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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

Baltimore riots generate $12.9m in insured losses 

07:48, 31 August 2015

Rioters damaged or looted hundreds of shops and other businesses

AIG unit seeks $1.76bn in damages in life settlement dispute

06:27, 31 August 2015

Lavastone Capital seeks damages from Pennsylvania-based Coventry First

Charles Taylor targets growth as more insurers look to set up syndicates

17:19, 28 August 2015

Expansion of managing agency business planned, with acquisitions also on the agenda

Alberta storms produced C$375m insured damage bill

16:52, 28 August 2015

Bill from summer storms may yet rise further

S&P predicts continued M&A into 2016

15:44, 28 August 2015

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

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

RE-RATINGS

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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

Notes will cover losses on a $500m layer of the CEA’s reinsurance programme

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