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Argo’s first sidecar to complement portfolio

Bermuda, North America16-01-2013Alternative Risk Transfer News, Insurance News, Reinsurance News

Bermudian re/insurer Argo Group has stressed that the recent sidecar it formed, capitalised by capital market investors, is very different to similar vehicles launched by its rivals.

OIM announces e-Underwriting division

15-01-2013

OIM Underwriting, a subsidiary of Arthur J Gallagher, has announced the launch of its e-Underwriting division.

Asia Pacific region offers growth potential

Asia Pacific, Australia15-01-2013Insurance News

The Asia Pacific region continues to provide significant opportunities to the insurance industry at a time when many other more established markets are facing problems. That is the view of broker BMS, which has just opened an office in Sydney, Australia.

More insurers outsource asset management

Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, MENA, North America14-01-2013Capital Management News, Insurance News, Reinsurance News

Insurers are increasingly seeking assistance in managing their investments, with many choosing to outsource their asset management function to third party specialists.

Lack of flood solution a worry for UK insurers

Europe, UK10-01-2013Insurance News

The lack of an agreement between the UK government and insurers that would establish a new solution for how flood risk is covered remains a big worry for insurers as thousands of homes could be left uninsured when the existing agreement expires.

Governments must pool resources and listen to insurers

Europe09-01-2013Insurance News

Governments must work together to mitigate the increasingly complex array of interconnected risks and challenges facing their economies and populations.

Darwin’s replacement ‘does what it says on the tin’

Europe08-01-2013Insurance News

Project Darwin, the Lloyd's project examining the provision of central services to the London insurance market, will be renamed Central Services Refresh and will benefit from the involvement of a number of new partners.

Zurich cat bond demonstrates ILS appeal to investors

Europe, Switzerland07-01-2013Alternative Risk Transfer News, Insurance News

The recent catastrophe bond issuance by insurer Zurich demonstrated the growing appeal of these vehicles as a risk transfer mechanism for insurers and reinsurers and also to investors increasingly willing to participate in more complex risks.

MENA region holds growth potential

MENA04-01-2013Insurance News

A combination of low insurance penetration and rapidly growing energy, infrastructure and healthcare sectors mean the region comprising of MENA holds many opportunities for insurers and reinsurers, as well as specialist brokers.

Marine rates harden after difficult year

Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, MENA, North America04-01-2013Reinsurance News, Specialty

The marine reinsurance market experienced substantial rate increases at the 2013 1/1 renewals, following a difficult year and several large losses. This is the view of two of the world’s largest reinsurance brokers in January 2013 renewals reports.

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