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The BI Top 10

Published June 03, 2016 - 10:02am CST

The tragic death of Zurich Insurance's former CEO and a cyber insurance victory for Chubb are among the top 10 most read features.

Chubb profit down in first quarter on merger costs

By: Gloria Gonzalez

Published May 05, 2016 - 2:50pm CST

Chubb Ltd. reported lower profit in the first quarter of 2016 but said it expects to see higher-than-expected savings from the integration of the former Chubb Corp. and Ace Ltd. operations as it prepares to navigate an increasingly competitive environment.

Cyber risks, consolidation pose challenges for directors and officers insurers

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published April 13, 2016 - 11:22am CST

An increasing number of cyber incidents could create more cyber-related D&O actions going forward, Fitch Ratings said.

Property/casualty insurer profits slip

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published March 27, 2016 - 12:01am CST

Commercial property/casualty insurers enjoyed a good if not outstanding year in 2015, but the prospects for 2016 are mixed.

Hard to top 2015 pace for M&A activity

By: Mark A Hofmann

Published March 27, 2016 - 12:01am CST

Last year's hectic pace of high-profile insurer mergers and acquisitions probably won't be repeated in 2016, but the market will likely continue to consolidate, according to market analysts.

Chubb names small commercial insurance division team

By: Joyce Famakinwa

Published March 24, 2016 - 1:57pm CST

Company keeps building out management team after merger that closed early this year.

Chubb founders' descendant Percy Chubb III dead at 81

By: Judy Greenwald

Published March 22, 2016 - 3:55pm CST

Mr. Chubb, was the great-grandson of Thomas Caldecot Chubb and grandson of Hendon Chubb, who founded Chubb & Son in 1882.

Week in pictures

Published March 18, 2016 - 10:59am CST

Hacks, settlements and cyber reticence lead the Business Insurance week in pictures, but that's not all.

Chubb names Bermuda insurance executives

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published March 17, 2016 - 2:22pm CST

The new leadership appointments take effect immediately and Ace Bermuda is expected to become Chubb Bermuda in the second quarter of 2016.

Chubb expands construction insurance to midsize policyholders

By: Judy Greenwald

Published March 11, 2016 - 1:36pm CST

The product had previously been offered only to large national and international construction firms.

Insurers must pay $58 million in eight-month power plant unit shutdown

By: Judy Greenwald

Published March 04, 2016 - 2:46pm CST

A New York State Supreme Court judge has ruled against several insurers in a dispute over business interruption and property coverage.

Photo gallery: Redomestication trends

Published March 01, 2016 - 12:07pm CST

Business Insurance takes a travelogue type look at recent redomestications of insurers, reinsurers and brokers.

Insurer mega-deals forecast to drop off

By: Judy Greenwald

Published February 04, 2016 - 11:09am CST

The frenzy of merger and acquisition activity among the industry's key players has left a dearth of buyers with pockets deep enough to afford large companies.

New Chubb appoints country presidents for Asia

By: Joyce Famakinwa

Published January 29, 2016 - 12:09pm CST

Chubb Ltd. has appointed presidents for its general insurance business in Hong Kong, Singapore and Korea.

Week in pictures

Published January 29, 2016 - 9:38am CST

While the East Coast was buried in snow, AIG and Zurich made moves to dig themselves out. That and more in Business Insurance's week in pictures.

Fourth-quarter profit gains put new Chubb on solid footing

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published January 27, 2016 - 9:58am CST

Profits come up all aces, a good starting point for the former Ace Ltd. and Chubb Corp.

Week in pictures

Published January 15, 2016 - 11:35am CST

Blasts in Libya, China, Los Angeles and on the campaign trail top the Business Insurance week in pictures.

Chubb Ltd. debuts on New York Stock Exchange

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published January 15, 2016 - 10:46am CST

Chubb Ltd., created by Ace Ltd.'s acquisition of Chubb Corp., was the new kid on the block on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday.

Ace, Chubb deal set to close today

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published January 14, 2016 - 10:15am CST

Barring any unforeseen roadblocks, two of commercial insurance's most significant entities will unite to become one major market player by the end of the day.

Year in pictures

Published January 05, 2016 - 12:13pm CST

Disasters — natural and manmade — corporate mergers and missteps, actual and cyber attacks and millennial preferences top the Business Insurance year in pictures.

Management shakeups, mergers create opportunity

By: Judy Greenwald

Published January 03, 2016 - 12:01am CST

Insurance industry consolidation and turmoil in the executive ranks of some insurers could result in an even softer directors and officers liability insurance market as displaced underwriters find new capital to back them, say observers.

2015 year in review

Published January 03, 2016 - 12:01am CST

From mergers and acquisitions to the widely loathed 'Cadillac' tax, Business Insurance takes a look back at the key insurance industry news stories of 2015.

2015 Women to Watch

Published December 22, 2015 - 12:01am CST

Meet the Class of 2015, the 10th year Business Insurance has recognized Women to Watch.

Week in pictures

Published December 11, 2015 - 12:01am CST

Business Insurance week in pictures is knee deep in flood waters — and more Ace appointments.

Ace names risk engineering execs in upcoming Chubb merger

By: Donna Mahoney

Published December 09, 2015 - 5:30pm CST

Ace Ltd. announced more appointments Wednesday that are to be effective when it completes its merger with Chubb Corp., the latest being leadership teams for the company's North America and international risk engineering practices.

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