4660

Validus buys Western World for $690m

Leverage will remain unchanged

4657

Perils increases windstorm Dirk loss estimate to €370m

Second upwards revision for European storm

4650

Travelers adds support to Tria extension

Legislators urged to act swiftly

4648

Aon Benfield launches cat bond facility

Allows for faster access to ILS markets for cedants

4646

Moody's warns over falling demand for non-cat reinsurance

Changes outlook for sector to negative

4637

Western and Central Europe hit by hail storms

Worst storms in Germany's Westphalia region for 20 years

4630

Balbinot to extend tenure at Insurance Europe

Generali's group CIO remains as president

4621

Swiss Re to acquire HSBC's UK pension book

Admin Re to take on 400,000 policies

4618

Fitch upgrades Lloyd's to AA-

Agency cites Solvency II preparedness as key factor

4616

World Cup could cost insurers $1.25bn

Event cancellation one of a number of insured risks for football tournament