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Ukraine Russia conflict

All of our news coverage of the insurance and reinsurance market implications of the Ukraine – Russia conflict can be found below.

Insurers face exposure to Ukraine invasion in multiple areas: analysts

25th February 2022

The insurance industry is counting the cost of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. According to multiple analysts, the market is exposed in a number of areas, including political risk insurance (PRI), aviation war, trade credit, and marine cargo/war. It is understood that the credit and energy insurance markets will also come under ... Read the full article

Swiss Re’s exposure to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine immaterial to modest: CFO Dacey

25th February 2022

John Dacey, the Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of global reinsurance giant Swiss Re, said this morning that while it's too early to tell whether there will be losses from Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the firm has immaterial exposure on the asset side of the balance sheet and does not ... Read the full article

Important to assess risk exposure as Ukraine tensions rise: McGill’s Greenwood

14th February 2022

As the situation in Ukraine intensifies, with mainstream media in the UK reporting that Russia is making serious preparations for an invasion, it's important that businesses assess their current risk exposures, according to Hamish Greenwood, Partner at global insurance broker, McGill and Partners. Despite situating some 100,000 soldiers on Ukraine's borders, ... Read the full article

Ukraine launches $592m fund for flights through its airspace as insurers pull cover

14th February 2022

Global insurance companies, including those at the specialist Lloyd's re/insurance marketplace, have reportedly decided not to insure any Ukrainian landings or aircraft in the country's airspace as the situation with Russia intensifies. In response to the move by insurers, the Ukrainian Government has launched a 16.6 billion hryvnia (USD 592 million) ... Read the full article