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The Hanover Insurance

The Hanover reports top line growth, despite cat losses of $90mn

2nd November 2022

The Hanover Insurance Group has reported $1.50 billion of net premiums written (NPW) in the third quarter of 2022, a 9.5% increase compared to $1.37 billion of net premiums written in the third quarter of 2021. Net investment income for the quarter was $73 million, a decrease from $78.8 million from ... Read the full article

The Hanover announces cat losses of $90m for Q3

20th October 2022

Property and casualty insurance company The Hanover Insurance Group has announced a preliminary estimate for third quarter catastrophe losses of approximately $90m, before taxes, or 6.8 points of net earned premiums. In a statement, the firm said that the estimate is approximately $22m above the company's pre-tax third quarter catastrophe assumption, ... Read the full article

Social inflation in casualty insurance one of the most concerning trends

20th June 2022

Social inflation has been named one of the most concerning trends by insurers speaking on the second day of S&P Global Ratings' 38th Annual Insurance Conference. In a panel discussion, Kristof Terryn, CEO of Zurich North America, said that ‘social inflation’ on the casualty side was the one trend worrying him ... Read the full article

The Hanover elects Francisco A. Aristeguieta to board

15th June 2022

The Hanover Insurance Group has elected Francisco A. Aristeguieta to its board of directors. Aristeguieta currently serves as a special adviser for State Street Corporation, having stepped down recently as executive vice president. Aristeguieta served in various executive positions since joining State Street in 2019, including chief executive officer of State ... Read the full article

The Hanover reports higher Q2 net income of $128.5mn

28th July 2021

The Hanover Insurance Group has reported a net income of $128.5 million for Q2 2021, compared to $115.2 million for the prior year period. Its operating income came in at $104 million, compared to $62.7 million last year. The insurer claims that the difference between its net and operating income was primarily ... Read the full article

The Hanover reports higher net income, improved combined ratio in Q4

4th February 2021

The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. has reported a rise in net income for the fourth-quarter of 2020 to $164.6 million, while operating income also improved in the period, year-on-year, to $112 million. The difference in Q4 net and operating income, which grew by $54.8 million and $31.8 million, respectively, was primarily ... Read the full article

The Hanover enters Maryland personal lines market

30th October 2020

The Hanover Insurance Group has expanded its business in the state of Maryland to include personal lines insurance. The company already has an established presence in the Maryland commercial lines market and this expansion is expected to help grow its footprint in the mid-Atlantic region. As part of its expansion into Maryland ... Read the full article

The Hanover net income unchanged, operating profit up slightly

28th October 2020

The Hanover Insurance Group has reported a net income of $118.9 million in the third quarter, unchanged from the prior-year period, while operating income rose $0.5 million to $93.5 million. The difference between net and operating income in the quarter was primarily due to an after-tax increase in the fair value of ... Read the full article

The Hanover Insurance adds Theodore Bunting to board

3rd September 2020

The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. has strengthened its board of directors with the addition of Theodore H. Bunting, Jr., effective September 1st, 2020. Most recently, Bunting served as Group President of the Utility operations at Entergy Corporation, an integrated energy firm engaged in electric power production and retail distribution, from 2012 ... Read the full article

The Hanover posts robust Q2 results as full year CR outlook improves

29th July 2020

Massachusetts-based property and casualty insurer The Hanover has reported a net income of $115.2 million in the second quarter, up from from $74 million in the prior year quarter. The company has also updated its full-year 2020 outlook, including an improved combined ratio, excluding catastrophes, of between 89.5% and 90.5%, compared to ... Read the full article

The Hanover appoints Dennis Kerrigan as exec VP, general counsel

6th April 2020

Massachusetts-based property and casualty insurer The Hanover Insurance Group has appointed Dennis Kerrigan as executive vice president and general counsel. Kerrigan’s appointment will see him oversee The Hanover's legal, regulatory and government affairs, as well as compliance, state filings, securities, and corporate governance matters. He brings decades of corporate counsel, insurance and ... Read the full article

The Hanover announces $250mn buyback & dividend, using Chaucer proceeds

6th December 2019

The Hanover Insurance Group has entered into an accelerated share repurchase (ASR) to buy back $150 million of its common stock, in addition to declaring a $100 million special dividend. The announcement completes the deployment of the $850 million of capital that the company generated through the sale of Chaucer, ... Read the full article

Divestiture of Chaucer makes The Hanover a desirable M&A target: JMP

29th August 2019

Analysts have said that following the successful takeover of its Chaucer business by China Re, domestic-focused insurer The Hanover Insurance Group is a desirable merger and acquisition (M&A) target longer term. Now that the Chaucer divestiture is complete, the core of the domestic franchise of The Hanover is a small/middle market ... Read the full article

The Hanover’s outlook revised to stable on improved underwriting by S&P

20th August 2019

S&P Global Ratings has revised its outlook for The Hanover Insurance Group Inc. (THG) from negative to stable, citing a sustainable underwriting improvement in the company’s U.S commercial business. The rating agency also affirmed its ‘A’ issuer credit and financial strength ratings for THG and its core operating subsidiaries. S&P believes that ... Read the full article

The Hanover enhances growth focus with expanded specialty leadership team

1st March 2019

The Hanover Insurance Group has announced the expansion of its specialty leadership team in an effort to enhance its focus on growth opportunities while at the same time drive greater value with the firm's independent insurance agent partners. The expansion includes a number of appointments, notably the naming of Steven Mills ... Read the full article