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NEWS

China's economic woes likely to spur further acquisitions abroad

08:15, 28 August 2015

An estimated $10bn of Chinese investment has found its way to the international insurance arena since the start of last year

Qatar Re to move headquarters to Bermuda

08:09, 01 September 2015

Company to establish branch office in Qatar

Differential terms spark claims complexity fears in Lloyd's casualty reinsurance market

06:45, 01 September 2015

LMA survey released today shows differential terms are increasing in Lloyd's casualty reinsurance business

Property cat downturn hits Bermudian underwriting

06:10, 01 September 2015

Half-year figures from the leading companies in Bermuda highlight the impact of much tougher conditions for property catastrophe business and a rise in major loss...

New reinsurance landscape to prompt dynamic Monte Carlo talks

06:00, 01 September 2015

A wave of merger and acquisition activity has reshaped the market since the last rendezvous in Monaco

Baltimore riots generate $12.9m in insured losses 

07:48, 31 August 2015

Rioters damaged or looted hundreds of shops and other businesses

ANALYSIS

Cyber: modelling cyber risk is in its infancy but growing demand is leading modelling firms to look at cyber catastrophe events

None of the major commercial risk model vendors has a model for cyber risks at present but the pressure to produce one over the next...

OPINION

Will the last one to leave Lehman Brothers turn off the lights?
Unlike other crises, the 2007/08 global financial crisis did not have a concurrent catastrophe event
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A perfect storm

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PEOPLE

John Giralt joins specialist global insurer from XL Catlin

LLOYD'S

Richard Bishop, chief executive, Cobalt Underwriting Services

An Islamic specialty lines market has the potential to generate premium income of $5bn to $10bn over the next five years and give Lloyd’s unique...

REINSURANCE

Smaller players will continue 'defensive' M&A trend as pressure continues, ratings agency says

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