The Intelligent Quarterly from the publishers of The Insurance Insider

Spring 2016

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Too big to succeed?

With many (re)insurance carriers scrambling to grow via M&A, Catrin Shi examines the true cost of being an industry titan Continued inside

Editor's Comment

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Adam McNestrie

Fast and furious

And so, they keep coming. ABR Re follows Watford Re. Alloy Re is currently rattling the tin on Wall Street. And Aligned Re has just hit the road tooContinued inside

News analysis

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IQ profile

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Patrick Snowball


Reporting for duty

Charlie Thomas finds former Suncorp head Patrick Snowball demob-happy after turning around the group's fortunes, but ready to head back into the fray Continued inside

Loss adjusting

Donít adjust your (skill)set

Vintage TV

As the soft market forces loss adjusters to either bulk up, diversify or narrow their focus, the sector shouldn't forget its primary importance to the (re)insurance industry, says Charlie ThomasContinued inside


Driving down risk

Driverless car

Driverless cars could not only wipe out the majority of attritional motor losses, but could also force insurers to answer one of life's most challenging philosophical problems, says Dan AscherContinued inside

Trading Risk

Down but not out


The hedge fund reinsurance model may have taken a beating from poor investment returns and soft market conditions, but it still comes out fighting, says Fiona RobertsonContinued inside


Testing the water

Water drop

With government pledging its support for a cyber risk solution but limited market capacity dedicated to the peril, are the conditions right for a ‘Cyber Re' indemnity pool, asks Winifred OkochaContinued inside

Also featured

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At your service


Max Pell reveals how the sharing economy is transforming the speed and costs of launching insurance products to a global marketplaceContinued inside


Closing the deal


In the first of a series Matthew Griffith shares some strategies for delivering successful (re)insurance M&A in a competitive marketContinued inside


Growing legacy

Arndt Gossmann

Arndt Gossmann, CEO of legacy carrier Darag, tells IQ why run-off insurers need to upgrade their toolbox as legacy books become bigger and more complexContinued inside

Exposure management

Step into the light


New exposure management technology is enabling mid-sized (re)insurers to step out of the shade cast by their larger rivals, say Richard Emmett and Gavin LewisContinued inside

Research & Supplements

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Miami RT cover

The Insurance Insider Miami Roundtable 2016

It's a great privilege to have a ringside seat when something exciting is happening in the industryRead more

Honours 2015 post-event

The Insurance Insider Honours 2015

Welcome to our post-event supplement for the fourth Insurance Insider Honours, which took place on the 10 September 2015Read more

Insider MC RT 2015

The Insurance Insider Monte Carlo Roundtable 2015

I love the Monte Carlo Rendez-Vous! In many ways The Insurance Insider Roundtable has become the definitive event of the gatheringRead more

SIRC 2015

SIRC 2015

SIRC 2015 I think we've got to learn to be a little more consistent in our approach to this great industry of oursRead more

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