreed to acquire global specialty insurer Torus Insurance Holdings, the deal representing a move into 'live' underwriting for the run-off specialist while Torus has also replaced its CEO .

Antares appoints chairman and political risks expert

Europe08-07-2013Insurance news

Antares, the specialist Lloyd’s insurer, has made two new appointments. Martin Sullivan has been appointed as non-executive chairman of Antares Managing Agency while David Wright has joined as political risks manager within the political and financial risks specialty lines portfolio of Antares.

Guy Carpenter acquires Smith Group

North America07-07-2013Reinsurance News

Guy Carpenter has agreed to acquire South Portland, Maine-based Smith Group, a specialist disability reinsurance risk manager and consultant.

Ward to step down as Lloyd’s chief

Europe, London05-07-2013Insurance news

Richard Ward, the chief executive of Lloyd’s, has said he will step down at the end of December this year after almost eight years in the role.

MS Frontier appoints Malaysia head

Asia Pacific, Malaysia05-07-2013Reinsurance News

MS Frontier Reinsurance has appointed Alexander Milberg as general manager of its Kuala Lumpur office.

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