Zurich to sell Africa units to Canadian insurer Fairfax
Swiss-based insurer Zurich has sold its operations in South Africa and Botswana to Canada’s Fairfax Financial Holdings for an undisclosed sum.
Obesity a key factor in UAE insurance claims, says Zurich
Expanding waistlines in the United Arab Emirates are having an impact on the region’s insurance claims, with obesity often a contributing factor in both life insurance and critical illness claims, according to Zurich Insurance Group.
Irish health insurer Vhi enters life sector with Zurich
Ireland’s state-owned insurer, Vhi Group, the country’s largest health insurer, has entered the life insurance market after joining forces with Zurich Insurance.
PEOPLE MOVES: Schroders, Zurich Insurance, LGIM…
Schroders courted a little controversy this week with the appointment of its new board chairman. Zurich Insurance named a new chief underwriting officer in Asia Pacific, while Legal & General Investment Management created a new head of product role.