Yes, another year has flown by, and it’s once again time for the top international Insurance Journal stories of 2023. This year, they are a real hodgepodge of topics, ranging from hard market trends, to faulty wind turbines, to the controversial Lloyd’s cyber war exclusions and warnings about an impending soft market.
In previous years (2018-2021), mergers and acquisitions dominated our top 10 international lists, but this year only two deals entered the top 10 – Brookfield Reinsurance’s proposed purchase of Argo Group International Holdings (at number 6). and the planned acquisition of three US insurance brokers by Zurich Insurance Group’s subsidiary, Farmers Group Inc. (at number 5).
Just because there were additional interesting articles in the top 20 that we didn’t want to leave out, we’ve added 10 more to the list as a New Year’s bonus.
So here we go:
1) January Renewals See Hardest Property Catastrophe Reinsurance Rates in Generation
Coming in at the top of the list was this reinsurance article, which states that a convergence of global events has led to the harde