Reinsurers will increasingly return to capital management as a lever to boost shareholder returns if broker predictions on downward pricing pressures prove correct in the run-up to the 1 January renewals.
With the pace of property catastrophe rate increases seemingly slowing, absent a major cat event, underwriters may face a tough task arguing for further price rises given record capital levels in the industry and abundant capacity. Click to enlarge
Though cat rates remain at historically attractive levels, if there...
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