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Nov 2022


Catlin: There is no spare capital

On the sidelines of the Monte Carlo Rendez-vous, we caught up with Convex’s Mr Stephen Catlin to get his thoughts on some of the big issues facing the reinsurance sector today.

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Growing reinsurance business using strategy

Success in reinsurance seems to be equal parts spotting new opportunities, containing costs and working with the right clients in the right markets. Asia Insurance Review caught up with Hannover Re’s Dr Michael Pickel for some insights.

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Pricing adequacy for sustainable reinsurance

The harsh reality of climate change points to the increasing frequency and severity of Nat CAT. SCOR’s Mr David Johnstone offers some pointers on how the reinsurer intends to tackle this dilemma.

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Diversifying the reinsurance portfolio

We caught up with Zurich-headquartered Echo Re’s Messrs Fabian Pütz and Paul Hertelendy to find out how business has been and where future growth lies.

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Still a huge runway for growth

If market predictions turn out to be true, the upcoming renewals season could be a bruising affair. We spoke to Guy Carpenter’s Mr Tony Gallagher.

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Steady as she goes reinsurance

Kuwait Re celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. We caught up with the reinsurer’s Far East regional office’s Mr Abdallah Badaoui to talk about business.

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The need for catastrophe insurance risk data

Reinsurers need one thing more than any other to improve the quality of the business they do: Data. We spoke to PERILS’s Mr Darryl Pidcock about the realities of serving the sector.

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Reinsurer's eye in the sky

As the focus of the reinsurance community continues to remain on dealing with the fall-out from Nat CAT, deficiencies in the knowledge base that informs their decisions become more apparent. We spoke to ICEYE’s Mr Rafal Modrzewski for further insights.

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Old-school broking in Seoul

A London-based Lloyd’s broker feels that there is a market gap in South Korea for a mid-tier firm that concentrates on customer service.

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Future may arrive faster than anticipated

We spoke to RMS’ Dr Robert Muir-Wood for insights into how the modelling business was developing and how it could help reinsurers more.

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This year's model

We spoke to Verisk’s Dr Milan Simic to find out how Nat CAT models are improving and whether they could become more predictive.

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Asia significantly underinsured for Nat CAT

The impact of Nat CAT in Asia is mounting with unprecedented floods, heatwaves and weather-related disasters in the region. Speakers at the Asia Nat CAT Conference shared their insights on the impact of climate change.

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