The Hartford to buy $300m reinsurance cover for Navigators' reserves

The US insurer is in the process of acquiring The Navigators Group


US set for flood of variable annuity exits

More capital and greater desire to sell VA blocks than ever before, says PwC


Property data insurtech raises $17m in funding

Cape Analytics provides analytics on 70m buildings in the US


Munich Re, UK execs, invest in AI and data analytics start-ups

Mnubo and Inzura receive venture capital investment.


Arch Capital hikes natcat loss estimate

Group also announces hit to deferred tax asset of US tax-cut


The Hartford takes $850m hit from US tax changes

Reduction in deferred tax asset creates short-term impact


The Hartford offloads variable annuities run-off business for $2bn

Ex-Barclays chief Bob Diamond among the buyers


PartnerRe hires CRO and actuarial officer from The Hartford

Turab Hussain will replace Marvin Pestcoe


The risk managers' view on cyber risk

Operationally and in underwriting, the cyber threat has vexed risk managers. At InsuranceERM's North America conference, panellists discussed the difficulties and how they are trying to overcome them