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Guy Carpenter & JLT Re combo an opportunity to provide the best of service

2nd April 2019

The combination of Guy Carpenter (GC) and JLT Re provides the brokerage with an opportunity to offer the best of service to clients around the world, according to GC President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Peter Hearn and Ross Howard, Vice Chairman of GC. Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) ... Read the full article

MMC posts solid re/insurance, overall growth in Q4

31st January 2019

Guy Carpenter, the reinsurance arm of Marsh & Mclennan Companies (MMC), has posted fourth quarter 2018 revenue of $102 million, up 5% on an underlying basis. For the year 2018, Guy Carpenter's revenue increased to $1.3 billion, up 7% on an underlying basis. Meanwhile, MMC’s consolidated revenue in Q4 was $3.7 billion, ... Read the full article

Guy Carpenter restructures to accommodate JLT Re teams

17th January 2019

Reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter has announced the establishment of a new Global Capital Solutions Group that will be led by the firm's Vice Chairman, David Priebe. At the same time, the firm has revealed a series of new appointments, all in relation to the acquisition of JLT Group by its ... Read the full article

Reinsurance rates increase by 1.1% at Jan renewals: Guy Carpenter

14th January 2019

Reinsurance brokerage Guy Carpenter has said that the limited movement of rates at the recent January 1, 2019 renewals has raised concerns about pricing adequacy, underwriting strategy and the amount of capital available in the market. The firm’s Global Rate on Line (RoL) Index, which measures the change in catastrophe premium ... Read the full article

P&C capital growth may reflect favourable industry expectations: Guy Carpenter

11th January 2019

Despite subpar underwriting returns, the property and casualty industry increased its capital position by $81 billion between 2014 and 2017, a growth which broker Guy Carpenter believes may be a sign that management teams expect favourable conditions ahead and want capital ready to deploy into new endeavors to grow their businesses. In ... Read the full article

Guy Carpenter names JLT Re’s Ross Howard as Vice Chairman

21st November 2018

Reinsurance brokerage Guy Carpenter has appointed Ross Howard, currently the Chairman of JLT Re, to become Vice Chairman of the firm, as the integration between JLT and MMC continues following the acquisition. The acquisition of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group (JLT) by broking and advisory giant Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. ... Read the full article

Australian life sector looks to reinsurance to ease pressure: Guy Carpenter

19th November 2018

The life insurance sector in Australia and New Zealand is increasingly looking to reinsurance as a strategic capital management tool to alleviate the pressure from regulatory requirements, shareholders, and foreign investment, according to a report from reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter. Matthew Rose, Managing Director at Guy Carpenter, noted that the underlying ... Read the full article

Flood most significant under-modelled peril for Asia Pacific: Guy Carpenter

2nd November 2018

Flood is the most significant under-modelled peril and of particular concern for the Asia Pacific region, where in excess of $500 billion of GDP is exposed to flood risk every year - the majority of which is not insured - according to a new report by reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter. Furthermore, ... Read the full article

Life reinsurers must better adapt to cedents’ needs: Guy Carpenter

31st October 2018

The life reinsurance sector has been shrinking for a number of years, but reinsurers can remain relevant if they take a more strategic approach to adapting to the changing needs of cedents, according to David Rains, Managing Director at Guy Carpenter. Rains claimed that the traditional life reinsurance proposition, which involves ... Read the full article

Asia’s cyber re/insurance market set for growth: Guy Carpenter

31st October 2018

The cyber re/insurance market continues to be dominated by the U.S, but markets in Asia are beginning to see steady growth, which is likely to accelerate as new regulations are implemented and as understanding of the risk develops, according to analysts at reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter. Approximately 85% of global cyber ... Read the full article

Re/insurers must address Asia Pacific’s protection gap or risk irrelevancy: Guy Carpenter

30th October 2018

Michael Schwarz, Head of Public Sector for Asia Pacific at Guy Carpenter, has claimed that the re/insurance industry will “jeopardize its relevance” if it does not make progress in closing the protection gap in the region. “Our industry should be a critical contributor to increasing community resilience against volatility and shocks ... Read the full article

Guy Carpenter Q3 underlying revenue up 11%, MMC up 3% at $1.6bn

25th October 2018

Guy Carpenter, the reinsurance broker and wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, recorded $215 million of revenue in the third quarter, an 11% increase on an underlying basis, according to MMC's Q3 2018 results. For the nine months ended 30 September, Guy Carpenter's underlying revenue growth was 7%. Meanwhile, MMC's ... Read the full article

Reinsurance leaders reflect on market flux at Baden-Baden

22nd October 2018

At a symposium hosted by Guy Carpenter at this year’s Baden-Baden conference senior industry figures provided a range of insights into the factors contributing to the drive by major insurance groups to extend their underwriting remit and considered the implications of the resurgence of the global composite model on market ... Read the full article

“InsurTech is not one size fits all”, says Claude Yoder, Guy Carpenter

17th October 2018

The rise of advanced technology alongside a need throughout the insurance and reinsurance value chain to improve efficiency has created a bourgeoning InsurTech start-up trend, but it’s important to find the right InsurTech fit, according to Claude Yoder, Guy Carpenter. Traditionally, the insurance industry has been slow to adapt and modernise. ... Read the full article

Evolving terror threat challenges the entire value chain: Guy Carpenter

8th October 2018

The rapidly evolving nature of the global terror threat is proving challenging to the entire re/insurance value chain, according to reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter, although the industry is well placed to meet its demands head on. The Marsh & McLennan Companies subsidiary claimed that now more than ever, brokers and underwriters ... Read the full article

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