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Favorable Reserve Development Continued for US P-C Insurers in 2023

October 27, 2023

The US property-casualty (P-C) insurance industry's 2022 calendar-year results show a 17th consecutive year of favorable reserve development, according to A.M. Best. However, the rating agency noted that the insurers' $3.6 billion in favorable reserve development reported in 2022 was nearly one-third the level the industry reported in 2021. Read More

Risk Retention Groups Saw Premium Volume Increase through Q2

October 27, 2023

Risk retention groups (RRGs) reported increases in premium volume for the second quarter of 2023, according to a new report. The report by Demotech, Inc., found that RRGs reported $3.0 billion direct premium written through the second quarter, an increase of 2.3 percent from the same period in 2022. Read More

Insurer HDI Global Opening New Branch Office in Portugal

October 26, 2023

Industrial lines insurer HDI Global SE has received regulatory approval to open a new branch office in Lisbon, Portugal. HDI Global has already been operating in the Portuguese market for more than 2 decades under freedom of services provisions. Read More

Insurance Industry Stands To Benefit as Digitalization Progresses

October 25, 2023

As digitalization is revolutionizing a host of industries, for the insurance industry it holds the promise of a new source of growth, new risk pools, and new efficiencies, according to Swiss Re. For insurers, digitalization changes how risks can be assessed and mitigated with new and more granular data. Read More

Oklahoma Added 14 New Captives during 2023's First Three Quarters

October 24, 2023

Oklahoma licensed 14 new captive insurance companies from January 1 through September 30, bringing the state's total captive count to 56. The total includes 55 actively licensed captives and one dormant captive. In 2022, Oklahoma captives generated $297 million in direct and assumed premiums. Read More