Swiss Re structures cat bond to protect Bayview's investments against quake risk

The transaction will cover earthquakes risks in four US states


Hong Kong insurers eye Greater Bay Area opportunities

Hong Kong fancies itself as the risk management hub of the Greater Bay Area, thanks to a young but dynamic regulator and its technological knowhow. Vincent Huck reports from the Asian Insurance Forum


Dominic Rau: a more fragmented world makes managing risk harder

Head of risk governance and steering at Swiss Re shares his thoughts on 2019 and prospects for 2020


IAG blows perils budget as bushfires keep devouring Australia

P&C insurers receive nearly 6,000 claims, figures expected to climb significantly


Insurers experience lower catastrophe payouts in 2019

Natcats remain the main driver for insured losses


Swiss Re to adopt IFRS consolidated reporting from 2024

The reinsurer also praised the fact that IFRS 17 will deliver comparability


Phoenix strikes $4.1bn ReAssure deal

The deal represents Phoenix Group’s biggest acquisition to date


People and systems preparation key to operational resilience

Experts at the Insurance Risk & Capital conference share best practice on operational disruption


Swiss Re earns top marks for reducing coal underwriting and investment

European re/insurers highly ranked; US and Asian firms continue to be targeted by environmentalists


Swiss Re remains set on hiving off ReAssure

Insurtech success heralded in annual investor day