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Chubb’s P&C combined ratio strengthens in Q4

5th February 2020

Global insurer and reinsurer Chubb has announced net income of $1.2 billion for the fourth-quarter of 2019 and a global property & casualty (P&C) combined ratio, which excludes agriculture, of 91.9%. The re/insurer announced in January that it expected its North America Agricultural Insurance unit to fall to an underwriting ... Read the full article

Chubb targets non physical damage BI with new terrorism solution

3rd February 2020

Insurer and reinsurer Chubb has launched a new Non Damage Terrorism Solutions policy offering designed to bridge gaps in traditional terrorism business interruption policies. The new product is a single policy offering protection against non damage business interruption, plus employee and customer care assistance as a result of a terrorism loss. Chubb ... Read the full article

Chubb endorses Phase One of US-China trade agreement

16th January 2020

Global re/insurance firm Chubb has issued a statement endorsing the completion of the Phase One trade agreement between the United States and China. The agreement, signed yesterday by US President Donald Trump and China’s chief negotiator, Liu He, aims to defuse parts of the trade conflict that has developed between the ... Read the full article

Chubb makes changes to European leadership team

15th January 2020

Insurer and reinsurer Chubb has announced a number of changes within its European leadership team, including the appointment of Nadia Côté as Head of Major Accounts Division for Europe, succeeding Suresh Krishnan. Krishnan takes on the role as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Chubb North America Accident and Health. In his new ... Read the full article

Chubb, Grab launches app-based travel insurance product

15th January 2020

Global insurer Chubb has partnered with Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab on an app-based travel insurance product available for customers in Singapore. ‘Travel Cover’ allows Singapore-based customers to purchase cover from S$2.50 per day for travel to any destination globally. The product is distributed by GrabInsure Insurance Agency, Grab Financial Group’s insurance ... Read the full article

Chubb puts Q4 cat losses at $430mn

15th January 2020

Global insurer and reinsurer Chubb has announced net catastrophe losses of an estimated $430 million pre-tax ($353 million after-tax) for the fourth-quarter of 2019, net of reinsurance. Chubb states that the losses are primarily a result of severe, global weather-related events, including tornadoes in Texas, the California wildfires, and also typhoon ... Read the full article

Chubb develops financial institution fidelity bond for asset managers

18th December 2019

Global re/insurer Chubb has introduced a new fidelity insurance solution to address the risks currently faced by asset managers. The Financial Institution Bond for Asset Managers provides coverage for a range of risks that can result in loss of customer capital. These risks often stem from fraudulent activities of employees, computer hacking ... Read the full article

Chubb voices approval for US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement

13th December 2019

Insurer and reinsurer Chubb has issued a statement of support for the United States-Mexico-Canada free trade agreement (USMCA), which it believes will provide many important protections for the financial services and re/insurance industries. In the US, House Democrats reached an agreement to advance the USMCA earlier this week, following months of ... Read the full article

Chubb makes $10mn equity investment in Africa’s ATI

10th December 2019

Insurer and reinsurer Chubb has made a $10 million equity investment in the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI), making it the first global property and casualty (P&C) insurer to become a shareholder in the company. ATI is a multilateral political risk and credit insurer headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. Established in 2001, ... Read the full article

Chubb bolsters North America Commercial Insurance Division

9th December 2019

Global re/insurer Chubb has made a series of leadership appointments to its North America commercial insurance division. Ben Rockwell has been named vice president of Chubb group and will serve as division president, Chubb middle market. He currently serves as executive vice president and Chief Underwriting Officer of North America commercial insurance. Concurrently, ... Read the full article

Chubb’s Louise Joyce named Head of Industry Practices, UK&I

5th December 2019

Louise Joyce, previously Life Sciences Manager for the UK & Ireland (UK&I) at Chubb, has been appointed as the firm's Head of Industry Practices for the UK&I, effective immediately. Joyce, who succeeds Karen Strong after her departure from the re/insurer, will continue to be based in Birmingham and report to Mark ... Read the full article

Chubb may look to acquisitions after €1.4bn senior notes offering

4th December 2019

Global insurance and reinsurance company Chubb Limited has announced the pricing of a €1.4 billion senior notes offering, the proceeds of which could be used to fund future acquisitions. The offering will consist of €700 million of 0.30% senior notes due 2024 and €700 million of 0.875% senior notes due 2029. The ... Read the full article

Chubb increases stake in Huatai Insurance Group to 46.2%

25th November 2019

Global insurer and reinsurer Chubb has reached an agreement to purchase an additional 15.3% stake in Huatai Insurance Group Company Limited, taking the firm's holding in the company to 46.2%. In March 2019, Chubb announced that it had increased its ownership in Huatai Insurance Group Company from 20% to 26.2%. Then, ... Read the full article

Chubb names Grant Cairns as Head of P&C for Asia Pacific

22nd November 2019

Global insurance and reinsurance company Chubb has announced the appointment of Grant Cairns as Head of Property & Casualty (P&C) for Asia Pacific. He will succeed Jason Keen, who has been appointed as Division President for Chubb Global Markets, effective early 2020. Cairns is currently Chubb’s Head of Financial Lines for ... Read the full article

Chubb appoints Jason Keen to lead global markets division

14th November 2019

Global re/insurer Chubb has announced the appointment of Jason Keen as president of its global markets division, effective early 2020. Keen will oversee and lead the strategy and performance of the division, which comprises Chubb’s London market wholesale and specialty business including the firm's Lloyd’s platform. He has served with the firm ... Read the full article

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