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Share buybacks gather pace

Bermuda, North America01-10-2010Capital Management News

Platinum Underwriters Holdings repurchased 2.2 million of its common shares for $91.8 million during the three months ended September 30, 2010.

Brokers point to excess capital effects

Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, MENA, North America01-10-2010Insurance News, Property cat, Reinsurance News

Reinsurers find themselves with excess capital in a landscape that “looks more like 2007 than 2008”, according to Guy Carpenter, which predicted overall rate decreases in the property catastrophe reinsurance market.

Less than half of US reinsurers have a reinsurer unit

North America01-09-2010Insurance News, Reinsurance News

Just 44 percent of US insurers have their reinsurance administered by a dedicated department, according to a survey conducted on behalf of Inpoint Services.

Accounting change could transform insurers' access to funds

Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, MENA, North America01-09-2010Capital Management News, Insurance News

New accounting standards could improve insurance financial reporting and transform the relationship between insurers and investors.

Reinsurers ride investment returns in softening market

Europe, North America01-09-2010Capital Management News, Insurance News, Reinsurance News

International insurers and reinsurers posted improved financial results in the first half of 2010, despite falling prices and large catastrophe losses.

Cat bond issuance resurges

North America01-09-2010Alternative Risk Transfer News, Insurance News

Eight catastrophe bonds totalling $2.05 billion in risk capital were completed in the second quarter of 2010, making it the second most active second quarter on record, according to a new report issued today by Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC and GC Securities.

PCI hails industry changes five years after Katrina

North America01-09-2010Casualty, Insurance News, Property cat

Insurers are more effectively managing catastrophic risks as a result of the lessons learnt after Hurricane Katrina, according to the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI).

Reinsurers to deal with Chile aftermath

Chile, Latin America01-07-2010Casualty, Insurance News, Property cat, Reinsurance News

It’s been quite a year already for catastrophes, and the hurricane season is not even fully upon us yet.

XL Re gains special status in Florida

Bermuda, North America01-07-2010Reinsurance News

XL Re gains special status in Florida XL Re has achieved special status in Florida and now qualifies for lower collateral requirements.

Flagstone Re completes relocation

Bermuda, Europe, Luxembourg, North America01-07-2010Reinsurance News

Flagstone Re has completed its redomiciliation from Bermuda to Luxembourg after the plan was approved by shareholders.

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