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Since its 1981 inception as a traditional London market reinsurance magazine, Reactions has evolved to meet the fast changing information needs of the global insurance and reinsurance market.

Guy Carpenter on the use of Sidecars

Following US hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma in 2005 and the ensuing “hard” property catastrophe reinsurance market, reinsurers and investors increasingly started turning to sidecar insurance linked...

Parametrics a double edged sword

Parametric products have long been touted as a possible golden goose for the insurance industry, with some believing that the black and white nature of parametric products could radically...

Reactions Rendez-Vous Reporter 2018 Day 4

SCOR’s charismatic chief executive and chairman Denis Kessler has questioned the business model behind some of the tie-ups between primary insurers and their reinsurance counterparts...

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Reactions Rendez-Vous Reporter 2018 Day 3

The growing use and complexity of sanctions by the US is becoming a thorn in the side for one of the world’s largest reinsurers, Hannover Re...

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Reactions Rendez-Vous Reporter 2018 Day 2

AXIS Capital chief executive Albert Benchimol is “highly encouraged” by the moves being made by Jon Hancock and his team to strengthen Lloyd’s and improve the market’s profitability...

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