Asia Insurance Review (AIR)
AIR remains the voice of the insurance industry of Asia and the trusted source of reliable up-to-date news and developments in the market. With over 30 years of experience, It is more than just a magazine and remains a strategic partner of the insurance industry.
As the official media partner of all the leading industry events in Asia, including the East Asian Insurance Congress (EAIC), the Pacific Insurance Conference (PIC), Asian Actuarial Conference (AAC) and the Singapore International Reinsurance Conference (SIRC), while being the Permanent Observer of the ASEAN Insurance Congress, AIR still remains relevant and a powerhouse for regional content for the industry. In addition to our wide host of high-level conferences, including flagship events such as the India Rendezvous, CEO Summit, CFO Summit, China Rendezvous and the Takaful Rendezvous, AIR also seeks to engage market leaders and our clients through webinars and roundtables on topics of importance to our readers.
Together with its sister publication, Middle East Insurance Review (MEIR), AIR continues to be in a position of strength, as the only magazine globally reaching out to the Middle East, Africa and Asia, and the rest of the world in general. Our dedication to support the industry’s march towards excellence, utmost professionalism and growth continues to be our main focus.
Beacon International Group, Ltd.
Beacon International Group, Ltd. is a private company specializing in insurance and financial services media and related resources including the world’s leading media platforms: Business Insurance (USA), Commercial Risk (UK), Workers Comp Central (USA), Asia Insurance Review (serving Asia from Singapore), Middle East Insurance Review and Insurance Advocate (New York). Beacon has drawn top talent together into a new working formula that provides the highest level of carefully edited, wisely and reliably curated intelligence to the world’s insurance and risk management professionals, fulfilling the Company’s motto “Leadership for Leaders… since 1889”. This date refers to the birth of Beacon’s Insurance Advocate, believed to be the oldest continually published insurance medium in the United States, having been formed originally in 1853 and then again in 1889 and published continually ever since. Beacon produces television programming, directories, books and guides, as well. The media are all long established and have among the largest audience of “eyes” each month of any insurance business publishing group.
Founded in 1899, AM Best is the world’s largest credit rating agency specializing in the insurance industry. Headquartered in the United States, the company does business in over 100 countries with regional offices in London, Amsterdam, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore and Mexico City.
AM Best Rating Services assesses the creditworthiness of and/ or reports on over 16,000 insurance companies worldwide.
Our commentary, research and analysis provide additional insight. AM Best Information Services integrates credit ratings, commentary, research and analysis with insurance news, financial data and thought leadership to help consumers and professionals make informed personal and business decisions.
HSBC Life (International) Limited
HSBC Life (International) Limited, incorporated in Bermuda with limited liability (HSBC Life) is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited. HSBC Life is authorised and regulated by the Insurance Authority of the Hong Kong SAR to carry on long-term insurance business in the Hong Kong SAR. As one of the leading life insurers in Hong Kong, HSBC Life offers a wide range of life insurance products, including annuities, to retail and commercial customers in Hong Kong through HSBC banking channels and third-party brokers. HSBC Life provides tailored solutions to meet the protection, education, retirement, managing growth, legacy planning and medical needs of its customers.
ManageMy is a mobile first, modular product suite of software solutions, configured and customised to optimise your customer journeys We improve business performance and enrich customer experience through:
Data captured with each interaction provides insight into how people think, what they want and how they react, transforming you from provider to partner and laying the foundation for you to expand your ecosystem around high value customer needs.
ManageMy offers our insurance partners around the world a customized digital experience platform that works independent of proprietary IT systems. Our software helps you create sustainable customer engagement and document communications from prospect to new business policy issue, and throughout the customer lifecycle.
Our secure, flexible architecture that installs easily and complements existing traditional insurance processing, fulfilment, service, and claims systems.
MSIG is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co Ltd, and a member of the MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings Inc, one of Asia’s leading general insurance brand with over 40,000 employees and presence in 50 countries and regions globally. The group is amongst the world’s top non-life insurance groups based on gross revenue, with A+ Stable credit rating.
Within Asia, MSIG is represented in all ASEAN markets as well as in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, China, Korea, India and Taiwan. It is the top non-life regional insurance provider in ASEAN based on gross revenue.
