Swiss Re has completed its Sfr1 billion (£771 million) public share buy-back programme, which it launched in March 2018 as a way to return excess capital to shareholders.
Australia-based specialist insurer POP Insurance Holdings has launched a strategic partnership with Japanese property/casualty insurer Rakuten General Insurance.
International loss adjuster Charles Taylor Adjusting (CTA) has opened a new office in Belgium to expand its property/casualty offering in Europe.
Alternative investment manager Apollo has unveiled Mark Cloutier as the new executive chairman and group chief executive officer of Aspen and made other leadership changes.
The UK government will invest some £13 million in 40 projects involving artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics in an attempt to boost the UK accountancy, insurance and legal services industries.
Insurtech investments in the UK jumped nearly 20 percent in 2018 whilst the overall global investment levels declined year-on-year by almost half, according to a KPMG report.
Bermuda-based insurance group Enstar's Lloyd’s managing agency has completed four reinsurance-to-close transactions with AmTrust Syndicates.
The growth of the ‘internet of things’ (IoT) and the rollout of 5G will make businesses more vulnerable to cyber attacks this year, Aon has warned in its 2019 Cyber Security Risk Report: "What's Now and What's Next".
Specialty re/insurer Brit has reported healthy upward trend in gross premiums as it heads in to 2019, Matthew Wilson, group chief executive officer, said in the company's 2018 results.
German insurance giant Allianz posted a record operating performance in 2018, reaching the upper end of its target. It also expects to generate a larger profit in 2019, provided there are no unforeseen performance interruptions.