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Probability of success at Lloyd’s

How follow only strategies can model data to improve outcomes

The LMA and ICMR release Insights Report on Lloyd’s record-breaking 2023 results

The Lloyd’s Market Association (LMA) and Insurance Capital Markets Research (ICMR) publish a detailed analysis and comment on the …

Review of 2023: Investor appetite returning

Annual returns of the ‘RISX’ equity index of listed companies with Lloyd’s businesses remained strong, and with lower correlation

Asset management: a new frontier in underwriting RoE?

With risk free rates at decade long highs, investment contribution is now a critical component of returns on equity

The growing importance of ESG at Lloyd’s

From the novelty of dedicated syndicates to BaU

Capital markets slowly falling back in love with (re)insurance

ICMR analysis shows (re)insurer P/b’s close to long term highs, but still relatively undervalued

Press release: ICMR launches RISX Index with Moorgate Benchmarks

ICMR launches innovative new ‘(re)insurance specialty equity index’ and selects Moorgate Benchmarks as its administrator

The Lloyd's 2021 $15bn stakes

ICMR.Matrix; a new tool to assess which syndicates are best placed to win the race for more new business

The reserving cycle and how to avoid it

The Casualty Actuarial Society publishes reserving paper using probabilistic programming

A new metric to assess the insurance cycle?

Research by ICMR shows that comparing stock performance of specialty re/insurance companies with the S&P 500 can provide new …

Lloyd’s return on capital: the good, the bad and the ugly

For the first time investors can review Lloyd’s syndicates’ return on capital and compare them directly with other re/insurers.

Performance transition frequencies at Lloyd's

Maintaining performance is one thing, improving performance is a lot more challenging

Lloyd's combined ratio performance distribution

Only top quartile and very few second quartile performers achieved underwriting profits in 2019.

Value creation at Lloyd's

Materials from the cancelled joint LMA event 18 March 2020

Review of syndicates' results 2015 - 2019

You don’t have to be big to be successful, but you can get big if you are successful.

Lloyd’s 2019 results by syndicate: Bigger was better

In 2019 there were 110 syndicates, including special purpose arrangements (SPA), of which 105 stated positive GWP, with 56 breaking …

First look at Lloyd's results 2019: The tide hasn't turned yet

Today Lloyd’s released the 2019 pro-forma results for the market stating a profit of £2.5bn. This is a huge improvement to last …

Cancelled: Joint LMA event 18 March 2020

In response to the evolving COVID-19 situation “Value Creation at Lloyd’s” panel discussion will not go ahead on 18 March.

Joint event with LMA on Value Creation at Lloyd's

On 18 March together with the LMA we are organising a panel discussion on the topic of ‘Value Creation at Lloyd’s’

What does value creation mean in the Lloyd’s market?

Introducing the London Insurance Market Index

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