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Hiscox Confirms Appointments Within Re & ILS

Hiscox Confirms Appointments Within Re & ILS

Hiscox today confirmed three new appointments within Hiscox Re & ILS; two internal appointments and one external hire. “Mike Schindel has been appointed Head of North America. Mike has been with Hiscox since 2009, beginning his career within the operations team before transitioning to a leadership role in the International underwriting team,”... Read more of this article

Insurtech Startups To Pitch New Digital Tools

Insurtech Startups To Pitch New Digital Tools

Hamilton Insurance Group, the Bermuda-based property and casualty insurance and reinsurance company with operations in Bermuda and at Lloyd’s, today announced the lineup of insurtech startups that will pitch their new digital tools at the GR Innovation & Insurtech conference on November 19 at Rosewood Bermuda. Hamilton Re CEO Kathleen Reardon... Read more of this article

GEW Festival Of Entrepreneurship On Nov 25

GEW Festival Of Entrepreneurship On Nov 25

With events to mark Global Entrepreneurship Week [GEW] in full swing, the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] is getting set to hold the GEW Festival of Entrepreneurship on Sunday, November 25 from 2.00pm to 5.00pm on the grounds of the Cabinet Building. A spokesperson said, “GEW is celebrated worldwide from November 12 to November... Read more of this article

‘Fireside Chat’ On Bermuda’s Insurance Market

‘Fireside Chat’ On Bermuda’s Insurance Market

Hamilton Insurance Group CEO, Pina Albo, is to take part in a fireside chat to discuss the Bermuda insurance market. Organised by the Bermuda Insurance Institute [BII] the event, on Tuesday, November 20, is the latest in its on-going Women’s Series which aims to identify and help remove roadblocks preventing women from having an increased presence... Read more of this article

Information Sessions On Airbnb Experiences

Information Sessions On Airbnb Experiences

The Bermuda Tourism Authority and Airbnb will host information sessions to prepare the community for the introduction of Airbnb Experiences, with the free sessions set take place on November 28 and 29. “Airbnb Experiences is scheduled to launch in Bermuda next spring,” the BTA said. “Bermuda will be the fourth Experiences destination... Read more of this article

Everest Re Increases Quarterly Dividend By 8%

Everest Re Increases Quarterly Dividend By 8%

Bermuda-based Everest Re Group, Ltd. announced that its Board of Directors approved an 8% increase to its regular quarterly dividend from $1.30 to $1.40 per common share. This dividend will be payable on or before December 12, 2018 to all shareholders of record as of November 28, 2018. Related StoriesAddesso: “Exceptional Quarter”... Read more of this article

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Nov 14 2018

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Nov 14 2018

November 14 saw 0 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange. The BSX finished at 2,377.25, even on the day. There were 0 advances, 0 declines, and 59 remained unchanged. The full report for the day is available here [PDF]. Related StoriesNasdaq & BSX Market Technology Agreement Guide For Investors In Bermuda Stock Market BSX Launches... Read more of this article

Energy Efficiency Workshop Held For Hotels

Energy Efficiency Workshop Held For Hotels

A Hotels Energy Efficiency Workshop held at the Hamilton Princess Hotel & Beach Club today [Nov 14] where local hoteliers were invited to hear about energy saving initiatives that have worked throughout the Caribbean region and to discuss challenges and successes here in Bermuda. The workshop facilitator, Loreto Duffy-Mayers has “considerable... Read more of this article

Fairmont Southampton Is Now ‘Dog Friendly’

Fairmont Southampton Is Now ‘Dog Friendly’

Fairmont Southampton said that effective November 1st, they are “dog friendly,” adding that “for an additional $50 per pet per night Fairmont Southampton offers canine welcome amenities that include: dog treat, food & water bowls, pet waste disposal bags and a dog bed for a good night sleep.” “This comes after successful... Read more of this article

Implementation Of IFRS 17 Delayed By A Year

Implementation Of IFRS 17 Delayed By A Year

The International Accounting Standards Board [IASB] has today proposed to delay the implementation of IFRS 17 – a new international accounting standard for insurance contracts – by one year. Commenting on the decision from today’s IASB meeting, subject to the IASB’s due process, that the IFRS 17 insurance accounting standard will be delayed... Read more of this article

Local Church Channels Added To Digicel TV

Local Church Channels Added To Digicel TV

Kingdom Dynamics TV, broadcast by the First Church of God, and the Seventh Day Adventist channel have been added to Digicel’s TV channel line-up, the company said today. “This is the first time the two channels will be available to view in HD,” the company noted. “Additionally CEEN TV has also been added to the line-up and the channel,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Nov 13 2018

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Nov 13 2018

November 13 saw 68,089 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $1,000,177.20 BD. 48,433 shares were traded by BF&M Ltd, closing down 2.1% at $16.40 per share, while another 7,856 shares were traded by Ascendant Group Limited, closing even at $17.00 per share. 7,000 shares were traded by Argus Group Holdings Ltd, closing down 0.5%... Read more of this article

BAS Group Announce Six-Month Earnings

BAS Group Announce Six-Month Earnings

Bermuda Aviation Services Limited and its subsidiaries today [Nov 13] reported income from continuing operations of $0.1 million for the six months ended September 30, 2018 compared to a loss from continuing operations of $0.5 million in the six months ended September 30, 2017. “The loss from discontinued operations is attributable to the sale... Read more of this article