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Special Report: P/C Companies Replace Higher Cost Debt with Lower Cost Alternatives
P/C companies are extending their debt maturity profiles while refinancing debt with lower cost alternatives.
November 13, 2019 - 12 Pages     Access Report  (Spreadsheet Data Available)     
ComplimentarySpecial Report: Roles in London Insurance Market Blur as Participants Seek to Add Value
Successful participants in the London insurance market will need to be flexible and innovative in the way they source risk and use capital.
November 07, 2019- 8 Pages   Access Report     
ComplimentarySpecial Report: ASEAN – Favorable Demographics and Development Boost Economic Growth
The growing economies of ASEAN’s ten member countries offer significant potential for insurance industry growth.
October 28, 2019- 15 Pages   Access Report     
ComplimentaryMarket Segment Report: Market Segment Outlook: Mexico Insurance
Our Stable outlook for Mexico’s insurance market is based on the segment’s strong balance sheets, robust reinsurance programs, and appropriate enterprise risk management.
October 28, 2019- 3 Pages   Access Report     
Market Segment Report: US Homeowners Carriers Stand Firm Following a Myriad of Cat Events
The homeowners segment continues to perform well, owing to premium growth, healthy risk-adjusted capitalization, underwriting discipline, improved pricing, and ongoing risk management.
October 23, 2019 - 10 Pages     Access Report  (Spreadsheet Data Available)     
ComplimentaryCommentary: 2019 CATs Expected to Once Again Dent Reinsurance Earnings
Three consecutive years of severe losses, dwindling favorable reserve development out of prior accident years, and persistently low interest rates add up to a continued erosion of earnings.
October 21, 2019- 2 Pages   Access Report     
ComplimentaryCommentary: Green and Sustainability Bond Issuance by Insurers May Continue To Grow
Two recent issues signal insurers’ growing willingness to issue green/sustainability bonds.
October 07, 2019- 3 Pages   Access Report     
ComplimentaryMarket Segment Report: MENA Reinsurers: Turbulence Creates Opportunity
Middle East and North African reinsurers have faced increased turbulence in recent years, creating challenges for some and opportunities for others. The market remains characterised by challenging conditions, overcapacity, and an increase in large loss activity.
September 30, 2019- 5 Pages   Access Report     
ComplimentaryMarket Segment Report: Sub-Saharan Africa Remains a Long-Term Opportunity for Reinsurers
The ongoing development of the continent’s economies, together with gradual increases in insurance penetration, have contributed to the expansion of the region’s reinsurance markets over the longer term.
September 26, 2019- 5 Pages   Access Report     
ComplimentaryMarket Segment Report: Canada Insurance: Still Profitable Amid Growing Challenges
Our outlook for Canada’s insurance industry remains Stable, as Canada’s insurers face challenges such as economic uncertainty, regulatory issues, and climate conditions.
September 13, 2019- 23 Pages   Access Report     
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