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SiriusPoint adds Bobby Heerasing to newly-created leadership role

12th October 2021

Global specialty re/insurer SiriusPoint has announced the addition of Bobby Heerasing to its senior leadership team as Head of International Strategic Business Development, a newly-created role. Heerasing will be responsible for the strategy and development of SiriusPoint International’s growth objectives, managing strategic partnerships with key industry partners and clients, and helping ... Read the full article

SiriusPoint recruits Head of Americas P&C Insurance from Zurich

27th September 2021

Specialty re/insurer SiriusPoint has announced the appointment of Patrick Charles as Head of Americas Property and Casualty (P&C) Insurance. Charles joins from Zurich Insurance Group, where he held North American leadership roles in underwriting and strategy spanning the past decade. Prior to Zurich, he spent time at McKinsey & Company, Alliance Bernstein ... Read the full article

SiriusPoint names Justin Brenden as Chief Actuary

24th September 2021

Specialty re/insurer SiriusPoint has appointed Justin Brenden to the role of Chief Actuary. In his new role, Brenden will lead SiriusPoint’s actuarial organisation, with responsibility for global reserving and aligning pricing to drive to the Company’s objective of improving underwriting profitability. He will be based in Bermuda and report to SiriusPoint Chief ... Read the full article

Corvus, SiriusPoint announce investment & underwriting capacity partnership

16th September 2021

Corvus Insurance, a provider of smart commercial insurance products, has partnered with specialty re/insurer SiriusPoint, via a strategic investment and multi-year underwriting capacity partnership that will support existing and future commercial insurance product offerings. The partnership’s first program, with leading program management solution provider R&Q’s Accredited acting as the fronting insurer, ... Read the full article

SiriusPoint expects July flooding in Europe to dent its Q3 result by up to $100mn

9th September 2021

International specialty re/insurer SiriusPoint has updated its estimated third quarter losses arising from the European floods in July 2021. The flooding occurred in Germany’s North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, and Bavaria and Saxony regions, as well as Belgium, France, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands from July 13th to 18th. Following an original loss estimate of ... Read the full article

SiriusPoint bolsters underwriting team with Pierre Favre

6th September 2021

International specialty re/insurer SiriusPoint has announced that Pierre Favre has joined the company as a Zurich based Senior Underwriter. Favre will report to Bernard Hoge, Vice President, Manager Credit, Bond & Political Risk Reinsurance while focusing on developing strong relationships with brokers and clients to grow SiriusPoint’s book. He has 25 years' ... Read the full article

SiriusPoint improves CR amid remediation drive

6th August 2021

SiriusPoint, the international specialty re/insurer recently formed via the merger of Sirius Group and Third Point Re, has reported net income of $64.5 million in the second quarter of 2021. The company also improved its combined ratio to 92.8%, from 99.8% in Q2 of 2020, as it focused on remediation and ... Read the full article

Compre to acquire SiriusPoint legacy portfolio for $417mn

6th August 2021

Compre, the international specialist legacy group, and SiriusPoint have reached an agreement for Compre to acquire a $417 million portfolio of legacy liabilities. The transaction is structured as a loss portfolio transfer and will be underwritten by Compre's class 3A Bermudian reinsurer, Pallas Reinsurance Company Ltd. (Pallas Re). The portfolio in question ... Read the full article

SiriusPoint launches specialty MGA Banyan Risk with Usher-Jones

8th July 2021

SiriusPoint, the international specialty re/insurer recently formed via the merger of Sirius Group and Third Point Re, has announced the launch of a new managing general agent (MGA) that will underwrite Directors & Officers (D&O) business, called Banyan Risk. Banyan has been established by Founder and CEO Tim Usher-Jones in partnership ... Read the full article

SiriusPoint’s Q1 combined ratio strengthens to 96.6%

11th May 2021

SiriusPoint Ltd. has reported net income of $130.9 million and a combined ratio of 96.6% for the first quarter of 2021, as catastrophe losses reached $5.7 million in the period. Net income of almost $131 million compares with a net loss of more than $183 million for the prior year quarter. At ... Read the full article

SiriusPoint hires Darryl Siry as Chief Technology Officer

4th May 2021

SiriusPoint, the international specialty re/insurer recently formed via the merger of Sirius Group and Third Point Re, has appointed Darryl Siry as Chief Technology Officer. Siry will report to Prashanth Gangu, Chief Operating Officer and President of Insurance and Services, with his position taking place place effective immediately. He will be responsible ... Read the full article

SiriusPoint hires Larry Hallett as SVP, Casualty Underwriting

28th April 2021

SiriusPoint, the international specialty re/insurer recently formed via the merger of Sirius Group and Third Point Re, has appointed Larry Hallett as Senior Vice President (SVP) of Casualty Underwriting. Hallet will report to Warren Trace, Head of US and Canada, Americas Reinsurance with a focus on casualty underwriting, including traditional and ... Read the full article

SiriusPoint targets alternative markets with Hestia Capital partnership

26th April 2021

SiriusPoint, the international specialty re/insurer recently formed via the merger of Sirius Group and Third Point Re, has announced a new partnership with advisory start-up Hestia Capital. The partnership with the Texas-based advisory firm represents the first that SiriusPoint has entered into since its inception in February 2021. Established by industry ... Read the full article

Allianz & SiriusPoint invest in $118m round for Pie Insurance

26th March 2021

Pie Insurance, an insurtech specializing in workers' comp insurance for small businesses, has raised $118 million in a Series C funding round led by Allianz X and Acrew Capital. Also participating in the round were existing investors SiriusPoint, Greycroft, SVB Capital, Elefund, and Moxley Holdings. The investment is expected to help Pie ... Read the full article

SiriusPoint CEO to ring NYSE Opening Bell

16th March 2021

Following the recent launch of SiriusPoint, a new insurer and reinsurer incepted via the combination of Third Point Re and Sirius Group, the company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Sid Sankaran, will today ring The Opening Bell of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). The new Bermuda-based company launched on ... Read the full article

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