October 23rd, 2018

GC Capital Ideas Tip: Launch of Guy Carpenter’s Preference Center

Posted at 7:00 AM ET

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With the introduction of Guy Carpenter’s Preference Center, our users can sign up for a wider range of alerts that provide news and insights from Guy Carpenter thought leadership specialists. Continue reading…

October 23rd, 2018

Closing the Gap: Public Sector Risk Financing Solutions Increase Community Resiliency - GC@BB Commentary

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

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  • Only 33 percent of economic disasters are alleviated through (re)insurance
  • Recent functional risk transfer mechanisms use advances in data, analytics and modeling
  • Guy Carpenter and GC Securities* are working with over 100 public entities around the globe Continue reading…
October 22nd, 2018

MGAs – Value at What Cost? - GC@BB Commentary

Posted at 9:00 AM ET

carter_vicky_bio2016Vicky Carter, Vice Chairman – Global Strategic Advisory

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  • Value proposition of MGAs under increasing scrutiny
  • Automation critical to maintaining low cost base
  • Remuneration on profit vs commission fees Continue reading…
October 22nd, 2018

Baden-Baden Reinsurance Symposium Explores Market Impact of Global (Re)insurance Composites

Posted at 2:00 AM ET

Guy Carpenter hosted the Reinsurance Symposium in Baden-Baden on October 21, the 10th year that Guy Carpenter has hosted the event. The theme of the Symposium was “Back to the past: a return to global composites.” Continue reading…

October 22nd, 2018

A Strategic Approach to Profitable Growth - GC@BB Commentary

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  • Availability of rich data sets and analytic solutions enables evaluation of opportunities
  • Companies seeking growth must evaluate their existing distribution channels
  • Drones and self-driving cars present challenges for (re)insurers Continue reading…
October 21st, 2018

Pushing the Model Boundaries - GC@BB Commentary

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

cox_andrew_bio2eddy-vanbeneden-small1till-wagner-final1Andrew Cox, Managing Director, GC Strategic Advisory; Eddy Vanbeneden, Managing Director, Head of GC Analytics, Continental Europe; Till Wagner, Senior Vice President, GC Strategic Advisory

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  • Companies keen to expand internal capital model remit
  • Multiple factors hindering ability to integrate into broader strategic framework
  • New technologies support rapid model evolution and increased data resolution Continue reading…
October 19th, 2018

Week’s Top Stories: October 13 - 19, 2018

Posted at 10:00 AM ET

Hurricane Michael: Hurricane Michael made landfall on October 10 as a high-end Category-4 hurricane on the Florida Panhandle, with maximum sustained winds of 155 mph. The storm rendered severe to complete damage to areas from Panama City to Port Saint Joe, with especially severe damage in Mexico Beach due to severe wind and storm surge.

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Real-Time Risk Management and Next-Generation Insurance: A confluence of trends is enabling businesses and the insurance industry to move toward a revolutionary new approach: real-time risk management.

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Holding Healthcare to Ransom - Healthcare Industry’s Fight Against Cyberattacks: Healthcare is one of the industries most vulnerable to cyberattacks. The high stakes – human lives and sensitive data – make healthcare the perfect target for cybercrime.

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ILS Market Looks to Asia for Further Growth: The insurance linked securities (ILS) market is now over two decades old. Since the execution of the first catastrophe bond transaction in the late 1990s, the alternative risk transfer market has evolved and matured impressively. Guy Carpenter’s Shiv Kumar, President and Global Leader of GC Securities,* Capital Markets, provides some insight. (As printed in Asia Insurance Review)

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From Threats to Impact: Evolving Risk Concerns in Asia-Pacific: In recent years, there has been an increase across the globe in the scale, diversity and impact of risk events. From cyber-attacks to major hurricanes and floods, and from the US-China trade war to unexpected developments around relations with North Korea, recent norms have been turned upside down and uncertainty reigns.

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GC Capital Ideas Tip: New Email Alert: In line with the launch of Preference Center, GC Capital Ideas has also adopted a new email alert look-and-feel, which aims to optimize our readers’ and clients’ user experience with us.  The enhancements offered by Preference Center and the new email alerts are part of Guy Carpenter’s integrated strategy to empower readers with the informative and actionable insights that Guy Carpenter provides.

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October 18th, 2018

Leading Cyber Insurance Strategies

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

Insurers are undertaking several initiatives to seize opportunities in writing network security and privacy insurance in order to achieve profitable growth. These are some of the actions on which they are focusing:

  • Dedicated Expertise: Insurers are creating dedicated cyber units that utilize their insurance expertise from the property and liability side by blending them to match both first and third party insuring agreements Continue reading…
October 17th, 2018

GC Capital Ideas Tip: New Email Alert

Posted at 2:00 AM ET

In line with the launch of Preference Center, GC Capital Ideas has also adopted a new email alert look-and-feel, which aims to optimize our readers’ and clients’ user experience with us.  The enhancements offered by Preference Center and the new email alerts are part of Guy Carpenter’s integrated strategy to empower readers with the informative and actionable insights that Guy Carpenter provides.

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