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Arch Estimates Q2 Catastrophe Losses Could Hit $225M, Which Include Pandemic Claims

Arch Capital Group Ltd. has estimated a range of pre-tax catastrophe losses of $205 million to $225 million in the second quarter of 2020 across its property casualty insurance and reinsurance segments. Included in these estimates is a range of …

Arch Capital’s Estimated COVID-19 Losses During 1st Quarter Could Hit $145 Million

Arch Capital Group Ltd. said its estimated pre-tax losses for claims incurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic could reach $145 million. Breaking down the total, Arch said COVID-19 claims across its property casualty insurance and reinsurance segments ranged from $85 …

Arch Insurance (UK) Ltd. Acquires UK MGA Axiom Underwriting

Arch Insurance (UK) Ltd., part of Bermuda-based Arch Insurance International, has completed the acquisition of UK managing general agency Axiom Underwriting, having initially purchased a 60 percent share of the business in 2015. Financial details of the deal were not …

Arch Capital Group Names Englesbe as Chief Risk Officer

Arch Capital Group Ltd. announced that Janice Englesbe will join the company as senior vice president, chief risk officer (CRO) effective Feb. 25, 2019. Englesbe will be based in Arch’s Bermuda office and report to Fran├žois Morin, the company’s executive …

Arch Capital Estimates Q4 2018 Catastrophe Losses Could Total $130M

Arch Capital Group Ltd. reported an estimated range of fourth quarter pre-tax losses of $110 million to $130 million from global natural catastrophes, including Hurricane Michael and California wildfires. These estimates are net of reinsurance recoveries and reinstatement premiums, said …

Arch Launches New Network Security & Privacy Products

Arch Insurance Group, a division of Arch Capital Group Ltd., has launched a new network security & privacy product. The new Arch Netsafe 2.0 is designed to protect a company’s liability to third parties and their own business income and …

Arch Capital Group Ltd. Names Grandisson President & Chief Operating Officer

Bermuda-based Arch Capital Group Ltd. (ACGL) announced that Marc Grandisson will be promoted to the position of president and chief operating officer, effective Jan. 1, 2016. Grandisson, 48, joined the company in 2001 and currently serves as chairman and chief …

Arch Capital Reports Q3 Net Income of $74.5M, vs. $223.2M in Q3 2014

Bermuda-headquartered Arch Capital Group Ltd. reported net income available to common shareholders for the third quarter ending 2015 was $74.5 million, or $0.60 per share, compared to $223.2 million, or $1.64 per share, for the same period last year. For …

13 Specialty Insurers Emerging As Takeover Targets: S&P

Standard & Poor’s sees a number of specialty insurers as potential takeover targets by both rival carriers and investors seeking to expand in the segment, thanks to stellar operating performance versus the P/C industry as a whole. The ratings entity …

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 …