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$200mn Cal Phoenix Re cat bond facing wildfire trigger

2018-11-15T11:18:00+00:00

Cal Phoenix Re Ltd, the first ever cat bond to cover pure wildfire risks, is expected to be triggered only three months after it was issued.

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Maiden downgraded below AM Best A-

2018-11-15T09:28:00+00:00

AM Best has downgraded Maiden Holdings below the critical A- rating which is regarded as the minimum threshold to write US/international P&C business.

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Markel completes $975mn Nephila purchase

2018-11-15T09:35:00+00:00

Markel has completed its acquisition of the industry’s largest ILS fund manager, Nephila Holdings.

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Carnegie-Brown: Lloyd’s eyeing reform of leader-follower model

2018-11-14T16:59:00+00:00

If Lloyd’s had its costs base under control then it would be much better positioned to weather even worse loss-making years than 2017, Lloyd’s chairman Bruce Carnegie-Brown said today.

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Beazley facilities syndicate 5623 increases to $133mn

2018-11-14T12:04:00+00:00

Lloyd’s insurer Beazley plc has received permission to more than double the size of its innovative facilities-only SPA Syndicate 5623 from $50mn in 2018 to $133mn next year, Re-Insurance can reveal.

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Maiden downgraded below AM Best A-

2018-11-15T09:28:00+00:00

AM Best has downgraded Maiden Holdings below the critical A- rating which is regarded as the minimum threshold to write US/international P&C business.

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Markel completes $975mn Nephila purchase

2018-11-15T09:35:00+00:00

Markel has completed its acquisition of the industry’s largest ILS fund manager, Nephila Holdings.

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Carnegie-Brown: Lloyd’s eyeing reform of leader-follower model

2018-11-14T16:59:00+00:00

If Lloyd’s had its costs base under control then it would be much better positioned to weather even worse loss-making years than 2017, Lloyd’s chairman Bruce Carnegie-Brown said today.

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Beazley facilities syndicate 5623 increases to $133mn

2018-11-14T12:04:00+00:00

Lloyd’s insurer Beazley plc has received permission to more than double the size of its innovative facilities-only SPA Syndicate 5623 from $50mn in 2018 to $133mn next year, Re-Insurance can reveal.



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Berkshire Hathaway’s modest Q3 cat bill of $372mn a fraction of rivals

After a 2017 cat loss bill of $3bn, Berkshire Hathaway’s 3Q 2018 modest cat losses of $372mn are a fraction of rivals, such as AIG’s hefty $1.62bn and Swiss Re’s $1.1bn.

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Analysis: RenRe’s $1.5bn TMR move cements strategic play

Shares in RenaissanceRe were trading off around 5 percent this morning in New York as some investors reacted negatively to news of the Bermudian’s $1.5bn deal to buy Tokio Millennium Re (TMR).

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‘Alternative capital hasn’t tapped into Eastern Europe or MENA yet’: Aon

Cedants in Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and North Africa are yet to fully embrace the burgeoning alternative capital markets, according to Aon’s Tomas Novotny

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Berkshire Hathaway’s modest Q3 cat bill of $372mn a fraction of rivals

After a 2017 cat loss bill of $3bn, Berkshire Hathaway’s 3Q 2018 modest cat losses of $372mn are a fraction of rivals, such as AIG’s hefty $1.62bn and Swiss Re’s $1.1bn.

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Analysis: RenRe’s $1.5bn TMR move cements strategic play

Shares in RenaissanceRe were trading off around 5 percent this morning in New York as some investors reacted negatively to news of the Bermudian’s $1.5bn deal to buy Tokio Millennium Re (TMR).

Emirates towers in dubai at dawn

‘Alternative capital hasn’t tapped into Eastern Europe or MENA yet’: Aon

Cedants in Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and North Africa are yet to fully embrace the burgeoning alternative capital markets, according to Aon’s Tomas Novotny



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Comment: Bronek was a year too early...

Bronek wasn’t wrong, just a year too early.

Miami

Will the retro tail wag the reinsurance dog at 1.1?

Over the past 12 months, the eyes of the reinsurance world have been keeping a close eye on the retro market.

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Aon: in a world of fierce competition, capital is king

Capital management needs to be seen as a business-critical focus for large and small (re)insurers alike, according to Aon’s head of Capital Advisory Americas.

Bronek-year-early

Comment: Bronek was a year too early...

Bronek wasn’t wrong, just a year too early.

Miami

Will the retro tail wag the reinsurance dog at 1.1?

Over the past 12 months, the eyes of the reinsurance world have been keeping a close eye on the retro market.

Cash-is-King

Aon: in a world of fierce competition, capital is king

Capital management needs to be seen as a business-critical focus for large and small (re)insurers alike, according to Aon’s head of Capital Advisory Americas.