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Video: AM Best TV Interviews Kathleen Reardon

Video: AM Best TV Interviews Kathleen Reardon

Hamilton Insurance Group CEO Kathleen Reardon spoke with A.M. Best TV on location at the Les Rendez-Vous de Septembre reinsurance conference being held in Monte Carlo, Monaco. Ms Reardon said her organization is built around delivering reinsurance and services through new uses of technology and related capabilities. Related StoriesVideo:... Read more of this article

Video: A.M. Best TV Interviews Brian Duperreault

Video: A.M. Best TV Interviews Brian Duperreault

Hamilton Insurance Group Chairman and CEO Brian Duperreault spoke with A.M. Best TV on location at the Les Rendez-Vous de Septembre reinsurance conference in Monte Carlo, Monaco. Mr Duperreault said that Hamilton, AIG and Two Sigma Investments are in the early stages of creating a new platform for selling insurance to the small- and medium-size enterprise... Read more of this article

Fitch Ratings: Reinsurance Outlook Weakens

Fitch Ratings: Reinsurance Outlook Weakens

“Falling premiums and investment returns will drag reinsurers’ profits lower in 2017, Fitch Ratings said, adding that “this is driving our negative outlook for the sector.” A statement from the ratings agency said, “These tough market conditions could lead to rating pressure on smaller, less diversified firms that are reliant... Read more of this article

Registration For Bermuda Dive In Festival Open

Registration For Bermuda Dive In Festival Open

Registration for the Bermuda Dive In Festival – an initiative promoting diversity and inclusion in insurance that runs from September 27 to 29 in Bermuda — is now open. The Bermuda insurance community joins Lloyd’s and cities around the world as Dive In goes global following its success in London last year. More than 45 events will take... Read more of this article

Dowling To Speak At Bermuda Convergence

Dowling To Speak At Bermuda Convergence

ILS [Bermuda] Ltd., organisers of Bermuda Convergence 2016 announced one of the event’s two keynote speakers, with Vincent J. Dowling Jr. [pictured] set to speak at the event. Mr. Dowling is very well known to the [re]insurance industry and widely sought after for his valuable insight and industry expertise. It is expected that delegates will flock... Read more of this article

ABIR On Bermuda Airport Redevelopment Project

ABIR On Bermuda Airport Redevelopment Project

“ABIR members recognize that Bermuda’s lifeline to the rest of the world – the 70-year-old Bermuda LF Wade Airport Terminal – is decrepit, subject to extraordinary maintenance costs, and at enormous risk from sea level rise and hurricanes,” the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] said today. “The sewage system... Read more of this article

Industry Experts To Speak At BILTIR Conference

Industry Experts To Speak At BILTIR Conference

Leading industry experts will discuss key trends and policies impacting the long-term [re]insurance sector at the Bermuda International Life & Annuity Conference on September 27 at the Fairmont Southampton hotel in Bermuda. This event will focus on the long-term reinsurance sector in Bermuda, a growing segment of the island’s international insurance... Read more of this article

Colonial To Host Free Seminars On Life Insurance

Colonial To Host Free Seminars On Life Insurance

One of the Island’s leading insurance companies is marking Life Insurance Awareness Month with a series of free seminars on the subject. Colonial Life Assurance will host a series of lunch and learn seminars tomorrow [Sept 7], and September 14, 21 and 28 – all at their offices at Jardine House on Reid Street and all from 12.30pm to 1.30pm. A... Read more of this article

Qatar Re ‘Continues On Its Growth Path’

Qatar Re ‘Continues On Its Growth Path’

Qatar Re said they continue on their “growth path despite unabated headwinds from tough trading conditions in global reinsurance markets, and in the first half year of 2016, the Company increased its gross written premiums to US$ 654 million, up 41% year-on-year from US$ 464 million. “The combined ratio improved to 95.8%, from 97.7% in the... Read more of this article

Risk-Management Conference Speakers Named

Risk-Management Conference Speakers Named

Experts on hot topics affecting Latin America’s risk-management industry are slated to speak at the 2016 ALARYS Congress in Bermuda September 25–27. Premier Michael Dunkley will officially open the biennial three-day conference geared to risk-management professionals across Central and South America. A spokesperson said, “The Fundación Latinoamericana... Read more of this article

BFIS Scholars Lunch With Mentoring Group

BFIS Scholars Lunch With Mentoring Group

For the final Bermuda Foundation for Insurance Studies [BFIS] event of the summer, the BFIS Mentoring and Alumni Committees hosted the 26 current BFIS scholars to lunch on August 16. A spokesperson said, “This annual event gives the new scholars a chance to get to know everyone on a more personal basis and establish mentoring relationships with... Read more of this article

Survey: ABIR Members Contribute $834.3 Million

Survey: ABIR Members Contribute $834.3 Million

Members of the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] directly contributed $834.3 million to the Bermuda economy in 2015, with aggregate spinoff benefits estimated to multiply the impact, according to ABIR’s 11th annual Bermuda Economic Impact Survey released today [August 17]. Twenty-one Bermuda-based ABIR member companies participated... Read more of this article

BFIS Hold End Of Summer Networking Event

BFIS Hold End Of Summer Networking Event

Before heading off to colleges overseas, Bermudian students who are focused on careers in Bermuda’s insurance industry had another opportunity to hone their networking skills at the Bermuda Foundation For Insurance Studies [BFIS] ‘End of Summer’ networking party. Over 60 BFIS scholars, alumni, trustees, committee members and industry leaders spent... Read more of this article