Archive for the ‘Reins Markets’ Category



January 19th, 2016

Guy Carpenter Appoints Susanne Miller-van der Schild as Managing Director of Benelux Operations

Posted at 11:45 PM ET

Guy Carpenter & Company today announced the appointment of Susanne Miller-van der Schild as Managing Director, Guy Carpenter Benelux, effective February 1.

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January 5th, 2016

Guy Carpenter Reports Stable Capital at January 1, 2016 Renewals

Posted at 11:30 PM ET

2016-gc-renewal-report-sm4Guy Carpenter & Company reports that overall capital levels dedicated to reinsurance have stabilized, showing no growth for the first time in several years.  In a highly competitive environment, companies assessed broader opportunities and the rate of incoming capital slowed. However, moderate loss experience kept capacity at abundant levels for the January 1, 2016 renewals. The continued scarcity of costly catastrophe losses and more than adequate capacity led to reinsurance pricing reductions, although there are signs the rate of descent is slowing as compared to 2015.  

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December 17th, 2015

Chart: Combined Ratio For Guy Carpenter Reinsurance Composite, Q3 2015

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

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

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December 16th, 2015

Chart: Return On Revenue For Guy Carpenter Reinsurance Composite, Q3 2015

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

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December 15th, 2015

Chart: Return On Equity For Guy Carpenter Reinsurance Composite, Q3 2015

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

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December 14th, 2015

Chart: Source Of Earnings For Guy Carpenter Reinsurance Composite, Q3 2015

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

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

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August 26th, 2015

Mid-Year Report: Executive Summary, Part II

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

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

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

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

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

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

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

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