Next month was supposed to signal a return to the normality of face-to-face meetings on a large scale as the fall conference season in the US got under way. But postponements are already beginning to trickle through for smaller events, and there are concerns that some flagship industry meetings may ...
This publication has previously noted its scepticism that a standard activist investor playbook against Global Indemnity and its powerful chairman Saul Fox will prevail. But with Harbert Discovery Fund looking to up the ante ahead of a 13 September investor day, could a more aggressive approach expose vulnerability in Fortress ...
Just as now, industry chatter in the late nineties often focused on the frenzy of broker M&A.
There is a case to be made that investment banks such as Goldman Sachs or Morgan Stanley are corporate examples of Marxism in action.
Yesterday, a UN climate panel published a landmark report on global warming which secretary-general António Guterres described as “code red for humanity”.
With this November’s COP26 talks now less than three months away, the P&C industry is continuing to debate and formulate the role it should play in helping meet some of the challenges posed by climate change.
Catastrophe modelling, perhaps more than any other facet of the (re)insurance sector, presents formidable barriers to entry. Yesterday, Moody’s secured its entry into the space via its acquisition of market leader RMS – but it came at a substantial price.
This morning’s earnings announcement from Hiscox, which saw the group join the ranks of those posting a significant consensus beat for the period, marked the end of an era for the London-listed carrier.
Willis Towers Watson and its CEO John Haley have a short window to resolve the future of Willis Re or risk mass defections and value destruction as the mood within the ranks of the reinsurance broker risks rapidly souring in the aftermath of its sale to Gallagher being called off.
Climate protests are an increasingly frequent sight on Lime Street. Only yesterday a so-called Insurance Rebellion protestor daubed the Lloyd’s building with green paint, which followed a stink device protest last month and the dumping of fake coal outside the building in April.