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Chubb classifies Covid-19 as a catastrophe event

Chubb, the U.S. and global primary insurance carrier and reinsurance company, is classifying the Covid-19 pandemic as a catastrophe loss event and expects it to have a meaningful impact on earnings in the second-quarter.In announcing its first-quarter results yesterday, Chubb revealed just $13 million of pre-tax losses due to the read the full article →

Chubb expects $453m Q4 catastrophe & crop losses after reinsurance

U.S. and global primary insurance carrier and reinsurance company Chubb has announced an expected fourth-quarter pre-tax and net of reinsurance hit of $430 million from catastrophe losses and an additional $23 million of losses from U.S. agricultural lines which were hit be weather-related poor growing conditions.Demonstrating that the fourth-quarter of read the full article →

ABR Re now one of Chubb’s largest reinsurance capacity sources

U.S. primary insurer Chubb continues to position its total-return and third-party capitalised reinsurance joint-venture at the heart of its risk capital requirements, adding efficiency to its operations as a result.ABR Reinsurance Capital Holdings Ltd. (ABR Re) was launched by Chubb as a total-return or investment oriented reinsurance joint-venture vehicle, financed read the full article →

ABR Re, Chubb & Blackrock reinsurance J/V, hires Underwriting Director

ABR Reinsurance Capital Holdings Ltd. (ABR Re), the total-return or investment oriented reinsurance joint-venture vehicle established by re/insurer Chubb alongside asset manager Blackrock, has hired a new Underwriting Director.Sean Ramlal was hired by and joined ABR Re towards the end of 2018, we understand, taking on the role of Underwriting read the full article →

Catastrophes drive lower Q1 income for Chubb

Re/insurance firm Chubb has reported a drop in income for the first-quarter, after higher than expected catastrophe losses negatively affected the re/insurers earnings, with northeast U.S. winter storms and the California mudslides the major driver of losses in the period.Chubb's experience in the first-quarter of 2018 is aligned with that read the full article →

Chubb’s reinsurer ABR Re took more premiums and losses in 2017

Primary insurance and reinsurance group Chubb Ltd. continued to make greater use of its total-return vehicle ABR Reinsurance Ltd. in 2017, with the amount of premiums ceded through to ABR Re up around 19%, while the vehicle also took a significant increase in losses from the hurricanes and other catastrophe read the full article →

Chubb starts 2018 with estimated $380m Q1 catastrophe loss

U.S. primary insurer Chubb has reported that its catastrophe losses from the first-quarter of 2018 are estimated to be $380 million net of reinsurance and before tax, which includes the impacts from the California mudslides.Chubb's preliminary catastrophe loss estimate of $380 million is expected to drop to $305 million after tax.The read the full article →

Reinsurance helps Chubb manage its $3bn gross Q3 catastrophe losses

Reinsurance capital has played a significant role in helping primary insurance giant and specialist reinsurance player Chubb to manage the impact of recent major catastrophe events, with the company managing to claim back around $1.1 billion from its reinsurance partners reducing its near $3 billion gross cat loss down to read the full article →

Chubb’s Q3 catastrophe losses near $2bn, ABR Re to prove its worth

Primary insurance giant and specialist reinsurance player Chubb has revealed an update to its estimate of third-quarter 2017 catastrophe losses, adding $220 million for hurricane Maria, $25 million for the Mexico earthquakes and $107 million from other losses during the quarter to the $1.6 billion it already announced for hurricanes read the full article →

Chubb estimates $1.6bn Harvey & Irma loss, may hit ABR Re too

Global insurance and reinsurance firm Chubb revealed an estimation of its losses from hurricane Harvey and Irma's impacts on the United States and the Caribbean, with the firm suggesting up to $1.6 billion of loss, pre-tax and net of reinsurance, some of which is likely to fall to its total read the full article →