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News about Marsh, one of the world’s leading insurance brokers and part of the Marsh & McLennan group of companies.

News on Marsh’s activities in insurance markets, as a broker, originator, adviser and structurer of risk transfer transactions.

Marsh is also associated with reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter, another member of the Marsh & McLennan group.

Growth in protectionism & geopolitical tensions to impact re/insurers: Marsh

28th February 2019

Rising geopolitical tensions and protectionist sentiments, in combination with ongoing trade disputes, and resulting in increased uncertainty and risk for multinationals such as re/insurers, according to Marsh, particularly for those with direct foreign investments. Marsh’s Political Risk Map 2019 rated more than 200 countries and territories on the basis of short ... Read the full article

Beazley, Marsh launch cyber & breach solution for US manufacturers

27th February 2019

Specialist insurer Beazley and global broker Marsh have collaborated on the launch of a new tailored cyber insurance and breach response solution for U.S. manufacturers. Together, Beazley and Marsh have created Manufacturer's First Response, a Marsh and Beazley Breach Response (BBR) initiative that provides the following coverages tailored specifically to address ... Read the full article

Global property & FinPro lines drive Q4 commercial insurance price increases: Marsh

25th February 2019

Global commercial insurance pricing increased by an average of 2% in the final quarter of last year, driven mostly by increases in global property and financial and professional (FinPro) lines, according to international re/insurance broker Marsh. The market remained stable overall, says Marsh, and the 2% average increase in the fourth-quarter ... Read the full article

Marsh has placed more than 15,000 risks through the PPL

14th January 2019

Global insurance and reinsurance broker Marsh has announced that in 2018, it had placed more than 10,000 risks through the London Market Group's (LMG) electronic placement platform, Placing Platform Limited (PPL). In total, Marsh has now placed more than 15,000 risks on the electronic platform, which is used by the Lloyd's ... Read the full article

Marsh establishes China office in Dubai: reports

27th December 2018

Global re/insurance broker Marsh has established a China desk in Dubai in order to benefit from the growing commercial links between China, the Middle East and Africa, according to reports by Reuters. Marsh is the latest multinational to make such a move in Dubai, which is benefiting from a regional business ... Read the full article

Marsh-JLT Specialty announces key leadership changes for UK & Ireland

20th December 2018

Following yesterday's news of global re/insurance broker Marsh's intended global leadership reshuffle, the firm has announced a number of further appointments - this time focused on key UK & Ireland roles within what will be known as Marsh-JLT Specialty - as its’ parent, Marsh & McLennan Companies, prepares for the ... Read the full article

Combining Marsh, JLT talent a chance to deliver greater value to clients: Marsh CEO

19th December 2018

Global re/insurance broker Marsh has revealed a slew of new appointments as the organisation's parent, Marsh & McLennan Companies, prepares for its acquisition of JLT, with Chief Executive Officer John Doyle stating that the combination of Marsh’s and JLT’s capabilities and colleagues is an “exciting opportunity to deliver greater value ... Read the full article

Lonham appoints Marsh’s Matt Haywood as Marine Underwriter

27th November 2018

Lonham Insurance Underwriters, a member of the international specialty insurance group Chaucer, has announced the appointment of Matt Haywood as Marine Underwriter. Lonham says this appointment is aimed at expanding its specialist underwriting and claims service to the UK cargo and freight liability market. Haywood brings over 24 years’ experience in the ... Read the full article

Marsh granted first captive management licence in Abu Dhabi

27th November 2018

Global re/insurance broker Marsh has been awarded the first licence to provide captive insurance management services in Abu Dhabi. The firm, operating as Marsh Management Services (MENA) Limited, has been authorised by Abu Dhabi Global Market’s (ADGM) Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA). The AGDM is the international financial centre in the capital ... Read the full article

Commercial insurance pricing continues to rise at Q3: Marsh

23rd November 2018

Average commercial insurance prices rose by just over 1% over the third quarter of 2018, marking the fourth consecutive quarter of pricing increases for the sector, according to the latest Global Insurance Market Index by re/insurance broker Marsh. The pricing trend has largely been driven by increases in property and financial ... Read the full article

Marsh combines specialty unit with JLT, makes key leadership changes

13th November 2018

Global re/insurance broker Marsh has began the integration process of JLT - which it acquired for $5.6 billion in September - with the formation of Marsh-JLT Specialty, a new specialty business that combines the teams of both businesses. In addition to becoming Vice Chairman of Marsh & McLennan Companies and a ... Read the full article

Willis Towers Watson names Sales Leader for Corporate Risk & Broking GB Retail business

2nd November 2018

Global insurance and reinsurance broker Willis Towers Watson has hired Adrian Willmott, formerly of Marsh, as Sales Leader of its Corporate Risk & Broking GB Retail business. Willmott will ... Read the full article

Brexit stockpiling leaves suppliers at risk of trade credit insurance shortfall: Marsh

26th October 2018

Suppliers of vital goods such as non-perishable food produce and medical supplies are at risk of having insufficient trade credit insurance as some British firms such as retailers and manufacturers begin stockpiling goods amid mounting concerns of a no-deal Brexit, according to Marsh. Traditionally, buyers purchase goods on credit terms before ... Read the full article

Marsh launches social unrest insurance solution

26th October 2018

Global re/insurance broker Marsh has announced the launch of a new standalone insurance solution that provides financial protection in the event of business interruption following social unrest. Underwritten by Chaucer, the global solution provides limits up to $20 million for denial of entry/leaving a property caused by events including protests, terrorism, ... Read the full article

Marsh adopts Concirrus’ AI-powered platform to drive marine insights

24th October 2018

Global re/insurance broker Marsh has partnered with the London-based insurtech Concirrus and will adopt the firm’s Quest Marine platform to drive new insights and placement strategies for clients, while identifying new opportunities for digital product development in the marine insurance industry. Quest provides a single web application to allow commercial marine ... Read the full article