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  • Trisura truck
    News

    Trisura adds $30mn LP Risk Trucking program

    2019-10-22T08:52:00Z

    Expansive US hybrid fronting carrier Trisura Specialty has won a $30mn trucking program that was previously written out of London by Beazley, The Insurer can reveal.

  • Monte Carlo Roundtable
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    Steering casualty towards more profitable horizons

    2019-10-22T09:02:00Z

    Executives gathered at The Insurer ’s Monte Carlo roundtable to discuss challenges and opportunities in the sector, including the rapidly shifting casualty market.

  • Brad Melvin
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    Aon United delivered to US regional insurers through launch of dedicated unit

    2019-10-22T08:54:00Z

    Regional Insurer Group brings holistic service to important segment, according to its president, Brad Melvin.

  • Large-scale-ransomware-at-leading-cloud-service-provider-by-cost-component
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    Understanding cat is key to cyber market future

    2019-10-22T08:54:00Z

    Carriers need to be more aware of the catastrophic risk associated with cyber peril to help them better price the product, structure reinsurance and execute growth strategies in the burgeoning market segment, according to Guy Carpenter’s Erica Davis.

  • How Tria would have covered 9-11
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    Back to worrying about a backstop

    2019-10-22T08:53:00Z

    The market once again finds itself in the position of having to hope for the best and plan for the worst. 

  • 2021
    News

    Reinsurers seek certainty as Tripra expiration looms

    2019-10-22T08:52:00Z

    Insurers and reinsurers are already taking steps to prepare for a potential non-renewal of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (Tripra) due to expire at the end of next year.

  • Paragon insurance Holdings, Falls Lake Insurance Companies and Swiss Re
    News

    Paragon premiums head beyond $200mn with auto dealer program

    2019-10-21T08:24:00Z

    PIC and Oak Hill Capital Partners-backed MGA Paragon Insurance Holdings has added a meaningful book of package auto dealership program business that it is writing through fronting carrier Falls Lake with reinsurance capacity from Swiss Re, The Insurer  can reveal.

  • Aon – Cyber
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    Aon silent cyber reinsurance offering gains traction

    2019-10-21T08:24:00Z

    Aon has seen meaningful traction in its RenaissanceRe-led cross class cat cover for silent cyber with limit placed of more than $400mn and a strong pipeline of orders, The Insurer  can reveal.

  • Typhoon Hagibis
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    Hagibis adds to retro uncertainty at 1.1

    2019-10-21T08:18:00Z

    As the industry assesses the damage from a second Japanese typhoon in a matter of weeks, there is a growing expectation that a significantly tighter retro market will add momentum to property cat reinsurance renewals at 1 January.

  • Allstar Financial Group
    News

    Allstar appoints Evercore for potential sale

    2019-10-21T22:14:00Z

    MGA and wholesale broking platform Allstar Financial is working with boutique investment banking advisory firm Evercore on a potential sale, The Insurer can reveal.

  • Brad Melvin
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    Aon launches Regional Insurer Group in the US

    2019-10-21T19:37:00Z

    Aon Reinsurance Solutions has launched a Regional Insurer Group as the broker continues the segmentation of its clients.

  • Rob-Bredahl – TigerRisk
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    Tiger view

    2019-10-21T14:41:00Z

    TigerRisk’s recently appointed president Rob Bredahl on investment time bombs, social inflation, parametrics and getting back in the intermediary world…

  • State of the market day two image
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    The Insurer’s State of the Market APCIA Q&A October 2019

    2019-10-21T08:27:00Z

    Industry executives discuss whether casualty pricing is keeping pace with loss trends and how the tightening retro market will affect 2020 property cat renewals…

  • Balancing act
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    The balancing act

    2019-10-21T08:27:00Z

    TigerRisk’s head of North American reinsurance Wade Gulbransen on navigating a changing reinsurance landscape…

  • Todd Campbell – R&Q
    News

    A time of plenty in the program market

    2019-10-21T08:26:00Z

    The program market is seeing strong growth but not all MGAs are created equal, according to Accredited US’s Todd Campbell.

  • Ross Curtis – RenaissanceRe
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    Investor flight to quality expected in tight retro market

    2019-10-21T08:25:00Z

    An uncertain and increasingly tight retro market will create opportunities at 1.1 for underwriters and third-party capital managers that can demonstrate a strong track record and alignment of interest, according to RenaissanceRe’s group CUO Ross Curtis.

  • Jeff Irvan – BMS
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    Expansive BMS signs up Irvan from Willis Re

    2019-10-20T19:20:00Z

    Willis Re North America executive Jeff Irvan has resigned from the firm to join ambitious reinsurance broker BMS as chief property officer, The Insurer can reveal.

  • John Neal – The Future at Lloyd's
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    Lloyd’s should write more casualty and reinsurance: Neal

    2019-10-20T06:17:00Z

    The Lloyd’s market needs to rebalance its portfolio to leave it less vulnerable to a disproportionate hit from a repeat of multiple cat losses such as the trio of hurricanes and other events that hit in 2017, according to the Corporation’s CEO John Neal.

  • Midwest floods 2019
    News

    Commercial flood MGA reThought secures Munich Re and Swiss Re support

    2019-10-20T06:17:00Z

    Expansive US commercial flood-focused MGA reThought Insurance is looking for significant growth in 2020 after signing up reinsurers including Munich Reinsurance America and Swiss Re, The Insurer can reveal.

  • monte carlo skyline
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    The future of reinsurance - Monte Carlo roundtable

    2019-10-20T06:20:00Z

    Amongst the raft of topics discussed at The Insurer roundtable in Monte Carlo, the issue of the divergence between insurance, reinsurance and retrocessional pricing generated significant debate, with talk of insurance pricing accelerating across all lines and geographies. Retro, for people that buy it, is also up and accelerating, ...