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Global Reinsurers See Robust Capital Growth of 15% in 2019: Willis Re

Total capital dedicated to the global reinsurance industry measured US$605 billion at year-end 2019, reflecting robust 15% year-on-year growth, according to Willis Re’s latest Reinsurance Market Report. This was primarily driven by 2019’s strong investment market performance and was achieved …

Aon: Global Reinsurer Capital Hits Record $585B

Total global reinsurer capital, which comprises capital both from the traditional and alternative markets, rose by four percent to a record USD585 billion over the six months to June 30, 2016, reinsurance intermediary Aon Benfield reported. Aon Benfield reported the …

Amlin, Hiscox Say They Plan to Remain Independent Amid Flurry of M&As

Lloyd’s of London insurers Amlin plc and Hiscox Ltd. both said they have enough scale to stay independent and see no need to find a buyer amid a flurry of deals in the industry. Both insurers reported lower full-year pretax …

Reinsurers to Lower Prices Following Weak Hurricane Season: Fitch

The quietest U.S. Atlantic hurricane season in decades will lead to a low double-digit fall in related catastrophe reinsurance pricing in the key 2014 renewals, according to experts at Fitch Ratings. The ratings agency said industry earnings in 2013 will …

Reinsurance Terms and Conditions, More Than Price, Could Be Focus in 2014

Reinsurers may fail to increase rates they charge primary carriers for their backstop coverage when they begin price talks for 2014 in Monte Carlo this week. “I expect the market staying flat to ticking down, on the absolute premium,” Amer …

Capital Oversupply Could Pressure Reinsurers to Lower Rates

Munich Re and Swiss Re Ltd. are among reinsurers likely to face further pressure to lower the rates they charge clients as the capital available for backing policies remains near a record high, brokers said. “With the influx of new …

Global Reinsurer Capital Reaches $510 Billion: Aon Benfield Survey

The latest edition of the Aon Benfield Aggregate (ABA) report, which analyses the financial results of the world’s leading reinsurers in the first half of 2013, concludes that “a continuing influx of new funds from capital markets investors offsets the …