Archive for the ‘Reins Markets’ Category



August 26th, 2015

Mid-Year Report: Executive Summary, Part II

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The trends outlined in Guy Carpenter’s January 1 renewal report continued through the first six months of 2015. Guy Carpenter’s observation that buyers were purchasing more catastrophe limit to take advantage of lower costs, continued to be borne out and even accelerated. The increased demand for reinsurance and expansion of tailored coverage persisted through the April, June and July renewals.

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August 25th, 2015

Mid-Year Report: Executive Summary, Part I

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The (re)insurance industry continues to evolve and adapt to a changing market on many fronts. Recent areas of focus include heightened cyber security risk, increased regulation, political and economic uncertainty, low interest rates and slow economic growth. At the same time, (re)insurers are managing new capital inflows, excess capacity and few catastrophe losses.

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July 16th, 2015

Chart: Combined Ratio For Guy Carpenter Composite, Q1 2015

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Chart presents combined ratio for the Guy Carpenter Global Reinsurance Composite, 2004 through first quarter 2015.

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July 15th, 2015

Chart: Return On Revenue For Guy Carpenter Reinsurance Composite, Q1 2015

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Chart presents return on revenue for the Guy Carpenter Global Reinsurance Composite, 2004 through first quarter 2015.  Continue reading…

July 14th, 2015

Chart: Return On Equity For Guy Carpenter Reinsurance Composite, Q1 2015

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Chart presents return on equity for the Guy Carpenter Global Reinsurance Composite, 2004 through first quarter 2015.

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July 13th, 2015

Chart: Source Of Earnings For Guy Carpenter Reinsurance Composite, Q1 2015

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Chart presents source of earnings for the Guy Carpenter Global Reinsurance Composite for the first quarter, 2015 compared to first quarter, 2014.

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July 9th, 2015

July 1 Renewals Reveal Price Declines Moderating Especially for US Wind-Exposed Programs

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Guy Carpenter today released its July 1 Renewal Briefing  that shows price declines have continued to moderate, predominantly on programs covering US wind. Overall pricing was down again at the July renewal across virtually all geographies and lines of business. However, additional limit placed over the past few months is partially responsible for the stabilization of price declines, particularly for US property. Increased demand for reinsurance and expansion of tailored coverage persisted through the July renewal period from previous seasons.

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May 28th, 2015

Chart: Return On Revenue For Guy Carpenter Reinsurance Composite, YE 2014

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Chart presents return on revenue for the Guy Carpenter Global Reinsurance Composite, 2004 through year end 2014.

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May 27th, 2015

Chart: Combined Ratio For Guy Carpenter Composite, YE 2014

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Chart presents combined ratio for the Guy Carpenter Global Reinsurance Composite, 2004 through year end 2014.

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April 26th, 2015

Guy Carpenter Unveils New Digital Strategy and Innovative Electronic Platform

Posted at 11:30 PM ET

Guy Carpenter today announced a new digital strategy, unveiling an innovative platform - GC Exchange℠ and its unique suite of electronic solutions, including GC MarketPlace℠ and GCReBID℠.

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