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04 December 2014
London (03 December 2014) – Specialist global insurer Hiscox has announced the appointment of Hanna Kam as Chief Risk Officer, subject to regulatory approval.
02 December 2014
Hamilton, Bermuda (2 December, 2014) – Losses above $5m in the US healthcare insurance sector are accounting for a rising proportion of total dollars spent in claims, according to specialist healthcare insurer Hiscox. In the early 2000s the percentage of total dollars spent in claims for losses of $5m and over was in the 7.5%-10% range per year; that figure has moved up in to the 15%-25% range, and is expected to go higher still.
24 November 2014
Specialist global insurer Hiscox has welcomed today’s announcement from Home Secretary Theresa May that a new Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill will be introduced to Parliament this Wednesday.
10 November 2014
Hamilton, Bermuda (10 November 2014) – 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 2014.
16 October 2014
Hamilton, Bermuda, (16 October, 2014) – Hiscox Re has made two senior appointments with Bevis Tetlow appointed to a new role as Chair of North America and Caribbean, and Philip Vandoninck also to a new role of Chair of International.
26 September 2014
Association of British Insurers now supports flood protection for all owner-occupied homes
19 September 2014
London (19th September 2014) – Specialist global insurer Hiscox has grown its established Personal Accident team within its London Market business with two key hires.
15 September 2014
Hamilton, Bermuda, (15 September, 2014) – The growing trend for including previously excluded areas of cover such as terrorism and cyber risk in poorly worded reinsurance contracts and at no extra premium, is not only disguising the true cost of risk, warns Hiscox Re, but could also trigger a torrent of future litigation.
12 September 2014
London, UK ( 12th September 2014) – Hiscox today announced the appointment of Michael Krefta, CUO of Hiscox Re, to Joint Active Underwriter for Syndicate 33 alongside Paul Lawrence, CUO of Hiscox London Market. Michael will also become Active Underwriter for Syndicate 6104.
08 September 2014
London, UK (8 September 2014): Leading specialist insurer Hiscox is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with Applewell Ltd. to acquire Event Assured, a specialist provider of insurance for the events sector. The business will continue to operate under the Event Assured brand, with the existing local management team remaining in place. Founder Brian Kirsch will continue to provide strategic insight as a consultant.
02 September 2014
Sixth annual Europe/US study of 3,500 small business owners reveals rebound in profitability – but life remains tough for the very smallest
28 July 2014
Hiscox Ltd (LSE: HSX), the international specialist insurer, today announces its interim results for the half year ended 30 June 2014.
07 July 2014
London (7th July 2014) – Specialist global insurer Hiscox has appointed Simon Zelenoy to develop its London Market business in Brazil.
04 June 2014
Enhanced team will focus on building US public company and all areas of International D&O business
29 May 2014
Hamilton, Bermuda (29th May 2014) – Hiscox Re has appointed Mike Krefta as Chief Underwriting Officer, leading its underwriting teams in London, Bermuda and Paris.