John Neal Lloyd's EU

Lloyd’s sets sights on European business after Brexit: Neal

2019-11-12T11:46:00+00:00

The chief executive of Lloyd’s has set out plans to target more business on the continent following the UK’s departure from the European Union.

Julian Enoizi – Pool Re

Pool Re mulling move from XoL to treaty structure

2019-11-12T10:01:00+00:00

UK reinsurance terrorism mutual Pool Re is considering a shift from providing excess-of-loss cover to treaty reinsurance.

Guy Carpenter – Bermuda

GC confirms senior Aon Bermuda hires in island restructuring

2019-11-12T08:23:00+00:00

Guy Carpenter has confirmed the hire of Aon’s Robert Johnston and Peter Komposch in Bermuda, a move first revealed by The Insurer in May.

CRC Group – construction

Excess capacity fleeing certain construction classes

2019-11-12T13:54:00+00:00

CRC Group has reported that reductions in capacity are challenging the US construction industry, particularly for commercial auto where the wholesale broker is often having to write buffers.

Julian Enoizi

Pool Re launches terrorism knowledge-sharing Solutions unit

2019-11-12T09:01:00+00:00

The UK’s government-backed terrorism reinsurer Pool Re has launched a specialist unit created to support its membership  by sharing understanding, terrorism modelling and risk management techniques.

Julian Enoizi – Pool Re

Pool Re mulling move from XoL to treaty structure

2019-11-12T10:01:00+00:00

UK reinsurance terrorism mutual Pool Re is considering a shift from providing excess-of-loss cover to treaty reinsurance.

Guy Carpenter – Bermuda

GC confirms senior Aon Bermuda hires in island restructuring

2019-11-12T08:23:00+00:00

Guy Carpenter has confirmed the hire of Aon’s Robert Johnston and Peter Komposch in Bermuda, a move first revealed by The Insurer in May.

CRC Group – construction

Excess capacity fleeing certain construction classes

2019-11-12T13:54:00+00:00

CRC Group has reported that reductions in capacity are challenging the US construction industry, particularly for commercial auto where the wholesale broker is often having to write buffers.

Julian Enoizi

Pool Re launches terrorism knowledge-sharing Solutions unit

2019-11-12T09:01:00+00:00

The UK’s government-backed terrorism reinsurer Pool Re has launched a specialist unit created to support its membership  by sharing understanding, terrorism modelling and risk management techniques.



Burberl Roller coaster

Axa XL’s Burberl was wrong – but only by two months

In March 2018, Axa’s youthful CEO Thomas Burberl was forced to defend his decision to pay $15.3bn for XL Catlin as his own company’s share price tumbled in response.

Vibe Lloyd's

Soros-backed Vibe becomes latest syndicate to close since Lloyd’s crack down

The George Soros-backed Vibe Syndicate 5678 has become the fourth full Lloyd’s syndicate to close as a consequence of the tough performance review led by the market’s head of underwriting, Jon Hancock.

Mark Watson – Argo

Argo share price a bellwether for future?

Investors reacted positively to yeterday’s news of Argo CEO Mark Watson’s sudden departure. Some may have been encouraged by what they see as an increased likelihood of a sale, others may see opportunity in a clean slate and a new chapter in increasingly attractive market conditions.

Burberl Roller coaster

Axa XL’s Burberl was wrong – but only by two months

In March 2018, Axa’s youthful CEO Thomas Burberl was forced to defend his decision to pay $15.3bn for XL Catlin as his own company’s share price tumbled in response.

Vibe Lloyd's

Soros-backed Vibe becomes latest syndicate to close since Lloyd’s crack down

The George Soros-backed Vibe Syndicate 5678 has become the fourth full Lloyd’s syndicate to close as a consequence of the tough performance review led by the market’s head of underwriting, Jon Hancock.

Mark Watson – Argo

Argo share price a bellwether for future?

Investors reacted positively to yeterday’s news of Argo CEO Mark Watson’s sudden departure. Some may have been encouraged by what they see as an increased likelihood of a sale, others may see opportunity in a clean slate and a new chapter in increasingly attractive market conditions.



MIND THE GAP

Mind the gap…

There are now only three listed Lloyd’s (re)insurers so it’s particularly noteworthy when one initially falls over fourteen percent on the same day one of the others leaps over seven percent.

Mark Watson and Ed Noonan

Argo: Just a coincidence?

The timing of the Watson and Noonan departures may not have any significance but the Argo vacancy could be attractive for a seasoned executive looking for a platform in a fast-improving market dynamic…

Apollo and Athene

Flexible friends

Apollo’s recent news and RenRe’s continued pre-eminence are reminders that the provision of capital and originating and underwriting risk are flexible partnerships. They work best when there is a strong alignment of interest…

MIND THE GAP

Mind the gap…

There are now only three listed Lloyd’s (re)insurers so it’s particularly noteworthy when one initially falls over fourteen percent on the same day one of the others leaps over seven percent.

Mark Watson and Ed Noonan

Argo: Just a coincidence?

The timing of the Watson and Noonan departures may not have any significance but the Argo vacancy could be attractive for a seasoned executive looking for a platform in a fast-improving market dynamic…

Apollo and Athene

Flexible friends

Apollo’s recent news and RenRe’s continued pre-eminence are reminders that the provision of capital and originating and underwriting risk are flexible partnerships. They work best when there is a strong alignment of interest…