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18 December 2012
Hamilton, Bermuda (18 December 2012) -- Hiscox Ltd (HSX:L), the international specialist insurer, today announced an estimate for the impact of Superstorm Sandy.
05 November 2012
Hamilton, Bermuda (5 November 2012) -- Hiscox Ltd (LSE:HSX), the international specialist insurer, today issues its Interim Management Statement for the first nine months of the year to 30 September 2012.
25 October 2012
Hiscox Ltd (LSE: HSX), the international specialist insurer, announces the current estimates for Syndicate 33 and Syndicate 6104’s 2010 and 2011 accounts.
22 October 2012
Hiscox has appointed Dr. Richard Dixon as its Group Head of Catastrophe Research. In addition, the London Market reinsurance team has been further expanded with the recruitment of Jonathan Lord and Nick Orton as Trainee Underwriters for non-marine treaty business in the US and international respectively.
08 October 2012
To counter the growing threat of an attack by an individual on healthcare institutions, Hiscox has launched the first ever dedicated Solo Strike Liability insurance product for the US healthcare market.
02 October 2012
Third Point Reinsurance Investment Management Ltd. And Hiscox Insurance Company (Bermuda) Limited, announced today an initial agreement in principle to partner in the development of Third Point Reinsurance Investment Management Ltd.’s catastrophe reinsurance fund management business.
01 October 2012
Hiscox’s 2013 graduate scheme is now open to Bermudian (under)graduates interested in applying for trainee roles in either underwriting or analytics and research. As the 2013 scheme opens, the 2012 graduate intake have taken up their roles, with Bermudian Matthew Sinclair joining Hiscox Bermuda as an Operations Trainee.
20 September 2012
An increasing trend for bundling risk across multiple territories is reducing transparency and increasing reinsurers’ exposure to surprise financial shocks, according to a major new study ‘Beyond Borders: Charting the Changing Global Reinsurance Landscape’.
14 September 2012
Hiscox, the international specialist insurer, is pleased to announce that Steve Langan, Managing Director of Hiscox UK and Ireland, has been awarded a Fellowship of The Marketing Society.
16 August 2012
Hiscox Ltd (HSX:L), the international specialist insurer, confirms that Fitch Ratings has upgraded Hiscox Group's (Hiscox) core entities' Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) ratings to 'A+'. Fitch has also upgraded all Hiscox’s holding companies’ Long-term Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) to 'A-'. The Outlooks on all the ratings are Stable.
13 August 2012
Dr Michael Palmer has been appointed as Head of Analytics and Research for Hiscox’s Bermuda operation. He will report to Damien Smith, Hiscox Bermuda’s Underwriting Director, and will take responsibility for the analytics team in Bermuda, helping to develop the company’s understanding of all aspects of catastrophe risk.
30 July 2012
Hiscox Ltd (LSE: HSX), the international specialist insurer, today announces its interim results for the half year ended 30 June 2012.
25 July 2012
In response to a changing media and entertainment sector, specialist insurer Hiscox has merged its operations in global media, entertainment and events.
19 July 2012
Hiscox Ltd (LSE:HSX), the international specialist insurer, is pleased to announce a number of senior appointments; Bob Thaker as Head of UK Claims, Joanne Musselle as Chief Underwriting Officer for Hiscox UK and Ireland, and Penny Shaw as Chief Risk Officer.
17 July 2012
Research by Hiscox; specialists in small business insurance, has found that one in ten (10%)* small businesses in the UK have experienced a data hack.