Grahame Chilton

Chilton confirms return to Capsicum Re

2018-06-21T08:15:00+01:00

Grahame “Chily” Chilton has confirmed he will shortly return to Capsicum Re, the London-headquartered reinsurance intermediary that he founded in 2013.

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TMK loses long-serving Prifti in A&H restructure

2018-06-21T09:53:00+01:00

The head of accident and health (A&H) at Tokio Marine Kiln, Tim Prifti, has resigned amid a “reshaping” of the department.

Harvey

Allstate suffers $224mn of cat losses in May

2018-06-21T13:24:00+01:00

US carrier Allstate was hit with $224mn of catastrophe losses in May mainly stemming from a serious of severe wind and hail events.

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Munich Re mulling asset management arm sale: report

2018-06-21T08:17:00+01:00

Munich Re is considering selling off its asset management unit to US industry giant Guggenheim, according to reports. 

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.

248 city of london walkietalkie

TMK loses long-serving Prifti in A&H restructure

2018-06-21T09:53:00+01:00

The head of accident and health (A&H) at Tokio Marine Kiln, Tim Prifti, has resigned amid a “reshaping” of the department.

Harvey

Allstate suffers $224mn of cat losses in May

2018-06-21T13:24:00+01:00

US carrier Allstate was hit with $224mn of catastrophe losses in May mainly stemming from a serious of severe wind and hail events.

Munich, skyline

Munich Re mulling asset management arm sale: report

2018-06-21T08:17:00+01:00

Munich Re is considering selling off its asset management unit to US industry giant Guggenheim, according to reports. 

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.

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.

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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?