Bermuda-based AXIS Capital Holdings has hired AIG's Robert “Bob” Quane as head of underwriting and portfolio optimisation.
Risk modelling firm RMS has hired Oliver Nieswandt as managing director of Continental Europe, based in the company's Zurich office.
As the deadline for a no deal Brexit moves closer, the French government has published emergency measures relating to financial services and insurance, global law firm Clyde & Co has confirmed.
Canada-based Fairfax Financial Holdings, the property and casualty re/insurance conglomerate which includes OdysseyRe, Allied World and Brit, has appointed Peter Clarke as vice president and chief operating office of Fairfax.
A no deal Brexit could create a surge in businesses with no insurance, as small and medium sized enterprises warn of cashflow problems, according to an online poll from Premium Credit, a UK finance company.
Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), a part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has entered the casualty market in Italy for the first time, recruiting Paolo Pitton to lead the initiative.
Howden, the retail broking arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, is acquiring a strategic stake in Malene Insurance Brokers, a leading Malaysian independent niche broker in the energy and power sector, and a specialist in takaful insurance, which complies with Sharia law. The company is also purchasing the remaining 51 percent of shares in CIMB Howden.
Mergers and acquisitions grew 9 percent in the global insurance sector in 2018 as insurers looked to increase their access to customers and innovation, and benefit from greater scale, according to a Clyde & Co report out today (Monday 11 February).
US insurer Allstate Corporation said its strategy to grow its personal protection market share, including the acquisition of InfoArmo, is working as it reported its 2018 year end results.
Bermuda-based RenaissanceRe Holdings (RenRe) has appointed Cythnia Trudell to serve as an independent director of the company, following the retirement of Edward Zore.