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Liberty Mutual zeroes in on Ironshore deal

Liberty Mutual's takeover talks with Fosun subsidiary Ironshore have reached an advanced stage, with both sides looking to clinch a deal before Christmas, The Insurance Insider can revealRead more


Veteran bankers brought in for Scotiabank push

Former JP Morgan co-head of insurance investment banking Marty Dolan and senior Deutsche Bank dealmaker Mark Goldstein have joined Scotiabank to spearhead a push into financial institutions advisory services, The Insurance Insider has learnedRead more


Chinese insurers set for $100bn overseas expansion

Chinese insurers look set to remain in the vanguard of outbound deal-making and will invest an estimated $100bn overseas in the next three years, according to BNP ParibasRead more


Australian hailstorm losses reach $143mn

Insured losses from the hailstorms that struck the region of Mildura, Australia, on 11 November have risen to A$192.6mn ($142.5mn), according to the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA)Read more


Perils raises Storm Desmond estimate

Loss compilation agency Perils has lifted its final property market insured loss estimate for UK storm Desmond to £604mn ($759mn)Read more


LMG sets up online portal for premium processing

The London Market Group (LMG) has launched an online portal for electronic premium submission as part of the Target Operating Model (Tom) programme, it announced todayRead more


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Asbestos loss outlook rises to $100bn for US carriers

Asbestos losses for US property and casualty insurers may climb to $100bn or even higher as a result of increases from "evolving" litigation and longevity gains, according to AM BestRead more

Bermuda capital return slows in Q3

Bermudian carriers handed back less capital during the third quarter of 2016 than in the prior-year period, as the re-emergence of M&A activity stifled share repurchasesRead more


Lloyd’s platforms deliver mixed results in Q3

The Lloyd's segments of listed P&C (re)insurers reported mixed results for the third quarter of the year, both on top line and in terms of underwriting performanceRead more


Total US specialty capital returned doubles in Q3

Capital management remained firmly on the agenda for US specialty carriers during the third quarter as profitable growth opportunities continued to be limited by market conditionsRead more

Names look to divest at 2016 capacity auctions

The average price per £1 of Lloyd's capacity fell in the 2016 auctions as the amount tendered by Names rocketed year-on-yearRead more

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Liberty Mutual zeroes in on Ironshore deal

Liberty Mutual's takeover talks with Fosun subsidiary Ironshore have reached an advanced stage, with both sides looking to clinch a deal before Christmas, The Insurance Insider can reveal.Read more

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The reinsurance convergence market uncovered

Krefta to replace Pinchin at Hiscox Re

Hiscox will reshuffle its reinsurance division leadership next year when Michael Krefta will take over the Bermuda-based leadership role while Jeremy Pinchin returns to the carrier's London base, the company saidRead more

Loss fileAll Articles
Major losses and claims tracked

Perils raises Storm Desmond estimate

Loss compilation agency Perils has lifted its final property market insured loss estimate for UK storm Desmond to £604mn ($759mn). Read more

The latest on litigation and legal developments

Lloyd’s carriers in fracking claims dispute

Lloyd's insurers Ark and RenaissanceRe are involved in a fracking-related legal dispute after they rejected a claim arising from five earthquake lawsuits filed against oil and gas firm New Dominion.Read more

BriefingsAll Articles
Mapping the regulatory and legislative landscape

Florida workers' comp rate hike set to kick in after all

A 14.5 percent hike in workers' compensation insurance rates in Florida will take effect tomorrow as scheduled, after a state agency filed a formal notice of its plan to appeal a court ruling last week that stayed the increase.Read more

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All the latest news and analysis as D-day approaches

Forthcoming UK tax changes to hit loss reporting

A raft of changes to UK corporate tax law next year are likely to cause substantial disruption to how insurers structure their financial reporting.Read more

In-depth coverage of the run-off sector

R&Q completes Maryland novation

Randall & Quilter (R&Q) has completed the novation of liabilities from Maryland Motor Truck Association Workers' Compensation Self Insurance Group to its US unit Accredited Surety and Casualty. Read more

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Full coverage of the facultative reinsurance market

Skuld SPA Agora hires D&F head

Skuld special purpose arrangement (SPA) Agora has hired Peter Coleman from Pembroke Syndicate 4000 as head of direct and facultative (D&F) to complete its senior leadershipRead more

Insider Comment

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Asymmetrical bars

Back in the old days London underwriters didn't used to bother getting out muchRead more

Research & Supplements

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Cyber rankings

Cyber Rankings 2016

The Insurance Insider Cyber Rankings survey 2016 is the most comprehensive independent survey of London cyber brokers and underwriters ever conductedRead more


PCI 2016 Day 3

PCI Newsletter 2016 Day 3

The third of our special issues from this year's PCI conferenceRead more

Baden-Baden 2016 Day 2

Baden-Baden 2016 Day 2

Even the most doting parent would admit that they can find their children a trial at timesRead more


Honours 2016 post-event supplement

Honours 2016 Post-Event Supplement

Welcome to our post-event supplement for the fifth Insurance Insider Honours, which took place on the 8 September 2016Read more

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