Ascot hires US chief risk officer

Steve Guijarro also takes on responsibility for the group's exposure management


Lloyd's approves syndicate to insure Covid-19 vaccine distribution

Syndicate 1796 is part of the new Global Health Risk Facility (GHRF) at Lloyd's


Ascot Underwriting chooses Phinsys to streamline syndicate function

The software will support Ascot's digital efforts


Lloyd's unveils product innovation facility

The facility will trial new types of insurance for complex and non-standard risks


Lloyd’s culture risks sabotaging its transformation plan

Lloyd’s “bold new strategy” to transform the 330-year-old insurance market by targeting efficiency and technology innovation could fall flat because of a lack of talent, the timeline for execution and the challenge of appeasing different stakeholders. Ronan McCaughey explains


Stubbornly soft insurance rates keep disappointing Lloyd's syndicates

Some underwriters say alternative capital is slowly draining away


Insurtech weekly: Ascot, Beazley,CoverHound, bsurance, Lloyds Lab

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest developments in the fast-moving world of insurtech


Lloyd's insurers to adopt hurricane model on Oasis

Ten managing agents get shared access to HurLoss