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Monday, April 30, 2018-

Registration opens for the 2018 National Insurance Conference of Canada and new companion conference, InsurTech North

Toronto, Ontario (April 30, 2018) —MSA Research Inc. is pleased to announce that registration is open for the 12th annual National Insurance Conference of Canada (NICC), and for its new companion conference, InsurTech North, a forum for digital leaders, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists in the property and casualty (P&C) and life/health insurance space.
InsurTech North features three components: Expert panel discussions, a two‐day Marketplace and a unique Wolf Pack startup competition. Visit www.insurtechnorth.com to register or to obtain more information. Read the full press release
Friday, April 27, 2018-

MSA is pleased to announce the release of the Q4-2017 MSA Quarterly Outlook Report

In this issue:

  • 2017 in Review - A Year of Mixed Messages
  • DBRS: Growth Opportunities and Risk Diversification - Canadian P&C Insurers Make U.S. Acquisitions
  • It`s the PD StuPiD - Auto PD Losses Claim Their Pound of Flesh
  • Quebec - Steady as She Goes
  • Quarterly CatIQ CatReview
  • DBRS Rating Roundup
  • Fourth Quarter and Year-End Company Results

Wednesday, April 11, 2018-

Successful North American cyber conference opens registration for a new event in Bermuda

Toronto (April 11, 2018) —Registration has opened for the inaugural Bermudian edition of the International Cyber Risk Management Conference (ICRMC), event producers announced today.
Opening remarks at the fourth annual International Cyber Risk Management Conference (ICRMC) at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre today included the proud news that the successful conference is launching a new Bermudian event and that registration is now open. ICRMC Bermuda will take place December 6-7, 2018 at the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club. Conference programming and registration can be seen at bermuda.icrmc.com. Read the full press release
Wednesday, April 11, 2018-

Economical reconfirms its commitment to the broker channel national MSA sponsorship

WATERLOO, ON, April 11, 2018 —Economical has been working with its valued broker partners for more than 146 years. This commitment to the broker channel continues to evolve and innovate, including the recently announced broker offering Vyne™, which will streamline the broker experience. Now, Economical is continuing its Title Sponsorship of MSA Quarterly Outlook Reports to provide key industry information and insights to brokers across Canada. Read the full press release  
Monday, March 19, 2018-
MSA Releases Comprehensive Q4-2017 Canadian P&C and life/Health/Fraternal Results via MSA Resesarcher
P&C Q4-2017 Summary Company by Company Results Life/Health Q4-2017 Summary Company by Company Results MSA 2018 Products & Services Catalogue

We are pleased to advise you that the MSA Researcher P&C and Life/Health analytical platforms have been updated to include fourth quarter (Q4) and year-end 2017 financial data on almost every insurer in Canada.

If you are an MSA Researcher subscriber, please log in to www.msaresearch.com using your email address and password to access these rich data sets.

If you have any questions or are interested in subscribing, please contact tesfaye.fekade@msaresearch.com


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