BMS Group, the independent specialist re/insurance broker, has announced the appointment of Chris DeMuth as Senior Vice President (SVP) at BMS Capital Advisory, its investment banking division.
DeMuth joins BMS from JLT Capital Markets, where he most recently served as SVP, providing M&A, capital raise and advisory services to the re/insurance industry in North America, Bermuda and the UK.
Prior to JLT, he held senior positions at Jackson Valley Fund and Guy Carpenter, and has also previously served as an analyst at Chanin Capital Partners and Merrill Lynch.
In his new role, DeMuth will report to Romulo Braga, CEO of BMS Capital Advisory, who commented: “BMS Capital Advisory and the BMS Group as a whole are relentlessly dedicated to providing the very best in client care and service to our partners. A strong, effective and focussed Capital Advisory team is key to providing that capability.”
“Chris has the in-depth knowledge and understanding of both capital management and the re/insurance market needed to provide the very best advice on even the most complex transactions,” Braga continued.
“He will be a great addition to our team and will add value to BMS and our clients as we look to grow our capital advisory expertise.”
Demuth added: “BMS has an excellent reputation as a dynamic and independent company within the industry. Its entrepreneurial culture, global reach and commitment to client service distinguish it from competitors and I am very much looking forward to joining the team.”