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Excess capital to spur M&A: JLT Re’s Reynolds

John Hewitt Jones 13 February 2018

M&A activity among (re)insurance companies is likely to increase throughout 2018 as the release of trapped capital injects more money into the sector, according to JLT Re CEO Mike Reynolds.

Speaking at The Insurance Insider's Insider London event last week, Reynolds said reinsurers' capital positions remained strong despite the third quarter catastrophes, and that firms were likely to reinvest excess capital through deal-making.

"The release of trapped capital could continue across 2018, potentially spurring M&A," he asserted, highlighting the speed...

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This article was published as part of issue February 2018/2

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