The reinsurance business: time to bounce back?

Reinsurance pricing has improved but analysts believe headwinds remain. Ahead of the Rendez-Vous de Septembre in Monte Carlo, Cintia Cheong compares the views of credit rating agencies on the global market outlook


Aspen loses $37m in H1 as underwriting expenses rise

The loss follows a net income of $16.1m in H1 2018


Dunleavy promoted to chief underwriting officer at Aspen Re

Issavi leaves Aspen for Ryan Specialty Group


Apollo appoints Cloutier as Aspen CEO following acquisition

Cloutier joins Aspen from UK insurer the Brit Group


Global reinsurance capital dips 2% in Q3 2018

Aon outlook says excess reinsurance capacity continues to exist


Aspen CEO to depart following Apollo takeover

Chris O’Kane will step down from his position at the insurer after 16 years - with Brit Insurance CEO, Mark Cloutier, set to succeed him


Microinsurance offers a lesson in technology and agility

Opportunities in emerging markets are flourishing, but traditional insurers cannot simply transpose their western business models. Aggelos Andreou finds the use of technology and a change in mindset are the keys to opening the doors


Aspen picks Dublin as EU base after Brexit

Insurer awaits approval from Central Bank of Ireland


Reinsurers' pain laid bare in Willis Re's 2017 industry review

Only four of 34 groups registered improved combined ratios


Insurers make 'short work' of SFCR internal model disclosures

David Walker compares how firms describe internal models in their solvency and financial condition reports and considers how the practice may evolve