Traditional reinsurance capacity projected to fall as third-party capital holds steady.
The Caribbean insurers rated by AM Best posted favorable earnings in 2021. See the Best's Rankings list of the largest Caribbean insurers — 2022 edition.
Underwriters are not matching the superiority of hackers versus their clients’ cyber protection systems.
Advertising spending is down in the U.S. auto insurance industry, with three companies expressly saying they are cutting back.
The burgeoning market requires creative solutions.
Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co. led its mutual peers in growth of 2021 admitted assets. See the Best’s Rankings list of the Top 25 US Life/Health Mutual Insurers – 2022 Edition.
Three property/casualty mutual insurers identify the keys to their increases in business. See the Best’s Rankings list of the Top 25 US Property/Casualty Mutual Insurers – 2022 Edition.
Direct lending outside the publicly traded realm of corporate bonds found greater favor amid low interest rates. Don’t look for that to change overnight as the Federal Reserve enacts inflation-fighting increases. Lack of trading opportunities, diversification and investment patterns may make it a crawl rather than a rush for the door.
Looking back, 2021 was a year in which COVID-19 mortality was up, then down, then up again. Life insurers brought in some new customers. And it was a year in which market volatility and inflation started to rear their heads for the first time in recent memory. See links below to the Best’s Rankings lists of the Top 25 US Life/Health Insurers – 2022 Edition.
Before he was the executive vice president and chief marketing officer at MetLife, Michael Roberts enjoyed a brief opera career.
The pandemic showed consumers the importance of life insurance, creating an opportunity for insurers to make a play to close the coverage gap and bring financial protection to more people.
A recent California decision tackles one issue: Is a public nuisance claim based on the willful acts of the insured’s predecessor barred from coverage?
Insurers in these markets must accept competition.
The September issue includes rankings of the largest life and P/C mutuals, a ranking of the top U.S. private flood insurers, top global reinsurers and leading U.S. life/health writers. Asset management is also a focus.
Insurers were ranked by 2021 net premiums written.
The reinsurers were ranked by unaffiliated gross premiums written in 2021.Editor's Note: The Best's Ranking "Top 50 Global Reinsurers -- 2022 Edition" was incorrect. The correct information appears in the ranking below.
For crop year 2021, the multi-peril crop insurance program covered more than 444 million acres, with an estimated value of more than $150 billion. See the Best’s Rankings list of US Multi-Peril Crop – Top 20 Carriers – 2022 Edition.
The Biden administration earlier this year gave Congress 17 proposals to reform the NFIP, including measures to end NFIP coverage to properties that repeatedly flood and prohibit new construction in flood-prone areas. See the Best’s Rankings list of Top 25 Writers – US Private Flood – 2022 Edition.
Insurers were ranked by 2021 ordinary life business issued.
Insurers were ranked by 2021 group life business in force.
Insurers were ranked by 2021 total life business in force.
Insurers were ranked by 2021 ordinary life business in force.
Insurers were ranked by 2021 term life business in force.
Rain Group’s Andy Springer said buyers prefer the digital landscape because they can control that environment.
Marble provides a platform for people to earn rewards for protecting their property.
Best’s Underwriting Reports and Best’s Loss Control Reports provide insight into the lines of coverage, exposures and loss control for tennis clubs.
Allianz Holdings and Hiscox each welcomes a new COO and former Prudential plc CEO comes out of retirement to join Athora.
American Physicians Assurance Corp., Michigan Complete Health and Access Home Insurance are among the life/health and property/casualty insurers that have experienced a corporate change.
According to the bank’s 2021 survey, only 20% of insurers and reinsurers fully integrated climate-change risk in their risk management framework.
Companies involved in the program will start by focusing on affordable and workforce housing.
Other trending research covers reports on hedge funds, Japan’s life market and embedded insurance.
Also, industry professionals discuss ESG and natural catastrophe recovery, global resilience and wildfire risk.
Professionals also examine the captive insurance market as well as explore emerging cyberrisks and telematics.
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