Monte Carlo 2018

  • Offshore oil rig

    Energy markets splitting


    On the eve of Monte Carlo, The Insurer  caught up with marine and energy veteran Dominick Hoare to tease out his thoughts on rate rectification; energy bifurcation and how changes to the Lloyd’s model are impacting Munich Re Syndicate’s strategy

  • Denis Kessler – Scor

    Scor looks at alternatives to aggregate cover in tighter retro market


    Scor is seeking alternative structures to replace all or part of the expiring aggregate covers that form part of its P C retro programme, The Insurer can reveal.

  • Igor Best-Devereux

    (Re)insurance companies must invest more in technology or risk being uncompetitive


    Although there is a much stronger focus in the market on driving efficiencies, (re)insurance business could be doing more to improve its engagement with technology.

  • Vicky Carter

    Value-added services key to broker proposition


    Brokers must adapt their services to remain as relevant as possible for their clients in the future and align these efforts with wider modernisation initiatives and talent drives, Vicky Carter, chairman at Global Capital Solutions, International, Guy Carpenter, told The Insurer .

  • Steve Postlewhite – QBE

    Poised for growth


    QBE Re’s Steve Postlewhite says the company will be opportunistic but rates must stabilise.

  • USA from space

    Capsicum Re sets course for US expansion in 2020


    Fast-growing intermediary Capsicum Re says US expansion will be its next major move regardless of whether Gallagher implements its current call option on the London-headquartered firm.

  • Mike Reynolds – Freddie Mac

    Freddie Mac partnering with the (re)insurance business for the long haul


    Mike Reynolds, vice president of single-family credit risk transfer at Freddie Mac, talks to The Insurer about what lies ahead for its CRT program.

  • Lloyd's and Willis building

    Managing expectations…


    Last night, Lloyd’s hosted its Monte Carlo cocktail party a year after its previous CEO Inga Beale’s puritanic decision to cancel it.

  • Travis MacMillian – Xceedance

    Xceedance enables growth for insurance organisations


    In one of a series of four interviews with The Insurer over the Monte Carlo Rendez-Vous , senior representatives from Xceedance and ChainThat sat down with this publication to discuss what both firms have been up to since the reinsurance industry gathered on the Côte d’Azur 12 months ago and ...

  • Paul Corver

    Legacy boom


    Expansive legacy acquirer Randall Quilter’s group head of M A, Paul Corver sat down with The Insurer in Monte Carlo to discuss the continuing evolution of the legacy market.