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Chubb Closes Out 2019 with Strongest Growth in Years

Chubb has plenty to celebrate about its 2019 fourth quarter. The global insurer enjoyed a large jump in net income due mostly to rate hikes and property/casualty underwriting gains. Chubb’s catastrophe losses also declined. Chubb Chairman and CEO Evan Greenberg …

CEO Greenberg Says Chubb Has Been Able to ‘Reshape Portfolio’ in Wildfire Zones

Some insurers may be facing sizable risks stemming from the latest round of California wildfires now raging, but Chubb Chairman and CEO Evan Greenberg insists his company isn’t one of them. “We do have a quota share [reinsurance] agreement we …

U.S. P/C Commercial Lines Market ‘Best in Years,’ Says Chubb CEO Greenberg

Chubb Chairman and CEO Evan Greenberg referred to his company as being in the midst of a “rational market” and appeared pleased with its direction and tone so far in 2019. “In the first quarter, in total, with all lines …

Chubb Increases Stake in China’s Huatai Insurance Group to 26.2%

Chubb Ltd. announced it has received Chinese regulatory approval to increase the company’s ownership in Huatai Insurance Group Co. Ltd. to 26.2 percent from 20 percent, effective Feb. 27, 2019. Financial terms of the deal were not released. Huatai Insurance …

Affluent Market Rivals Not Making Much of a Dent in Chubb’s Business

Chubb’s high-net-worth personal lines insurance business may have some new competition, but Chairman and CEO Evan Greenberg and a key executive say those rivals haven’t made much of a dent. “From my point of view we don’t see a change …

Chubb CEO Says Lloyd’s Hasn’t Adapted to Changed World

Chubb President and CEO Evan Greenberg offered positive words about new Lloyd’s of London CEO John Neal, though he cautioned that the venerable insurance marketplace has a long way to go to address “long-term structural issues.” What’s more, Greenberg added, …

Chubb CEO Greenberg Is Patient Over M&A But Not With London Market ‘Drunks’

Don’t expect Chubb to pursue an acquisition anytime soon. Chairman and CEO Evan Greenberg repeatedly downplayed the possibility of one in what he referred to as an “overpriced” market. “The prices paid for recent transactions may make sense to others, …

UK Regulator’s Broker Probe May Make London Market More Competitive: Fitch

The UK Financial Conduct Authority’s review of the wholesale insurance broker market could help counter the trend of rising expenses for London market insurers, according to a Fitch Ratings briefing. This could make London more competitive with smaller hubs in …

UK Regulator to Probe Wholesale Insurance Broking Market

Britain’s financial services industry regulator is to launch later this week a long-promised investigation into competition in the wholesale insurance broking market, where one top executive has complained of “abusive behavior.” The Financial Conduct Authority said on Monday it would …

Chubb’s Greenberg Clarifies Criticism of Wholesale Brokers

In the London and other wholesale insurance markets, the practice of some brokers bundling similar accounts into high-volume portfolios to be more efficient and attract underwriters while still expecting bigger brokerage commissions has “gone beyond reasonable,” Chubb CEO and President …