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Lack of “people focus” hampers financial success of M&A: Willis Towers Watson

April 19, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

More than four in 10 (42% of) polled insurance companies “recognize the critical importance of cultural integration and of hiring and retaining employees to the overall success of a deal,” according to a survey of senior insurance executives conducted by

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Cyber insurance rates could rise 30% in 2016 for large health care, point-of-sale retailers: Willis Towers Watson

April 7, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The withdrawal by American International Group Inc. from some monoline site pollution markets “will result in increased competition” as other carriers look to pick up the displaced business, losses arising from the explosion last August in the Chinese port of

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Bleak outlook for energy insurers could lead to withdrawals from the market: Willis Towers Watson

April 5, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

An oversupply of capital and falling demand from buyers, caused by cost-cutting in the wake of the oil price crash, is heaping pressure on insurers to the extent that they may eventually consider exiting the energy insurance market, or at

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Reinsurance demand uptick despite price softening, reinsurers may not grant more concessions: Willis Re

April 4, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Encouraging signs for reinsurers are coming to light despite reinsurance rates falling for the fourth consecutive year at the Apr. 1, renewals, suggests Willis Re suggests in its latest 1st View Reinsurance Renewals report. “Amidst a gloomy picture of sustained

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Moves and Views

April 1, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

1 Ryan Michel [1] took on duties as president and chief executive officer of Allstate Insurance Company of Canada and its subsidiary companies January 11. Michel succeeds John O’Donnell, now senior vice president with Allstate Insurance Corporation in the United