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Cincinnati reports profitable underwriting for Q3

28th October 2021

Cincinnati Financial Corporation has reported an improved combined ratio of 92.6% compared to 103.6%. At 92.6%, this quarter reflects a profitable income. It was made up of loss expenses of 61.9% compared to 73.8% from the same prior year period. The underwriting expenses were reported at 30.7%, slightly higher than Q3 2020’s ... Read the full article

Cincinnati Financial posts $703mn net income for Q2

13th August 2021

Primary insurer Cincinnati Financial has reported a net income of $703 million for the second quarter of 2021, compared with $909 million for the same prior year period. The insurer reported a $206 million decline in income for the second quarter primarily due to the after-tax net effect of a $427 ... Read the full article

Cincinnati Financial reports $620m net income

29th April 2021

Primary insurer Cincinnati Financial improved its property casualty combined ratio to 91.2% in the first quarter of 2021 compared to 98.5% for the year prior. The insurer also reported an underwriting profit of $133 million compared to $24 million in 2020. Its net income improved from last year as it reported a ... Read the full article

Cincinnati Insurance adopts Zesty.ai’s wildfire risk analysis tool

19th March 2021

Climate risk analytics firm Zesty.ai has announced that The Cincinnati Insurance Company has integrated its predictive wildfire risk analytics solution, Z-FIRE, across the carrier's personal lines property portfolio.  With Z-FIRE, Cincinnati hopes to be able to assess wildfire risk using an AI model that's been trained on ... Read the full article

Cincinnati improves CR despite higher cat losses

11th February 2021

Primary insurer Cincinnati Financial improved its property casualty combined ratio to 87.3% in the fourth quarter of 2020, despite incurring higher than average catastrophe losses. The combined ratio improved by 4.3 points from 91.6% in Q4 2019, while underwriting profit grew by 57% to $187 million over the same period. This was ... Read the full article

Investment gains help boost Cincinnati’s Q3 net income to $484mn

27th October 2020

Primary insurer Cincinnati Financial has reported a third quarter net income of $484 million, up from $248 million in the prior year period. This increase was primarily due to the after-tax net effect of a $352 million increase in net investment gains and partially offset by a $106 million decrease in ... Read the full article

Cincinnati Financial found liable in major COVID-19 BI case

23rd October 2020

A North Carolina judge has ruled that Cincinnati Financial is liable to pay out on business interruption (BI) claims filed by a group of restaurants who were forced to shut due to COVID-19. In a landmark decision, the judge said that the virus caused a “physical loss” to the businesses, despite ... Read the full article

Cincinnati estimates $266mn Q3 catastrophe hit

15th October 2020

Primary insurer Cincinnati’s third-quarter results are expected to include pretax catastrophe losses of approximately $266 million. This figure represents an impact on the company’s Q3 combined ratio of approximately 18.3%, based on estimated property casualty earned premiums. In August, a midwest derecho caused approximately $103 million of losses, after an estimated reinsurance ... Read the full article

Cincinnati announces officer changes at CFC Investment subsidiary

18th August 2020

Primary insurer, Cincinnati Financial Corporation has announced a series of officer changes at its subsidiary company, CFC Investment Company. The changes were approved by the board of CFC Investment Company at its regular meeting held on August 14th, 2020 and includes the appointment of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Steven ... Read the full article

Cincinnati Financial CR deteriorates to 103.1% in Q2

28th July 2020

Cincinnati Financial Corporation has reported that its combined ratio deteriorated to 103.1% during the second quarter of 2020 following $231 million of catastrophe losses. Elevated catastrophe losses, plus $65 million of pandemic related loss and expense effects, meant the company finished the quarter with an underwriting loss of $41 million. The ... Read the full article

Cincinnati Financial posts Q2 cat losses of $231m

15th July 2020

Cincinnati Financial Corporation is expected to include pretax catastrophe losses of approximately $231 million in the second quarter, adding 16.5% to the quarterly combined ratio based on estimated property casualty earned premiums. Two multi-state storms in early April each caused approximately $50 million in losses, in addition to catastrophe losses from ... Read the full article

Cincinnati Financial reports $1.23bn Q1 net loss as investments struggle

28th April 2020

Cincinnati Financial Corporation has reported a net loss of $1.226 billion for the first-quarter of 2020, as the impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic saw the company recognise a more than $1.3 billion reduction in the fair value of equity securities still held. In Q1 2020, Cincinnati Financial's investment result suffered ... Read the full article

Cincinnati income down in Q3 despite underwriting improvements

25th October 2019

US primary insurer Cincinnati Financial has reported a significant decrease in earnings for the third quarter of 2019, despite improvements to its underwriting performance. The company reported net income of $248 million for Q3 2019, compared with $553 million for the same period last year. The $305 million difference was primarily attributed ... Read the full article

Cincinnati Financial completes acquisition of Munich Re subsidiary

28th February 2019

Cincinnati Financial Corporation has completed its previously announced acquisition of MSP Underwriting Limited from reinsurer Munich Re for £102 million. Following the transaction, MSP Underwriting will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Cincinnati Financial, continuing to operate under its existing leadership team. Based in London, MSP Underwriting operates through Beaufort Underwriting ... Read the full article

Munich Re subsidiary acquired by Cincinnati Financial for £102m

12th October 2018

MSP Underwriting, a global specialty underwriter and Munich Re subsidiary, has been acquired by Cincinnati Financial Corporation for an all-cash transaction of £102 million. Based on MSP’s projected net asset value at closing, the deal will see the firm become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cincinnati Financial and will continue to operate ... Read the full article

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