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Global reinsurers face huge challenges and opportunities as the world comes to terms with the impact of Covid-19. The emergence of a hard market has created opportunities for growth in several reinsurance classes, where rising demand is outstripping available capacity. Insurance Day’s reinsurance content examines how these and other trends are reshaping the global reinsurance marketplace.

ID Comment: Carriers don’t feel like this is a party

While rates are hardening, comparisons to the post-2001 market are overwrought, but times are tough for clients

International ID Comment

Reinsurance capital increased 4% in 2020: Aon

Traditional capital rose as alternative capital remained stagnant

Reinsurance International
London Broker
Asia Pacific Japan

Scor reports 14% premium growth at April 1 renewals

Paris-based carrier reports 12% rate increases of for Japanese cat XL business

Asia Pacific Scor

ILS funds eye 20% rate hikes on Florida renewals

Investors remain very interested in cat bond structures, fund managers say

Renewals InsuranceLinked Securities

GIC Re's Srivastava: ‘We really believe the worst is behind us’

After last year’s ratings downgrade, the focus for India’s largest reinsurer is making fundamental changes to its business model, not on forcing its way back into the global top 10 rankings, the company's chairman says

Reinsurance India

Liberty Mutual Re appoints Smith managing director

Newly created role for portfolio surveillance

Liberty People moves

Honan Re launched in Singapore

Operations will offer facultative reinsurance solutions 

Asia Pacific Reinsurance

Dale Underwriting appoints property reinsurance head

Tony Forder joins from Apollo Syndicate Management

Lloyds Reinsurance

Reinsurers' underlying combined ratio falls

But RoE remains under pressures as investment yields fall