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Retro revolution

Stefano Nicolini, SVP Retro, features in Global Reinsurance:

Fully collateralised catastrophe cover has helped to fill some of the pressing needs of the retro market since the hurricanes of 2005 dented capacity. But is it still too far outside the mainstream to achieve the key players’ goal of meeting all buyers’ reinsurance needs?

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Survival of the fittest

Paul Vincent – Group Finance Director features in The Review:

The broking market has long been dominated by Marsh, Aon and Willis; a combined trio that became even bigger in 2010 as Marsh completed its £135m acquisition of HSBC Insurance Brokers in April.

Demanding conditions for the broking market will ‘make or break’ operations Declining acquisition prices could herald a further…

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Energy insurance, a market for the brave

Tim Paske, Director BMS Group, features in Reactions:

Deepwater Horizon gave the energy insurance market a shock this year, but not enough to make it more profitable.

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Convergence Quarterly: Q3 cat bond activity

Stefano Nicolini, SVP Retro, features in Reactions:

The third quarter was typically quiet for cat bonds, but observers are tipping a bumper end to the year, according to the latest instalment of our Convergence Quarterly section.

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