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Ironshore plunges into Yacht Insurance Sector

Bermuda, North America20-02-2014

James Bishop, Jr. is appointed to lead Ironshore’s newest team.

Swan Re: our investors aren’t spooked by SAC Re


Swan Re, part of a new wave of hedge fund-backed reinsurers setting up shop in Bermuda, hasn’t encountered any headwinds on account of SAC Re’s recent troubles.

Cash steps in as Lund leaves BDA


Lund, whose resignation becomes effective February 28th, will return to his home in Canada.

BMA hits five registrations for January


Rubik Reinsurance, Hyaline Re, and Swan Re were all registered with the BMA in the first month of 2014.

Lancashire’s Kinesis facility executes first “Special Draw”


The draw allows Kinesis Re to underwrite fully collateralised reinsurance business outside of the traditional market renewal season.

Broker facilities impact profitability and underwriting judgement

Bermuda, North America18-02-2014

The impact of broker sidecar facilities is already being felt in property insurance, and, while they represent a low cost and diversified strategy for re/insurance participants, there is a danger that certain such facilities may erode confidence in underwriting.

ACE makes Nordic appointments

Bermuda, Europe18-02-2014

ACE has promoted Per Bengtsson to property and technical lines manager for the Nordic region and Morten Stensholt has been appointed as property manager, Norway.

Hedge fund considers Bermuda reinsurer


Pine River Capital Management, the $14.3 billion hedge-fund firm, is reported to be looking to raise up to $750 million to capitalise a new Bermuda-based reinsurer called Pine River Re.

ACE expands South African capabilities

Bermuda, MENA14-02-2014

Lee Stacey heads the new casualty unit as the company continues to build its underwriting proposition for corporate clients across the country.

The demands of transparency grow


A survey of global CEOs has found that 80 percent believe that they face increasing demands for transparency, with an emphasis being placed on the reputational position of firms.

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