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Reinsurance renewals

Reinsurance renewals are the key points in the year when the majority of reinsurance contract renewal negotiations occur and are completed.

The reinsurance renewal seasons provide insight into reinsurance pricing, contract terms, reinsurance market positioning and the direction of future trends in the market.

Insurers take advantage of buyers market at 1 Jan renewals: Aon Benfield

9th January 2017

Some reinsurance buyers took advantage of favourable terms and conditions (T&C) and the efficient wealth of reinsurance capacity at the key January 1st 2017 renewals, resulting in an increased demand for protection in more developed regions, according to Aon Benfield. As expected, the softening reinsurance environment persisted into 2017 and industry players ... Read the full article

Reinsurance returns need to fall further for prices to rise: RBC analysts

9th January 2017

Reinsurance industry returns need to fall to as low as 5% above the risk free rate before there is any significant stimulus to cause pricing to move materially upwards, according to analysts at RBC Capital Markets. Reinsurance pricing has been softening for almost five years now, with further declines in rates ... Read the full article

Reinsurance price declines moderated at 1/1 2017 renewals: Guy Carpenter

5th January 2017

Reinsurance price declines moderated at the key January 1st 2017 renewals when compared with the previous three renewal seasons, across the majority of business lines and geographies, according to reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter. The global reinsurance sector remains under significant pressure from a series of headwinds, underlined by a continuation of ... Read the full article

Energy reinsurance cedents continue to improve renewals: JLT

5th January 2017

Ceding insurers in the energy insurance market have continued to make advances in improving their reinsurance program coverage at the recent January 2017 renewals, as the market remained one favoring buyers. "Chronic overcapacity" continues to affect the energy insurance and reinsurance market, according to the latest update from Lloyd & Partners, ... Read the full article

International Group cites “favourable” marine reinsurance market renewal

15th December 2016

The International Group of Protection & Indemnity Clubs cited the "current favourable state" of the marine reinsurance market at its latest renewal for the 2017/18, saying that has taken opportunity of pricing conditions to save itself money on premiums paid. The International Group said that arrangements for the renewal of its ... Read the full article

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