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It’s Time to Face Reality, Berkley Says

Chiding industry peers for making an art out of "but for" measurements of financial results, the chief executive of W.R. Berkley Corp. also said it's time for the industry to face reality about ...

Unsung Heroes Of The Insurance Industry

When Roger Schmelzer belts out a favorite tune at one of the top cabaret venues in the country, he's not just doing it for pleasure. He's singing his heart out for kids with cancer and to support the ...

Executives On The Move At AIG and Argo Group

AIG brought in a veteran insurance industry financial executive to be its new chief accounting officer. Argo Group appointed a retired Allied World executive to its board of directors.

Catastrophe Bonds A to Z

A reader of this publication, the president of an insurance agency, recently wrote to say he kept hearing about catastrophe bonds but had little knowledge of what they were. He was curious if these ...

Extraordinary Re’s Extraordinary Idea

Imagine there's a way for institutional investors to trade insurance risks much like they trade stocks. Well, imagine no more. A new and unique reinsurer, Extraordinary Re, has hit upon the novel ...

AmTrust Struck With A.M. Best Ratings Downgrade

AmTrust Financial Services got slapped with a downgrade of its financial strength and credit ratings from A.M. Best, even as the company's stockholders recently approved a bid to take it private. The ...

Wait Before You Ask About AIG’s Next M&A Target

Now that American International Group has finally closed its $5.6 billion acquisition of Validus Holdings, an unspoken question has been: What's the next acquisition target? The issue came up during ...