Mapfre's group CRO: "This will be the year of the recovery"

Ramón Carrasco did warn about potential additional Covid-19 variants and inflationary risk


The golden state becomes too hot to handle

Property catastrophe losses in California have soared, with the result that insurers increasingly don't want to underwrite there. Could this be the beginning of a withdrawal from cat perils in other US states? Sarfraz Thind reports


Insurtech weekly: SiriusPoint, AFG, Accelerant, Luko, Baobab

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest fundraisings and partnerships in the world of insurtech


Aspen's ESG underwriting initiative looks to "turn a tanker"

Re/insurer Aspen has set ambitious ESG targets for its credit and political risk underwriting portfolio. Paul Walsh talks to the portfolio's head, Dan Osman, about the strategy


MetLife enters UK longevity reinsurance market with $3.5bn deal

US firm adds capacity to an already very busy market


Insurers' usage of AI rises sharply for fraud detection

SAS study shows adoption trends in anti-fraud technologies by insurers


UK pension risk transfer volumes to hit £65bn in 2022

Willis Towers Watson presents its business outlook for bulk annuities and longevity swaps


Guardian Life names Sarah Williams as CRO

Williams contributed to a recent InsuranceERM report about how US insurers are tackling LDTI


US life insurance grew at unprecedented rate in 2021

Post-Covid life sales up 18% growth while annuities also thrive, says S&P


Bullish outlook for UK's bulk annuity market in 2022

The UK's bulk market remains buoyant with growing insurer capacity. This year could also see mega transactions and potential shifts in market dynamics. Ronan McCaughey explains