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Recent events a reminder of the effectiveness of reinsurance: David Priebe, GC

3rd November 2017

The series of recent catastrophes in Mexico, the U.S. and the Caribbean will generate more opportunities for the reinsurance industry as they demonstrate its necessity as a protection for primary risk bearers, and as an efficient tool for managing large-scale capital events. The recent loss events have the potential to make ... Read the full article

“Disruption doesn’t bring opportunities, we have to earn them” – James Nash

23rd October 2017

“I believe there is substantial value creation potential in the future,” said Guy Carpenter's James Nash, at the Baden-Baden Reinsurance Symposium, “however, disruption does not automatically bring opportunities, we have to earn them. "We won't be able to capture this potential without transforming our industry and without extending our business models, ... Read the full article

Headwinds continue to challenge U.S. P&C industry’s profitability: Guy Carpenter

19th October 2017

Despite a well capitalised industry, U.S. property & casualty (P&C) insurers continue to face a series of headwinds that will persistently challenge the profitability of the sector, but opportunities do exist, according to reinsurance broker, Guy Carpenter. A report from broker Guy Carpenter, Plotting a Path in a Challenging Market, looks ... Read the full article

InsurTech start-ups remain attracted to P&C: Report

16th October 2017

Research from Celent, a research and advisory company with a focus on technology and Guy Carpenter, a reinsurance brokerage, reveals that a third of InsurTech accelerators by line of business members are property & casualty (P&C) focused. The new report, titled "Insurtech Accelerators: A Market Scan," reveals that the number of ... Read the full article

Guy Carpenter hires Yoder as innovation and product development MD

4th October 2017

Reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter has hired Claude Yoder, previously Head of parent company Marsh's Global Analytics unit, as Managing Director and Global Chief Innovation and Product Development Officer, as from September 18th. Yoder will be based in the Guy Carpenter New York office and will report to Rob Bentley, Managing Director ... Read the full article

Guy Carpenter enhances capital & hours clause modelling with MetaRisk 10

26th September 2017

Guy Carpenter has advanced its capital modelling capabilities with the addition of an automation enhancing functionality - MetaRisk 10 - that supports firms in one of the most important capital management considerations, the Best Capital Adequacy Ratio (BCAR). The new addition to the firm's platform for building and updating models supports ... Read the full article

Lack of capacity and demand hindering terror market expansion: GC

15th September 2017

The changing terror risk landscape, underlined by an increased focus on "mass casualty and fear-inducing" events, suggests a need for greater capacity and a different approach to the peril, according to Guy Carpenter Managing Director, Charles Gibbs, and Vice President, Jamie Russell. "There has been a major shift in the focus ... Read the full article

Market conditions suggest increased flow of legacy run-off transactions: GC

13th September 2017

In light of intense competition in the marketplace and the continued influx of capital, the number of transactions in the run-off market will continue to expand, according to Guy Carpenter's (GC) Head of M&A Advisory, Andrew Beecroft. Increasingly active capital management combined with challenging markets across the risk transfer industry is ... Read the full article

Insurers benefit from spectrum of reinsurance solutions: Guy Carpenter

11th September 2017

Reinsurance purchasing strategies have shifted from capital protection to a focus on managing volatility and de-commoditising solutions as cedants continue to seek out stability and growth from the ‘vibrant’ array of market solutions, according to Guy Carpenter executives President James Nash and Managing Director Julia Chu. The Guy Carpenter executives commented ... Read the full article

GC executives call for common cyber risk currency development

8th September 2017

The global insurance and reinsurance industry needs to develop a common cyber risk currency in order to improve risk differentiation in a rapidly expanding part of the risk transfer space, according to Guy Carpenter's Morley Speed and Carolyn Morley. As the cyber risk market continues to evolve, diversification is essential, but so ... Read the full article

Guy Carpenter hires Eisele from Swiss Re to be new Pacific region CEO

8th September 2017

Reinsurance brokerage Guy Carpenter has named Andre Eisele from reinsurer Swiss Re, to become its new CEO of the Pacific Region. Additionally, Guy Carpenter has appointed ex-Munich Re managing director Heinrich Eder to the Guy Carpenter Advisory Board for the Pacific Region. The two senior appointments reflect Guy Carpenter's push deeper into ... Read the full article

Guy Carpenter promotes Boyce to Deputy CEO Global Specialties

6th September 2017

Reinsurance brokerage Guy Carpenter has announced the promotion of James Boyce to the position of Deputy CEO, Global Specialties, effective immediately. Boyce joined Guy Carpenter in 1997 after Marsh & McLennan Companies acquired Wilcox Johnson & Higgins. He joined that firm in 1996 as an Associate Director, helping to set up ... Read the full article

Guy Carpenter appoints CEO and Chairman for Asia Pacific region

2nd August 2017

Reinsurance brokerage Guy Carpenter has announced two senior promotions in the Asia Pacific region, naming Tony Gallagher as CEO of the Asia Pacific Region and Richard Jones as Chairman of the Region. Gallagher, who was most recently CEO of the Pacific Region at Guy Carpenter, takes on his new role as ... Read the full article

Tom Hettinger to lead Guy Carpenter’s U.S. & Canadian advisory capabilities

18th July 2017

Global reinsurance broker, Guy Carpenter, has announced the appointment of Tom Hettinger as the new head of its capital, structured risk, growth and rating agency advisory capabilities in both the U.S. and Canada. Hettinger will report to Rob Bentley, head of Global Strategic Advisory, and will be based in the broker's Chicago, U.S. office. Hettinger ... Read the full article

Guy Carpenter opens unit for Asia Pacific retrocession

29th June 2017

Guy Carpenter has announced the launch of a new unit, GC Asia Pacific Retro, offering retrocession services in the Asia Pacific region. The unit will link with Guy Carpenter's marine and aviation Global Specialties units in the region and provide retrocession property solutions, capital raising, and product and capacity development. Kevin Fisher, ... Read the full article

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