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May 2021


Bringing broad reinsurance services to the market

Reinsurance is a notoriously cyclical business but there seems little doubt that 2020 represented a period of growth for Munich Re – with GWP for P&C reinsurance in Asia, Australasia, Africa and the Middle East growing by over 17% during the year. The reinsurer’s Dr Achim Kassow told us about plans for transforming the business.

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A new regional reinsurer in the Seychelles

The first reinsurer of the Seychelles, SEY Re, hopes to support the country’s economic growth and create a robust gateway for its own reinsurance sector to begin with and for the African continent in the future.

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View from India

Reinsurers push up term insurance rates

As term life insurance cover gains market share in India, the pandemic toll and subsequent increase in pricing by reinsurers may spoil the party for the customers. But can insurers really help? A look at the situation on the ground.

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