Wholesale broker CRC has launched a new exclusive nationwide all risk and catastrophe facility underwritten by specialty managing general agency (MGA) V3 Insurance Partners, The Insurance Insider can reveal.
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JLT is the only major London-based broker not to sign up to electronic trading system Placing Platform Limited (PPL), The Insurance Insider understands.
A fire at a warehouse belonging to US retailer Gap could generate a loss of $250mn-$400mn for the property direct and facultative (D&F) market, The Insurance Insider can reveal.
Shares in The Hartford climbed 2.3 percent last week following The Insurance Insider's revelation that it was seeking a buyer for its $4.7bn variable annuity business.
Peter Scales' start-up Blenheim is set to launch at 1 January amidst the most challenging market conditions seen in Lloyd's since the late 1990s, with the market running normalised combined ratios above 100 percent.
Peter Scales' start-up is not without its detractors, and this publication published an opinion piece last week exploring the question of what value a new start-up can add to the market at this stage of the cycle without a transfer book.
Flexibility was the main reason behind Brit establishing a Names capital-backed syndicate, according to the carrier's group deputy CEO.
A team of up to 14 property underwriting executives have followed Tracy Upton from Everest National to Rockhill Insurance Group, The Insurance Insider can reveal.
Mutual insurers in the P&C space reported only "moderate" growth in net written premium (NWP) last year, according to a report from rating agency AM Best.
An investment-driven increase in pre-tax profits in the first half of 2016 could not mask the mounting challenges for the Lloyd's market, as underwriting profits crashed and rates continued to deteriorate.
Headline profits went up, but in truth it's difficult to find many real positives in the latest set of results from Lloyd's.
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Proposed changes to the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) could see marine mutual protection and indemnity (P&I) clubs become liable for sailors' unpaid wages.
Scor intends to appeal the European Commission (EC)'s decision over the state guarantee provided to French reinsurer Caisse Centrale de Réassurance (CCR) to the EU's Court of First Instance.
Global specialty insurers and reinsurers, particularly those trading in the Lloyd's market, are struggling to deal with a mounting expense problem.
Most carriers in our coverage universe registered modest share price increases last week, but the clear outliers were euro-denominated stocks, which climbed by mid-single digits.
Share price data on The Insurance Insider's universe of P&C (re)insurers