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  • October 2014

    Argo boosts profit despite increased competition 30 October 2014

    Bermuda-based Argo Group increased its net profit during the third quarter even though only one of its quartet of business segment generated a marked increase in gross written premium.

  • Aspen boosts re/insurance GWP in Q3 30 October 2014

    Aspen Insurance Holdings ended the third quarter by increasing gross premiums written across both its insurance and reinsurance operations.

  • Axis boosts profit despite Q3 GPW drop 30 October 2014

    Bermuda's Axis Capital managed to increase its net profit during the third quarter even though its overall gross premiums written fell during the period.

  • Chubb reterms Syria/Sudan claims adjusters 30 October 2014

    US insurer Chubb has renamed claims adjusters doing work for it in Sudan or Syria as "surveyors", rather than the previously used term "representatives"

  • Gonzalo triggers Anguilla rainfall cover 28 October 2014

    For the first time, The Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility’s parametric excess rainfall insurance product was triggered by hurricane Gonzalo passing over Anguilla.

  • UK motor rates up for first time since 2012 23 October 2014

    UK motor insurers are seeing a rise in premium rates as claims pressure overcomes competition through price comparison websites.

  • Starr launches new cyber liability product 21 October 2014

    Security & Privacy Risk Response comprises coverage for both first and third party costs, including network security and privacy liability

  • No clear path for Syndicate 218 16 October 2014

    Lloyd's syndicate 218 continues to come under severe scrutiny from the Lloyd's Capital & Planning Group

  • Hamilton buys US licences 13 October 2014

    Hamilton, the insurance group led by Brian Duperreault that emerged from the ashes of SAC Re, has acquired 47 US state licences through the purchase of two "shell" insurers from Fairfax.

  • Monsoon rains cause most economic loss in September 08 October 2014

    Torrential rains in Pakistan and India caused economic losses approaching $16bn, says Aon Benfield's Impact Forecasting in its latest monthly report

  • Setanta policyholders face personal liability threat 06 October 2014

    Policyholders with bankrupt Irish motor insurer Setanta, which was registered in Malta, face a personal liability threat after it became clear that the insurer would not have enough funds to compensate existing claims

  • September 2014

    ERS hires personal injury claims head 29 September 2014

    ERS has hired Donna Willis from QBE European Operations to head up its personal injury claims department.

  • Liberty Mutual hires 2 senior claims specialists 29 September 2014

    Liberty Mutual Insurance has appointed to senior claims specialists to be based in its London and Manchester offices.

  • IAG unit considers rationalisation 26 September 2014

    New Zealand's State Insurance, a subsidiary of Insurance Australia Group, is considering rationalization of its branch network in New Zealand to a single operation in Christchurch.

  • AA questions need for lengthy CMA enquiry 24 September 2014

    The broker questioned whether the enquiry’s findings and remedies justified such a long enquiry by the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA).

  • Thai Reinsurance clears flood claim reserve in Q3 19 September 2014

    Thai reinsurance is clearing the final flood claim reserve in 2014’s third quarter and is hoping S&P will consequently upgrade it.

  • Xchanging names five Netsett pilot partners 18 September 2014

    Insurance services firm Xchanging has agreed a pilot with five re/insurance industry firms to test its new global accounting and net settlement platform Netsett.

  • 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.

29 Oct 2014

In today's PCI Reporter Day Four
New cat modeller influx
Private placement opportunities remain
Panel notes legal disputes re cat bonds
Market must work with US govt on cyber 

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