Muang Thai Life Assurance Public Company Limited (MTL) is one of leading life insurance companies in Thailand and has been operating its innovation-oriented life insurance business for over 71 years. A strong suit of the company is its brand - happiness and smiles to transform the attitude of customers towards life insurance.
MTL’s corporate strategy is ‘MTL Trusted Lifetime Partner’ through innovative life, health and investment solutions by putting customers at the heart of everything we do.
MTL has been rated by Fitch Ratings at AAA (tha) with A- stable outlook (as of 9 May 2021); and by S&P at BBB+ stable outlook (as of 12 October 2021) due to solid financial performance, support from major shareholders, strong market expansion and the continuous increase of income and profits.
MTL has been chosen for many prestigious awards such as the Life Insurance Company of the Year (2014, 2017 and 2018) from Asia Insurance Review, Hall of Fame from OIC in 2020 etc.
MTL has expanded its business capability across the ASEAN Economic Community in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam and is seeking new opportunities to expand its products and services to other counties.
MTL strives to run its business to world-class management standards and sustainability business in all dimensions with its democratising life insurance brand in everyone’s heart.
Munich Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, primary insurance and insurance-related risk solutions. The group consists of the reinsurance and ERGO business segments, as well as the asset management company MEAG. Munich Re is globally active and operates in all lines of the insurance business. Since it was founded in 1880, Munich Re has been known for its unrivalled risk-related expertise and its sound financial position. It offers customers financial protection when faced with exceptional levels of damage – from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake through hurricane Ida in 2021. Munich Re possesses outstanding innovative strength, which enables it also to provide coverage for extraordinary risks such as rocket launches, renewable energies or cyber risks.
The company is playing a role in driving forward the digital transformation of the insurance industry, and in doing so has further expanded its ability to assess risks and the range of services that it offers. Its tailor-made solutions and close proximity to its customers make Munich Re one of the world’s most sought-after risk partners for businesses, institutions and private individuals.
Peak Reinsurance Company Limited is a Hong Kong-based global reinsurance company. Since commencing its operations in 2012, the company has since grown steadily to rank 27th among global reinsurance groups in terms of net reinsurance premiums written*. In the year ended 31 December 2022, Peak Re reported gross and net written premiums of $2.295bn and $1.502bn, respectively. With total equity of $1.198bn as of 31 December 2022, Peak Re enjoys an “A-” rating by AM Best.
Peak Re is authorised by the Insurance Authority of Hong Kong under the Insurance Ordinance (Cap. 41). The company offers both P&C and L&H reinsurance. It strives to provide clients around the globe with innovative and tailored reinsurance, risk management and capital management solutions.
Fosun International Limited (00656.HK) and Prudential Financial, Inc. hold approximately 87% and 13% of Peak Re via Peak Reinsurance Holdings Limited, respectively.
*Source: S&P Global Ratings' Top 40 Global Reinsurers and Reinsurers by Country: 2022, S&P Global, 2022
The Swiss Re Group is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cyber crime. The aim of the Swiss Re Group is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally.
Swiss Re Asia
Swiss Re Asia Pte Ltd, is a wholly-owned Swiss Re Group subsidiary. It is strongly capitalised in line with regulatory requirements and shares the same financial strength rating as major Swiss Re Group’s operating entities. Swiss Re Asia will continue to serve its clients and partners across the region through a network of offices, mirroring Swiss Re’s existing footprint in Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia and Singapore.
Sun Life is a leading international financial services organisation providing asset management, wealth, insurance and health solutions to individual and institutional clients. Sun Life has operations in a number of markets worldwide, including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, India, China, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia and Bermuda. Sun Life Financial Inc. trades on the Toronto (TSX), New York (NYSE) and Philippine (PSE) stock exchanges under the ticker symbol SLF. As of 31 March 2023, Sun Life had total assets under management of $1.36tn.
At Sun Life, we’re committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment, where all of our people can contribute to their full potential. A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our clients, our colleagues and the communities where we operate. Our success depends on it.
We take pride in our inclusive environment that not only supports our employees in all their diversity but also reflects our clients and communities, allowing us to serve their unique cultures and needs better.
Committing to diversity, equity and inclusion is the responsible thing to do, but it’s much more than that – it helps our clients, colleagues and communities shine, it leads to innovation, collaboration and high performance and it will continue to be a longstanding value at Sun Life.