Top 50 Global Reinsurers for 2012
Reinsurance capacity depresses prices and earnings; brokers report $45 billion in additional capacity, A.M. Best said.
August 23, 2013
Reinsurers have achieved reasonable returns on capital and compensated investors while increasing capacity despite catastrophes that have inflicted $190 billion in insured losses, according to Swiss Re’s Sigma, as quoted in “The Capital Challenge: Reinsurance Capacity Overshadows Market,” a special report from A.M. Best. Balance sheets have remained robus, though insured losses have dragged on earnings, according to the report.
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