Posts Tagged ‘profitability’



October 16th, 2017

Guy Carpenter Reports US Insurance Market at a Crossroads but Opportunity Exists

Posted at 8:20 AM ET

303405_guy-carpenter_cover-2-sm1Guy Carpenter today released a study outlining a dynamic insurance industry facing a changing economy and pressure in once-stable lines, but with opportunity for those with management skill and understanding of risk.

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October 15th, 2017

Reinsurance Market Poised to Remain Vibrant Following Recent Catastrophe Events - GC@PCI Commentary

Posted at 11:30 AM ET

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  • The recent series of catastrophic events - earthquakes in Mexico, Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria - is reminding cedents that reinsurance is one of the most effective ways to protect corporate capital bases
  • Harvey on its own is likely an earnings event that will probably not require an increase of industry capital; the addition of the cumulative effect of the earthquakes in Mexico and Hurricanes Irma and Maria, however, could create a capital event
  • The earthquakes and hurricanes provide an opportunity to define the viability and effectiveness of the 144A product. We expect that these instruments will demonstrate their effectiveness and serve their intended purpose

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September 28th, 2017

Chart: Combined Ratio For Guy Carpenter Reinsurance Composite, First Half, 2017

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

Chart presents combined ratio for the Guy Carpenter Global Reinsurance Composite, 2006 through first half, 2017.

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September 27th, 2017

Chart: Return On Premiums For Guy Carpenter Reinsurance Composite, First Half, 2017

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Chart presents return on premiums for the Guy Carpenter Global Reinsurance Composite, 2006 through first half, 2017.

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September 26th, 2017

Chart: Return On Equity For Guy Carpenter Reinsurance Composite, First Half, 2017

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

Chart presents return on equity for the Guy Carpenter Global Reinsurance Composite, 2006 through first half, 2017.

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July 11th, 2017

Chart: Combined Ratio For Guy Carpenter Reinsurance Composite, Q1 2017

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

Chart presents combined ratio for the Guy Carpenter Global Reinsurance Composite, 2006 through first quarter, 2017.

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July 10th, 2017

Chart: Return On Equity For Guy Carpenter Reinsurance Composite, Q1 2017

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

Chart presents return on equity for the Guy Carpenter Global Reinsurance Composite, 2006 through first quarter, 2017.

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June 15th, 2017

Analytics: Fueling Risk-Informed Decisions: Part III: Strategic and Risk Capital Management

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

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Tim Gardner, President, North America

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Insurers who rely on strategic risk and capital management analytics to optimize their return on capital require a proactive capital management strategy that is in line with Own Risk and Solvency Assessment (ORSA), rating agency objectives and/or management’s internal capital adequacy benchmarks. To support this objective, a wide variety of tools and solutions are available to help measure capital adequacy - from deterministic models to licensable enterprise-level dynamic financial modeling solutions that advance a company’s ability to measure risk, profit and capital to optimize returns.

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June 13th, 2017

Analytics: Fueling Risk-Informed Decisions: Part I

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

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Tim Gardner, President, North America

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Today’s rapidly changing global environment presents insurers with many challenges and opportunities as capital management and risk transfer techniques evolve at an unprecedented pace. Stakeholders, regulators and ratings agencies are deepening their focus on risk management practices, and revolutionary developments in technology, including the Internet of Things and hyper-connectivity, are driving companies to adapt to the challenges that senior management faces to support risk management decisions material to their business.

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June 7th, 2017

Growth Opportunities for (Re)insurers

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

Here we review GC Capital Ideas posts addressing growth opportunities for (re)insurers.

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