Hashtag: #ABIR

ABIR Welcomes Kace Wales As Intern

ABIR Welcomes Kace Wales As Intern

Bermuda College student Kace Wales has joined the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] as an intern. A spokesperson said, “The 17-year-old from Sandys is studying on the Associate of Arts [Business Administration] programme at Bermuda College and aspires to a career in the insurance industry. He studied for his International Baccalaureate... Read more of this article

Bermuda Reinsurers Support US Housing Market

Bermuda Reinsurers Support US Housing Market

More than half of US mortgage reinsurance is backed by Bermuda’s reinsurance market, according to new analysis by the Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers [ABIR]. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda-based global carriers are providing innovative mortgage solutions that are helping more and more Americans become homeowners. Reinsurance... Read more of this article

Bermuda CEOs To Be Featured At NAIC Forum

Bermuda CEOs To Be Featured At NAIC Forum

The U.S. National Association of Insurance Commissioners [NAIC] will hold its flagship international event, the NAIC International Insurance Forum, livestreamed on May 25-26, and Bermuda re/insurance leaders Marc Grandisson, Chief Executive Officer of Arch Capital Group Ltd. and Chair of ABIR along with Craig Swan, Deputy CEO of the Bermuda Monetary... Read more of this article

Column: Working Toward A Sustainable Future

Column: Working Toward A Sustainable Future

[Opinion column written by John Huff] As we celebrate Earth Day, it’s important to remember that every day is Earth Day in the re/insurance industry. Our industry plays a critical role in developing innovative adaptation solutions, in measuring and pricing climate risks to inform risk management, and in providing economic support to people and communities... Read more of this article

New ABIR Members: Conduit, Canopius, Mosaic

New ABIR Members: Conduit, Canopius, Mosaic

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] announced that Conduit Reinsurance, Canopius Reinsurance and Mosaic Insurance will be new members of ABIR, bringing their total membership to the largest in its 28-year history. A spokesperson said, “The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] announced new global market entrants... Read more of this article

ABIR Hold Tree Planting To Honour Michael Butt

ABIR Hold Tree Planting To Honour Michael Butt

The Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers [ABIR] held a ceremonial tree planting at Hamilton Ferry Terminal to honour past-ABIR Chair Michael Butt. A spokesperson said, “The Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers [ABIR] honored past-ABIR Chair Michael Butt OBE for five decades of service to Bermuda and the international re/insurance... Read more of this article

ABIR Donates Over 100 Books To Local Schools

ABIR Donates Over 100 Books To Local Schools

ABIR has donated more than 100 copies of Dr. Ibram X. Kendi’s book ‘How to be an Antiracist’ to 14 local public and private, middle and high schools, the Bermuda College and Bermuda public libraries. “The donation follows the ABIR-sponsored 2020 Dive-In Bermuda: How To Be An Anti-Racist: A Fireside Chat with AIG Bermuda’s Country... Read more of this article

ABIR Announces New Leadership Appointments

ABIR Announces New Leadership Appointments

The Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers [ABIR] today announced a slate of appointments of member company industry executives to lead committees and working groups. “ABIR has a deep bench of talented, re/insurance executives willing to lead on important regulatory, policy and international industry initiatives,” said ABIR Chair and... Read more of this article

ABIR Holds Biennial Election Of Officers

ABIR Holds Biennial Election Of Officers

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] has announced its biennial election of officers for 2021-2022, with the newly elected officers including Marc Grandisson, Pina Albo, and Christopher Schaper. A spokesperson said, “The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers has announced its biennial election of officers for 2021-2022.“New... Read more of this article

Aeolus, Ariel Re & Fortitude Re To Join ABIR

Aeolus, Ariel Re & Fortitude Re To Join ABIR

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] announced that international re/insurance industry leaders Aeolus Capital Management, Ariel Re and Fortitude Re will join ABIR for 2021. “I am pleased to welcome Bermuda international risk transfer leaders Aeolus, Ariel Re and Fortitude Re to ABIR,” said Albert Benchimol, President &... Read more of this article

ABIR: ‘Recruit The Next Generation In Bermuda’

ABIR: ‘Recruit The Next Generation In Bermuda’

The Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers [ABIR] announced a new partnership with Bermuda College and New York’s St. John’s University to “recruit the next generation of re/insurance leaders in Bermuda.” A spokesperson said, “The Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers [ABIR] today announced a new strategic... Read more of this article

ABIR To Host Virtual Seaside Chat On Oct 20

ABIR To Host Virtual Seaside Chat On Oct 20

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] will host a Virtual Seaside Chat on Tuesday, October 20. A spokesperson said, “The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] will host a Virtual Seaside Chat with the International Association of Insurance Supervisors [IAIS] Secretary General Jonathan Dixon. ABIR extends an invitation... Read more of this article

ABIR Members Contribute $830M To Economy

ABIR Members Contribute $830M To Economy

[Updated] The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR]  today released the results of its 15th annual ABIR Bermuda Economic Substance Survey, “detailing significant contributions to the Bermuda economy and workforce.” A spokesperson said, “Highlights from the report, which tracks 2019 calendar-year data, include:ABIR... Read more of this article