John Charman News

Sompo International Hires Allied World’s James to Run International Insurance Business

Sompo International Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based specialty property and casualty re/insurer, announced that Julian James will soon join the organization to lead the London market and international insurance platforms. Subject to regulatory approval and after a short period of transition, …

Charman Promoted to CEO, Sompo Holdings Overseas Insurance; Frudd Named Int’l CEO

Sompo International Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, announced that John Charman, currently chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of Sompo International, will be promoted to chief executive officer …

Sompo International Launches ‘SomPro,’ a Financial & Professional Lines Platform

Sompo International Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty re/insurance, announced that the company is launching SomPro, a global financial and professional lines platform encompassing insurance and reinsurance capabilities. SomPro said it aims to deliver market-leading underwriting, …

Sompo International Launches Luxembourg-Based Subsidiary SI Insurance (Europe)

Sompo International Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based provider of specialty property and casualty re/insurance, announced the launch of its new subsidiary, SI Insurance (Europe). SI Insurance (Europe) is headquartered in Luxembourg with branches in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the …

Sompo Int’l to Form Retail Insurance Platform to Integrate International Businesses

Sompo International Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty re/insurance, announced it will establish a retail platform designed to integrate all the operations of Sompo Holdings Inc. outside Japan. Sompo Holdings, which has 45 licensed entities spanning …

Sompo International to Buy Italian Agriculture Insurer A&A

Sompo International said it has agreed to buy an Italian agriculture insurer in a bid to broaden the reach of a new, recently launched global technology platform focused on the sector. The Bermuda-based specialty property/casualty insurer and reinsurer expects to …

Endurance Reports Q2 Net Income of $76M, Versus $75M in Q2 2014

Bermuda-based Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. reported net income available to common shareholders of $76.0 million and $1.68 per diluted common share for the second quarter of 2015 versus net income of $75.0 million and $1.68 per diluted common share for …

Aspen Shareholders Should Rebuff Endurance Board Plan, ISS Says

Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd. investors should rebuff a plan from hostile bidder Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. to shake up their company’s board, ISS Proxy Advisory Services said. Supporting Endurance’s proposal “would incur costs without allowing shareholders any additional leverage not …