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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.

Christophe Gaudron named CEO of Guy Carpenter France

22nd April 2021

Guy Carpenter, the reinsurance broking arm of Marsh McLennan, has announced the appointment of Christophe Gaudron as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its French operations, effective January 1st, 2022. As CEO of Guy Carpenter France, Gaudron will be responsible for overseeing broking activities across the French marketplace. Based in Paris, he ... Read the full article

Guy Carpenter names Cordonnier & Davis as Global Co-Heads of Cyber

19th April 2021

Guy Carpenter, the reinsurance broking arm of Marsh McLennan, has named Anthony Cordonnier as Managing Director and Global Co-Head of Cyber, and promoted Erica Davis to Global Co-Head of Cyber. Cordonnier and Davis are expected to work in close collaboration in order to co-lead the reinsurance broker's cyber team to leverage ... Read the full article

Property cat rates up again at April 1 but increases fading: Guy Carpenter

15th April 2021

Property catastrophe pricing increased for the third year running at the April 1st, 2021 reinsurance renewals, while discussions about coverage were dominated by communicable disease and cyber, according to Guy Carpenter (GC), the reinsurance broking arm of Marsh. Despite the positive momentum continuing at April 1st, GC notes that the average ... Read the full article

Guy Carpenter names Sebastian Cook MD and Head of London Europe

1st April 2021

Guy Carpenter, the reinsurance broking arm of Marsh McLennan, has announced the appointment of Aon's Sebastian Cook as Managing Director and Head of London Europe, effective immediately. In his new role, Cook will lead the London-based teams focusing on European business and the newly formed European Broking Solutions Team, focused on ... Read the full article

Guy Carpenter appoints Owen & Ahmad to lead APAC Capital Advisory Group

30th March 2021

Guy Carpenter, the reinsurance broking arm of Marsh McLennan, has launched a new Capital Advisory Group in Asia Pacific, and has appointed Michael Owen and Hussain Ahmad to lead the business. The broker's new Asia Pacific Capital Advisory Group provides clients with industry-leading capabilities designed to help make informed business decisions, ... Read the full article

Major re/insurance players commit $2mn to Oasis Loss Modelling Framework

23rd March 2021

A number of the world’s biggest players in re/insurance have committed additional funds to support the development of open source catastrophe modelling platform Oasis. Companies include Aon, Allianz, AXA, Chubb, Guy Carpenter, Hannover Re, Lloyd’s, RenaissanceRe, Swiss Re, SCOR, Willis Re and the Insurance Development Forum. The supporting international re/insurers and brokers ... Read the full article

COVID “occurrence” ruling could confuse reinsurance response: GC

3rd March 2021

Analysts at Guy Carpenter (GC) have argued that the definition of a COVID “occurrence” under the recent ruling by the UK Supreme Court could “confuse the conversation around reinsurance responses to COVID losses.” In January, the legal verdict on the FCA’s pandemic business interruption (BI) test case was that some forms ... Read the full article

Aon secures ARPC account from Guy Carpenter

17th February 2021

The Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation (ARPC), Australia's government-led terrorism reinsurance agency, has named Aon as its reinsurance broker. The new agreement see’s Aon beat rival Guy Carpenter to the contract. Guy Carpenter had previously served the role. Mike Pennell PSM, ARPC’s Chief Underwriting Officer will oversee the transition-in and commencement of broking ... Read the full article

Lloyd’s report highlights risk of cyber-attacks on the industrial sector

16th February 2021

Lloyd’s has partnered with cyber analytics specialist CyberCube and reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter on a new report examining the increasing risk posed by ‘Internet of Things’ devices to industrial and manufacturing businesses. The three firms conducted an analysis detailing scenarios which represent the most plausible routes by which a cyber-attack against ... Read the full article

Guy Carpenter growth buoys Marsh & McLennan results

28th January 2021

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) has reported full-year revenue growth of 3% over 2020, helped by revenue growth of 7% in its reinsurance broking arm, Guy Carpenter. MMC’s revenue for Q4 was $4.4 billion, bringing its total for the year to $17.2 billion. This compares with revenue of $4.3 billion ... Read the full article

Casualty renewals see underwriting tighten against stress factors: GC

21st January 2021

Reports from re/insurance broker Guy Carpenter (GC) show that casualty reinsurance renewals varied widely at January 1, 2021, with negotiations influenced by individual circumstances such as loss experience, covered lines and classes written. But despite this divergence, analysts believe that every placement experienced some degree of continued reinsurance underwriting rigor. This trend ... Read the full article

Overall cat bond offerings at 1/1 continued to attract significant capital: GC

11th January 2021

Guy Carpenter analysts have reported that overall catastrophe bond offerings during the recent Janurary renewals continued to attract significant capital, while syndicated sidecar and collateralised reinsurance strategies experienced limited new inflows of capital. January 1 allocations were said to have been complicated by Covid-driven year-end loss reserve “buffering” and a high ... Read the full article

Ample capital levels moderated price increases at Jan 1: Guy Carpenter

5th January 2021

With reinsurers eager to deploy capacity in various sectors and capital levels high at the important January 1st, 2021 reinsurance renewals, price increases were more moderate than initial expectations, according to Guy Carpenter, the reinsurance broking arm of Marsh. On the back of a prolonged soft market state, the lower for ... Read the full article

Ben Keslowitz to lead Guy Carpenter’s US Life Reinsurance business

8th December 2020

Guy Carpenter, the reinsurance broking arm of Marsh, has announced the appointment of Benjamin Keslowitz to the newly created role of US Life Leader, effective immediately. In his new role, Keslowitz will have a focus on delivering the full range of Guy Carpenter's risk and capital solutions to clients and prospects ... Read the full article

Guy Carpenter names Pietro Toffanello as Head of Japan

7th December 2020

Guy Carpenter, the global reinsurance broking arm of Marsh, has announced the appointment of Pietro Toffanello, formerly of Gen Re, as Head of Japan, effective Q1 2021. In his new role, Toffanello takes on responsibility for managing the broker's business activities across Japan, reporting to Tony Gallagher, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) ... Read the full article