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Vienna Insurance Group Q3 profits hit by impairments

Combined ratio shows improvement; GWP grows.

Aussie Insurers Will Need Capital Raises: AM Best

COVID BI decision could also lead to disputes with reinsurers.

IUA: Virtual Briefings a Hit with London Company Market

Official network compensates for lack of informal face-to-face meetings.

Spring Partners Hits the Ground Running

New MGA platform acquires Neon Sapphire.

Ariel Re Acquisition Completed

Pelican Ventures and J.C. Flowers close the deal with Argo.

Diverging Outlooks for UK, London Insurance Markets

Fair pricing rules will drag on motor and household lines, Fitch says.

Greenlight Re Takes a Toe Hold in London

Total return reinsurer names Andrew Gladwin as London lead.

Multi-year Hard Market on the Cards?

Jefferies’ Philip Kett says environment resembles 2000-2001 correction.

Swiss Re Sees ‘Positive Earnings Momentum’ in 2021

Corporate Solutions cure is working, says CEO Mumenthaler.

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How data can help insurers tackle the complexities of flood

By Arno Hilberts, Vice President – Model Development at RMS; Steffi Uhlemann-Elmer, Director – Product Management at RMS.

Adjusting amid the pandemic

Virtual property claims inspection technology matures just in time, given COVID-19 risks, says QBE.

CAT insurance: solutions for weathering the storms

Orchid Insurance fills in coverage gaps for residential, commercial property owners.

COVID-19 impact in other sectors can infect insurance industry

Kroll Bond Rating Agency's (KBRA) Peter Giacone on how second and third order impacts of the pandemic will affect the insurance industry.

How European insurance regulators are responding to climate risk

By Michael Lewis, Head of ESG Thematic Research; Murray Birt, Senior ESG Strategist; Marlon Rockenfeller, Head of Insurance Strategy & Advisory, EMEA & APA; and Thomas Gillmann, Insurance Strategy & Advisory, EMEA & APAC.

Silent cyber – no longer silent?

Guy Carpenter executives explain how carriers’ appetite and new case law have led to clearer affirmation in cyber policies.

Editor's note: You get what you pay for

Granting coverage that wasn't accounted for is wrong in every sense of the word.

Building the Future

The need for U.S. infrastructure investment is now greater than ever, says Swiss Re's Greg Schiffer.

Be strong. Be fair. Be creative.

Reactions’ Editor-in-Chief on why right now, a little mercy can go a long way.

Interviews

Catlin: Pool Re could be holding company for Pandemic Re

Terrorism reinsurance mutual could be the basis of a wider systemic risk reinsurer of last resort.

Life’s a Beach

Rise in demand, Aon/Willis deal paint a rosier picture for reinsurance broking, says Beach CEO Jason Howard.

Postlewhite: Leading in the age of COVID-19

QBE Re’s new Managing Director discusses taking on the position during the coronavirus and how it will affect the reinsurance sector.

Keeping up with the complex risk landscape as a CRO

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.

BGCI: Coronavirus won't halt M&A plans

Broking group eyes opportunities from the Aon-Willis merger, including Miller.

Changing risks, challenging times

Alan Jay Kaufman, Chairman, President and CEO of H.W. Kaufman Group, discusses the current state of the market and mitigating against COVID-19 developments.

Inefficiencies need not be endemic of Lloyd's - Victor

New syndicate 2288 will be about “trying to reinvent insurance for the modern age,” says Victor International’s president.

When is a Hippo a unicorn?

A look at the homeowners InsurTech’s latest plans, which include expanding its footprint with a bit of assistance.

Saying ‘Hello’ in LatAm

Industry veteran Manuel Almenara discusses Hello ZUM, an InsurTech solution designed as a distribution facilitation tool.

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October 2020

 

In this month's Reactions

  • Cover interview with RenaissanceRe CEO Kevin O'Donnell
  • North America, LatAm and CIO Webinar Series round-ups 
  • North America and LatAm Award winners revealed
  • State of the U.S. market review

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