Category Archives: Reinsurance

Reinsurance: Baden-Baden and Beyond

Willis Re's James Vickers discusses the big issues facing reinsurers in the run-up to the 1/1 renewals, including CBI, model changes & the EU debt crisis. Continue reading →

Insurance: A Little Earning is a Dangerous Thing…

As Alexander Pope so nearly said, re/insurance company earnings are key to the firm’s valuation. Recent research from Citigroup provides more evidence that insurance firms with low earning volatility have higher stock multiples and better shareholder returns. Continue reading →

Scariest ERM Risk: Systemic Risk

Are black boxes creating Black Swans? Continue reading →

Scariest Reinsurance Risk: Italian Default

The threat of escalation of Europe’s sovereign debt crisis continues to make me wake in a cold sweat. Continue reading →

Notes from Monte Carlo – What’s on the Minds of Reinsurers

I’m back from another whirlwind week of meetings and networking at the Monte Carlo Reinsurance Rendezvous and have had a chance to reflect on some of the main themes to emerge from this year’s event. Continue reading →