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Bermuda gains full Solvency II equivalence
Bermuda has been granted full equivalence by the European Commission (EC) to comply with the Solvency II directive.
Monday 30th November 2015
Emerging markets: Going for gold
With reinsurers increasingly turning to non-traditional sources of growth, Alexander Hanks asks whether they can find their El Dorado in emerging markets
Friday 27th November 2015
Flood Re on course to secure £2.1bn
Flood Re has said it is on track to build its £2.1bn reinsurance protection programme after its first tender was oversubscribed.
Tuesday 24th November 2015
John Butler suggests how big cities can use insurance-linked securities to protect against weather risks
Tuesday 3rd November 2015
Seven emerging risk opportunities for insurers and reinsurers
Insurers and reinsurers could potentially capitalise on seven emerging risks over the next five to 10 years, according to a report.
Thursday 8th October 2015
Value of European non-life run-off insurance market rises to 247bn euro
The value of the non-life European run-off insurance market has been estimated at 247bn (£181.6bn), 5bn (£3.7bn) more than in 2014.
Monday 28th September 2015
Swiss Re agrees to buy Guardian for £1.6bn
Swiss Re has agreed to acquire UK-based Guardian Financial Services for £1.6bn.
Friday 25th September 2015
Heineken signs £2.4bn longevity swap with Friends Life
Brewing firm Heineken has offloaded £2.4bn worth of risk associated with a defined benefit (DB) pension scheme in a longevity hedge with Friends Life.
Wednesday 16th September 2015
Economic losses for global drought expected to exceed $8bn in coming months
Worldwide economic drought losses are expected to surpass $8bn as El Niño continues to intensify in the coming months, according to a reinsurance broker.
Friday 4th September 2015
Lloyd's casualty reinsurance 'under pressure' with softer underwriting
The international casualty reinsurance industry is under considerable pressure because of softening terms and conditions in deals, according to Lloyd's underwriters.
Tuesday 1st September 2015