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JLT to pay $250m for Towers Watson's reinsurance brokerage

Merger with JLT Re to "restore client choice" to reinsurance market, says Dominic Burke

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Loss of cat business to alternative capital "not all bad" for reinsurers

Moody's sees signs of indiscipline in underwriting

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Aspen, Montpelier sign up to AIR's cat platform

Major brokers and other re/insurers subscribe to Touchstone

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New capital muscles into the reinsurance business

Hedge funds, pension funds and wealth managers are among the newer investors reshaping the way that reinsurance operates and prices risk. These non-traditional investors like the returns available and the lack of correlation with other capital markets. But do they fully appreciate the risks? Sarfraz Thind reports

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US reinsurance rates remain under pressure at 1 July renewals

Pricing to trend downwards for the rest of the year, say brokers

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Emerging risks test re/insurers' monitoring systems

In an ever more complex, interconnected and fast-moving world, the task of spotting the emerging risks that could have critical impacts on insurance companies is becoming harder. Christopher Cundy reports on how firms are tackling the issue

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Allianz cat bond covers North American storms and quakes

Blue Danube II issue raised from $150m $175m

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Travelers completes $300m cat bond

Second issuance for Long Point Re SPV

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Munich Re agrees $500m cat bond deal

Deal transfers North Carolina tropical cyclone risk to capital markets

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Non-traditional reinsurance capital takes 14% share of global limit

Guy Carpenter latest to report stable renewals