Hurricane Shutters

Are Storm Shutters Unsafe?

Esther Mibab felt nervous in her home in The Acreage. So nervous that she kept her accordion-style hurricane shutters closed, even in the off-season. Closed and locked. From the outside. Authorities ...
M&A, Mergers and Acquisitions

Analyst: Reinsurance M&A Winds Are Increasing

Shareholders from Aspen Insurance Holdings have a July 25 deadline to vote on a number of governance proposals that could boost Endurance Specialty Holdings’ prospects for acquiring the Bermuda ...
Allied World

Allied World’s Sales Dip, Stock Drops

Allied World Assurance Co., the seller of aviation and environmental insurance, fell the most since February as second-quarter profit missed analysts’ estimates amid a decline in sales. ...
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Aspen CEO Sees Opportunity in Aviation War Market

While insurers including Allianz SE, Atrium Underwriting Group and AIG have taken recent hits with plane crashes in the Ukraine, Taiwan and elsewhere, Aspen Insurance Holdings has avoided major ...
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Allianz’s Pimco Plans For More Democratic Future

When Bill Gross eventually retires as chief investment officer of California-based asset manager Pimco, his "Bond King" crown will go with him. Allianz, the German insurer which owns Pimco, wants to ...
Clouds With Plane

AIG Is Lead Insurer for Taiwan Plane Crash

American International Group Inc. is the lead insurer of the TransAsia Airways Corp. passenger plane that crashed near Taiwan’s Magong airport, according to Aon Plc, a broker that ...