ACE holding News

15 I 09 I 2014

Reinsurance buyers should expect lower rates and relaxed terms and conditions at upcoming renewals, according the three largest reinsurance brokerages.

During separate weekend briefings at the 2014...
14 I 09 I 2014

The benefits of insurance are less widely recognised in the GCC than in Malaysia. Social and religious structures in the GCC countries have inhibited the use of insurance as a risk management tool, with demand largely...

04 I 09 I 2014

Middle East insurers facing the region's battles

The threat of political instability is looming large over the Middle East insurance sector, even as it fights its own battles in pricing, retention and education, said speakers at a...
02 I 09 I 2014

Infrastructure projects across the GCC will rise to US$86 billion this year with Saudi Arabia and Qatar dominating the share. This will represent a rise of nearly 78% over 2013, with each GCC state showing an increase,...

01 I 09 I 2014

The market has been rife with M&A announcements and rumours of late – signs that such activities in the insurance sector may pick up soon.

There have been some encouraging signs that M&A activity is picking up steam in the insurance sphere, with several entities publicly stating their interests to acquire or sell in recent months. 
 
In late May, AXA Group and its...
01 I 09 I 2014

Government websites in the UAE are vulnerable to cyber attacks and international cooperation is necessary to fight the threat posed by cybercrime, according to a report by the Going Global Defence Initiative of the...