Tag: Bermuda insurance

University’s Catastrophe Analytics Programme

University’s Catastrophe Analytics Programme

The University of Miami [UM] Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science is developing a new Master of Professional Science [MPS] degree track in Natural Hazard and Catastrophe Analytics starting fall semester 2015. UM Professor Dennis Hansell — who spent time in Bermuda in the 1990s as a research scientist at BIOS — said, “I... Read more of this article

BILTIR Conference Focuses On Insurance

BILTIR Conference Focuses On Insurance

A major conference focusing on life and annuity reinsurance was held at the Southampton Fairmont Hotel on September 18, bringing together more than 120 attendees for a number of panel discussions on topics relating to the insurance industry.One of the founding directors and president of the life and annuity association Bermuda International Long Term... Read more of this article

BII Hosts Annual Student Recognition Luncheon

BII Hosts Annual Student Recognition Luncheon

On September 16, 2014, the Bermuda Insurance Institute [BII] hosted their annual Student Recognition Luncheon, with more than 100 persons receiving well over 100 designations, as several people attained more than one designation. Guests at the event were welcomed by Andrew Soares, Chairman of the BII Governing Council, while Don Kramer, Chairman of... Read more of this article

A.M. Best Affirms Nissan Global Ratings

A.M. Best Affirms Nissan Global Ratings

Rating company A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of A- [Excellent] and the issuer credit rating of “a-” of Nissan Global Reinsurance, Ltd. [NGRe] [Hamilton, Bermuda]. The outlook for both ratings is stable. A statement from the ratings company said, “The ratings reflect NGRe’s strong capitalization and conservative operating... Read more of this article

PwC Releases Reinsurance 2020 Report

PwC Releases Reinsurance 2020 Report

The reinsurance sector could be set for a renewed wave of cost-cutting and consolidation, with reinsurers with undifferentiated strategies particularly vulnerable, according to PwC’s new report Reinsurance 2020: Taking control of your destiny [PDF]. PwC analysis suggests that nearly 40 percent of the reinsurance market by capacity could fall into... Read more of this article

RFIB Introduce New Management System

RFIB Introduce New Management System

RFIB Group Limited, the international Lloyd’s insurance and reinsurance broker, announced that in partnership with the Catastrophe Risk Exchange [CATEX], the introduction of a new binding authorities management system. The new platform will be utilised across risk, premium and bordereau processing. The system, which was implemented following the completion... Read more of this article

Widows Group Backs Insurance Initiative

Widows Group Backs Insurance Initiative

Widows Wear Stilettos, a support group for widows with a chapter in Bermuda, is backing an initiative aimed at highlighting the importance of having life insurance. This month, Colonial Group International, the Bermuda Chapter of Widows Wear Stilettos, and law firm MJM will host a series of ‘lunch and learn’ events for individuals and businesses... Read more of this article

Mt. Logan Re Appoints Mark Booth

Mt. Logan Re Appoints Mark Booth

Mt. Logan Re, Ltd. today announced the appointment of Mark Booth as its Head Property Reinsurance Underwriter, effective September 2, 2014. The company said, “Mark has broad experience in many facets of reinsurance underwriting and property catastrophe analytics, including active portfolio management and optimization. Mark previously worked with... Read more of this article

BEPRO Lunch & Learn: Insurance Industry

BEPRO Lunch & Learn: Insurance Industry

Bermuda’s Emerging Professionals [BEPRO] will be holding its second insurance-based Lunch ‘N Learn entitled “Breaking into the Insurance Industry Pt. II” on September 18, 2014 at Butterfield Bank [Rosebank location, second floor] from 12.00pm to 1.00pm. Attendees will be treated to guest speakers Dr. Dawnelle Walker, CEO of the Bermuda Insurance... Read more of this article

BSX CEO: Bermuda Is “World Leader” In ILS

BSX CEO: Bermuda Is “World Leader” In ILS

A recent business report in European CEO calls Bermuda a “world leader in the ILS market,” focusing on recent growth in that sector in painting the island as a “premier financial jurisdiction.” The report, written by Greg Wojciechowski, CEO of Bermuda Stock Exchange, opens by saying, “Most people’s first thoughts of Bermuda... Read more of this article


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