Mmc

MMC creates new alternative risk unit combining Marsh and GC talent

2018-06-20T18:00:00+01:00

The expansion of alternative risk capital beyond its property cat reinsurance heartland and into new classes of business is at the heart of a new MMC initiative aiming to draw together experts from its retail broking powerhouse, Marsh, and its reinsurance sister organisation, Guy Carpenter.

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Liiba makes two appointments to committee

2018-06-20T09:29:00+01:00

Liiba has named Sarah Pepiatt and Steve Williams chairs of the broker association.

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Hamilton appoints head of treaty in wake of Carvey resignation

2018-06-20T11:11:00+01:00

Hamilton Underwriting, the Lloyd’s arm of the Bermudian (re)insurer Hamilton Insurance Group, has appointed Neil Lee-Amies as head of treaty.

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Credit Suisse launches Bermuda reinsurer Bernina Re

2018-06-20T16:27:00+01:00

Credit Suisse, one of the industry’s two largest ILS fund managers, has launched a Bermudian reinsurer Bernina Re which will act as a transformer vehicle for many of its ILS transactions.

Mmc

MMC creates new alternative risk unit combining Marsh and GC talent

2018-06-20T18:00:00+01:00

The expansion of alternative risk capital beyond its property cat reinsurance heartland and into new classes of business is at the heart of a new MMC initiative aiming to draw together experts from its retail broking powerhouse, Marsh, and its reinsurance sister organisation, Guy Carpenter.

lloyds cityoflondon

Liiba makes two appointments to committee

2018-06-20T09:29:00+01:00

Liiba has named Sarah Pepiatt and Steve Williams chairs of the broker association.

lloyds exterior

Hamilton appoints head of treaty in wake of Carvey resignation

2018-06-20T11:11:00+01:00

Hamilton Underwriting, the Lloyd’s arm of the Bermudian (re)insurer Hamilton Insurance Group, has appointed Neil Lee-Amies as head of treaty.

Bermuda, Hamilton

Credit Suisse launches Bermuda reinsurer Bernina Re

2018-06-20T16:27:00+01:00

Credit Suisse, one of the industry’s two largest ILS fund managers, has launched a Bermudian reinsurer Bernina Re which will act as a transformer vehicle for many of its ILS transactions.

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Rising yield rates make short-term dent on Q1 carrier earnings

If one of the main themes of the recent results season was the signs of upward rate movements after last year’s cat events, a sub-theme was the typically poor investment return of many carriers and the impact of rising interest rates on fixed income portfolios in Q1 2018.

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PE interest in London brokers blooms again despite challenges

JC Flowers’ acquisition of niche London market brokers SSL and Endeavour marks a growing trend of private equity firms purchasing stakes in distributors, with a particular flurry of activity sweeping the London market.

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Berkshire Hathaway’s return to insurance profit outshines equity loss

It is never nice to post a $6.2bn loss in your equity portfolio in one quarter - least of all when you are Berkshire Hathaway, the company famous for its stock picking boss - but that load looks a little lighter when your (re)insurance operations return to profitability and it ...

2016 2017 investment returns for pand c reinsurers

Rising yield rates make short-term dent on Q1 carrier earnings

If one of the main themes of the recent results season was the signs of upward rate movements after last year’s cat events, a sub-theme was the typically poor investment return of many carriers and the impact of rising interest rates on fixed income portfolios in Q1 2018.

Notable-private-equity-stakes-in-London-market

PE interest in London brokers blooms again despite challenges

JC Flowers’ acquisition of niche London market brokers SSL and Endeavour marks a growing trend of private equity firms purchasing stakes in distributors, with a particular flurry of activity sweeping the London market.

Warren buffett 900

Berkshire Hathaway’s return to insurance profit outshines equity loss

It is never nice to post a $6.2bn loss in your equity portfolio in one quarter - least of all when you are Berkshire Hathaway, the company famous for its stock picking boss - but that load looks a little lighter when your (re)insurance operations return to profitability and it ...

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Nerds rule the world these days

Or at least that’s how the commonly accepted wisdom goes.

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Tech is coming for commercial insurance - just maybe not quite yet

When will technology firms displace existing players in the traditional commercial and specialty (re)insurance arena?

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Nerds rule the world these days

Or at least that’s how the commonly accepted wisdom goes.

Amsterdam_052006

Tech is coming for commercial insurance - just maybe not quite yet

When will technology firms displace existing players in the traditional commercial and specialty (re)insurance arena?