Favourable underwriting environment driving reinsurer combined ratios


Boosted by a slight hardening of rates on some lines and a relatively benign period of catastrophe activity, it seems many reinsurers have responded to the difficult investment environment by improving the profitability of their underwriting books. A number of reinsurers have posted healthy combined ratios for their 2012 results in recent weeks.

Reinsurers, Combined ratios, 2012, Rates, Everest Re, PartnerRe, RenaissanceRe, Nomura, Fitch, AM Best, Standard and Poor's

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