Posts Tagged ‘profitability’



September 25th, 2018

Recent Thought Leadership From Guy Carpenter - Part I

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Here we present a recap of recent thought leadership from Guy Carpenter.

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September 11th, 2018

Accounting Changes Impacting the Reinsurance Landscape - GC@MC Commentary

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achtert_blende11_s hettinger_cropped3lightfoot_david_300x300Frank Achtert, Head of Capital Optimization, EMEA; Tom Hettinger, Strategic Advisory Leader, U.S./Canada; David Lightfoot, Head of Global Strategic Advisory – Asia Pacific and Latin America

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  • With IFRS 17, reinsurance for managing capital KPIs needs to be different in type/scale
  • Users of internal capital models must ensure flexibility of underlying simulation platform
  • Accounting for reinsurance contracts separate from underlying contracts Continue reading…
September 7th, 2018

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

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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…
April 16th, 2018

Chart: Return on Equity for Guy Carpenter Reinsurance Composite, Year-end 2017

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Chart presents return on equity for the Guy Carpenter Global Reinsurance Composite, 2005 through year-end 2017.

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April 11th, 2018

Chart: Combined Ratio for Guy Carpenter Reinsurance Composite, Year-End 2017

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Chart presents combined ratio of the Guy Carpenter Global Reinsurance Composite, 2005 through year-end 2017.

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March 29th, 2018

What the Numbers Reveal about the Current Industry Status. Chapter 2: Insurer Profitability and Retrocession, Part II

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How have 2017 losses and the last several years of declining rates impacted reinsurer profitability?  Has increasing prevalence of retrocessional reinsurance, now provided primarily by convergence capital providers, had an impact? Part II.

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March 28th, 2018

What the Numbers Reveal about the Current Industry Status. Chapter 2: Insurer Profitability and Retrocession, Part I

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Chapter 2: How have 2017 losses and the last several years of declining rates impacted reinsurer profitability?  Has increasing prevalence of retrocessional reinsurance, now provided primarily by convergence capital providers, had an impact? Part I.

The Guy Carpenter Global Reinsurance Composite Third Quarter results provided hard data and context for recent industry performance.

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March 20th, 2018

Automobile Liability Market Update & Loss Trends Analysis

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For most U.S. property and casualty insurance companies, automobile liability line performance has typically been one of the major factors adversely impacting overall profitability in recent years. Since the economic crisis of 2008, combined ratios for the auto liability line have steadily deteriorated, putting pressure on carriers to advance strategies to reverse this trend. These strategies need to be developed in order to address the major components that negatively impact auto liability loss ratios - inadequate rates for the risk assumed and marked increases in both frequency and severity of loss.

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February 14th, 2018

Guy Carpenter Global Reinsurance Composite: Third Quarter 2017

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Here we bring together recent Chart Room posts highlighting performance of the Guy Carpenter Global Reinsurance Composite.