Monte Carlo 2018

  • JLT
    News

    Excess capital unlikely to be drained away by H2 cats

    2017-09-13T16:27:00Z

    Despite great uncertainty over the final loss picture for H2, industry leaders gathering at the Rendez-Vous were sceptical that the industry’s excess capital position will drain completely away unless there are further major loss events.

  • Greg Carter
    News

    Excess capital unlikely to be drained away by H2 cats

    2017-09-13T13:02:00Z

    Despite great uncertainty over the final loss picture for H2, industry leaders gathering at the Rendez-Vous were sceptical that the industry’s excess capital position will drain completely away unless there are further major loss events.

  • News

    Irma takes rate discussions off the table

    2017-09-13T12:50:00Z

    While the full impact of hurricanes Irma and Harvey has yet to be calculated the potential losses have dominated the discussions at the Monte Carlo Rendez-Vous.

  • News

    Swiss Re warns on cyber aggregations

    2017-09-12T16:19:00Z

    Swiss Re’s head of Reinsurance is urging the industry to take a considered approach to cyber given the potential aggregation risks and that some risks were so systemic that only governments can reinsure.

  • Emmanuel Clarke
    News

    Irma loss estimates lowered as focus turns to post-event response

    2017-09-12T16:11:00Z

    US cat exposed shares climbed yesterday as investors breathed a sigh of relief about the eventual cost of Hurricane Irma to the (re)insurance industry.

  • Steve Hearn
    News

    Ed on the front foot one-year on

    2017-09-12T15:48:00Z

    Lightyear Capital owned wholesaler Ed is celebrating its first year following its bold rebrand at the Monte Carlo Rendez-Vous last year and CEO Steve Hearn told Reinsurance Magazine that the broker is now “on the front foot” as it continues to attract talent and compete for new business without the

  • JLT
    News

    Industry must seize the chance to shine

    2017-09-12T15:38:00Z

    The combination of natural disasters in recent weeks has provided the reinsurance market with the chance to prove itself to its customers according to JLT Re.

  • David Reeves
    News

    Facilitating new overseas entrants into Lloyd’s is key, says Barbican

    2017-09-12T15:24:00Z

    Barbican, the Carlson Capital-owned insurance group with a pedigree for supporting new insurance entrants into the Lloyd’s market, says it is attracting a lot of interest from overseas carriers who currently have little or no existing relationship with Lloyd’s.

  • IGI team
    News

    IGI: growth strategy may involve Lloyd’s “one day"

    2017-09-12T10:09:00Z

    IGI executives attending the Monte Carlo Rendez-Vous paid tribute to the Lloyd’s platform and told Reinsurance Magazine that as a (re)insurer writing international business that in the long-term it would make sense to be a member of the 300+ year-old market.

  • News

    Munich Re: Onus on insurers to close protection gap

    2017-09-11T16:32:00Z

    There is an urgent need for the reinsurance market to look to grow and close the global protection gap according to Munich Re.