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News on one of the world’s largest reinsurance companies, France headquartered SCOR.

SCOR is one of the leading global reinsurance company’s and our news covers SCOR’s news announcements, people moves, results and financial performance, as well as analysis of reinsurance market trends and interviews.

SCOR adds Adrien Couret to Board of Directors

9th November 2020

Global insurer and reinsurer SCOR has announced that Adrien Couret, Chief Executive Officer of the Macif group, has been made a Director. This decision was made by the current Board of Directors on 5th November and follows Jean-Marc Raby’s resignation from the SCOR Board to pursue other interests. Couret’s new position takes ... Read the full article

SCOR Global P&C reports 100.7% CR on COVID and nat cats

6th November 2020

Global insurer and reinsurer SCOR has reported a dip in net income to €135 million for the first nine months of the year, as COVID-19 and a number of natural catastrophe events pushed SCOR Global P&C's combined ratio to 100.7%. Group net income fell by 66.3%, year-on-year, from the €401 million ... Read the full article

SCOR & Allianz back health startup Human API

2nd November 2020

Human API has raised over $20 million in a Series C funding round that saw participation from SCOR Life and Health Ventures, Allianz Life Ventures, Samsung Ventures and CNO Financial Group. Human API is a health data network that has established a reputation helping Fortune 500 financial services companies such as Prudential ... Read the full article

SCOR partnership targets personalised cancer treatment

30th October 2020

Global reinsurer SCOR is collaborating with cancer-focused medical specialist Wamberg Genomic Advisors on personalized cancer programs for life insurance clients and policyholders. Cancer Guardian was developed by WGA to provide specialised services not typically made available or covered by health insurance. The product gives its members access to features and benefits such ... Read the full article

SCOR Specialty Insurance adds to Marine team

29th October 2020

SCOR Specialty Insurance, a division of global reinsurer SCOR, has announced the appointment of Richard Morris to complete its Marine Specialty product set. Operating alongside the existing Fine Art and Cargo books, Morris’ account will focus on Jewellers Block & Cash in Transit. He will be based in London and reports to ... Read the full article

InsurTech startups need to learn from previous mistakes: Convergence 2020

20th October 2020

In a virtually held 2020 ILS Bermuda Convergence event, Insurtech became the main focus on a panel featuring Lyndsey Toeppen, Former Vice-President, Sandbox Insurtech Ventures and Adrian Jones, Deputy CEO, P&C Partners, Ventures & Strategic Partnerships, SCOR. The question of what it takes for an InsurTech to be successful will be ... Read the full article

SCOR Reinsurance APAC adds Hitesh Shah to board

7th October 2020

SCOR Reinsurance Asia-Pacific Pte Ltd (SRAP), a division of global re/insurer SCOR, has announced the appointment of Hitesh Shah as an Independent Non-Executive Director, effective August 20th, 2020. Shah joins the company's board alongside existing independent non-executive directors, Eric Raynaud and Andre Chieng, and will be tasked with Chairing the Audit ... Read the full article

Reinsurers to play important role in climate change: SCOR

7th October 2020

Due to global risks increasing, SCOR believes that the re/insurance industry has a key role to play in addressing current climate change risk challenges. During September, SCOR took place in a webinar, where Michèle Lacroix and Laurent Rousseau looked at how re/insurers can take a proactive stance on sustainability and climate ... Read the full article

SCOR Global P&C reveals organisational changes and promotions

5th October 2020

SCOR Global P&C has announced a number of changes and promotions as it looks to deepen its client relationships and become more agile to faster adapt to the evolutions of markets. In a message to clients last week, SCOR Global P&C Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Jean-Paul Conoscente, announced a number of ... Read the full article

SCOR promotes Kelly to CFO as Kociancic departs

30th September 2020

Global insurer and reinsurer SCOR has named Ian Kelly, currently Head of Investor Relations, as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective October 2nd, 2020. Kelly replaces Mark Kociancic, who has decided to pursue a new direction in his career, having served as SCOR's CFO since 2013, following successively senior roles ... Read the full article

AM Best confirms SCOR ratings

28th September 2020

AM Best has decided to confirm the Financial Strength Rating and Issuer Credit Rating of SCOR as ‘A+ Superior’ and ‘aa-‘, respectively. The rating agency said the move reflects SCOR’s strong balance sheet strength, as well as its operating performance, very favourable business profile and enterprise risk management. In particular, analysts noted ... Read the full article

NBIS partners with SCOR for insurance solutions

21st September 2020

Risk management and insurance company, NationsBuilders Insurance Services, Inc. (NBIS), has announced a new partnership with member companies of SCOR to support its insurance solutions for the Specialised Transportation/Heavy Haul Industry. Coverage lines provided for the program offered exclusively by NBIS and the SCOR member companies include admitted and non-admitted Commercial ... Read the full article

Industry viewed pandemic risk through too narrow a prism: SCOR’s Kessler

17th September 2020

For the most part, pandemic had historically been viewed as a life catastrophe exposure, but the COVID-19 outbreak has shone a light on the potential impacts of a pandemic on the global property & casualty (P&C) sector. In a keynote held this morning as part of insurer and reinsurer SCOR's virtual ... Read the full article

SCOR execs anticipate more demand for re/insurance next year

15th September 2020

Senior executive officers from SCOR have said they are expecting to see increased demand for insurance as the market heads into the 2021 renewals, with primary players also looking to secure more reinsurance to protect their capital. Last week, SCOR said that it viewed current P&C market conditions as very ... Read the full article

SCOR places €300m subordinated Tier 2 notes to support organic growth

11th September 2020

French reinsurance company SCOR has announced that it has successfully placed a dated subordinated Tier 2 notes issue amounting to €300 million (USD 355 million). SCOR says that the proceeds of the issuance will be used for general corporate purposes, with settlement expected to occur on September 17th, 2020. The coupon is ... Read the full article

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