Insight and Intelligence on the London & International Insurance Markets 19 Feb 2018

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Top lines rise at London carriers in H1

  • Iulia Ciutina 8 August 2017
  • London carriers posted an 8.4 percent expansion in gross written premium (GWP) in the first half of the year as the group's combined top line reached $4.6bn, using five-year average exchange rates.

    Click to enlarge Including foreign exchange fluctuations, the aggregate top line was $4.2bn, a 0.5 percent drop on the prior-year period.

    However, top line strategies diverged when looking at individual companies. Lancashire reduced its portfolio while Hiscox and Novae accelerated into double-digit growth and Beazley remained broadly flat...

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