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Apollo launches new £130mn Lloyd’s SPA Syndicate

2018-10-23T08:49:00+01:00

Independent Lloyd’s managing agency Apollo Syndicate Management Ltd (Apollo) has received “in principle” approval to launch a £130mn SPA Syndicate 1971 to operate alongside its existing Syndicate 1969.

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US MGA start-up Vindati hires Allianz exec

2018-10-23T10:56:00+01:00

Start-up US MGA Vindati has hired former Allianz executive John Barnwell to lead its new ocean marine line of underwriting.

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Follow the money to measure connected risk

2018-10-23T06:05:00+01:00

Russell Group founder Suki Basi provides the solution to the connected risk dilemma

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Lloyd’s imposing capital loads on 2019 syndicates

2018-10-23T06:04:00+01:00

The expectation is growing that Syndicates trading in 2019 will do so with higher capital requirements compared to this year and in many cases with reduced top-lines.

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Excess capital to drive 1.1 pricing despite recent losses

2018-10-23T06:04:00+01:00

Despite the third quarter’s flurry of US and Asia cat events and the heavy Europeans storms earlier this year, cat reinsurers at Baden-Baden remain privately pessimistic about the prospect of 2019 seeing an uptick in rates.

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Skuld given green light for Lloyd’s 2019

2018-10-23T10:15:00+01:00

Scandinavian marine insurer Skuld has had its Lloyd’s business plan approved for next year, Re-Insurance understands.

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Miller snaps up London (re)insurance broker Alston Gayler

2018-10-22T10:25:00+01:00By Ryan Hewlett

Miller has confirmed it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Dutch-owned London market wholesaler Alston Gayler, as previously predicted by Re-Insurance.

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Q&A: Jean-Paul Conoscente, CEO of reinsurance at Scor Global P&C

2018-10-21T06:14:00+01:00

Jean-Paul Conoscente, CEO of reinsurance at Scor Global P&C on independence, M&A and his advice for the new CEO of Lloyd’s John Neal

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Cincinnati to enter Lloyd’s with acquisition of Munich Re’s Beaufort

2018-10-12T13:03:00+01:00By

Cincinnati Financial Corporation is to gain a foothold in the Lloyd’s market with the acquisition of Munich Re’s MSP Underwriting - which operates through Beaufort Underwriting Agency and Syndicate 318. 

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Ascot launches US insurance arm

2018-10-10T11:29:00+01:00By Ryan Hewlett

Ascot Group, the Lloyd’s (re)insurer owned by the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), has launched Ascot Insurance US, following the completion of its previously announced acquisition of two US insurance companies.

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US MGA start-up Vindati hires Allianz exec

2018-10-23T10:56:00+01:00

Start-up US MGA Vindati has hired former Allianz executive John Barnwell to lead its new ocean marine line of underwriting.

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Q&A: Jean-Paul Conoscente, CEO of reinsurance at Scor Global P&C

2018-10-21T06:14:00+01:00

Jean-Paul Conoscente, CEO of reinsurance at Scor Global P&C on independence, M&A and his advice for the new CEO of Lloyd’s John Neal

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Axa XL names Catlin veteran as London Market Wholesale CUO

2018-10-15T09:53:00+01:00By Ryan Hewlett

Axa XL insurance has named Dan Curran as chief underwriting officer for its London Market Wholesale business.

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New Lloyd’s CEO outlines immediate priorities

2018-10-15T10:11:00+01:00

The former QBE CEO John Neal has formally begun his new role as the CEO of the Corporation of Lloyd’s today with a welcome from the man who ultimately selected him, chairman Bruce Carnegie-Brown.