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  • September 2014

    Apollo to buy Tranquilidade, perhaps 17 September 2014

    Portugal's Novo Banco has announced plans to sell insurer Tranquilidade to Apollo GLobal Management, but there could be legal dispute about whether Novo Banco owns the insurer

  • #MCRe14: Reactions Rendez-vous Reporter – 20 years on 16 September 2014

    Reactions celebrates its 20th year of reporting at the Monte Carlo Rendez-vous converence.

  • August 2014

    Fraudster caught sinking $2.2m Bugatti on film 28 August 2014

    A Texan man claimed insurance for a submerged $2.2m Bugatti supercar but a video of the incident was put on YouTube showing the man deliberately driving into a bay.

  • Helios issues syndicate forecasts 27 August 2014

    Helios Underwriting, which provides a limited liability direct investment into the Lloyd's insurance market, has issued aggregated syndicate forecasts for the 2013 and 2012 years of account.

  • The world's costliest earthquakes 27 August 2014

  • US hail claims rise as cost of roof materials spikes 26 August 2014

    The growing cost of roofing repairs is taking its toll on US insurers at the same time as both the frequency and severity of hail events rises.

  • Eqecat predicts <$1bn loss from Napa 'quake 25 August 2014

    Catastrophe modeller Eqecat believes insured losses from Sunday's South Napa earthquake will be between $500m and $1bn although the extent of business interruption and contents claims remains a significant unknown.

  • Re/insurers set to avoid major 'quake claims 24 August 2014

    Initial reports of minimal damage to buildings and property mean the re/insurance industry is set to avoid facing any major losses following the South Napa earthquake that struck parts of California early on Sunday morning.

  • Reactions readies itself for New York events 19 August 2014

    The Reactions team is busy preparing itself for two of its flagship events - the North America Re/Insurance Conference and the North America Awards Dinner - both of which will take place in September.

  • Volcanic ash threatens flights 19 August 2014

    Volcanic ash from Iceland may disrupt flights so travellers are advised to take out travel insurance.

  • Suncorp raises final dividend 15 August 2014

    Australian financial services group Suncorp has raised its ordinary dividend and its special dividend, following a strong contribution from General insurance in FY 2013/14

  • Admiral dividend raised 13 August 2014

    UK-based personal lines insurer has once again raised its dividend, but has warned on motor insurance profitability levels.

  • Enstar books solid gains 12 August 2014

    Bermuda-based insurer and run-off specialist Enstar has recorded strong gains in profit for the first half.

  • New Asian datasets from RMS 12 August 2014

    Catastrophe modeller RMS has released Economic Exposure Databases and Industrial Cluster Catalogues for the Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

  • Nepal hikers’ insurance rate hikes 11 August 2014

    Climbers in the Nepalese Himalayas rate insurance rate hikes following protests from the Sherpa guides over low pay in a high risk job.

  • Malaysia motor claims rise 04 August 2014

    Malaysia has seen a spike in motor insurance claims with over 2,000 people dying in road accidents in the first four months of 2014.

  • New hires at Cunningham Lindsey 04 August 2014

    Loss adjuster Cunningham Lindsey has hired an engineering loss specialist team from RMA.

17 Sept 2014


In Wednesday's Rendez-Vous Reporter
Dubai definitely "a new hub"
MENA market feels the heat
Ahmed: "Buyers value certainty"
Reinsurers accept they face challenges

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