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  • Kenya: Proposed VAT changes expected to hit insurance business

    International tax advisory firm Ernst & Young (EY) has raised concerns about the potential negative impacts of the proposed amendments to the VAT Act, 2013, particularly regarding the insurance sector.

    Africa | 20 May 2024
  • Thailand: THRE sees 1Q2024 net profit jump by 418%

    Thai Reinsurance Public Company (THRE) has reported a net profit of THB57m ($1.58m) for the first quarter of 2024, 418% higher than in 1Q2023 due to improved reinsurance results.

    Asia | 17 May 2024
  • Egypt: Insurance industry discusses feasibility of forming a national reinsurer

    The amount of capital needed for the proposed establishment of a reinsurance company in Egypt with a high credit rating is estimated at $150m to $250m, according to Mr Gamal Sakr, African Reinsurance Company's regional director for North East Africa & Middle East.

    Middle East | 16 May 2024
  • Kuwait Re's 1Q net profits surge by 40% to over US$13m

    The net profits of Kuwait Reinsurance Company increased during the first quarter of 2024 by 40.1% year on year to KWD4.05m ($13.2m), according to quarterly financial statements lodged by the reinsurer with Boursa Kuwait.

    Middle East | 15 May 2024
  • Australia: Bermuda-headquartered Everest launches operations Down Under

    New York-listed and Bermuda-headquartered reinsurer, Everest, has launched officially its Australian Insurance operations after receiving approval from the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority. The business will operate under the name Everest Insurance Australia with offices established in Sydney and Melbourne.

    Asia | 15 May 2024
  • Türkiye: Top reinsurers disclose losses arising from Kahramanmaras earthquake

    With the publication of annual reports in recent weeks, the world's three biggest reinsurers have indicated the quantum of claims incurred due to the massive February 2023 earthquake that hit Türkiye and Syria.

    Middle East | 14 May 2024
  • Asia: RGA aims for more growth in the region

    US-based life and health reinsurer Reinsurance Group of America (RGA) is targeting further strong growth in Asia on the back of recently closing a $4.7bn deal in Japan.

    Asia | 14 May 2024
  • Middle East: Wary reinsurers adjust Nat CAT coverage

    International reinsurers are starting to categorise the Middle East as a Nat CAT hot spot, given the increased frequency of natural hazards in the region in recent years, according to Apex-Egypt Reinsurance Brokerage managing director Khaled El-Sayed.

    Middle East | 13 May 2024
  • Saudi Re's 1Q net profit surges by 184%

    Saudi Reinsurance Company (Saudi Re) has posted a net profit after zakat of SAR31.8m ($8.5m) for 1Q2024, almost three times the SAR11.2m for the corresponding quarter in 2023, with growth of 184%.

    Middle East | 12 May 2024
  • Malaysia: Takaful operations push MNRB's after-tax profit to historic high

    MNRB Holdings Berhad (MNRB or the Group) announced its best-ever financial performance in its 50-year history. For the financial year ended 31 March 2024 (FY2024), the Group's profit after tax (PAT) soared by 200% to surpass the MYR400m ($84.4m) mark.

    Middle East | 12 May 2024

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