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Capsicum Re adds Tom Mills to Bermuda team

20th May 2019

Specialist reinsurance broker Capsicum Re has announced the appointment of Tom Mills as a broker in its Bermudian operations. Mills previously worked as a Private Client Director at Hampden Agencies, managing and advising Lloyd’s members from 2015 to 2019. Prior to this, he spent several years as an Assistant Underwriter at Amlin. Capsicum ... Read the full article

Capsicum Re adds Stephen Mathews to Mortgage Indemnity Reinsurance team

17th April 2019

Specialist reinsurance broker Capsicum Re has announced the appointment of Stephen Mathews to its Mortgage Indemnity Reinsurance division. Based in Capsicum Re’s New York office, Mathews will now head up the division’s global analytics capability. He joins the company from Guy Carpenter, where he most recently served as Managing Director, having been ... Read the full article

Capsicum Re adds two to London property and specialty division

12th November 2018

Specialist reinsurance broker Capsicum Re has appointed Ed Le Flufy and Piers English to its London property and specialty division. Le Flufy joins Capsicum Re from BMS as a specialty broker focusing on cyber, and will now report to Ian Newman, Capsicum Re’s Global Head of Cyber. He has more than a ... Read the full article

Capsicum Re partners with AIR Worldwide on silent cyber risk models

5th September 2018

Specialist reinsurance broker Capsicum Re has announced that it is collaborating with AIR Worldwide, the catastrophe risk modelling arm of Verisk Analytics, in order to enhance the re/insurance industry’s modelling of silent cyber incidents. As part of the arrangement, Capsicum Re has also adopted AIR’s cyber modelling and analytics platform, ARC, ... Read the full article

Capsicum Re appoints Cyber Broker and Wordings Director

16th August 2018

Specialist reinsurance broker Capsicum Re has announced the appointment of Jasper Goring as a Cyber Broker and Prab Naidu as Wordings Director within its cyber division. Goring joins Capsicum Re from Paragon International Insurance Brokers, where he most recently served as Senior Vice President and focused on cyber business in the ... Read the full article

Mortgage reinsurance expected to expand beyond U.S market: Capsicum Re

26th June 2018

The mortgage reinsurance market looks set to expand worldwide following a robust resurgence in the U.S in recent years, according to specialist reinsurance broker Capsicum Re. The mortgage reinsurance market in the U.S has experienced a boom recently due to the rapid increase in reinsurers’ participation across new, innovative mortgage transactions, ... Read the full article

Grahame Chilton to return to Capsicum Re

21st June 2018

Global specialist reinsurance broker Capsicum Re has announced that Grahame Chilton is set to rejoin the company later this year after leaving his positions at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (Gallagher). Gallagher announced earlier this week that Chilton was leaving his role as head of its UK-based brokerage and underwriting unit, ... Read the full article

Capsicum Re launches New York cyber hub, led by Patrick Bousfield

5th June 2018

Specialist reinsurance broker Capsicum Re has extended its cyber presence to New York with the launch of a new cyber hub, which will be led by Patrick Bousfield, who has been promoted to Executive Director. Rupert Swallow, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Capsicum Re, said: “The cyber team has received overwhelming ... Read the full article

Capsicum Re selected as reinsurance broker for Arch’s mortgage pilot

20th March 2018

Capsicum Re has confirmed its role as reinsurance broker working with Arch Capital Group's new Washington D.C. based subsidiary, Arch MRT on the new mortgage credit risk transfer program Integrated Mortgage Insurance, IMAGIN. Led by Steven Rance, Capsicum Re's mortgage indemnity division and Arch have assembled the panel of re/insurers that will ... Read the full article

Capsicum Re says industry threatened by unclarified cyber risk policies

5th October 2017

Specialist reinsurance broker, Capsicum Re, said in a report on cyber risk perils, that the re/insurance industry is facing a growing problem of cyber perils being neither explicitly excluded or implicitly included in insurance policies - a problem that leaves both insurers and insureds in a vulnerable position. The fast-developing cyber ... Read the full article

Capsicum Re bolsters cyber risk team with new appointment

2nd October 2017

Specialist reinsurance brokerage, Capsicum Re, has named Conrad Williams as the newest addition to its cyber risk team, effective immediately. Williams will report to Ian Newman and Samantha Thompson, partners at the firm's London property and specialty unit, and brings extensive cyber risk knowledge to the role. Williams has completed a four-year ... Read the full article

Continued liberalisation of Brazilian market will expand reinsurance lines: Capsicum Re

29th August 2017

Brazil's insurance industry regulator, Superintendencia de Seguros Privados (Susep), is expected to increase permitted foreign reinsurer market share in stages over the next three years, meaning certain business lines are expected to grow, but challenges and uncertainty remain in the country, according to Capsicum Re. Widespread economic and political uncertainty in ... Read the full article

Cyber, the innovative opportunity for the London market: Bousfield, Capsicum Re

30th May 2017

There's been notable concern across the global insurance and reinsurance industry of London's ability to maintain its position as an international re/insurance hub in an increasingly competitive and post-Brexit world, but could the cyber reinsurance market be the perfect opportunity for London to embrace? Discussing the growing threat of cyber in relation ... Read the full article