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News on Guy Carpenter, one of the world’s leading reinsurance brokers and part of the Marsh & McLennan group of companies.

News on Guy Carpenter’s activities in reinsurance and insurance-linked securities markets, as a broker, originator, adviser and structurer of reinsurance risk transfer transactions.

Guy Carpenter partners with insurtech RiskGenius on silent cyber

25th March 2020

Guy Carpenter, the reinsurance broking arm of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., has entered into a strategic partnership with RiskGenius on the detection and qualitative analysis of silent cyber exposure. RiskGenius is an insurtech firm that utilises artificial intelligence to evaluate emerging risks across insurance portfolios. By working with RiskGenius, Guy Carpenter ... Read the full article

Guy Carpenter hires Williams from AIG as Global Head of Client Support Services

25th March 2020

Reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter has hired an AIG alum as its new Global Head of Client Support Services, appointing George Williams to the role, who was most recently COO of General Insurance North America at the insurance firm. Williams has been appointed as Managing Director, Global Head of Client Support Services ... Read the full article

Guy Carpenter opts for modelling suite from KCC

24th February 2020

Guy Carpenter, the reinsurance broking arm of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., has agreed to license the catalogue of natural catastrophe models, execution software and analytics from risk modeller Karen Clark and Company (KCC). This multi-year agreement will provide Guy Carpenter’s clients with access to KCC’s suite of natural peril models, ... Read the full article

Guy Carpenter helps Marsh & McLennan to overall revenue growth in Q4

30th January 2020

Guy Carpenter, the reinsurance broking arm of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., has recorded revenue growth of 10% and 5%, on an underlying basis, for the fourth-quarter and full-year 2019, respectively. The reinsurance broker's revenue in the quarter increased to $152 million from the $102 million reported a year earlier. For ... Read the full article

Hiscox comments on new cyber parametric transaction

21st January 2020

Specialist re/insurer Hiscox has released a statement commenting on its recent cyber parametric risk transfer deal, which was completed with help from Guy Carpenter and PCS. Announced earlier this month, the trade was transacted electronically on the AkinovA marketplace, with full regulatory oversight from the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA). The product ... Read the full article

Casualty market pressures see capacity tighten at 1/1: Guy Carpenter

17th January 2020

Casualty reinsurance capacity tightened at the recent January renewals against a backdrop of heightened litigation costs, more generous jury verdicts, and shifting attitudes in the US, according to Guy Carpenter. Analysts noted that many reinsurers were forced to adopt more cautious underwriting positions at 1/1 due to higher loss cost trends, ... Read the full article

AkinovA completes cyber parametric trade with Hiscox & GC

9th January 2020

AkinovA, the electronic marketplace for the transfer and trading of re/insurance risk, has completed its first cyber parametric instrument trade. Hiscox developed, structured and provided capital for this transaction, with Guy Carpenter (GC) acting as broker and PCS as the reporting agent. The deal was carried out electronically with regulatory oversight from ... Read the full article

Reserve deterioration a potential inflection point in 2020: GC’s Whitmore

8th January 2020

Ongoing challenges associated with reserve deterioration in the re/insurance industry represent a potential inflection point that demands close attention moving into 2020, according to Charles Whitmore, managing director at Guy Carpenter. Speaking at a lecture in Lloyd’s Old Library building, Whitmore described the issue as something spreading - accelerating, even - ... Read the full article

Jeff Saper promoted to CEO, Pacific at Guy Carpenter

6th January 2020

Reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter, part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, has named a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Pacific region, promoting Jeff Saper to the role. Saper is a long-time Guy Carpenter employee in the Australia and Pacific region, having joined the company in 1999 and working there for ... Read the full article

“Asymmetrical” renewal reflects ample capital supply: Guy Carpenter

3rd January 2020

Levels of available reinsurance capital continued to exceed demand at the January 1, 2020 renewals, according to analysts at Guy Carpenter, meaning rate increases only materialised in the most constrained areas of the market. The reinsurance broker said that the loss environment and shifting views of risk had been crucial factors ... Read the full article

Patrick Schepens to take over as CEO of the Benelux region, Guy Carpenter

24th December 2019

Global reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter has announced the appointment of Patrick Schepens as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Benelux region, effective April 2020. In his new role, Schepens will be based in Brussels and will take responsibility for all of the company's activities in the Benelux region. At the same ... Read the full article

Carlos Rivera named CEO of Marsh’s LatAm Fac division

6th December 2019

Carpenter Marsh Fac, Marsh and Guy Carpenter's Latin American facultative reinsurance intermediary, has announced the appointment of Carlos Rivera as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), based in Bogota, Colombia. In his new role, Rivera will report to Dean Klisura, President, Global Placement and Advisory Services, Marsh and Ricardo Brockmann, CEO of Marsh ... Read the full article

Guy Carpenter & Victor target enhanced US public entity offering

5th December 2019

Guy Carpenter, the reinsurance broking arm of Marsh & McLennan, has announced that Victor US, which is the US business of affiliate Victor, is to offer Guy Carpenter clients who are members of US public entity insurance pools with a range of property and casualty (P&C) solutions not traditionally offered ... Read the full article

Consider parametric solutions for the more intangible losses: GC’s Franco

22nd November 2019

While parametric insurance solutions provide rapid payout post-event, offering welcomed transactional speed and transparency, risk transfer mechanisms that are structured this way might be best-suited to covering direct and well-defined physical damage, according to Guillermo Franco, Global Head of Cat Risk Research at reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter. Under a parametric insurance ... Read the full article

Aon’s Johnston & Komposch join Guy Carpenter, Bermuda

12th November 2019

Guy Carpenter, the reinsurance broking arm of Marsh & McLennan Companies, has appointed Robert Johnston as Chairman of its Bermuda operations, and Peter Komposch as Head of Casualty and Specialty, Bermuda. The appointments are effective immediately and both Johnston and Komposch join Guy Carpenter from rival brokerage Aon. Johnston brings almost two ... Read the full article

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