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  • Global reinsurer finds buyer for UK subsidiary

    Swiss Re has finally agreed to sell its closed life business ReAssure Group valued at GBP3.25bn ($4.28bn) to Phoenix Group. The deal will offer Swiss Re a cash payment of GBP1.2bn, shares in Phoenix representing a 13% to 17% stake and entitlement to a seat on its board of directors. The transaction is expected to close in mid-2020 subject to approvals by Phoenix's shareholders, regulators and anti-trust authorities.

    Asia | 06 Dec 2019
  • Clubs are a big buyer of (captive) reinsurance

    The International Group of P&I clubs (IG) chairman Paul Jennings, speaking at its inaugural VIP briefing in Singapore yesterday, noted that the choice of Singapore as the launch pad for the event was a testament to "the importance of Asia to the future of protection and indemnity (P&I)."

    Asia | 06 Dec 2019
  • Asia Capital Re in run-off - acquired by Bermuda legacy reinsurer

    Bermuda-based Catalina has reached an in-principle agreement to acquire Singapore-headquartered reinsurer Asia Capital Re (ACR). The acquisition is expected to close in the first half of 2020, subject to regulatory and all other approvals.

    Asia | 05 Dec 2019
  • Turkey: Insurers are bullish about 2020

    The Turkish insurance sector is looking forward to 2020 as the industry has been performing above expectations so far this year in spite of low economic growth and the momentum is expected to continue.

    Middle East | 05 Dec 2019
  • Shared responsibility and shared commitment of reinsurers

    Ask 10 top reinsurers about their main purpose in life and it's likely that 10 different answers will emerge.

    AIRPlus | 04 Dec 2019
  • The three bogeymen of reinsurance

    Reinsurers in Asia are currently being haunted - or stalked - by three malevolent bogeymen, according to Willis Re International chairman James Vickers.

    AIRPlus | 03 Dec 2019
  • Can tech firms help reinsurers get closer to the original risk?

    The last few years have seen reinsurers trying to get closer to the original risk through setting up their own primary carriers or via managing general agencies (MGA). And now the option of working with InsurTechs to access primary risk is an "exciting proposition" for reinsurers, said Munich Re CEO Dr Joachim Wenning.

    AIRPlus | 03 Dec 2019
  • Risk mapping and shock absorption: Denis Kessler

    Reinsurance as a role-playing game? This may not be such a daft concept - and is not far removed from the process used by at least one global reinsurer.

    AIRPlus | 03 Dec 2019
  • Climate crisis and economic collapse: James Vickers

    It's no longer a surprise to read that the climate crisis is the biggest news in town. But it's time to inject a bit of realism into the picture, according to Willis Re International chairman James Vickers.

    AIRPlus | 02 Dec 2019
  • The risk explosion, according to Denis Kessler

    Societies develop, risks expand - and that's why we need smart reinsurers. So said SCOR chairman and CEO Denis Kessler to Asia Insurance Review in a recent conversation.

    AIRPlus | 02 Dec 2019

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