Posts Tagged ‘profitability’



April 17th, 2017

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

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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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April 12th, 2017

Analytics: Fueling Risk-Informed Decisions: Part I

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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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March 23rd, 2017

Strategic Growth Analysis – The Guy Carpenter Approach: Part II

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The analysis progresses with a retrospective financial analysis that demonstrates “what if” the company had a share of the wallet in that particular business. Synergies between the existing business and growth opportunities can be exposed. Our research compares annual volatility, which is the standard deviation of ten or more years of a company’s underwriting margin, with the pro-forma profitability or five year average underwriting margin if the company had written specific businesses.

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March 22nd, 2017

Strategic Growth Analysis – The Guy Carpenter Approach: Part I

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The changes in today’s property and casualty (P&C) insurance marketplace present insurers with many challenges to capital management and risk transfer techniques. Insurers are compelled to leverage their capital positions to increase and diversify their market shares to an unprecedented degree. Preserving the status quo is not an option for long-term viability. Profitable growth is a key priority for companies seeking additional return. Companies need to enter new lines of business or geographies strategically with proper analysis. Guy Carpenter offers proprietary analytical tools, intellectual capital and expertise to help companies determine and evaluate their growth plans while maintaining an acceptable level of risk and profitability.

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January 11th, 2017

GC Capital Ideas Top Chart Room Entries: For The Year 2016

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From one of GC Capital Ideas’ more popular categories, we highlight the top Chart Room stories viewed during the year of 2016:

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January 10th, 2017

GC Capital Ideas Top Chart Room Entries: Fourth Quarter, 2016

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From one of GC Capital Ideas’ more popular categories, we highlight the top Chart Room stories viewed during the fourth quarter of 2016:

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January 4th, 2017

Chart: Combined Ratio For Guy Carpenter Reinsurance Composite, Q3, 2016

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Chart presents combined ratio for the Guy Carpenter Global Reinsurance Composite, 2005 through third quarter, 2016.

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December 29th, 2016

Chart: Return On Premiums For Guy Carpenter Reinsurance Composite, Q3, 2016

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Chart presents return on premiums for the Guy Carpenter Global Reinsurance Composite, 2005 through third quarter, 2016.

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December 28th, 2016

Chart: Return On Equity For Guy Carpenter Reinsurance Composite, Q3, 2016

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Chart presents return on equity for the Guy Carpenter Global Reinsurance Composite, 2005 through third quarter, 2016.

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December 6th, 2016

Chart: Which Emerging Risks Do (Re)insurers See as the Biggest Threat to Profitable Growth?

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Chart highlights the result of a survey taken of 107 insurance and reinsurance professionals conducted by Guy Carpenter at the 2016 annual meeting of the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America when asked which emerging risks will be the biggest threat to profitable growth.

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