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  • Howden and RKH to merge

    Hyperion Insurance Group will combine its retail and specialist broking businesses, Howden and RKH, under one management team bringing together their international retail network along with specialty and reinsurance expertise respectively.

    Asia | 13 Sep 2019
  • New general manager to lead Munich Re Syndicate Labuan

    Munich Re Syndicate Labuan (MRSLab) has named Mr James Ng as general manager and principle officer based in Kuala Lumpur. He succeeds Mr Hassan Mohd Mustafa who will assume the role of director of portfolio management. Mr Hassan has been involved in the insurance industry for almost 40 years and has been at Munich Re for over six years.

    Asia | 12 Sep 2019
  • Insurance-linked securities weathers storm of CAT bond losses: Aon

    The insurance-linked securities (ILS) sector is poised to resume growth following a plateau in 2018 as CAT bond levels remain consistent year-over-year despite challenging market conditions.

    AIRPlus | 11 Sep 2019
  • Insurance in China and India likely to grow significantly, says Hannover Re

    Despite the insurance industry facing the double challenges of surplus capacities and historically low interest rates, Hannover Re anticipates that the level of insurance in China and India will probably surge sharply given factors such as their population density, a rapidly expanding middle class and the associated increase in asset values. These two markets are considered very important to the reinsurer.

    Asia | 10 Sep 2019
  • Global: Further rate increases are needed --Swiss Re

    Swiss Re expects further rate increases for loss-affected and underperforming businesses and broadly stable rates in other areas, amid continued capital abundance in the reinsurance market. To ensure a long-term sustainable reinsurance market, further rate increases are needed.

    Asia | 10 Sep 2019
  • ArgoGlobal Lloyd's syndicate to exit Asia and global hull underwriting

    ArgoGlobal recently announced plans to cease its Syndicate 1200's underwriting operations in Asia and most of its hull underwriting business within the syndicate. All existing policies remain valid, with claims to be handled via its London operation.

    AIRPlus | 09 Sep 2019
  • Hong Kong: Top 3 finalists of The Hong Kong Insurance Awards 2019 revealed

    The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers (HKFI), organisers of the Hong Kong Insurance Awards 2019, has announced the top three finalists for each of the 17 award categories. This year, over 120 quality entries competed in the 17 categories.

    Asia | 09 Sep 2019
  • Life and health leader joins Willis Re International

    Willis Re, the reinsurance business of broker Willis Towers Watson has appointed Mr Franck Pinette as leader of its international life and health practice with effect from 1 September 2019.

    Asia | 06 Sep 2019
  • Global: Total reinsurance industry capital grows robustly in 1H2019

    Total capital dedicated to the global reinsurance industry reached $559bn at 30 June 2019, an 8% increase from a re-stated $518bn at 31 December 2018, says Willis Re, a leading global reinsurance broker.

    Asia | 06 Sep 2019
  • Robust investment markets propel 8% jump in total reinsurance capital

    Total capital dedicated to the global reinsurance industry saw an 8% increase to $559bn at the half-year point of 2019 from a re-stated $518bn at year-end 2018. Strong investment markets are said to be the main driver of the industry's capital growth according to findings from the latest reinsurance market report from Willis Re, the reinsurance business of broker Willis Towers Watson.

    Asia | 05 Sep 2019

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