All APCIA articles – Page 2

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

    Paragon premiums head beyond $200mn with auto dealer program


    EPIC 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.

  • Typhoon Hagibis

    Hagibis adds to retro uncertainty at 1.1


    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.

  • Jeff Irvan – BMS

    Expansive BMS signs up Irvan from Willis Re


    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.

  • APCIA Day 1 cover

    APCIA 2019: Sunday edition


    Welcome to the first day of our coverage from the 2019 APCIA Annual Meeting!

  • monte carlo skyline

    The future of reinsurance - Monte Carlo roundtable


    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, ...

  • State of the market APCIA day one

    The Insurer’s State of the Market APCIA Q&A October 2019


    Leading executives weigh in on reinsurance rate momentum and how reinsurers can support the cyber market’s growth…

  • Aon building, London

    Re-evaluating retentions and reserves


    Cedants are changing their behavior in response to the low interest rate environment and underwriting losses, according to Aon’s Tim Ronda and Kelly Superczynski

  • Boston, USA

    Time to get religion


    Aside from a strong public stand by select reinsurers in Florida at mid-year renewals, most of the talk in 2019 has been about traction in the primary insurance market.

  • US-Casulaty

    Reinsurers make case for measured push on casualty pricing and terms


    Reinsurers are increasingly optimistic about their prospects of achieving improved economics on proportional and non-proportional casualty business at the upcoming renewals but will need to tread a fine line to avoid leaning too hard on under-pressure insurers.

  • Midwest floods 2019

    Commercial flood MGA reThought secures Munich Re and Swiss Re support


    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.

  • John Neal – The Future at Lloyd's

    Lloyd’s should write more casualty and reinsurance: Neal


    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.

  • Flag of cayman islands (19274761829)

    Topsail Re targets property cat and retro business


    Cayman Islands start-up reinsurer Topsail Re will look to write property cat, per risk and proportional business as well as property cat retro and auto quota share as it gears up for 1 January renewals.

  • Cash-is-King

    Aon: in a world of fierce competition, capital is king


    Capital management needs to be seen as a business-critical focus for large and small (re)insurers alike, according to Aon’s head of Capital Advisory Americas.

  • Tom-Bolt

    AIG’s $1.9bn US casualty overhaul seeking reinsurer support


    AIG has officially begun marketing the major structural changes to its vast and complex $1.9bn US casualty book which will see the firm depend significantly more on reinsurers in 2019.

  • Typhoon Mangkhut

    RMS warns after worst Asian 3Q losses since 2011


    In the aftermath of the worst quarter for Asian cat reinsurers since 2011, the modelling firm RMS has warned the industry to expect “even more destructive events” from the region in the years ahead.

  • aig city of london

    Ex Third Point Re and AIG execs to launch start-up Transverse


    Former Third Point Re executive Shane Haverstick has teamed up with ex-AIG programs division executive Ethan Allen to work on a new venture, Re-Insurance can reveal.

  • Japan flood

    Reinsurers to push for Japan cat agg rate spike


    In contrast to other peak zones, cat reinsurers are increasingly confident of significant rate increases for the larger Japanese cat treaties that renew at 1.4. 

  • Baden-Baden-2018

    A letter from Baden-Baden…


    As the conference season rolls on for the reinsurance world, some executives jetting in for PCI this weekend will be swapping the autumnal tree-lined boulevards of Baden-Baden for the sun-drenched beaches of Miami. 

  • Hurricane Harvey 2018

    The theory of risk


    Re-Insurance talks to Bryan Wilburn, the founder and CEO of  the expanding Texan-based underwriting agency Risk Theory

  • PCI Day 2 cover

    PCI 2018 Monday edition


    Welcome to the second day of our coverage from the 2018 PCI Annual Meeting!