Coface News

Emerging Markets’ Claims Expected to Hit Coface’s 2016 Profit

Coface SA, a French export-credit insurer, warned Monday that higher-than-expected claims by companies trading with emerging markets may cut its 2016 annual profit. The Paris-based company also cited longer collection times in emerging regions, it said in a statement after …

Toys ‘R’ Us Facing Credit Insurance Woes As It Restructures

Insurance companies are cutting back on their coverage of Toys “R” Us Inc. suppliers, bringing another headache to a retailer that has suffered more than two years of losses, people familiar with the matter said. Coface SA and Euler Hermes …

Brokers Missing Out on Big Opportunities in Trade Credit Insurance Market

Agents and brokers who are not selling trade credit insurance – also known as receivables insurance – are missing huge opportunities but also opening themselves up to errors and omission (E&O) exposures, according to trade credit insurance experts. Worldwide capacity …