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Global M&A deals plummet to $3.2 trillion decade low
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Comparative resilience seen despite significant global downturns.
Chinese insurers to benefit from bancassurance rule-lift
The removal of the rule is seen to increase premium growth.
Allianz Malaysia sees 15.1% revenue jump in Q124
It saw its revenue total $281.4m.
Philippine HMOs see 17.3% surge in healthcare payouts
This was equivalent to $255.9m in healthcare benefits.
Swiss Re Institute report predicts AI impact on health industry
Insurers are advised to take advantage of this to expand cyber risk offerings.
6 in 10 APAC firms fear political risk this year
However, this consensus was smaller than the previous year’s 67%.
Canopius names new group chairman
Watson will step down whilst Haste will start his role in July.
SG-based Income Insurance eyes APAC expansion: Report
Discussions are still in the early stages and may not result in a transaction.
IAG battles against cyber threats with new underwriting agency
43% of cyber-attacks target small businesses in the country.
Manulife, Mind HK launch anti-stigma campaign
The two-year partnership will begin with four programmes to launch in 2024.
China life insurers buoyed by stable interest rates – Jefferies
The surge is due to PBOC supporting long-term yields and positive equity market sentiment.
SG’s finance and insurance industry expands 6.5% in Q1’24
Insurance was one of the economy’s growth drivers in the quarter,
Allianz APAC posts 13% revenue rise in Q1'24
The region also saw significant growth in volume in its P&C business.
Hong Kong imposes 14-year license ban on ex-Prudential agent
The agent scammed policyholders to transfer RMB2.35m into his bank account.

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Analysts see new regulations driving a conservative shift as insurers seek stability amidst volatile markets.
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Industry experts dissect the region’s low usage rates for M&A insurance despite more industry players entering the field.
Insurance Pressures mount for less desirable energy insurance placements
Industry experts eye offshore investments as most attractive, yet more expensive.
Insurance Markel targets professional indemnity market in Australia
Head of professional and financial risks, Kym Beazleigh, explains the game plan in Markel’s strategic expansion.
Insurance Natural disasters steer Asia Pacific towards parametric insurance
Swiss Re gives importance to parametric insurance amidst challenges like basis risk and modelling complexities.
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Risks are shared and covered collectively by all Participants (Takaful) to mutually help one another.
Insurance InterContinental Singapore is saving insurance for a rainy day
NUS Professor Charoenwong discusses the effectiveness and value of a Singaporean hotel’s rain insurance offer.

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Global M&A deals plummet to $3.2 trillion decade low
^ "https://vimeo.com/949434406"
Comparative resilience seen despite significant global downturns.
Chinese insurers to benefit from bancassurance rule-lift
The removal of the rule is seen to increase premium growth.
Allianz Malaysia sees 15.1% revenue jump in Q124
It saw its revenue total $281.4m.
Philippine HMOs see 17.3% surge in healthcare payouts
This was equivalent to $255.9m in healthcare benefits.
Swiss Re Institute report predicts AI impact on health industry
Insurers are advised to take advantage of this to expand cyber risk offerings.
6 in 10 APAC firms fear political risk this year
However, this consensus was smaller than the previous year’s 67%.
Canopius names new group chairman
Watson will step down whilst Haste will start his role in July.
SG-based Income Insurance eyes APAC expansion: Report
Discussions are still in the early stages and may not result in a transaction.
IAG battles against cyber threats with new underwriting agency
43% of cyber-attacks target small businesses in the country.
Manulife, Mind HK launch anti-stigma campaign
The two-year partnership will begin with four programmes to launch in 2024.
China life insurers buoyed by stable interest rates – Jefferies
The surge is due to PBOC supporting long-term yields and positive equity market sentiment.
SG’s finance and insurance industry expands 6.5% in Q1’24
Insurance was one of the economy’s growth drivers in the quarter,
Allianz APAC posts 13% revenue rise in Q1'24
The region also saw significant growth in volume in its P&C business.
Hong Kong imposes 14-year license ban on ex-Prudential agent
The agent scammed policyholders to transfer RMB2.35m into his bank account.

Exclusives

Insurance Chinese insurers deem it wise to move to alternative investments
Analysts see new regulations driving a conservative shift as insurers seek stability amidst volatile markets.
Insurance Is ‘Londonisation’ good for Asia’s M&A insurance market?
Industry experts dissect the region’s low usage rates for M&A insurance despite more industry players entering the field.
Insurance Pressures mount for less desirable energy insurance placements
Industry experts eye offshore investments as most attractive, yet more expensive.
Insurance Markel targets professional indemnity market in Australia
Head of professional and financial risks, Kym Beazleigh, explains the game plan in Markel’s strategic expansion.
Insurance Natural disasters steer Asia Pacific towards parametric insurance
Swiss Re gives importance to parametric insurance amidst challenges like basis risk and modelling complexities.
Insurance AXA Mandiri’s Shariah insurance fosters mutual assistance amongst participants
Risks are shared and covered collectively by all Participants (Takaful) to mutually help one another.
Insurance InterContinental Singapore is saving insurance for a rainy day
NUS Professor Charoenwong discusses the effectiveness and value of a Singaporean hotel’s rain insurance offer.

Join the Insurance Asia community