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Ukraine War

As events in Ukraine unfold at a rapid pace and sanctions on Russia start to bite, Insurance Day offers the best insight, analysis and commentary on how the crisis is impacting insurance markets

Ukraine War

Is shipping on verge of another super-cycle?

The shift of countries’ focus ‘from efficiency onto justice’ is providing shipping companies and investors with a once-in-decades opportunity. But big risks, including the geopolitical wild cards, could easily derail the rosy prospects

International Dry Bulk

Munich Re surprises on 1/4 rate dip as Scor leads on price hikes

Munich Re’s peers recorded substantially higher rate increases at April 1, but it was Swiss Re that recorded the largest insured losses from the Ukraine war, Insurance Day's analysis reveals

Renewals Swiss Re

Allianz books €100m Ukraine losses as it confirms FY target

Trade credit losses make up bulk of carrier's war exposures, as high nat cats and compensation for investors send Q1 result plunging to €600m 

Allianz Ukraine War

Zurich books 8% P&C growth in Q1

Swiss insurance giant says Ukraine war exposure ‘immaterial’ and expects rate rises to exceed loss cost trend into 2023

Europe Zurich

Competition for sea, space, soil to boost geopolitical risk: Marsh

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has brought to the fore the risks of geopolitical conflict for corporates and their insurers

Property Specialty

Ukraine 'a mid-sized nat cat event': Axa

Axa XL Re revenues down 12% in Q1 as carrier continues to trim catastrophe exposure

Europe Axa

Scor post Q1 loss as COR climbs to 103.7%

Paris-based reinsurance giant reserves €85m for Ukraine losses as it continues to rebalance away from catastrophe business

Europe Scor

Beazley expects 90% COR despite war

London market heavyweight estimates Ukraine war losses at $50m excluding aviation as it books better-than-expected premium growth in Q1

London Beazley

Ukraine market losses could top $20bn: Swiss Re

Reinsurance giant puts industry insured losses from the conflict at around $10bn to date, as it books loss reserves of $283m for the war, split between its P&C Re and Corporate Solutions businesses

Swiss Re Ukraine War

Hiscox pegs Ukraine war losses at $40m

London market giants says net reserve estimate is mainly IBNR as incurred losses are 'minimal'. Group gross written premiums rise 10% as Re and ILS revenues soar 

Ukraine War London

Sovcomflot vessels head into opaque network of subterfuge operators

Sovcomflot’s status as a sanctioned Russian company will limit the available buyers ready to engage in quick sales. The result may see vessels end up joining the veteran fleet of tankers registered to opaque networks of companies linked to sanctioned Iranian and Venezuela shipments

International Marine

Sanctions force massive Sovcomflot tanker sale

Up to one-third of Sovcomflot’s owned fleet is up for grabs as the Russian state tanker giant looks to repay outstanding Western loans before restrictions take effect

Europe Ukraine War
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