The Lloyd’s market has estimated its losses from floods in Thailand to be $2.2 billion.
US Re has developed a new web portal to help insurers identify the cost drivers of their reinsurance cover.
Insurers face significant challenges in order to meet reporting requirements for Solvency II, according to a study carried out by Blackrock.
Hannover Re has said that preliminary figures indicate that the group will post a net income of €600 million for 2011.
The reinsurer posted a net loss of almost half a billion dollars for last year, despite gross written premiums increasing to $6,898 in 2011, from $6,261 in 2010.
Endurance has reported a net loss of $93.7 million for 2011, despite gross written premiums rising by 12.3 percent over the period.
The Bermuda reinsurer posted a net loss of $115.2 million for 2011, in comparison with a net profit of $212 million in the previous year.
French reinsurer SCOR has reported a 13.9 percent growth in premiums at the January 2012 renewals.
Unnecessary interference by governments is the biggest threat facing managing general agents, and the wider insurance sector.
The Catlin Group has reported an 11 percent rise in its gross written premiums for 2011, in comparison with a rise of 10 percent in 2010.