James River Group Holdings News

James River Names Former Allied World Executive D’Orazio as CEO, Succeeding Abram

James River Group Holdings Ltd. announced that Frank D’Orazio has been named chief executive officer of the company, effective Nov. 2, 2020. J. Adam Abram, the company’s founder and current CEO will retire on Nov. 1, 2020. Abram will remain …

Japanese Insurers Eye More Acquisitions in U.S.

Japanese insurers including MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings Inc. and Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Inc. are seeking mergers with peers in the United States, as a declining population at home forces them to pursue markets that are growing overseas. Prime Minister …

How 10% of S&P Firms ‘Reform’ Taxes on Their Own

When it comes to taxes, corporate America is getting a bit less corporate. And a bit less American. Fueled by a wave of inversions, a record 54 companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index of leading U.S. firms are …

D.E. Shaw-Backed James River Seen as Takeover Target After IPO

James River Group Holdings Ltd. could be a takeover target after hedge fund firm D.E. Shaw took the insurer public, according to an analyst at BMO Capital Markets. The insurer will probably post increases in premium revenue because of its …