Reinsurance News


BMS Re wraps up acquisition of reinsurance broker Trean

11th August 2021

Independent reinsurance broker BMS Re has completed its previously-announced acquisition of Trean Intermediaries, a US-based independent reinsurance broker and services company. BMS Re acquired Trean in full, with staff and infrastructure transferring over. Sean Ryan, President of Trean, will assume the newly created role of Deputy CEO, BMS Re and reports ... Read the full article

BMS Re acquires Trean Intermediaries

9th July 2021

The US reinsurance arm of specialist broker BMS has acquired Trean Intermediaries (Trean), the US-based independent reinsurance broker and services company. Trean specialises in workers’ compensation, property and casualty, accident and health, personal auto, public entity, and professional liability lines for insurer and MGA clients. The acquisition has been made to strengthen ... Read the full article

Eric Matheny joins reinsurance broker BMS Re as CFO

17th May 2021

Eric Matheny, formerly of Allianz Global Corporate and Speciality (AGCS), has been appointed as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of broker BMS Group's reinsurance arm, BMS Re, effective immediately. Matheny takes over from current US CFO, Steve Korducki, who will transition to a more active role in client facing activities, ... Read the full article

BMS launches new analytics platform

14th April 2021

Re/insurance broker BMS has launched Pathlight Analytics, an analytics platform which works across both insurance and reinsurance. The platform has been designed to assist clients with examining, analysing and interpreting data as it pertains to their specific capital and risk transfer goals and objectives. Pathlight Analytics is part of a strategic build-out ... Read the full article

Ryan Saul joins BMS Re

10th March 2021

BMS, the independent specialist insurance and reinsurance broker, has appointed Ryan Saul as Senior Vice President at BMS Re. His appointment will take place effective immediately where he will report to Steve Galleger, Executive Vice President at BMS Re. Before joining BMS, Saul was a Business Development Director and Senior Relationship Manager ... Read the full article

BMS names StarStone’s Jani Kohonen senior vice president

22nd January 2020

Independent re/insurance broker BMS Group has announced the appointment of Jani Kohonen as senior vice president and Atlanta branch manager. Effective January 29, Kohonen will report to BMS Re US president and Chief Executive Officer Pete Chandler. He brings over 15 years’ experience to the role and joins from StarStone Insurance having ... Read the full article

BMS adds senior trio to US reinsurance analytics team

19th December 2019

BMS Group, the independent specialist re/insurance broker, has announced the addition of three senior hires to its US reinsurance analytics team in Philadelphia. Firstly, Nick Dranchak has joined as Executive Vice President, Capital Management of BMS Re US. Reporting to Chief Analytics Officer Kirk Conrad, Dranchak will lead the team’s rating agency ... Read the full article

BMS names Chandler CEO of US reinsurance, restructures management

9th December 2019

Specialist insurance and reinsurance broker BMS Group has announced the appointment of Pete Chandler as President and Chief Executive Officer of BMS Re US, effective December 9th. Chandler joined BMS in May 2019 from JLT Re, taking up a role as President of US reinsurance operations. Now, in his expanded role, ... Read the full article

BMS Re US hires Paul Knutson from Willis Re as Exec Vice President

7th September 2017

Specialist re/insurance broker BMS Re US has appointed Paul Knutson, who joins from Willis Re, to Executive Vice President. Knutson will assume responsibility for expansion of business targeting regional multi-line and coastal property catastrophe reinsurance clients, reporting directly to BMS Re US CEO Andrew Bustillo. Andrew Bustillo, CEO, BMS Re US, commented; ... Read the full article