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Reinsurance / 20-05-22 / Paballo Makupu

Resilience and financial optimisation post-COVID: key considerations for insurer CFOs

Today, consensus appears to be that there are vast opportunities for premium growth, investment in environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors, innovation and digitalization as the global economy recovers post-pandemic, says Paballo Makupu,…

Reinsurance / 05-05-22 / Tau kaVodloza

Hannover Re generates quarterly profit of EUR264m

Along with the potential implications of the war in Ukraine, we faced numerous natural catastrophes and further pandemic-related strains in life and health reinsurance in the first three months of the year, says Jean-Jacques Henchoz, Chief Executive…

Reinsurance / 03-05-22 / Staff Writer

SCOR announces new collaboration with Onuu and partners

We built Onnu with Americans of modest means in mind, leveraging machine learning to help ensure people have access to a more secure financial future, says Felix Ortiz, CEO and co-founder of Onuu.

Reinsurance / 01-04-22 / Staff Writer

SCOR Syndicate appoints Marie Biggas as Active Underwriter

The intention is to build on two great consecutive results in 2020 and 2021 and continue delivering profitable growth in the years ahead, says Stuart McMurdo, CEO of SCOR P&C EMEA and the SCOR Syndicate.

Reinsurance / 22-03-22 / Staff Writer

Crop Insurance in India and Brazil: Keeping abreast of a changing climate

The impact of climate change on agriculture is relevant in both economic terms and in terms of food security.

Reinsurance / 11-03-22 / By Duty Editor

SCOR Channel delivers on strategy with £14.1 million profit for 2021

SCOR Channel, part of SCOR’s Specialty Insurance platform, announces the continued delivery on its strategic objective of returning to profit, having produced a profit of around £25 million over the past two years.

Reinsurance / 10-03-22 / Tau kaVodloza

Hannover Re reports significantly higher earnings, pays dividend

"In 2021 we once again demonstrated Hannover Re's profitability and risk-carrying capacity," said Jean-Jacques Henchoz, Chief Executive Officer of Hannover Re.

Reinsurance / 23-02-22 / Tau kaVodloza

Munich Re surpasses profit target

We beat our profit target, while also making our balance sheet even stronger despite high inflation, says Joachim Wenning, Munich Re Group CEO.

Reinsurance / 08-02-22 / Tau kaVodloza

SCOR delivers 19% premium growth amid hardening P&C reinsurance market

We expect continuing positive market trends as we head into Q2 2022, anticipating a sustained hardening in the upcoming renewals where we remain well positioned, says Jean-Paul Conoscente, CEO for P&C at SCOR.

Reinsurance / 20-01-22 / Staff Writer

Gen Re appoints joint MDs to lead Life/Health business in Southern Africa

Gen Re is pleased to announce the appointment of Cindy Blanchard and Jason Cooper-Williams as the new joint Managing Directors of General Reinsurance Africa Ltd

Reinsurance / 14-01-22 / Tau kaVodloza

SCOR and Alecta signs a US$200m strategic partnership

We are very pleased to strengthen our relationship with Alecta through this long-term partnership and to further expand SCOR’s strategy of giving access to its underwriting franchise and diversified portfolio to institutional investors through…

Reinsurance / 10-01-22 / Tau kaVodloza

Weather disasters in USA dominate natural disaster losses in 2021

The 2021 disaster statistics are striking because some of the extreme weather events are of the kind that are likely to become more frequent or more severe as a result of climate change, says Ernst Rauch, Chief Climate and Geo Scientist at Munich…

Reinsurance / 10-01-22 / Tau kaVodloza

SCOR reinforces its Chief Sustainability Officer’s teams

SCOR, the world's foutth largest reinsurer has reinforced its Chief Sustainability Officer’s teams by announcing a number of senior key positions.

Reinsurance / 15-12-21 / By Staff Writer

Marine insurers adopt principles to decarbonize shipping

Six of the world’s leading marine insurers launch a groundbreaking initiative to provide transparency on carbon emissions and support the shipping industry’s green transition.