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Insurers have ‘hidden behind’ regulators: Executive Forum speaker

August 30, 2017 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Technological innovation is not among the goals of some government regulators overseeing insurance markets, but some can be persuaded to allow innovation if a determined insurance provider presents “a good case study,” speakers suggested Tuesday at the Insurance-Canada.ca Executive Forum. “We as insurers have hidden behind the regulators for a long time and have said, ‘Gosh, I would love to do that but I won’t be allowed to,” said David Crozier, president and chief executive officer of Everest Insurance Company of Canada. “We…

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Insurance providers advised to check assumptions that younger generation is comfortable buying online

August 29, 2017 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

There is a “convergence” of attitudes towards technology across all age groups and insurance providers need to question their assumptions about buying habits of different demographic groups, speakers suggested Tuesday at the Insurance-Canada.ca Executive Forum. “We want to make sure

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Combined ratio down 4.6 points for Everest Re

July 25, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Everest Re Group Ltd. reported Monday catastrophe losses, net of reinsurance, of $53.5 million in the three months ending June 30, with a 4.6-point improvement in its Q2 combined ratio to 90.5%. All figures are in United States dollars. Hamilton,

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Everest Re’s combined ratio improves five points to 85.6% in Q3 2016

October 27, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Hamilton, Bermuda-based Everest Re Group, Ltd. has reported a combined ratio for the third quarter of this year of 85.6%, a five-point improvement from 90.6% in the same quarter of 2015. Excluding catastrophe losses, reinstatement premiums and prior period loss

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Q2 combined ratio climbs 7.1 points for Everest Re after Alberta wildfire, Texas hail, Ecuador quake

July 26, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Everest Re Group Ltd. announced Monday that the net impact of three catastrophes – including the Fort McMurray wildfire – was $105.4 million in the three months ending June 30. “Catastrophe losses, net of reinsurance, amounted to $123.8 million in