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Your definitive guide to the legacy market in 2018


The legacy market has switched into overdrive in the last 18 months. Following a busy year of capital raises, start-ups, people moves and - of course - transactions, re-Insurance.com has partnered with the UK-based legacy trade association Irla to take the pulse of the sector with a comprehensive survey of ...


Darag mints first transaction in New Nordic partnership


Legacy specialist Darag has completed its first transaction as part of its recent partnership with investment firm New Nordic in a deal which will see the carrier take on two legacy portfolios of Scandinavian insurer Qudos Insurance.

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Munich Re forms $330mn Bermuda life insurer


The industry’s largest reinsurer Munich Re has capitalised a run-off Bermuda unit and which it will use as an in-house reinsurer of group subsidiaries.


Compre takes QBE’s Hawkins as COO


Run-off acquirer Compre has hired Simon Hawkins from Australian insurance giant QBE, the firm announced today (11 May).


Denmark’s Alpha declared bankrupt in the wake of CBL’s collapse


Danish insurer Alpha has been declared bankrupt, debunking earlier claims from the carrier and fronting agent for now-defunct Kiwi firm CBL that is was solvent.


Enstar slips into the red as losses erode Atrium and Starstone profits


An increased loss burden ate into Atrium’s profits in the first three months of the year as Enstar’s Lloyd’s arm’s combined ratio spiked 12.1 points to 94.9 percent.