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, with ...
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, 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.
The Future at Lloyd’s project needs to focus on delivering results and realise the time to ask the market what it wants has passed.
(Re)insurers need to better prepare to adopt technology to make the best use out of data and new insights that will become available to them.
While it’s not atypical for ILS issuance and innovation to slow down following significant loss years, Cory Anger, managing director, GC Securities, a division of MMC Securities LLC and affiliate of Guy Carpenter, remains optimistic about the market.
The use of data and analytics will help derive insights which will improve almost all business areas, but the industry needs to be more confident when it comes to utilising this novel information, according to Daniel Knüsli, head of P&C Analytics at Swiss Re.
Having fully established that “data is the new oil”, Eric Schuh, global head P&C Solutions at Swiss Re, discusses the opportunities arising from the group’s analytical work.
While the economic outlook looks a bit bleak, against the sunny skies in Monte Carlo, the outlook for insurance is seemingly brighter, according to Jerome Haegeli, chief economist at Swiss Re.
Convex Group – the $1.8bn specialty (re)insurer launched by industry entrepreneurs Stephen Catlin and Paul Brand – anticipates its excess and surplus lines (E&S) platform could be live by 1.10, providing transatlantic market access and further kick-starting its growth, The Insurer can reveal.
Deloitte’s head of UK insurance Clive Buesnel seeks to identify the most important future trends in the industry.
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 what ...