Tokio Marine News

Tokio Marine’s ProAg to Acquire AmTrust Financial’s Crop Insurance MGA

Producers Ag Insurance Group Inc. has agreed to acquire Leawood, Kan.-based managing general agent AmTrust Agriculture Insurance Services. The deal, which is subject to regulatory approvals, is expected to close by May 1. Terms were not disclosed. AmTrust Ag, a …

RenaissanceRe Completes $1.5B Acquisition of Tokio Millennium Re

RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. announced it has concluded its acquisition of Tokio Marine Holdings’ reinsurance platform for $1.5 billion in cash and RenaissanceRe common shares. The acquisition of Tokio Millennium Re AG and Tokio Millennium Re (UK) Ltd. (collectively known as …

RenaissanceRe Gets Regulatory Nod to Proceed with Tokio Millennium Re Purchase

RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. announced it has received all regulatory approvals required in connection with its planned acquisition of Tokio Marine Holdings’ reinsurance platform. The deal was first announced on Oct. 30, 2018, when RenRe said it had agreed to pay …

Japan Insurers Eye China Acquisitions in Continuation of Overseas Deal Spree

Japanese insurance companies have spent more than $50 billion on acquisitions over the past five years to become the world’s second-largest buyer of insurance assets, and the deals spree won’t be slowing down any time soon. The cashed-up insurers are …

AIG’s Strong Joins Tokio Marine as Business Innovation Officer

Specialty insurer Tokio Marine HCC announced that Shilpa Strong has joined the company as Business Innovation Officer to pursue continued investment in operational efficiencies, customer experience and digital innovation. Strong has 20 years of insurance and reinsurance industry experience including …

RenaissanceRe to Acquire Tokio Millennium Re in $1.5 Billion Deal

Bermuda-based RenaissanceRe Holdings has agreed to pay about $1.5 billion to acquire Tokio Marine’s reinsurance platform (TMR), which includes Tokio Millennium Re AG and Tokio Millennium Re (UK). If closing tangible book value is unchanged from June 30, 2018, Tokio …

Tokio Marine Buys Minority Stake in S. Africa Insurer Hollard for African Foothold

Japanese insurer Tokio Marine Holdings Inc. agreed to buy a minority stake in South Africa’s Hollard Insurance Co. Ltd. to help both companies expand through Africa. Tokio Marine will pay 5 billion rand ($327 million) for a 22.5 percent shareholding …

Tokio Marine Names Barn from Munich Re as Global Head of Cyber Risk

Leading international insurance group Tokio Marine Holdings (TMH) has appointed Daljitt Barn to the newly created post of global head of cyber risk. Barn, who will be based in London, joins from Munich Re and is an industry leader in …

Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative, B3i, Forms Company Called ‘B3i Services’

The Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative (B3i) announced the incorporation of B3i Services AG in Zurich, Switzerland. The company was formed by the founders of B3i, which previously operated as a collaborative initiative of 15 global insurers and reinsurers who came …

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 …