Credit insurers shelter from the crossfire in trade wars

The health of the trade credit insurance sector is linked to a thriving global economy, so how does a trade war between the two biggest nations affect the business? David Walker reports


Newline Group picks Germany as post-Brexit EU hub

The specialty insurance group follows in the footsteps of Markel and Ironshore


La Parisienne plans UK operation to counter Brexit

Markel International completes transferring business to Germany, for same reason


Insurance M&A heading for temporary lull

Follows year of increased mergers and acquisitions activity


Catco troubles take toll on Markel results

The insurance-linked investment manager unit of Markel has endured a turbulent period


Markel Catco CEOs depart over undisclosed personal relationship

Anthony Belisle and Alissa Fredericks will leave their positions immediately


Global reinsurance capital dips 2% in Q3 2018

Aon outlook says excess reinsurance capacity continues to exist


Insurers ruling out Carmichael coal coverage listed

Five re/insurers go public with clear refusal to cover Carmichael coal mine in Australia


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

Only four of 34 groups registered improved combined ratios


Latest hurricanes may test London's "market-turning event" preparations

An active end to this year's hurricane season may see a repeat of 2005, when three US hurricanes caused a capital loss event for insurers