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    1. March 4, 2014

      Brit Insurance presses button for IPO, eyeing £1bn market value

      The private equity backers of Brit Insurance have pressed the start button on London’s latest planned flotation, hoping...

    2. February 6, 2014

      Pascal wagers AstraZeneca’s replenished pipeline will deliver

      Pascal Soriot has half-justified his £4m signing-on bonus from AstraZeneca. Shares in the drugs group have risen about 26...

    1. December 16, 2013

      First woman Lloyd’s of London chief pledges diversity drive

      The first woman chief executive of Lloyd’s of London has pledged to become a champion of diversity at the 325-year-old City...

    2. December 15, 2013

      Japan insurer Sompo seeks to buy Canopius

      Japanese insurer Sompo is in advanced talks to buy the Lloyd’s of London franchise Canopius Group for about £600m as the...

    3. December 10, 2013

      Richard Ward of Lloyd’s of London joins Brit as owners eye exit

      The outgoing chief executive of Lloyd’s of London is to follow his predecessor by taking the chair of Brit Insurance as the...

    4. July 3, 2013

      Lloyd’s of London chief resigns

      The chief executive of Lloyd’s of London is to resign from the historic insurance market amid tensions over the pace of...

    5. June 11, 2013

      The fall and rise of London’s insurance industry

      If architectural plans betray an industry’s ambitions, London’s insurers are reaching for the sky. Flanking the exposed...

    6. May 22, 2013

      Oklahoma tornado could prove among most costly for insurers

      The tornado that ripped apart a suburban swath of Oklahoma City is expected to rank among the five most costly for insurers...

    7. March 27, 2013

      Lloyd’s chief airs Solvency II frustration

      The head of the Lloyd’s of London insurance market has rebuked European regulators for issuing another set of guidelines for...

    8. December 19, 2012

      Insurers struggle to raise premiums

      Insurers are still struggling to increase premiums in spite of claims resulting from superstorm Sandy, which Lloyd’s of...

    9. September 26, 2012

      Lloyd’s of London returns to profit

      Corporate insurance buyers look set to benefit after the Lloyd’s of London market warned that underwriters were facing an...

    10. May 11, 2012

      Lloyd’s flags change ahead on names

      The means by which wealthy individuals provide capital to Lloyd’s of London should change because it is not sustainable, the...

    11. March 28, 2012

      Lloyd’s has a jolly good annus horribilis

      Losing half a billion is ordinarily frowned on in business. But a lack of preconceptions is an advantage when interpreting...

    12. March 28, 2012

      Lloyd’s in biggest post-9/11 loss

      Underwriters at Lloyd’s of London are struggling to push through widespread premium increases even after enduring one of its...

    13. March 28, 2012

      Disasters push Lloyd’s of London into red

      Lloyd’s of London posted its first annual loss in six years after a succession of natural catastrophes pushed it £516m into...

    14. March 15, 2012

      Working in Insurance: Leaders of the future

      Nawaf Hasan, partner, Jardine Lloyd Thompson Analysts are paying close attention to JLT’s international expansion plans as...

    15. February 14, 2012

      Lloyd’s braced for Thailand floods costs

      Insurance losses arising from the flooding that devastated Thailand are on track to surpass those from the tsunami that...

    16. September 21, 2011

      An imperfect storm for Lloyd’s

      Hurricane Irene meant different things to different people. To US presidential candidate Michele Bachmann, it represented a...

    17. September 21, 2011

      Lloyd’s of London posts £697m first-half loss

      Lloyd’s of London posted a pre-tax loss of £697m for the first half of 2011 after the specialist insurance market shouldered...

    18. May 13, 2011

      Tsunami to cost Lloyd’s $1.95bn

      Damage from the earthquake and tsunami in Japan is set to cost Lloyd’s of London members $1.95bn (£1.2bn) in net claims,...

    19. March 30, 2011

      Insurance market makes £2.2bn despite disasters

      The Lloyd’s of London insurance market was hit by the spectacular and the mundane during 2010. Earthquakes in Chile and New...

    20. March 30, 2011

      Lloyd’s companies attract investor scrutiny

      If last year looked costly for catastrophes, this year could turn out to be even worse for international insurers and...

    21. January 16, 2011

      Lloyd’s to push for reserves reduction

      Lloyd’s of London is pushing for cuts in the amount of capital insurers are required to hold against exposure to major...

    22. November 29, 2010

      Lloyd’s needs head from the ‘coalface’

      Stephen Catlin, chief executive of Catlin, the Lloyd’s of London insurer, has called for the new chairman of the historic...

    23. September 28, 2010

      Lloyd’s profits halve as disasters mount

      The worst first half-year for catastrophes since 1994 saw profits at Lloyd’s of London tumble by more than half to £628m,...

    24. March 25, 2010

      Lloyd's of London cautious on outlook

      Richard Ward, chief executive of Lloyd's of London, warned insurers that the good fortune of 2009 would not be repeated this...

    25. March 24, 2010

      Record results at Lloyd’s of London

      Richard Ward, chief executive of Lloyd’s of London, warned insurers that the good fortune of 2009 would not be repeated this...

    26. February 9, 2010

      Lloyd*s of London to broaden range

      Lloyd*s of London will broaden its product range as part of an effort to counter the steady shift towards catastrophe risks,...

    27. February 8, 2010

      Lloyd’s of London to broaden range

      Lloyd’s of London will broaden its product range as part of an effort to counter the steady shift towards catastrophe risks,...

    28. January 18, 2010

      Piracy is a sideshow that could skew naval investment

      The practice of sounding the alarm over the threat to world shipping posed by piracy has become commonplace. Casual...

    29. January 17, 2010

      Piracy is a sideshow for our navies

      The practice of sounding the alarm over the threat to world shipping posed by piracy has become commonplace. Casual...

    30. October 19, 2009

      Insurer Hardy to unveil Bahrain joint venture

      Hardy Underwriting, the Lloyd's of London insurer, will today announce a new Bahrain-based joint venture to write...

    31. October 19, 2009

      Hardy to unveil Bahrain joint venture

      Hardy Underwriting, the Lloyd’s of London insurer, will on Monday announce a new Bahrain-based joint venture to write...

    32. September 25, 2009

      Lloyd's overcomes increase in claims

      Lloyd's of London saw further rises in the number of smaller claims from business lines exposed to the economic downturn,...

    33. September 24, 2009

      Lloyd’s overcomes increase in claims

      Lloyd’s of London saw further rises in the number of smaller claims from business lines exposed to the economic downturn,...

    34. September 19, 2009

      Banquet tradition

      In a week of retrospection on the anniversary of the Lehman collapse, City minister Lord Myners and Northern Rock chairman...

    35. July 11, 2009

      Lloyd's regains form in time to cash in on a widening field

      Six years ago, life in the Lloyd's of London insurance market was beset with uncertainty. Fears that losses from the...

    36. July 10, 2009

      Lloyd’s regains form in time to cash in

      Six years ago, life in the Lloyd’s of London insurance market was beset with uncertainty. Fears that losses from the...

    37. July 10, 2009

      Lloyd's of London launches strategic review

      Lloyd's of London has begun the biggest strategic review it has undertaken this decade in an attempt to ensure the more...

    38. July 9, 2009

      Lloyd’s of London plans strategic revamp

      Towering institution: Lloyd’s has brought in consultants to assist in a review aimed at exploiting gaps in the insurance...

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