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Reinsurance brokers have a core role to play in the market, so we frequently cover news related to their activities and also interview senior reinsurance broking executives as well.

Mitsui takes majority stake in Singapore re/insurance broker

26th November 2021

Mitsui & Co., Ltd. has acquired a majority share in Singapore-based insurance and reinsurance broker, Pana Harrison (Asia) Pte. Ltd., which will be rebranded to Mitsui Bussan Pana Harrison Pte. Ltd. Mitsui invested in Lloyd's broker PHA in 2020, and has been expanding its re/insurance broking business by establishing a presence ... Read the full article

Arthur J. Gallagher acquires Real Estate Insurance Solutions in Utah

25th November 2021

Global insurance broker, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has announced the acquisition of Park City, Utah-based Real Estate Insurance Solutions for an undisclosed sum. Founded in 2004, Real Estate Insurance Solutions offers a range of real estate errors & omissions insurance/cyber liability coverages. Its clients include commercial and residential real estate agents ... Read the full article

Marsh McLennan and BitSight partner to bolster cybersecurity performance

24th November 2021

Marsh McLennan and BitSight have entered a partnership to help both organisations better understand, measure, and manage their cyber risks. Marsh McLennan's recently announced Cyber Risk Analytics Center will leverage BitSight Security Ratings, data, and analytics, enabling clients to better understand their cybersecurity performance and make more informed risk management decisions. Throughout ... Read the full article

Howden collaborates with Everbridge to address climate risk with parametrics

23rd November 2021

International insurance broker Howden has joined forces with Everbridge, Inc., a leader in critical event management (CEM) and national public warning solutions, to enable response and recovery organisations to address climate risk and resilience. The first-of-its-kind collaboration brings together Everbridge's public safety technology with Howden's insurance expertise. By combining Everbridge's tech with ... Read the full article

WTW names Ted Hodgkinson Leader of Hong Kong and Macau

23rd November 2021

Ted Hodgkinson, Head of Corporate Risk and Broking in Hong Kong and Macau at insurance and reinsurance broker Willis Towers Watson (WTW), has assumed the additional role as Leader of Hong Kong and Macau. Hodgkinson has served as interim Leader since October and formally takes over the helm from Roger Steel, ... Read the full article

Premium growth strong for re/insurers in 2021: Willis Re

23rd November 2021

A group of re/insurers tracked by Willis Re reported improved combined ratios through the first nine months of the year despite elevated catastrophe losses in the third quarter, while half the cohort achieved double-digit growth in premiums. A recent report by Willis Re, which explores the 9M 2021 performance of the ... Read the full article

Jillian Slyfield takes Chief Innovation Officer role at Aon

22nd November 2021

Re/insurance broker Aon has announced the appointment of Jillian Slyfield as its new Chief Innovation Officer, effective December 1st. Slyfield joined Aon in 2015 and most recently served as Digital Economy Practice Leader, where she addressed digital disruption of traditional industries and the on-demand economy. Prior to this, she served as an ... Read the full article

LIIBA CEO cautiously optimistic on UK’s financial services regulatory regime

22nd November 2021

Christopher Croft, CEO of broker body LIIBA, says governmental input into the UK’s future financial services regulatory regime has so far contained many of the ingredients needed to foster a vibrant commercial insurance sector, capable of flourishing across markets globally. However, Croft stressed how the "proof is in the pudding" and that ... Read the full article

UK competition authority clears Gallagher acquisition of Willis Re

22nd November 2021

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said this morning that it has ended its investigation into and cleared Arthur J. Gallagher & Co's (Gallagher) planned acquisition of the Willis Re treaty reinsurance business. The investigation has been ended as the CMA has decided now further action is required and said ... Read the full article

Oneglobal hires former RFIB Director Lisa Siggery

18th November 2021

Oneglobal Broking, the commercial re/insurance brokerage owned by investor JC Flowers, has appointed Lisa Siggery as Executive Director, Risk and Compliance. Siggery will report to Mike Reynolds, Group CEO, and brings over 30 years of experience in the insurance sector, over 20 of which in internal audit, risk management and compliance. During ... Read the full article

WTW adds four to Board as succession process continues

18th November 2021

International insurance and reinsurance broker, Willis Towers Watson (WTW), has announced that Inga Beale, Fumbi Chima, Michael Hammond, and Michelle Swanback will all join its Board of Directors in 2022. These additions to its Board follow on from WTW's announcement in August that Carl Hess will succeed John Haley as ... Read the full article

Dean Klisura named Guy Carpenter CEO amid major MMC leadership re-shuffle

18th November 2021

Dean Klisura, currently the president of Guy Carpenter, has been appointed to lead the company as Chief Executive Officer, a role that will be taken up alongside his current duties. This appointment comes amid a broader shake up of the Marsh McLennan group's leadership, one that includes Marsh CEO and president ... Read the full article

BMS Re Brazil adds Pedro Carvalho as Head of Fac

18th November 2021

BMS Re, the specialist reinsurance broker, has announced the addition of Pedro Carvalho as Head of its Brazilian facultative department, effective immediately. In his new role as Head of BMS Re Brazil's fac unit, Carvalho will be based in São Paulo and will report to José Leão, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) ... Read the full article

Ardonagh’s 9M 2021 income rises 30%

18th November 2021

UK-based independent insurance distribution platform and global brokerage, The Ardonagh Group, has reported a 30% rise in income for the first nine months of 2021 to £675.7 million, supported by strong growth in its Specialty and International units. Total income improved markedly from the £519.5 million reported for the same period ... Read the full article

Risk transfer is at the heart of low carbon transition: Rowan Douglas, WTW

17th November 2021

The global risk transfer industry will prove vital in how society is going to manage and orchestrate an orderly transition to a low carbon economy, according to Rowan Douglas, Head of the Climate and Resilience Hub at Willis Towers Watson (WTW), and Chairman of Willis Research Network. Reinsurance News spoke recently ... Read the full article

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