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Validus appoints Catlin FI team as US build-out continues

10:36, 30 July 2015

Team led by Catherine Cossu will write on behalf of Western World

Russian incursion leads to political risk claims in Ukraine

06:57, 30 July 2015
Protesters on an armoured vehicle in central Kiev, Ukraine: the conflict between Russia and Ukraine has made political risk cover hard to place in both countries but led to the emergence of the DIFC as a trade credit and political risk centre
© 2015 Emilio Morenatti/AP

As exposures drift down in Russia, capacity is increasingly finding a home in the Middle East

Swiss Re grows net income 11% to $2.3bn

06:55, 30 July 2015
Swiss Re: life and health and SRCS drove Q2 income growth for the reinsurer

First half growth driven by life and health reinsurance and Corporate Solutions business

Foreign currency rates dent Arch's Q2 results

23:05, 29 July 2015
Arch Capital: foreign currency rates took their toll on Arch's Q2 financials

The Bermuda-based re/insurance group reported net income of $110.3m for the second quarter

Noonan: industry's $700m Pemex rig exposure likely to rise

18:20, 29 July 2015
Emergency boats works to put out a fire at the Abkatun-A Permanente shallow-water oil platform in the Campeche Sound in the Gulf of Mexico
© 2015 Pemex/AP

Validus chief hopes losses will turn plunging energy rates

Talanx lowers profit target after goodwill write-off

18:06, 29 July 2015

German re/insurance giant ceases writing classic life business ahead to avoid Solvency II charge


Opponents of the Colombian government's peace talks with Farc demonstrate in Bogotá
© 2015 Fernando Vergara/AP

Farc declared unilateral ceasefire for one month from July 20, with Colombia's president responding by ordering temporary suspension of air strikes on rebels


Body cover: Not just for stars and starlets


More Reratings


Validus: the reinsurer has named James Franson president of Validus Americas

James Franson will be president of Validus Americas


Gross written premiums up 29% in second quarter


Chief executive insists shareholders better served by a standalone company


10:15, 11 March 2015
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