Everest Re News

Hedge Funds Invest in Reinsurance Stocks on Expected Rate Hikes in 2018

Hedge funds bought reinsurance stocks in the third quarter after prices tumbled on widespread losses after multiple hurricanes in North America, filings showed on Wednesday. Hurricanes in the United States and the Caribbean in August and September are expected to …

More Re/Insurers Issue Their Q3 Natural Catastrophe Loss Estimates

The third quarter natural catastrophe loss estimates continue to rise, as more insurers and reinsurers weigh in with their loss totals from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, and the Mexico earthquakes. The latest companies to provide estimates include: AXIS Capital …

Everest Re in London Taps Hiscox’s Armitage, Gairdner from Tokio Marine Kiln as Sr. Underwriters

Everest Re Group Ltd. announced the addition of several new senior underwriters to the London team of Everest Reinsurance (Bermuda) Ltd. Luke Armitage joins Everest Re’s London office as senior underwriter for motor business. Previously, he spent 10 years with …

Everest Re Taps AXIS Re’s Heizmann as Head of European Credit & Surety

Everest Re Group Ltd. announced that Markus Heizmann will join Everest Reinsurance (Ireland), dac, as head of its Zurich-based credit & surety operations. He will work alongside Laurent Arnould, head of Financial Products, to further develop the worldwide trade credit …

Growing List of Re/Insurers Make Decisions on Post-Brexit EU Headquarters

Everest Re Group Ltd. has said its Dublin-based unit has received approval from the Central Bank of Ireland to become a non-life insurer, joining a growing list of insurers setting up regulated EU operations in case Britain does not have …

Everest Taps Farr to Lead Environmental Unit in North America; Adds McVay for Monoline

Brian Farr has been named leader of the Environmental unit within Everest Insurance. Based in Everest’s Liberty Corner, N.J., office, Farr is charged with expanding the company’s environmental product breadth, appetite and distribution footprint in North America. Farr initially joined …

Everest Re Taps Hiscox’s Kelly to Lead International Casualty Facultative Unit

Everest Re Group, Ltd. announced that Matthew Kelly has joined the group as vice president and head of the Reinsurance Division’s International Casualty Facultative unit and is based in Everest Re’s Miami Office. He will be responsible for worldwide casualty …

Everest Re Selling Crop Insurer Heartland to CGB

Bermuda’s Everest Re Group is selling its U.S. crop insurance company, Heartland Crop Insurance Inc., to CGB Diversified Services Inc., a crop insurance, transportation and storage firm in Illinois. Upon completion of the sale, Everest Re will provide quota share …

Everest Re Group Reports Q2 Net Income of $155.7M vs. $209.1M in Q2 2015

Bermuda-based Everest Re Group Ltd. reported second quarter 2016 net income of $155.7 million, or $3.67 per diluted common share, compared to net income of $209.1 million, or $4.68 per diluted common share, for the same period in 2015. After-tax …

Everest Re Names Berry as Head of International Property Facultative Unit

Everest Re Group Ltd. has appointed Sean Berry as vice president and head of the Reinsurance Division’s International Property Facultative unit. Based in Everest Re’s Miami office, Berry will be responsible for worldwide property facultative underwriting, excluding business written out …