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Lancashire 1st Half Profit Drops 10% Amid ‘Pricing Pressures’ at Lloyd’s

Lancashire Holdings Ltd. reported a 10 percent fall in first-half profit amid “pricing pressure” in the Lloyd’s of London insurance market. The company said pretax profit decreased to $88.6 million in the six months through June, while gross written premiums fell …

Generali 2nd Quarter Profit Rises 51% on Life Business

Assicurazioni Generali SpA said second-quarter profit rose 51 percent, beating analysts’ estimates, after earnings from life insurance surged. The shares climbed in Milan. Net income at Italy’s biggest insurer increased to 626 million euros ($687 million) from 415 million euros a year …

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 …

SCOR 2nd Quarter Net Income Rises 26% to $168 Million

SCOR SE, France’s largest reinsurer, said second-quarter profit rose 26 percent as the stronger dollar helped push up premium growth. Net income climbed to 152 million euros ($168 million) from 121 million euros a year earlier, the Paris-based company said …

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 …

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 …

Hiscox Delivers H1 Pre-Tax Profit of £135.1M, Up From £124.6M in H1 2014

Hiscox, the Bermuda-based specialist insurer, delivered a pre-tax profit of £135.1 million* ($205.2 million) in the first half ending June 30, 2015, compared with £124.6 million ($189.3 million) during the same period in 2014. Gross written premiums for the six-month …

AIA New Business Value Advances 21% in First Half on China

AIA Group Ltd., the third-largest Asia-based insurer by market value, posted a 21 percent increase in new business value as China became its second-largest market for the first time by that measure. The gauge of projected profitability of new policies …