Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Allianz Group acquires 8 percent stake in African Re

Allianz Group has signed an agreement to acquire 8 percent in Africa’s leading reinsurer Africa Re. Under the terms of the agreement, the total...
Spain

Spain vs Catalonia: the conflict, and the implications

The political situation in Spain garnered much attention last week and over the weekend. There was some speculation that Catalan president Carles Puigdemont would...
reinsurance

The future of African reinsurance

In 2016, Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth dropped to 1.8%, below the global average of 2.5%. Insurance premiums declined by 15.3% to $61...
The CEO Agenda

Globalisation is irreversible, say CEOs at The CEO Agenda gathering

While rising anti-globalisation rhetoric in the west has led to widespread market uncertainty, globalisation is irreversible and innovation, sustainability and diversity will continue to be...
Vaccinate

Bonds to combat pandemics

The World Bank’s (WB) International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) has launched bonds that will support the Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility (PEF), which...