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Qatar Re Authorized by UK Regulator to Underwrite from London Branch Office

Qatar Reinsurance Co. Ltd. announced it has received authorization from the UK Prudential Regulation Authority to underwrite business from its branch office in London. Michael van der Straaten will lead the branch, in addition to his current role as the …

Qatar Re Agrees to Buy Markerstudy’s Insurance Companies in Gibraltar

Qatar Reinsurance Co. Ltd. has signed an agreement to buy four Gibraltar-based insurers from Markerstudy Group. The companies are: Markerstudy Insurance Co. Ltd., Zenith Insurance PLC, St. Julians Insurance Co. Ltd. and Ultimate Insurance Co. Ltd. Financial details of the …

Qatar Re Appoints Speare-Cole Chief Underwriting Officer

Qatar Re announced the appointment of Alastair Speare-Cole as Chief Underwriting Officer, effective, January 12, 2015. He joins from JLT Re, the world’s fourth largest reinsurance broker, where he served as CEO since 2012. Speare-Cole replaces Willi Schürch who is …