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  • Regulators raise the stakes on climate change – June Seminar 2019

    David Worsfold The insurance industry has been dragged centre stage in responding to the challenge of climate change. The significant losses of recent years have hit global insurers and the Lloyd’s market very hard and have required a re-assessment of risks, increases in premiums and investment in claims handling capabilities. Regulators are making it clear […]

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  • Resilience and Yield in the Late Cycle – The Pulse, June 2019

    The Pulse, a new series of half-day events with a focus on topicality and current dynamics in asset classes of interest to insurers, will hold its next half-day afternoon event on 18 June at Skinners’ Hall, Dowgate Hill, London. The topic will be Improving Resilience and Harvesting Yield in the Late Credit Cycle, with a […]

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  • Global Insurance Trends 07.05.2019

    Douglas Shillito This week, Lloyd’s again made the headlines by unveiling its new strategy with a number of transformational initiatives. Lloyd’s, with its unique structure and traditional face-to-face relationships, have struggled to get to grips with high trading expenses and now an increasingly changing world. However, the new strategy follows a growing success with the […]

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  • Roundtable: Private Senior Loans – The search for yield and capital efficiency

    Private senior corporate loans could offer insurers an attractive mix of stable yields and new capital efficient solutions was the key message for participants – a mixture of insurers and regulators – at the latest exclusive breakfast roundtable hosted by the Insurance Investment Exchange. This was run in partnership with Natixis Investment Managers and its […]

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Global Insurance Trends 04.06.2019

Posted June 5, 2019 Category:

Douglas Shillito This week, Allianz UK finally announced it is to acquire 100% of the general insurance business of Legal & General Group for £242m. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals. It is also to buy out the remaining 51% stake in LV General Insurance Group for up to £578m. The transactions, which are […]

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Resilience and Yield in the Late Cycle – The Pulse, June 2019

Posted June 5, 2019 Category:

The Pulse, a new series of half-day events with a focus on topicality and current dynamics in asset classes of interest to insurers, will hold its next half-day afternoon event on 18 June at Skinners’ Hall, Dowgate Hill, London. The topic will be Improving Resilience and Harvesting Yield in the Late Credit Cycle, with a […]

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Global Insurance Trends 07.05.2019

Posted May 10, 2019 Category:

Douglas Shillito This week, Lloyd’s again made the headlines by unveiling its new strategy with a number of transformational initiatives. Lloyd’s, with its unique structure and traditional face-to-face relationships, have struggled to get to grips with high trading expenses and now an increasingly changing world. However, the new strategy follows a growing success with the […]

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