Hiscox Ltd

Hiscox appoint Joanne Musselle as Group Chief Underwriting Officer

Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX), today announced the appointment of Joanne Musselle as its new Group Chief Underwriting Officer, after concluding a thorough internal and external search. Joanne is currently Chief Underwriting Officer for Hiscox Retail, the Group’s largest division. She will step into the role at the end of the year following Richard Watson’s retirement which was announced in June, and …

Hiscox Ltd “A positive result in a changing market”

Hiscox Ltd (LON: HSX) have today provided interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2019.   H1 2019 H1 2018 Gross premiums written $2,337.5m $2,228.8m Net premiums earned $1,313.8m $1,277.9m Profit before tax $168.0m $162.7m Earnings per share ($) 51.2¢ 52.2¢ Earnings per share (£) 39.6p 38.0p Interim dividend per share 13.75¢ 13.25¢ Net asset value per share …

Hiscox Ltd Trading Update

Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX), the international specialist insurer, today provided an update on its financial performance for the first six months of 2019. The Group expects to deliver a profit before tax for the six months ended 30 June 2019 in the range of $150 million to $170 million. This includes an estimated investment return of $150 million to the end …

Hiscox Ltd Retirement of Chief Underwriting Officer Richard Watson

Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX), the international specialist insurer, today announced that Richard Watson has informed the Board of his decision to retire from his role as Chief Underwriting Officer of the Company after 33 years. He will step down from the Board of Hiscox Ltd on 31 December 2019 and will continue as an advisor and serve on subsidiary boards. A successor will be announced …

Hiscox Ltd Have done what they set out to do in the first quarter

Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX), the international specialist insurer, today issued its trading statement for the first three months of the year to 31 March 2019. Gross written premiums grew by 3.3% in constant currency to $1,164.7 million (2018: $1,157.7 million). Hiscox Retail continued its disciplined approach, while Hiscox London Market and Hiscox Re & ILS have been opportunistic, growing where rates …

Hiscox Ltd Delivered double-digit growth and solid profits

Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX) today announced full year results for the year ended 31 December 2018. Highlights · Profit before tax tripled to $137.4 million (2017: $39.7 million), with a strong underwriting result of $148.0 million (2017: $43.0 million) in another busy year for claims. · Gross premiums written grew by 15.0% with double-digit growth in all segments. · The standout …