Our choices of the top insurance content on S&P Global Market Intelligence in 2018 include an early look at the Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan healthcare venture and insight into the forces driving M&A in the Bermuda insurance space.
The booming sector applying technology to insurance reaches 'show me' stage
Incumbent U.S. insurers, initially keen to purchase insurtech firms, now appear to be taking more of a venture capital approach and investing in the sector instead.
Sudden CEO departure could spur Protective Insurance to pursue sale
An Indiana-based transportation insurer that counts one of the nation's biggest delivery companies as a key client was seen as potentially heading for a sale after the latest in a series of management changes.
California's deadliest wildfire highlights emerging risk
The most destructive and deadly fire in California's history puts the spotlight on a growing threat for insurers, energy companies and investors in select catastrophe bonds.
Bermuda's insurers look to bulk up or sell up as market pressures persist
Analysts expect M&A in the Bermuda insurance and reinsurance market to continue after a busy 2018 that included Axa's purchase of XL Group Ltd. and American International Group Inc.'s acquisition of Validus Holdings Ltd.
Joint Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan venture could disrupt healthcare industry
Three industry giants are teaming up to enter the healthcare space in a move that could act as a disruptive force in healthcare, and delivery in particular.