Bermuda News

Hindson Joins Argo Group as Chief Risk Officer

Argo Group International Holdings Ltd., the Bermuda-based underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, announced that Alex Hindson has been appointed as chief risk officer. Hindson joins Argo Group from Amlin AG where he served as chief risk officer for …

Qatar Re to Change Corporate Domicile to Bermuda

Qatar Reinsurance Company LLC (Qatar Re) has announced its intention to transfer its seat of incorporation from the Qatar Financial Centre to Bermuda, during the fourth quarter of 2015. The move is subject to regulatory approvals. The announcement explained that …

Carvey Appointed Head of Treaty at Hamilton at Lloyd’s

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

Amlin’s CEO Philipps Dampens Market Rumors That Insurer Is for Sale

Amlin plc Chief Executive Officer Charles Philipps damped speculation that the Lloyd’s of London insurer is looking for a buyer, saying the firm is strong enough to remain independent. “We are not for sale, we are not running a sale …

Third Point Re Reports Q2 Net Income of $15.7M, 49.9% Decline From 2014

Third Point Reinsurance Ltd., headquartered in Bermuda, reported net income of $15.7 million, or $0.15 per diluted common share, for the second quarter of 2015, compared with net income of $31.3 million, or $0.29 per diluted common share, for the second quarter of 2014, a decrease …

Endurance Reports Q2 Net Income of $76M, Versus $75M in Q2 2014

Bermuda-based Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. reported net income available to common shareholders of $76.0 million and $1.68 per diluted common share for the second quarter of 2015 versus net income of $75.0 million and $1.68 per diluted common share for …

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 …