Archive

  • Chart of the Week - Do PE-linked Lloyd's syndicates take more investment risk?

    12 April 2024

    With PE links to insurers in the sights of regulators worldwide, we investigate the fair value hierarchy of some at Lloyd's

  • Comment: Tokio Marine's general account gets set to cover Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos

    09 April 2024

    Japanese CIO is investing to insure some very long-haul travel policies

  • Lloyd's syndicate CIOs to the rescue - how general accounts could offset underwriting losses in 2023

    03 April 2024

    A few syndicates that lost money underwriting in 2023 found salvation, in their general account performance

  • Chart of the Week - Bermudian re/insurers go green, with help from outsourcing partners

    01 December 2023

    ESG and climate-aware investing are topics that unite otherwise diverse appetite of Bermuda's CIOs - or very soon will

  • Hiscox names Todd Isaac as chief investment officer

    03 August 2023

    Joining from Monument Re and taking over from James Millard

  • Comment - Do inflation-linked bonds cover the rate of 'claims inflation' in kidnapping ransoms?

    05 June 2023

    The clouded world of insurance for the costs of ending kidnaps raises some intriguing questions

  • Hiscox reports H1 investment loss of $214.1m

    03 August 2022

    Attributes loss to "interest rates rising sharply, credit spreads widening and equity markets selling off"

  • Hiscox banned reinvesting fixed income amid 2020/2021 COVID uncertainty

    11 April 2022

    Business interruption and other COVID concerns caused conservatism, SFCR reveals

  • CIO interview: Hiscox lined up for 2022 reinvestment opportunities

    09 March 2022

    James Millard was appointed group CIO at Hiscox in January 2020. He looks back at the last two years and explains why he has high expectations for 2022. Interview by Vincent Huck

  • Hiscox reports 74% decrease in investment income compared to 2020

    02 March 2022

    But excited about 2022 reinvestment opportunities