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The decumulation market: the barriers and opportunities to future growth

Decumulation has brought high growth and high returns to many UK life insurers. Waheeda Narker, retirement & decumulation segment lead, …

Cover Genius bags $70m Series D amidst insurtech investment drop

Cover Genius has secured $70m in a new funding round at the same time as the rest of the insurtech …

Cost of living crisis hits insurtech startups as deals dry up

The cost of living crisis is to blame for insurtech deals running dry following the pandemic and we're all worse …

Ondo goes public with room for growth in home insurance incorporating water leak detection

Insurers have been slow to incorporate smart home devices into home insurance policies despite their ability to reduce the number …

By Miles eyes expansion as conditions are perfect for pay-per-mile insurance

UK-based pay-per-mile insurer By Miles is set to expand into Europe as it looks to make the most of how …

MetLife will be the worst hit life insurer in Ukraine owing to the ongoing political unrest

The full impact of the Russia-Ukraine war on insurers will not be known for some time, however, it is clear …

Russia’s Ingosstrakh will begin to feel the strain as it loses Generali and Western pressures mount

Generali has given up its seats on the board of Ingosstrakh, a leading Russian general insurer in which it owns …

Businesses increase the level of mental and physical wellbeing support to employees as awareness of both remains high

COVID-19 has brought a fundamental change, encouraging businesses to put more effort than ever into improving the wellbeing support offered …

Four insurtech trends to look for in 2022

Insurtech is a booming market, generating record levels of investment as funding surpassed $15m in the third quarter of last …

Howden expands in Ireland with Intersure acquisition 

Howden, a UK-based insurance broker, has taken over Ireland’s Intersure Group for an undisclosed sum.   Established in 1999, Intersure provides technical …

Yurtle gains £1.37m in funding to remove burnout

Insurtech Yurtle, based in London, has raised £1.37m in seed funding to grow its team and combat caregiver burnout as …

Hellas Direct raises €30m in funding with ETF Partners

Insurance company Hellas Direct has raised €30m ($32.5m) in its latest funding round to help continue its growth into 2024. Following …

Apollo, Innovative Risk Labs offer parental leave cover for UK SMEs 

UK-based reinsurance company Apollo, in partnership with Lloyd's of London broker Innovative Risk Labs, has unveiled a new insurance offering for …

Cytora and Chubb collaborating to enhance claims automation

Insurtech Cytora has been engaged by insurer Chubb to automate its claims document processing. Cytora specialises in generative AI applied to …