All Monte Carlo articles

  • Monte Carlo Cancelled
    News

    Cancellation of Monte Carlo Rendez-Vous confirmed

    2020-04-24T12:30:00Z

    The organisers of the 64th edition of the Rendez-Vous de Septembre have confirmed the event will not go ahead this year due to the global Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Renaissance Re
    News

    RenRe pulls out of Monte Carlo Rendez-Vous

    2020-04-22T14:26:00Z

    RenaissanceRe will not be attending the Monte Carlo Rendez-Vous this year because of the ongoing Covid-19 uncertainty and concerns over public safety and economic hardship in the fallout from the pandemic, The Insurer can reveal.

  • monte carlo skyline
    News

    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, ...

  • Jeff Krohn
    News

    Mortgage credit business presents “compelling value proposition”

    2019-09-11T08:54:00Z

    Jeff Krohn, managing director at Guy Carpenter, discusses what contributing factors are coming together to make mortgage business one of the most profitable areas of business for reinsurers out there.

  • Bertrand Labilloy
    News

    Companies must seize ILS development in France

    2019-09-11T05:31:00Z

    Bertrand Labilloy, chief executive of CCR and chairman and chief executive of CCR Re is also looking for price increases across the book given negative interest rates in Europe.

  • MC Day 4-cover
    Dailies

    Monte Carlo 2019: Wednesday edition

    2019-09-11T05:10:00Z

    Welcome to the last day of our coverage from the 2019 Monte Carlo Rendez-Vous! 

  • Clive Buesnel – Deloitte
    News

    The future of reinsurance?

    2019-09-10T22:13:00Z

    Deloitte’s head of UK insurance Clive Buesnel seeks to identify the most important future trends in the industry.

  • Uday Virkud – Xceedance
    News

    Cat models à la carte

    2019-09-10T21:08:00Z

    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 ...

  • PH MC RT 2019
    News

    The Insurer Roundtable: The Future of Reinsurance

    2019-09-10T21:07:00Z

    Peter Hastie: Why is there a distinction between insurance and reinsurance pricing in the current market? Jean-Paul Conoscente: Insurance companies have lived off high commissions and cheap reinsurance for a while, and that’s a drug that is hard to come off. Rod Fox: ...

  • Greg Hendrick AXA XL
    Opinion

    The pricing mismatch…

    2019-09-10T21:03:00Z

    Insurance rates and terms are hardening in most specialty classes after years of attritional losses. Retro – after the shocks of 2017-18 – is tightening rapidly and is expected to continue into 1.1.

  • Light bulbs
    Opinion

    Taking the initiative forward

    2019-09-10T21:02:00Z

    Luzi Hitz, CEO, and Eduard Held, head of products, at Perils consider how the industry initiative will build on the successes of the last decade.

  • Tom Booth, CEO of Darag
    Opinion

    European legacy remains competitive and strong

    2019-09-10T21:02:00Z

    Over the past decade, as the impact of Solvency II capital requirements has become evident, continental insurers have warmed to the solutions offered by legacy providers. The established legal frameworks, with UK Part VII transfers just one example, have aided the expansion of the sector. Legacy companies and their clients ...

  • Business strategy
    Opinion

    Disrupt from within

    2019-09-10T21:01:00Z

    For all the talk of collapsing the capital-to-risk chain, little has been accomplished.

  • Property data
    Opinion

    The property data revolution

    2019-09-10T21:01:00Z

    Many traditional exposure models are unfit for purpose. High resolution data tools can take property underwriting to the next level, says Jason Futers, CEO, Insurdata.

  • Data
    Opinion

    New data standards for a new era of risk

    2019-09-10T21:01:00Z

    The positive impact of catastrophe data exchange formats, such as the RMS Exposure Data Model (EDM) and Results Data Model (RDM), and other vendor formats, is a testament to the pioneering work carried out in the first decades of cat modelling. But the (re)insurance industry now requires a new data ...

  • Short and long term
    Opinion

    Seeing beyond the short term

    2019-09-10T21:00:00Z

    Liberty Mutual Re’s president Dieter Winkel examines how best to respond to what seems an increasingly chaotic world.

  • Evolution
    Opinion

    Evolution not revolution

    2019-09-10T20:59:00Z

    It was Justin Trudeau who in 2018 first coined the phrase that ‘the pace of change has never been this fast – yet it will never be this slow again’. One year later these words seem wiser than ever and the phrase has become a truism. While exciting, it can ...

  • Osaka wakes up after Typhoon Jebi
    Opinion

    What happens when an ILW trigger under delivers?

    2019-09-10T20:59:00Z

    What happens when everything you’ve counted on fails right in front of you? When everything you’ve believed just collapses, leaving you with questions and regret?

  • DB MC RT 2019
    News

    Underwriters have gone back to underwriting…

    2019-09-10T20:59:00Z

    Reinsurers are going back to basics to focus on profitable underwriting in a move that they believe will add momentum to hardening conditions at 1.1 beyond loss-affected lines.

  • Partnerships 2
    News

    Pursuing real partnerships in high growth regions

    2019-09-10T20:58:00Z

    Far removed from the property cat woes of US-focused (re)insurers, the senior leadership of Swiss-domiciled Echo Re, CEO Gilles Meyer and CUO Piotr Nowakowski, spoke to The Insurer about the significant growth opportunities they see in pairing with local insurers, especially in Asia.