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Claims & Run-Off

Month: Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • May 2016

    Compre regroups for more acquisitions 16 May 2016

    A restructure by Compre positions the London market run-off re/insurer for further acquisitions, the legacy firm has said.

  • Casualty reserves for 2015 down 3% 12 May 2016

    PricewaterhouseCoopers estimates that casualty claims reserves for business written during 2015 are weaker than previous years.

  • Starstone keeps Enstar Q1 premiums stable 09 May 2016

    Enstar's Q1 net earned premiums remained largely stable with Starstone’s strong growth compensating for a drop in Atrium's premiums earned.

  • Soft market storing up litigation for lawyers 05 May 2016

    Contentious work is thin on the ground right now, but lawyers’ services will be in demand when the market eventually hardens, they warn.

  • Aon Q1 D&O prices down 9.2% 02 May 2016

    Aon Risk Solutions sees price point for D&O coverage decrease 9.2%, despite record numbers of lawsuits.

  • April 2016

    R&Q posts £2.8m pre-tax profit 25 April 2016

    Legacy insurer Randall & Quilter (R&Q) turned around a loss in 2014 to make a £2.83m ($4.05m) pre-tax profit last year.

  • Travelers takes Q1 Texas hailstorm hit 21 April 2016

    Travelers' first quarter 2016 results have suffered owing to exposure to the sizeable losses that have arisen in the aftermath of two Texas hailstorms.

  • Hailstorms hit Allstate hard in Q1 21 April 2016

    US personal lines giant Allstate has seen its first quarter catastrophe bill soar on the back of significant losses from two major hailstorms in March.

  • Texas suffers further hailstorm losses 15 April 2016

    Texas has been hit with further hailstorm losses as the latest event adds "hundreds of millions of dollars" to a claims bill that already stands at some $1.3bn.

  • RIMS investigating fireworks accident 14 April 2016

    RIMS is working with officials to find out what caused a fireworks accident that left a student hospitalised during its conference opening reception on Sunday.

  • Reactions April digital issue online now! 11 April 2016

    This month's magazine issue celebrates 35 years of Reactions, plus features on terrorism, Iran sanctions, reinsurance broking and the run-off market.

  • US insurers facing $2bn March storm hit 06 April 2016

    Carriers in the US are facing up to losses of $2bn after seven serious storms hit the country in March, according to Aon Benfield's Impact Forecasting.

  • A perfect storm for run-off 06 April 2016

    While run-off firms are claiming Solvency II is responsible for the recent flourish of legacy deals, Compre’s Nick Steer argues that that is not the only factor giving his business a boost.

  • Darag: Solvency II sees run-off golden age 06 April 2016

    Legacy is experiencing a new golden age in Europe, as Solvency II capital requirements are pushing re/insurers to dispose of old business.

  • Top 35 events since 1981 06 April 2016

    A compilation of the 35 biggest re/insurance events spanning 1981 to the present.


May 2016 
In this month's Reactions
 Gulf of Mexico
 Political risk focus
 Terrorism risk high
 QBE CEO interview

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