The Hive

Welcome to THE HIVE, the place where you will find articles, commentaries and opinion pieces that offer the latest industry insights from Asta.


October 23, 2017

If exposure management could do one thing differently, what would it be?

Debate and co-operation have fuelled the significant strides insurers have taken in risk analytics over the past two and a half decades, but there is much more to come. At Asta, we believe that exposure management has an […]
September 19, 2017

Get data right

  Insurers in Lloyd’s and around the world face an ever-growing regulatory reporting burden. Many find report creation a struggle. The solution is straightforward (if not necessarily simple): get the central data source right. By ensuring data is […]
September 8, 2017

Could the current Atlantic hurricane season impact the availability of capacity for MGAs?

  Some of us in the MGA sector will remember how, in the awful aftermath of 9/11, one unexpected casualty of that attack were some members of the MGA community that saw their underwriting capacity withdrawn. Could the […]
May 9, 2017

Secure the future as an MGA

  At BIBA, the UK’s biggest broker networking event, multiple topics will be discussed over many meetings, conversations, and the odd social reception. This year I expect that ‘defensive strategies’ will be a hot topic among the delegates. […]
March 10, 2017

Insurtech is changing the way insurers reach the insurance buyer and MGAs are leading that change

  Insurtech has the potential to transform the way the industry engages with its clients, similar to the ground breaking impact Direct Line had on direct selling in the 1980s and 90s. By bringing insurance products straight to […]