Evan Greenberg News

Chubb CEO Greenberg Blames Brazil’s Leaders for Exacerbating Economic Woes

Evan Greenberg, the chief executive officer of Chubb Ltd., said Brazilians can blame their country’s leaders, and not just a commodities slump, for the nation’s woes. “The economic environment, the political environment, is very tough,” Greenberg said Wednesday in a …

ACE Names Keogh as Executive Vice Chairman & Chief Operating Officer

ACE Ltd. announced that John Keogh, vice chairman and chief operating officer, has been appointed executive vice chairman of the company. Keogh will continue to serve as chief operating officer with responsibility for all property & casualty insurance operations of …

AIG Focuses on Integrating Japan Businesses, Rather Than Additional M&As

American International Group Inc. plans to sit out the unprecedented wave of insurance industry deal-making and instead focus on integrating businesses in Japan. The timetable for merging AIU with Fuji Fire & Marine has been pushed back to 2016 or …

ACE Q2 Profit Climbs in First Earnings Report After Chubb Announcement

ACE Ltd., the insurer that agreed this month to acquire Chubb Corp., said second-quarter profit rose 21 percent as policy sales climbed. Net income increased to $942 million, or $2.86 a share, from $779 million, or $2.28, a year earlier, …

BlackRock, ACE Raise $800 Million to Form Bermuda Reinsurer

BlackRock Inc., the world’s largest money manager, and Evan Greenberg’s ACE Ltd. raised $800 million for a reinsurance venture, at the low end of the announced range. ABR Reinsurance Capital Holdings Ltd. raised the funds through a private placement, the …

ACE, Blackrock Seek Up to $1.3 Billion for Bermuda Reinsurance Venture

BlackRock Inc., the world’s largest money manager, and Evan Greenberg’s ACE Ltd. are forming a reinsurance venture that is seeking to raise $800 million to $1.3 billion. The business is named ABR Reinsurance Capital Holdings Ltd. and is based in …

XL’s McGavick: Hedge Funds Grow in Sophistication in Insurance Arena

Investors such as hedge funds and pensions are becoming more sophisticated as they partner with insurers, XL Group Plc Chief Executive Officer Mike McGavick said. In the past, capital-markets partners would “pat you on the head and they’d say, ‘You …

ACE Authorizes $1.5 Billion of Share Buybacks

ACE Ltd., the Swiss insurer with operations in more than 50 nations, authorized $1.5 billion of share buybacks to take place in 2015. The plan replaces the authorization that expires at the end of this year, according to a statement …

New Capital Pushing Cat Reinsurance Prices Down 5-15%: Ace’s Greenberg

Ace Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Evan Greenberg said the influx of Wall Street capital into the reinsurance industry is pressuring rates and that he is prepared to cut sales of backstop coverage. Prices for catastrophe reinsurance have declined about 5 …