BlackRock Research: World Insurers are Future-Proofing Portfolios Amidst Shifting Markets

Global insurers are innovating their investment approaches amidst rapidly changing market conditions this year, focusing on resilient portfolio construction, liquidity management, and integrated technology, according to BlackRock’s 11th annual Global Insurance Report. The firm surveyed 370 insurance investors across 26 markets, representing nearly $28 trillion USD in assets under management. Charles Hatami, Global Head of … Read more

LifeStar plc : An enchanting tte–tte with Prof Paolo Catalfamo

Never one to settle into one occupation for too long, Paolo found he was itching for yet another challenge just a few years later. But rather than head back into asset management a sector he felt offered new and exciting to him, nothing, rather he found himself drawn to the life insurance industry. “I became … Read more

Delwinds Insurance coverage Acquisition Corp. Proclaims Ahead Buy Settlement and Amended Backstop Agreements

Houston, TX, Sept. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Delwinds Insurance Acquisition Corp. (“DWIN” or the “Company”) (NYSE: DWIN), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, announced today that it has entered into a Forward Share Agreement (the “Purchase Agreement”) with Meteora Capital Partners or its affiliates (collectively, “Meteora”) pursuant to which Meteora (i) has committed … Read more

DELWINDS INSURANCE ACQUISITION CORP. : Different Occasions, Monetary Statements and Displays (type 8-Ok)

Item 8.01. Other events. Delwinds Insurance Acquisition Corp.(“Delwinds” or the “Company”) intends to enter into an arrangement whereby an institutional investor and its affiliates (collectively, the “Investor”) (i) would commit to own, as of the date (the “Business Combination Closing”) ) of consummation of Delwinds’ previously announced business combination with FOXO Technologies Inc. (the “Business … Read more

TREAN INSURANCE GROUP, INC. : Entry right into a Materials Definitive Settlement, Creation of a Direct Monetary Obligation or an Obligation beneath an Off-Stability Sheet Association of a Registrant, Monetary Statements and Reveals (type 8-Ok)

ITEM 1.01. ENTRY INTO A MATERIAL DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT. On August 24, 2022, Benchmark Insurance Company (“Benchmark”), a subsidiary of Tran Insurance Group, Inc. (the “Company”), issued $50,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of Benchmark’s 6.75% surplus notes due to 2042 (the “Surplus Notes”) in a private placement exemption from registration under the Securities Act of 1933, … Read more

Duck Creek Welcomes Betterview as New Ecosystem Companion Providing Danger Mitigation and Loss Management Options for P&C Insurers

Betterview directly integrated into Duck Creek UI to seamlessly deliver remote property intelligence and workflow management Boston, Aug. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Duck Creek Technologies (NASDAQ: DCT), the intelligent solutions provider defining the future of property and casualty (P&C) insurance announces a partnership with Betterview to offer property intelligence insurers and risk management solutions … Read more

DELWINDS INSURANCE ACQUISITION CORP. : Entry right into a Materials Definitive Settlement, Monetary Statements and Displays (type 8-Okay)

Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement. As previously disclosed, on February 24, 2022, Delwinds Insurance Acquisition Corp.a Delaware corporation (“Delwinds”), entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (as may be amended or supplemented from time to time, the “Merger Agreement”), by and among Delwinds, FOXO Technologies Inc.a Delaware corporation (the “Company” or … Read more

Star Energy: Celebrities turning into Strategic Buyers

The funding landscape is changing rapidly and in recent years, new fund raises have been the talk of the town, alongside the buzz of IPO. The trend of funding started with bank loans and then moved further into the venture capitalist arena, which brought in a personal approach to investment. But with our growing economy, … Read more

Neighborhood detention for former leisure trade star

A man with a once illustrious career in the entertainment industry has appeared in the Blenheim District Court on charges in relation to a drink-drive offence. Photo / Tracy Neal The tale of a former New Zealand media and entertainment industry personality, whose decline into a series of drink-driven offences saw him once run over … Read more