The European Commission has greenlighted the takeover of insurer Adriatic Slovenia by Generali CEE, an affiliate of Italy's Generali Group, the world's third largest insurer, STA reports. According to the Commission, the deal does not affect the competition on the relevant markets.
Aon - one of the largest insurance broker in the world announced the appointment of Lisa STEVENS as Global Executive Vice President of AON United Operations.
According to the most recent Global Catastrophe Recap report launched by AON's Impact Forecasting
team for November 2018 - the annual wildfire industry payouts is expected to exceed USD 10 billion for the second consecutive year in the United States.
MERCER, the consulting subsidiary of MMC - Marsh & McLennan Companies, announced that Bala VISWANATHAN, CEO of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (JLT) UK & Ireland Employee Benefits, will join MERCER as Chief Operating Officer.
Sylva de FLUITER will take over as head of UNIQA Re AG in Zurich as of 1 January 2019, the Austrian group announced. Until year end she will work hand in hand with long-time Managing Director Hans Uwe MULLER, who will retire after 14 years at UNIQA Re.
A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of "a" of Zavarovalnica TRIGLAV, the parent company of the Slovenian TRIGLAV Group, and Pozavarovalnica TRIGLAV Re, a wholly owned subsidiary of TRIGLAV.
A.M. Best has upgraded the Financial Strength Rating to A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating to "a" of Slovenian Pozavarovalnica SAVA d.d. (SAVA Re), the parent company of the SAVA Re Group. The outlook of these Credit Ratings (ratings) is stable.
A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and a Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of "a-" of Colonnade Insurance S.A. (Colonnade) (Luxembourg), a member of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (Fairfax) (Toronto, Canada) group of companies.
On November 29 A.M. Best removed from under review with negative implications and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) of "a" of Sirius Bermuda Insurance Company Ltd., Sirius International Insurance Corporation (Sweden) and its subsidiary, Sirius America Insurance Company (New York).
American International Group announced that it has appointed Mark LYONS to the role of Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He succeeds Sid SANKARAN, who will remain at AIG in an advisory capacity through the year-end reporting process for fiscal year 2018.
Italian insurer GENERALI has acquired CM Investment Solutions Limited (CMISL), from Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Details of the transaction were not disclosed.
MetLife announced that Eric CLURFAIN, currently Executive Vice President and Head of EMEA, has been named Chairman, President and CEO of MetLife Japan - the company's second largest market globally and its largest retail life insurance business, effective Feb. 1, 2019, following approvals.