• Comment: Will Japan's FSA succeed where hedge fund activists once failed?

    22 February 2024

    Japan's financial regulator is unpicking a web of shareholdings once decried, in vain, by a UK hedgie

  • How to bury a hatchet - Argo reveals its 'peace-plan' details struck with Voce Capital

    28 November 2022

    In its latest annual financial statement, Argo Group revealed its managers were 'exploring all options' for the re/insurer's future, including M&A/sale. David Walker examines the background

  • Actuaries need to get better at modeling shocks, Scor Kessler says

    23 June 2022

    We are moving to a stochastic world of shocks, he tells French actuaries

  • Only 5% of lifers' investments in green asset, French central banks says

    23 June 2022

    Introduce a carbon tax, Scor's Kessler responds

  • Scor seeks outsourcing partner to help with buy-back

    27 October 2021

    Reinsurer also hunting more corporate bonds, as cash burns hole in its pocket

  • Covéa agrees not to vote against Scor ballots as part of peace deal

    11 June 2021

    French mutual insurer holds 8.4% of reinsurer's shares

  • Scor posts 3.1% Q1 investment result in volatile market

    29 April 2020

    Insurer plans more derisking after healthy investment outcome

  • Scor Investment Partners acquires ILS fund manager

    23 May 2019

    Scor IP now has an aggregate $2.1bn ILS assets under management

  • Rendez-Vous de Septembre: Clouded optimism in uncertain times

    19 September 2018

    The annual reinsurance meeting in Monte Carlo is a good barometer to measure the sector's health. This year, amid successfully managing last year's losses from natural disasters, reinsurers' indicators seem to be flashing 'green'. But uncertainty still looms like black clouds in the distance. Vincent Huck reports

  • Reinsurers welcome shift to 'efficient regulation'

    13 September 2018

    Concept of 'optimal regulation' takes over maximum regulation