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Arch & Marsh develop $150mn policy for crypto security firm Ledger

15th November 2019

Arch Insurance (UK) Limited and Marsh have collaborated to provide a customised crime insurance program that covers digital assets secured by the Ledger Vault platform. Ledger Vault is a core business unit of Ledger, a security firm for cryptocurrencies and blockchain applications. It provides information technology infrastructure for financial institutions to securely ... Read the full article

Global commercial insurance pricing up 8% in Q3: Marsh

11th November 2019

Marsh's Q3 global insurance market index shows that commercial insurance pricing increased for the eighth consecutive quarter. The index offers a proprietary measure of global commercial insurance premium pricing change at renewal. Average commercial insurance pricing increased 8% in the third quarter of 2019, the largest increase since the survey began in ... Read the full article

Marsh & McLennan Agency promotes Paul Hering to Vice Chairman

22nd October 2019

Global re/insurance broker Marsh's middle market agency, Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA), has appointed Paul Hering to the newly created position of Vice Chairman. In his new role, Hering takes responsibility for helping to lead the firm's key growth strategies, which includes talent development, acquisitions, and carrier relations. He will ... Read the full article

Guy Carpenter appoints Samengo-Turner as Global Facultative Leader

17th October 2019

Guy Carpenter, the reinsurance broking arm of Marsh & McLennan Companies, has announced the appointment of Dominic Samengo-Turner as Global Facultative Leader, while Simon Delchar takes over as Head of Marsh JLT Specialty, Asia. Samengo-Turner will relocate to London and will report to John Trace, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), North America, ... Read the full article

TRIPRA expiration could cause “domino effect” of price rises: Marsh CEO

17th October 2019

John Doyle, President and CEO at Marsh, has warned that a failure to renew the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (TRIPRA) could cause a “domino effect” of price increases across multiple re/insurance lines. Doyle recently testified before the United States House Committee on Financial Services to advocate for a timely ... Read the full article

Marsh adds Aon directors to UK Real Estate Practice

10th October 2019

Global re/insurance brokerage Marsh has announced the appointments of Bryce Check as a Business Relationship Director and Anna Whitfield as a Client Service Director, both within its UK Real Estate Practice. Part of Marsh JLT Specialty, the UK Real Estate Practice provides insurance and risk advisory services to real estate owners, ... Read the full article

Marsh collaborates with Zurich NA on pet insurance program

9th October 2019

Global re/insurance brokerage Marsh has announced the launch of a new pet insurance program for cats and dogs in the US, to be underwritten by Zurich North America. The program, called TrustedPals, is backed by Marsh’s Bluestream platform and will offer insurance with flexible co-payments, limits and deductibles. A self-service feature driven ... Read the full article

Marsh JLT Specialty bolsters aviation practice in both London & New York

8th October 2019

Global insurance and reinsurance brokerage, Marsh, has announced a number of appointments to the Aviation Practice in London and New York within Marsh JLT Specialty. Based in London, Tony Ambrose and Martyn Holland are set to join as Managing Directors and will report to Andy Smith, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer ... Read the full article

Marsh trials blockchain-powered placement platform

25th September 2019

Global re/insurance brokerage Marsh has announced plans to pilot a new digital placement platform powered by blockchain technology, called Risk Exchange. The Risk Exchange concept was proposed by a winning Marsh hackathon team and further developed in Marsh Digital Labs. The broker believes the platform has the potential to transform the insurance ... Read the full article

Business leaders not prioritising cyber risk management, reports Marsh

23rd September 2019

Business leaders are not spending adequate time addressing cyber risk management, according to a new report by re/insurance broker Marsh, even as cyber risk increasingly ranks among the top concerns for most organisations. Marsh found that a majority of board members and senior executives responsible for their company’s cyber risk management ... Read the full article

Marsh launches analytics platform to improve claims outcomes

18th September 2019

Global re/insurance brokerage Marsh has announced the launch of Blue Claims, a new analytics platform designed to help clients achieve better claims outcomes. The platform will initially focus on US workers’ compensation risks, which are estimated to cost employers nearly $100 billion annually. Working with Marsh’s claims specialists, clients will be able ... Read the full article

Arch, Marsh collaborate on insurance solution for digital assets

18th September 2019

Arch Insurance UK, a division of Arch Insurance International, has partnered with global re/insurance brokerage Marsh on a new solution designed to protect digital asset private keys held in traditional vault facilities. A private key, in this context, is essentially a string of numbers and letters that leads to a digital ... Read the full article

Marsh’s Torrent Technologies develops new flood offering

18th September 2019

Torrent Technologies, a Marsh company, has announced the launch of FloodPlus Commercial, a new private market primary flood insurance offering for agents of its Write Your Own (WYO) carrier clients. FloodPlus commercial provides up to $2.5 million in flood coverage for small commercial property owners’ building, building personal property (BPP), and ... Read the full article

JLT staff exits are “not a crisis,” says MMC’s Dan Glaser

17th September 2019

The series of staff defections at Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT) following its acquisition by Marsh & McLennan (MMC) earlier this year is “not a crisis,” company CEO Dan Glaser has told the Financial Times (FT). Speaking in an interview with the publication, Glaser said that voluntary employee turnover at JLT since ... Read the full article

Marsh makes senior appointments within Marsh JLT Specialty unit

16th September 2019

Marsh has appointed Stephanie Pestorich Manson as Chief Client Officer for Management Liability and Head of Directors’ & Officers’ (D&O) Product and Jason Mills as Wholesale Leader in the UK Financial & Professional (FINPRO) Practice, both within Marsh JLT Specialty. Both roles are newly created, with Manson and Mills set to ... Read the full article

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