Old Mutual Insure, South Africa's Oldest Non-Life Insurer, Selects Sapiens to Automate and Streamline its Reinsurance Processes
Integration of Sapiens ReinsuranceMaster aims to streamline, simplify and enable more efficient, less manual management of Old Mutual Insure's complex reinsurance contracts
HOLON, Israel, Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sapiens International Corporation (NASDAQ: SPNS) (TASE: SPNS), a leading global provider of software solutions for the insurance industry, today announced the integration of Sapiens ReinsuranceMaster for Old Mutual Insure, the oldest insurer in South Africa, which services personal, commercial and corporate customers across South Africa and in Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Nigeria under the Old Mutual brand. ReinsuranceMaster will enable Old Mutual Insure to better manage its global, complex and diversified reinsurance business in non-life sectors, more easily and effectively.
Managing and optimizing reinsurance coverage is a critical task, especially for multinational insurance companies such as Old Mutual Insure. With Sapiens, Old Mutual Insure will be able to manage their reinsurance needs on a single platform, ensuring full financial control and auditing support of reinsurance contracts and activities for all lines of business. Sapiens ReinsuranceMaster will be integrated with Old Mutual Insure's core administration and finance platforms by providing full automation of reinsurance contracts, reducing the need for manual intervention, which is also expected to lead to enhanced recoveries.
"Sapiens' long history, global presence and vast expertise in the reinsurance ecosystem raised the bar and made Sapiens our top choice," said Ludwyn Lortan, Chief Information Officer of Old Mutual Insure. "Our reinsurance contracts are complex by nature, and Sapiens proved their ability to empower us to streamline and simplify, while providing automation and enhanced efficiencies."
Sapiens ReinsuranceMaster provides full support for all types of reinsurance contracts – treaty & facultative, proportional & non-proportional, ceded and assumed business. All activities are maintained in one easy-to-use cloud-based, web-based user solution, with extensive and comprehensive automated processes allocations and fully automated retroactive processing support. More than 100 insurers worldwide use Sapiens' reinsurance solutions.
"We are extremely pleased and honored to be a partner in Old Mutual Insure's journey as they expand their leading position in today's dynamic reinsurance ecosystem," said Roni A-Dor, Sapiens' president and CEO. "The advanced capabilities offered by Sapiens' ReinsuranceMaster maximizes our collaboration and will support Old Mutual Insure's immediate and future needs."
About Old Mutual Insure
The oldest insurance company in South Africa, Old Mutual Insure has a history that dates back more than 175 years. As one of the leading companies in southern Africa's non-life insurance landscape, they are justifiably proud of their tradition of service and quality, as well as the range of insurance solutions, which are amongst the best on offer anywhere in South Africa. Visit https://www.oldmutual.co.za/insure to find out more.
Sapiens International Corporation empowers insurers to succeed in an evolving industry. Sapiens offers digital software platforms, solutions and services for the property and casualty, life, pension and annuity, reinsurance, financial and compliance, workers' compensation and financial markets. With more than 35 years of experience delivering to more than 600 organizations globally, Sapiens has a proven ability to satisfy customers' core systems, data and digital requirements. For more information: www.sapiens.com.
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