endurance speciality


Current point in the cycle favors highest quality underwriters: Charman

It's always interesting to listen to comments made by John Charman, CEO of Endurance Specialty Holdings, one of the larger reinsurers which is not, so far, meaningfully pursuing or promoting a third-party capital management or ILS focused division. John Charman, a high-profile CEO in the reinsurance space, took over at Bermuda-based specialty read the full article →

Endurance reduces limits, ups retro coverage, in challenging market

Bermuda-based specialty provider of insurance and reinsurance products Endurance Specialty Holdings has pulled back on some reinsurance lines, reducing the limits it deployed, at recent renewals due to the competitive pricing environment, commented CEO John Charman on the reinsurers Q2 earnings call. Endurance saw pricing in short-tail reinsurance lines, especially in read the full article →

Endurance hires Jerome Faure as CEO, Global Reinsurance

Jerome Faure, who recently left his role as a Partner at ILS Capital Management, has reappeared in a new role at Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. Faure joins the firm on the 11th March 2013 as Chief Executive Officer, Global Reinsurance, read the full article →

Endurance buys Galileo Weather Risk Management launches own weather risk unit

Interesting news today as Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd., the Bermuda-based specialty property and casualty insurance and reinsurance provider, announces that it has bought weather risk management solutions specialist Galileo Weather Risk Management. Endurance has acquired the assets of Galileo and hired all of its employees and this will now become read the full article →

Nelson Re catastrophe bonds not affected by Glacier Re renewal deal with Endurance

Moody's Investor Services has issued a press release stating that the Nelson Re catastrophe bond transaction sponsored by Glacier Re will not be affected by Glacier's recently announced quota share and renewal rights transaction with Endurance Speciality Holdings. Glacier Re announced earlier this month that it was putting itself into run-off read the full article →