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Markel International's trade credit & political risk team in Singapore celebrated its fifth anniversary recently. Credit and political risk insurance has grown significantly in the region, with total private market premium in Asia Pacific amounting to over US$500 million in 2015 according to Markel's estimates. We spoke to Ms Ewa Rose,
Head of Global Trade Credit & Political Risk, who was in town to mark the occasion, on Markel's optimistic outlook for the region.
Heads were turned in April 2015 when DBS and Manulife sealed their bancassurance agreement which became effective 1 January this year. We catch up with Mr Rick Vargo, Managing Director and Regional Head of Bancassurance, DBS, to check on the progress.