Archive

  • Resolution Life expands through M&A in New Zealand

    04 April 2024
  • Suncorp turns tax collector for over A$1bn insurance policy duties and levies

    19 March 2024

    CEO and industry have criticised Australia's policy taxes, for fuelling affordability crisis

  • Suncorp CEO discusses alternative reinsurance with Australia's Assistant Treasurer

    26 February 2024

    "Regulatory requirements" impeded Suncorp's use of it so far, says Steve Johnston

  • Suncorp close to being standalone insurer as bank sale wins tribunal nod

    20 February 2024
  • Brickbats rain down on Australia's property insurers at parliamentary investigation

    14 February 2024

    Politicians suggested Australia's insurers had only themselves to blame for a humiliating grilling over responses to 2022's flooding. But insurers said constructing homes in flood plains is not exactly helping, as David Walker reports

  • Reinsurers have "lost their appetite for Australia" admits non-life association's CEO

    06 February 2024

    Suncorp says secondary peril risk-modelling has supplanted diversification benefits, in reinsurers' eyes

  • Government reinsurer to cover A$14m of Suncorp's latest gross cyclone costs

    29 January 2024

    Cyclone Jasper hit far north Queensland in December

  • Suncorp CEO hopes reinsurers' "structural reset" is now done

    09 August 2023

    Australasian underwriter reorders reinsurance programme amid "record-high" costs

  • Suncorp expects 12% higher reinsurance and natcat budget bill this year

    04 July 2023

    Australasian bancassurer got some relief from joining public reinsurance pool in June

  • NZ firms trumpet second-event reinsurance as cyclone Gabrielle follows floods

    15 February 2023

    Underwriters expect Gabrielle's costs to exceed 2016's Kaikoura earthquake bill of NZ$2.3bn