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UPDATE 2: Global Re/Insurers Estimate Price Tag of Q3 Hurricanes & Quakes

Losses from Hurricane Maria and other recent 2017 natural catastrophes, including Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, the Mexico City earthquakes and other events, have led global insurers and reinsurers to issue profit warnings. Below are statements from insurers and reinsurers in …

Answer Financial Expands Insurance Comparison Site Into Homeowners Segment

Answer Financial, a personal lines insurance agency in the U.S., has expanded its insurance comparison platform to include homeowners and condo insurance. The expansion enables shoppers to compare rates and customize coverages from multiple homeowner insurers online. Answer represents several …

Allstate Names Macellaro President of Encompass

The Allstate Corp. has promoted Patrick Macellaro, vice president, Investor Relations, to president of the Encompass insurance companies. Macellaro will report to Don Civgin, president, Emerging Businesses. Macellaro has more than 20 years of experience in the insurance and finance …

Allstate: Texas Hail Event Accounts for Half of April Cat Losses

The Allstate Corp. announced estimated catastrophe losses for the month of April 2016 of more than $600 million, pre-tax ($411 million after-tax). Half of the losses stem from one severe hail event in Texas last month. Catastrophe losses occurring in …

Allstate Racks Up Big March Losses from Southwestern Hailstorms

The Allstate Corp. this week announced estimated catastrophe losses for the month of March of $638 million pre-tax, and an estimated $827 million pre-tax for first quarter 2016, in the wake of severe hailstorms in the Southwestern and Southern U.S. …

New York Regulator Surveying Insurers on TRIA Risk

New York’s Financial Services Superintendent Benjamin Lawsky has directed insurers that are licensed to write commercial property or liability business lines in the state to submit information on how they are responding to Congress’ failure so far to reauthorize the …

Allstate Realigns Customer Units; Promotes Winter, Other Executives

The Allstate Corp. announced organizational and leadership changes in its personal lines management, agency distribution, multiple-customer operations and technology that CEO Thomas J. Wilson says prepare the company to serve the next generation. “These changes will help us build the …

Allstate Reports Q4 Pension Settlement Charge of $100-125M

The Allstate Corp. reported that it expects to report a fourth-quarter 2013 settlement charge of $100 to $125 million, after-tax, related to the annual measurement of its pension obligations as of Dec. 31, 2013. Settlement charges are non-cash charges that …

N.Y. Approves Esurance Program Aimed at Preventing Teen Texting and Driving

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration announced it has approved Esurance’s new telematics program designed to help prevent teens from texting while driving. This new voluntary program, called “DriveSafe,” allows Esurance policyholders to install a device, free of charge, in …

Insurers Abandon Long Island After Superstorm, N.Y. Senator Schumer Says

Allstate Corp. is among insurers retreating from the Long Island, New York, homeowners market after superstorm Sandy and should be compelled to offer coverage there, New York Senator Charles Schumer said. Liberty Mutual Holding Co. and Bloomington, Illinois-based State Farm …