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Opportunistic multi-year purchases spiked in past year

Bermuda, Europe, North America31-03-2014

There has been a marked increase in insurers tempted to buy “opportunistic” multi-year coverage in recent months, as they have sought to lock-in pricing during the current soft cycle.

Ironshore makes Canadian M&A and IronPro appointments

North America31-03-2014

Ironshore Canada has appointed Andrew Stewart as senior associate within its M&A insurance division, while David Tran has been promoted to vice president within IronPro’s Canadian division.

Endurance strengthens insurance team

Bermuda, North America28-03-2014

Endurance Insurance has appointed Joe Spallone as its commercial management liability senior vice president with responsibility for the firm’s western region in the US.

Blue Capital delays London share placement

Bermuda, Europe27-03-2014

Blue Capital’s Global Reinsurance Fund’s third share placement has been delayed. The firm did not specify the reason behind the postponement.

FERMA asks EU to retain the cross-border status quo

Europe27-03-2014

FERMA has asked the EU not to intervene in the regulation of national insurance contracts, arguing that such an approach will jeopardise the market’s ability to write large cross-border risks.

Sigma data reveal more must be done to unlock risk

27-03-2014

An interactive data tool from Swiss Re’s sigma team casts light on the need to continue to drive insurance penetration globally.

Great year for Lloyd’s, but discipline must be maintained

Bermuda, Europe, London26-03-2014

The Lloyd’s market achieved its best year since 2009, announcing a profit of £3.2 billion in 2013, despite poor investment returns and pressure on pricing.

Climate change puts Gulf Coast on hook for $21.5b annual bill

North America26-03-2014

Swiss Re’s latest sigma report into global catastrophe losses has found that climate change will lead to changes in the frequency, intensity and duration of extreme weather events.

Catalina to acquire SPARTA Insurance

Bermuda26-03-2014

Bermuda run-off acquirers, Catalina are buying SPARTA Insurance and intend to enter part of its business into run-off and to sell its alternative market business to Arch Insurance.

Hamilton Re continues to build an impressive team

Bermuda25-03-2014

Bermuda-based Hamilton Re has promoted Peter Skerlj to chief risk officer as the company continues to build an impressive team.

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