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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.

Reinsurers 'underestimating nat cat risk by up to 50%'

Unmodelled and extreme events 'not fully reflected in models', S&P warns

International Reinsurance

'Managing the exposures of climate change goes well beyond pricing for reinsurers'

Although historical hazard and claims data are still useful, it is increasingly becoming less indicative of future catastrophe trends and losses for re/insurers

Viewpoint Hurricane Season

IGI to take advantage of long-tail lines hardening

Group expects double-digit growth over next 12 months

International Bermuda

MS Amlin AG names Wiest CEO

Reinsurer appoints Swiss Re senior executive to replace Chris Beazley who left this month

Reinsurance MS Amlin

BMS Re adds Farrell to origination team

Former Toa Re executive joins reinsurance broker in US

North America Reinsurance

ID Comment: Re/insurers should be cautiously optimistic about cyber

Reinsurers are eyeing aggressive cyber growth, but rate rises alone will not be enough to achieve sustainable growth

ID Comment Reinsurance

Reinsurance rates to rise 2% to 3% at 1/1: KBW

Market improvement likely to last longer than in previous upward cycles, analysts say

Reinsurance Renewals

Covid-19 claims bill puts XoL treaty wordings to the test

The ball is in reinsurers’ court as to whether they aggregate pandemic-related business interruption claims after the Supreme Court rejected Covid-19 as a single event, but there is cautious optimism a solution will be found

International Reinsurance

Hannover Re expects mid- to high single-digit growth in 2022

Carrier will be looking to achieve 'broad and well-diversified growth' across its lines of business, particularly from existing clients, carrier's P&C reinsurance chief says 

Hannover Re Reinsurance

Pool Re names Knight chair

Former British Bankers' Association chair to bring political and commercial expertise to terrorism reinsurer 

United Kingdom Reinsurance

'Catastrophe losses have intensified alternative capital’s focus on underwriting discipline’

Moody’s Helena Kingsley-Tomkins on the outlook for the reinsurance industry in the next couple of years

Reinsurance Coronavirus

Recent cat losses 'to pressure reinsurers and drive rate'

Mounting reinsurance losses will put upward pressure on property XoL rates, Jefferries analysts say

Reinsurance Renewals