Lloyd’s CEO Inga Beale News

Lloyd’s Reports £2.1B ($2.6B) Profit for 2016, Unchanged from 2015

Lloyd’s reported 2016 pretax profit of £2.1 billion pounds ($2.6 billion), level with 2015, despite a worsening of the market’s combined ratio at 97.9 percent, compared with 90.0 percent in 2015. Return on capital was 8.1 percent in 2016 compared with …

Lloyd’s to Open EU Insurer in Brussels in Preparation for Brexit

Lloyd’s, the specialist insurance and reinsurance market, announced it will set up a European insurance company in Brussels in preparation for the UK’s exit from the European Union. The Brussels’ subsidiary will aim to be ready to write business for …

Lloyd’s Insurers Urged to Focus on U/W Discipline as 2016 Losses Loom

Underwriters at Lloyd’s of London lost money in 2016, driving the 90-plus syndicates in the insurance market to be more selective in the risks they take on and forcing Lloyd’s to cut its subscription rates. To tackle the downturn in premium rates, …

UK Gov’t Promises Insurers & Banks London Will Stay Top Finance Center – After Brexit

The U.K. government promised to make sure London keeps its place as the leading financial center after Brexit, following top-level talks between global bank chiefs and senior ministers. U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond and Brexit Secretary David Davis …

Lloyd’s Details Its New Corporate Operating Model to Help Deliver Vision 2025

Lloyd’s announced details of its new Corporation Operating Model (COM) that it said will enable it to deliver its Vision 2025* more effectively and efficiently. Effective Jan. 1, 2017, COM will enable Lloyd’s to keep “a sharper focus on its …

Finance Execs Should Slash Their Pay to Win Back Trust in Business: Lloyd’s CEO

Finance executives should consider slashing their own paychecks as the U.K. works to exit the European Union in order to win back the trust of people who have lost faith in large businesses, according to Lloyd’s of London Chief Executive …

Future of London Market Threatened by ‘Brexit’, Warn Market Leaders

Brexit poses a grave threat to London’s insurance jobs and businesses, according to the International Underwriting Association of London (IUA), Lloyds, and Richard Brindle, group chief executive officer of Fidelis. In a position paper published today, these market leaders warned …

Lloyd’s Performance Management Director, Bolt, to Leave Corporation Next Year

Lloyd’s of London announced its director of performance management, Tom Bolt, has decided to leave the corporation in mid-2016, after almost seven years of front line service. Bolt was appointed in September 2009, and is a member of Lloyd’s executive …

Lloyd’s China, Tokio Marine Kiln & PICC Sign Intellectual Property Liability Deal

Lloyd’s China, Tokio Marine Kiln and People’s Insurance Company of China Property and Casualty Company (PICC P&C) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to provide intellectual property infringement liability insurance in China. Signed on Oct. 29 at PICC’s head office in …

Lloyd’s City Risk Index Shows $4.6 Trillion GDP at Risk in 301 Cities

The first-ever Lloyd’s City Risk Index, which analyzes the economic output at risk (GDP at risk) in 301 major cities from 18 manmade and natural threats over a 10-year period, concludes that a total of $4.6 trillion of projected GDP …