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Estimates overall claims bill at £160m including some favourable product line impact.
Assumes a sector combined ratio of over 105% if COVID-19 losses pass $30bn.
Succeeds Sir Adrian Montague, who is retiring from the board after five years as Chair.
Trio of leading industry figures urge attendees to carry out planned meetings online.
Quarterly profit significantly reduced due to the coronavirus claims.
Provides $200m of protection against North America storm and earthquake risk.
Grégoire Mauchamp re-joins company after time away in advisory roles.
UK regulator wants uncertainty on coverage answered as quickly as possible.
Increasing demand for reinsurance, decreasing capital will drive significant price hardening.
Allianz UK CIO Ying Ye discusses where several long-term opportunities may lie.
SCOR Global Investments’ CEO says safeguarding should be prioritised in the immediate term.
Today’s chief risk officers operate in a more dynamic environment than ever, says Frieder Knüpling, Group CRO at SCOR and chair of the CRO Forum.
Insurers are adapting their investment portfolios to enhance returns, optimise capital and improve overall resilience, according to Moiz Khan, Investment Strategist at Aviva Investors.
Pool Re CEO Julian Enoizi spoke to Reactions about the new deal struck with the Treasury and the changes he is now driving through to modernise the UK'?s terrorism risk reinsurance pool.
Profiles: Contrary to the diverse consumer base insurance serves, most industry C-suites are dominated by white, older men. Reactions speaks to some of the industry’s most renowned women as well as what can be done to get more women in the industry.
Interview: The top threat to catastrophe reinsurer RenaissanceRe’s new CEO Kevin O'Donnell maintaining his predecessor’s enviable returns is a flood of alternative reinsurance capacity settling for single-digit returns. He is bullish about RenRe's future.
Interview: Albert Benchimol has had a busy year since taking over as CEO of Bermudian insurer and reinsurer Axis Capital, dealing with the ousting of its chairman and Superstorm Sandy losses. He is now confident that a strong period of growth is ahead for his firm.
We ask Carlos Montalvo Rebuelta, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority's executive director, for more details on interim guidelines for Solvency II and his response to criticism from insurers and reinsurers over the directive's delay.