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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

Risk management under pressure as insurers tighten budget screws: Guy Carpenter

8th June 2017

Insurers have been tightening up budgets for risk modeling investment and moving away from multi-model risk management to an approach that relies on detailed understanding of a core model, as they come under pressure to improve the bottom line in a competitive market, said Guy Carpenter. Guy Carpenter's Matthew Eagle, Head of ... Read the full article

Guy Carpenter hires van Oort from Gen Re as MD for Benelux operations

1st June 2017

Reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter has announced that it has hired Hans van Oort from General Re to be Managing Director of its Benelux operations, as the company looks to strengthen its regional team. van Oort will join Guy Carpenter as of the 1st December 2017, taking on responsibility for growing Guy ... Read the full article

Re/insurance essential in the management of rising, global flood risk: Guy Carpenter

18th May 2017

International reinsurance brokerage, Guy Carpenter, recently held a forum in Berlin, Germany that underlined the importance of utilising efficient and effective re/insurance capacity and solutions to improve flood risk management, one of the world's most costly perils. Flood risk is one of the world's most advancing and evolving perils, driving high ... Read the full article

Guy Carpenter partners with agricultural data provider

24th March 2017

Reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter will purchase Electronic Field Records (EFRs) from farmers using Farmobile’s Data Store to develop new predictive risk models and enhance its forecasting capabilities for agriculture reinsurance. In an industry where profitability depends on accurate risk predictions, the ability to innovate for cutting edge data collection and assessment ... Read the full article

Beazley appoints Stephen Vivian as new head of U.S. marine

22nd March 2017

Specialist insurer Beazley has appointed long-time marine insurance expert Stephen Vivian to head up its U.S. marine business. Vivian most recently served as Managing Director of new business production and marketing for reinsurance brokerage Guy Carpenter, in New York. He boasts a distinguished career of over 30 years’ as a marine insurance ... Read the full article

Re/insurers must embrace myriad of opportunities: GC’s Carter

17th March 2017

Insurance and reinsurance companies around the world have an opportunity to take advantage of the evolving risk landscape and the rapidly changing economic environment, according to Victoria Carter, Vice Chairman of Global Strategic Advisory for Guy Carpenter. Insurers and reinsurers in all parts of the world must adapt to the myriad ... Read the full article

Miller hires senior facultative broker from Guy Carpenter

10th February 2017

Insurance and reinsurance broker Miller Insurance Services LLP has hired a new senior broker and producer in an expansion of its facultative property capabilities. Damian Richards  joins Miller from Guy Carpenter, where he acted as Senior Vice President, with a focus on managing production and placement of facultative reinsurance for UK ... Read the full article

Guy Carpenter advises caution on terrorism coverage in 2017 forecast

6th January 2017

With global political volatility on the rise, terrorism coverage will require extra vigilance, while new technologies shift the landscape of challenges and opportunities for re/insurers, according to broker Guy Carpenter. New technologies, big data and predictive analytics, coupled with the "sharing" economy are some of the major emerging factors ... Read the full article

Reinsurance price declines moderated at 1/1 2017 renewals: Guy Carpenter

5th January 2017

Reinsurance price declines moderated at the key January 1st 2017 renewals when compared with the previous three renewal seasons, across the majority of business lines and geographies, according to reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter. The global reinsurance sector remains under significant pressure from a series of headwinds, underlined by a continuation of ... Read the full article

Bentley returns to lead new Global Strategic Advisory unit at Guy Carpenter

13th December 2016

Reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter has announced the launch of a new Global Strategic Advisory unit, which consists of its Advisory, Analytics, Structured Risk, M&A Advisory, Lloyd’s Capital, and Business Intelligence capabilities. Rob Bentley will re-join the reinsurance broker insurance focused sister firm Marsh, where he was most recently in charge of ... Read the full article

Guy Carpenter appoints Nash to lead new International division

13th December 2016

Reinsurance broking group Guy Carpenter has announced the appointment of long-time employee James Nash to the role of President, in a newly created International division, subject to regulatory approval. Nash, who has been with Guy Carpenter since 1985 and currently leads its Asia Pacific operations, will head up a unit covering ... Read the full article

Guy Carpenter & Munich Re help CGIF to first reinsurance treaty

7th December 2016

Reinsurance giant Munich Re and broker Guy Carpenter have helped the Credit Guarantee and Investment Facility (CGIF) complete its first reinsurance treaty, signalling a new beginning for specialty reinsurance in Asia. The innovative reinsurance treaty was executed with a panel of leading reinsurers, led by Munich Re's specialist credit reinsurance team. The ... Read the full article

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