Bermuda: London Calling

Dankwa, David
February 2008
Best's Review;Feb2008, Vol. 108 Issue 10, p46
Trade Publication
The article reports on the growth of European insurance and reinsurance companies in the Bermuda Islands in 2007. Bermuda is considered to be an important hub between London, England and the U.S. reinsurance markets. It serves as a lunch pad for companies aiming access to the U.S. market. However, Bermuda's gateway status was challenged by the aggressive effort of Dubai, United Arab Emirates to create a reinsurance financial center in the Persian Gulf.


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