Posts Tagged ‘private equity’



October 23rd, 2017

Challenging Market Is Fueling MGA M&A – GC@BB Commentary

Posted at 6:15 AM ET

andrew-beecroft-smjohn-rowlands-final-16-smAndrew Beecroft, Managing Director, GC Securities and John Rowlands, Senior Vice President, GC Securities

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  • Challenging market conditions are fueling growth and merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the managing general agent (MGA) space
  • Recent acquisition multiples have been extremely high compared to historic values
  • Should markets harden, MGAs will need to continue to prove their value through differentiation

Challenging insurance market conditions will continue to drive growth and M&A activity in the MGA market, according to John Rowlands, Senior Vice President, and Andrew Beecroft, Head of M&A Advisory, GC Securities*.

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October 9th, 2017

Economic Pressures Fueling the Course Taken By Decision Makers

Posted at 4:00 AM ET

Here we review recent GC Capital Ideas posts discussing the economic pressures that are fueling the course decision makers take to maintain growth.

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September 10th, 2017

Challenging Market is Fueling MGA M&A - GC@MC Commentary

Posted at 5:30 AM ET

andrew-beecroft-smjohn-rowlands-final-16-smAndrew Beecroft, Managing Director, GC Securities and John Rowlands, Senior Vice President, GC Securities

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  • Challenging market conditions are fueling growth and merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the managing general agent (MGA) space
  • Recent acquisition multiples have been extremely high compared to historic values
  • Should markets harden, MGAs will need to continue to prove their value through differentiation

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March 16th, 2012

Property & Casualty M&A Outlook for 2012

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

M&A Drivers Going Forward

Guy Carpenter sees several potential merger and acquisitions (M&A) drivers in 2012 and beyond:

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March 7th, 2012

Guy Carpenter’s 7th Annual Specialty Insurance Program Issuing Carrier Survey, Part V, Reinsurance Purchasing, Acquisitions

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

Reinsurance Purchasing

Reinsurance continues to play an important role for program issuing carriers. Sixty-six percent of respondents to the survey this year indicated the use of both direct reinsurers and intermediaries, while 32 percent indicated their use of intermediaries exclusively. This is pretty much consistent with the survey results of 2009 and 2010.

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