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Hurricanes expected to deliver 1.4 billion euro hit to Munich Re in third quarter, total tally estimated at 2.7 billion euros

October 26, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Exceptional major-loss expenditure related to hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria (HIM) are expected to result in Munich Re posting a loss of 1.4 billion euros in 2017 Q3, reducing the (re)insurer’s previously anticipated full-year profit. Emphasizing that current estimates “are

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Markel Corporation reports consolidated net written premiums of US$3.162 billion for first nine months of the year

November 2, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Glen Allen, Va.-based Markel Corporation reported on Tuesday consolidated net written premiums (NWP) for the nine months ending Sept. 30 of US$3.162 billion, up from US$3.023 billion in the same prior-year period. Of the consolidated NWP for the nine-month period,

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Markel reports 3-point drop in combined ratio in Q2 2016 to 93%, US$25.3 million underwriting loss related to Fort McMurray wildfire

August 3, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Markel Corporation has reported a 3 point drop in its combined ratio for the second quarter of 2016 ending June 30, from 96% in Q2 2015 to 93% in the most recent quarter, despite a US$25.3 million underwriting loss related