Loss estimates for California wildfires crystallising around $10bn-$15bn range.
This ain’t nothing like a hard market, but that is very much a good thing for everyone.
Aggregate loss activity will trap retro capital for a second year running, as disappointing returns set up expectations for reduced capacity.
A fully electronic marketplace is within grasp as phase two of the Target Operating Model process approaches.
No-one will miss London's huge process expense, but traditional placing has always had a romantic attraction for brokers and underwriters.
PG&E could face $10bn in claims from 2017, with a similar scenario to potentially play out after this year’s fires
Changes to the definition of default could hamper insurers and derail debt restructuring efforts.
Syndicate 2632 is up 1.6%, while 623 stamp rises by 4.5% at Andrew Horton’s business.
Syndicates were given a hard ride in the planning process, but innovative ones are being allowed to grow.
Above-average cat losses dominate discussions during the P&C earnings season.
The California State Compensation Insurance Fund returned to the cat bond market as USAA’s ResRe multi-peril deal raised $200mn.