• Munich Re names Blunck as reinsurance successor to Torsten Jeworrek

    20 October 2022

    Jeworrek will step down from the reinsurer's board on 31 December at his own request

  • RVS 2022: emerging risks are fattening the tail

    26 September 2022

    The interconnectedness of emerging risks threatens to exacerbate extreme losses for reinsurers. Paul Walsh reflects on the discussions at the Rendez-Vous de Septembre (RVS) in Monte Carlo

  • Munich Re calls for more clarity on sustainable underwriting standards

    12 September 2022

    At RVS 2022, Torsten Jeworrek said lack of standards was proving to be a concern

  • US weather disasters dominate 2021 insured losses

    10 January 2022

    Munich Re says extreme weather events can be linked to climate change

  • Covid-19 is bad, but cyberattacks and climate change may be worse

    01 October 2020 say the world's top reinsurers when asked about the most severe risks facing the industry. Paul Walsh reports

  • Climate change could be "much worse" than Covid-19

    10 September 2020

    Munich Re's reinsurance CEO says climate change has been under the radar because of the pandemic

  • Munich Re expects around €200m in Beirut explosion claims

    07 September 2020

    It also anticipates a low triple-digit-million euro amount in claims from recent hurricanes

  • Dorian not expected to cost insurers more than $10bn, say loss experts

    09 September 2019

    Change of predicted trajectory meant US escaped severe damage

  • Munich Re questions alternative capital's sustainability

    06 February 2019

    Wildfire risk is unsettling that market, German reinsurer says

  • Munich Re boosts tech strategy with insurtech acquisition

    04 September 2018

    The German insurer will purchase Relayr in a $300m deal