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Hungry Lloyd's names circle non-cat capacity in barren second auction

18:39, 09 October 2015
Lloyd’s: the year’s second syndicate capacity auction saw just £8.3m capacity traded, the lowest since auctions began

Names tempted by Beazley syndicate 623's specialty focus but trades plunge to record low

Mapfre to use London as base for international growth

12:36, 09 October 2015

Looks to grow international business to 25% of premiums in next three years

China Re expected to launch IPO in Hong Kong

12:34, 09 October 2015

Reports say IPO launch is imminent with investor interest high

China slammed by most damaging typhoon of 2015

11:20, 09 October 2015

Typhoon Mujigae is estimated to have caused economic losses of $4.2bn

Kiskadee appoints chief compliance officer and general counsel

11:01, 09 October 2015
Jeremy Pinchin: 'These new appointments represent our continued commitment to invest in the development of Kiskadee'

Andrew Hughes joins from Australian state-owned investment manager

Driehaus warns Willis-Towers Watson deal will not be approved

06:45, 09 October 2015

Driehaus controls around 1% of Towers Watson shares


Police collect items at the site of a bomb explosion in Nyanya, Nigeria: militants loyal to Islamic State say they were responsible for the explosion
© 2015 Gbenga Olamikan/AP

Explosions in Kuje and Nyanya kill at least 18 people, with Islamic State in West Africa province saying it was behind attacks


Hurricane Katrina closes in on the US Gulf Coast in 2005: ceding companies should not put off discussing what happens when the next 'big one' hits

It is easy to forget how disruptive a catastrophe can be to reinsurers' business plans


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Total Objects' business development head on motorbikes, doing more than the minimum and what he learned from a heart attack


Inga Beale says Lloyd's does not want to be seen as a disrupter, but rather demonstrate the compelling business case for specialist products


Stock market: investment conditions have been tough for re/insurers, on the back of low fixed income yields and equity market volatility in August

Greenlight Re and Third Point Re on course to report investment losses this year

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