Beazley – Lloyd's

Beazley 2623 to become largest Lloyd’s syndicate with £1.93bn stamp

2019-12-12T08:49:00+00:00

Beazley Furlonge Syndicate 2623 will become the largest syndicate at Lloyd’s by stamp capacity after securing business plan approval to bolster its capacity by almost 19 percent for 2020, The Insurer can reveal.

TMK and RHB

RHB Insurance sale talks halted

2019-12-12T08:18:00+00:00

Malaysia’s fourth largest lender, RHB Bank, has called off talks to sell up to 94.7 percent of its shares in RHB Insurance to Tokio Marine Asia (TMA), a unit of Japan’s Tokio Marine Holdings

Jill Frances – Victor

Syndicate 2288 brings long-term capacity to ICAT and Victor International

2019-12-11T19:33:00+00:00

Victor Syndicate 2288 – the newly approved Lloyd’s vehicle for Marsh-owned MGU Victor Insurance Holdings – will provide a long-term capacity source to cat-focused MGA ICAT and support growth of Victor’s international book of business, including in the SME space.

Hiscox share price

Hiscox shares exposed to further downside risk and potential 2020 capital squeeze: Numis

2019-12-11T14:43:00+00:00

Despite a 24 percent decline since mid-summer, fuelled in part by a November profits warning, shares in London-listed carrier Hiscox still remain exposed to prominent “downside risk” and even a potential 2020 capital strain, according to Numis Securities.

Peter Zaffino AIG

AIG’s Hagibis claim count lower than expected: Zaffino

2019-12-11T00:01:00+00:00

AIG is facing fewer claims than expected from October’s Typhoon Hagibis, General Insurance CEO Peter Zaffino has revealed.

TMK and RHB

RHB Insurance sale talks halted

2019-12-12T08:18:00+00:00

Malaysia’s fourth largest lender, RHB Bank, has called off talks to sell up to 94.7 percent of its shares in RHB Insurance to Tokio Marine Asia (TMA), a unit of Japan’s Tokio Marine Holdings

Jill Frances – Victor

Syndicate 2288 brings long-term capacity to ICAT and Victor International

2019-12-11T19:33:00+00:00

Victor Syndicate 2288 – the newly approved Lloyd’s vehicle for Marsh-owned MGU Victor Insurance Holdings – will provide a long-term capacity source to cat-focused MGA ICAT and support growth of Victor’s international book of business, including in the SME space.

Hiscox share price

Hiscox shares exposed to further downside risk and potential 2020 capital squeeze: Numis

2019-12-11T14:43:00+00:00

Despite a 24 percent decline since mid-summer, fuelled in part by a November profits warning, shares in London-listed carrier Hiscox still remain exposed to prominent “downside risk” and even a potential 2020 capital strain, according to Numis Securities.

Peter Zaffino AIG

AIG’s Hagibis claim count lower than expected: Zaffino

2019-12-11T00:01:00+00:00

AIG is facing fewer claims than expected from October’s Typhoon Hagibis, General Insurance CEO Peter Zaffino has revealed.



Lloyd's syndicates' 2020 stamp capacity change

A third of Lloyd’s syndicates greenlighted for +10% growth

Nearly a third of syndicates have received business plan approval from Lloyd’s to increase their stamp capacity by 10 percent or more in 2020, analysis by The Insurer can reveal.

Casualty collage

Holes appearing in casualty towers as double-digit hikes forecast into 2020

The state of the casualty market continues to be a dominant theme in the US P&C industry, as carriers take drastic action in response to mounting losses.

MS Amlins

MS Amlin to reduce 2020 stamp capacity by £250mn

MS Amlin – the second largest Lloyd’s (re)insurer by 2018 GWP – is reducing its stamp capacity by £250mn next year as the remedial work on its under-performing Syndicate 2001 takes shape.

Lloyd's syndicates' 2020 stamp capacity change

A third of Lloyd’s syndicates greenlighted for +10% growth

Nearly a third of syndicates have received business plan approval from Lloyd’s to increase their stamp capacity by 10 percent or more in 2020, analysis by The Insurer can reveal.

Casualty collage

Holes appearing in casualty towers as double-digit hikes forecast into 2020

The state of the casualty market continues to be a dominant theme in the US P&C industry, as carriers take drastic action in response to mounting losses.

MS Amlins

MS Amlin to reduce 2020 stamp capacity by £250mn

MS Amlin – the second largest Lloyd’s (re)insurer by 2018 GWP – is reducing its stamp capacity by £250mn next year as the remedial work on its under-performing Syndicate 2001 takes shape.



Victor and Marsh – Lloyd's

Conflict avoidance…

This week saw the announcement that Victor Syndicate 2288 will be the fourth new entrant to go live at Lloyd’s from 1 January 2020.

John neal – Lloyd's

Neal’s £300mn raises the stakes…

Lloyd’s CEO John Neal cannot be accused of lacking ambition.

Lloyd's Christmas party

The perils of the Christmas party…

‘Tis the season to be jolly and for many this means the tradition of The Office Christmas Parties. In recent years, a new tradition has emerged: HR departments warning over the perils of consuming too much festive spirit at such events. This is particularly common in London where the tradition ...

Victor and Marsh – Lloyd's

Conflict avoidance…

This week saw the announcement that Victor Syndicate 2288 will be the fourth new entrant to go live at Lloyd’s from 1 January 2020.

John neal – Lloyd's

Neal’s £300mn raises the stakes…

Lloyd’s CEO John Neal cannot be accused of lacking ambition.

Lloyd's Christmas party

The perils of the Christmas party…

‘Tis the season to be jolly and for many this means the tradition of The Office Christmas Parties. In recent years, a new tradition has emerged: HR departments warning over the perils of consuming too much festive spirit at such events. This is particularly common in London where the tradition ...