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Update: EXOR to Acquire PartnerRe After Scrapping Deal with AXIS

EXOR SpA, the Agnelli family’s investment company, agreed to buy PartnerRe Ltd. for about $6.9 billion in its biggest single acquisition in more than a century after the reinsurer scrapped a deal with rival AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. EXOR, which …

Arch Reports Q2 Net Income of $110.3M, Compared to $202.5M in Q2 2014

Arch Capital Group Ltd., headquartered in Bermuda, reported second quarter net income of $110.3 million, or $0.88 per share, compared to $202.5 million, or $1.48 per share, for the 2014 second quarter. Net income available to Arch common shareholders for …

PartnerRe ‘Now Willing’ to Open Talks with EXOR: Sources

PartnerRe Ltd, the reinsurance company that has a $6.6 billion merger agreement with AXIS Capital Holdings, has indicated that it is now willing to negotiate a new deal with rival suitor EXOR, SpA, according to people familiar with the matter. …

RenRe Reports Q2 Net Income of $73.2M, Operating Income of $99.9M

RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. reported net income available to common shareholders of $73.2 million, or $1.59 per diluted common share, in the second quarter of 2015, compared to $120.8 million, or $2.95, respectively, in the second quarter of 2014. Operating income …

AXIS Reports Q2 Net Income of $63M, Compared to $191M in Q2 2014

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited reported net income available to common shareholders for the second quarter of 2015 of $63 million, or $0.63 per diluted common share, compared with $191 million, or $1.79 per diluted common share, for the second quarter …

Hamilton Underwriting Limited Hires Carvey as Head of Treaty

Hamilton Underwriting Limited, the Lloyd’s managing agency of Bermuda-based holding company Hamilton Insurance Group, announced that Trevor Carvey has been hired as head of treaty. Carvey will report to Dermot O’Donohoe, chief executive officer of Hamilton Underwriting Limited. He will …

PartnerRe, M&A Focused, Suffers Large Investment Losses in Q2

PartnerRe has enough on its plate juggling a proposed merger with AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. and an unsolicited bid from the Italian investment firm EXOR SpA. Now there is a sizable second-quarter loss with which to contend, due to a …

Aspen Reports Q2 Net Income of $49M, Operating Income of $72.2M

Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited, headquartered in Bermuda, reported net income after tax of $49.0 million for the second quarter ended June 30, or $0.62 per diluted share, compared to net income after tax of $130.8 million reported during the same …

Everest Re Reports Q2 Net Income of $209.1M; Down from $290.2M in Q2 2014

Bermuda-based Everest Re Group Ltd. reported second quarter 2015 net income of $209.1 million, or $4.68 per diluted common share, compared to net income of $290.2 million, or $6.26 per diluted common share, for the second quarter of 2014. After-tax …

PartnerRe Investors Should Vote Against Merger with AXIS: Glass Lewis

PartnerRe Ltd. investors should vote against a planned merger with rival reinsurer AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd., proxy adviser Glass Lewis & Co. said in a recommendation that’s a victory for hostile bidder EXOR SpA. “The liquidity, certainty and immediate premium of …