Insurtech weekly: Waterdrop, Verily, Swiss Re, Element, Claimsforce, Accredited, Surround Insurance

InsuranceERM's round-up of the latest fundraisings, partnerships and developments in insurance technology


Pandemic protection: what a public/private solution might look like

Swiss Re's Ivo Menzinger has overseen many innovative public/private partnerships to insure risks at a regional and national level. Now he is focusing on pandemic protection programmes, he explains to David Walker


Three-quarters of Swiss Re's H1 pandemic losses "unclaimed" so far

Firm to re-evaluate $50bn floor of industry loss estimate if BI cases unfavourable, CFO says


Life and health is sole source of profit for Swiss Re, amid pandemic

Reinsurer confirms forecast of $1.1bn first-half loss


Swiss Re forecasts $1.1bn in H1 losses

Reinsurer also completes sale of ReAssure to Phoenix


Insurtech weekly: Swiss Re; Direct Line; Previsico; Lemonade; Evertas

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


AM Best cuts outlook on Swiss Re credit rating to negative

Swiss re/insurer's non-life underwriting losses in casualty were cited


Pension fund makes second investment in Swiss Re sidecar

PGGM raises stake in Viaduct Re to more than €500m


Do insurers care about the Sustainable Development Goals?

The UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are meant to be the "blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all". So why aren't insurers taking an active role in pursuing them? Paul Walsh reports


Insurance industry set to recover from Covid-19 in 2021

Swiss Re's Sigma report predicted emerging economies, led by China, would underpin the recovery