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Berkley Re UK hires XL Catlin duo to set up global facultative property unit

07:50, 06 October 2015
London: Berkley Re UK's global facultative property unit will be based in the city

Alex Galea was most recently manager for international property facultative business at XL Re

Amlin shareholders to vote on Mitsui deal on November 3

07:46, 06 October 2015
Amlin: November 3 date for court meeting to sanction scheme of arrangement to transfer Amlin's share capital to Mitsui Sumitomo

Court meeting will sanction the scheme of arrangement to transfer shares

Validus estimates Tianjin and Chilean quake losses at $63.9m 

06:49, 06 October 2015
The aftermath of the Tianjin port explosion: Validus estimates the disaster will cost it $43.9m
© 2015 Ng Han Guan/AP

Validus Re accounts for $48m of the losses

European leaders cast net wide for growth

06:46, 06 October 2015

Poor prospects in their domestic markets are encouraging Europe’s insurers to target foreign markets, but in a selective way

Big insurers say new capital requirements too high

18:27, 05 October 2015
Unbalanced: the GSIIs believe the HLA calibration is 'too high'

Higher loss absorbency add-on could lead to pro-cyclicality and unintended consequences, systemically significant insurers warn

Xchanging shares soar as bidders emerge

18:26, 05 October 2015

The competing takeover offers from Capita and Apollo Global Management value the company’s shares at as much as £421m.


Troops from EU Navfor flagship ITS SanGiusto captures suspected pirates in the Gulf of Aden

The global kidnap and ransom insurance and crisis management sector, which grew more than 50% between 2006 and 2013 as a result of piracy activity,...


London: more initiatives ahead for the market – but will will they cost?

The London market needs to modernise but beware the costs


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Zurich: the group has promoted Aln Fairhead to chief underwriting officer for general insurance

Unit's chief executive conducting review of business


Oil rig: ATL is looking to increase its presence in the marine and energy sectors

Broker launches as ATL Marine and Energy as it plans acquisitions of new teams and clients


Hurricane Joaquin: the storm is not expected to make US landfall

But storm projected to veer east of US

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