Posts Tagged ‘reinsurance intermediaries’



October 22nd, 2013

Guy Carpenter’s Newly Founded Casualty Solutions Group Delivers Support Around Casualty Lines

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georg-fullesspeed_morley_bioGeorg H. Fülles, Head of European Casualty Strategy and Morley Speed, Managing Director

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Reinsurance buyers in Continental Europe have complained for decades about an imbalance between property lines and casualty lines in the depth of knowledge and services offered by brokers.  Reinsurance broking has predominately been driven by expertise in property lines and, particularly, in the natural catastrophe area. Guy Carpenter has recently closed this gap with its new Casualty Solutions Group (CSG).

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October 21st, 2013

Increasing Strategic Advisory Needs of Large European Insurers and Reinsurers

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Major European international insurance companies face common challenges, issues and external constraints on their way to profitable growth. How can external strategic advice help through the process?

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October 21st, 2013

Baden-Baden Reinsurance Symposium Calls On Industry To Do More To Meet Client Needs

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Guy Carpenter hosted “Transferring Risk - Is the Insurance and Reinsurance Industry Adequately Serving its Clients?” the Reinsurance Symposium held in Baden-Baden on October 20, 2013. The event explored a range of topics including: the gap between economic and insured losses; how new capital entering the market can move beyond property catastrophe; and measures to provide coverage for new and emerging risks.

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July 24th, 2013

PA/MGA Survey: Reinsurance Purchasing

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Reinsurance continues to play an important role for program issuing carriers. Seventy-six percent of respondents to the survey this year (66 percent last year) indicated the use of both direct reinsurers and intermediaries, while 18 percent indicated their use of intermediaries exclusively.

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March 6th, 2013

Tony Gallagher Appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Pacific Region for Guy Carpenter

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Guy Carpenter announced that Tony Gallagher will be appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the firm’s Pacific Region effective March 1, 2013. Mr. Gallagher will be based in Sydney and will report to James Nash, CEO of the firm’s Asia Pacific region.

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February 12th, 2013

The Growing Role of the Reinsurance Broker in the Life Market

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Nick Frankland, Chief Executive Officer, EMEA and Franck Pinette, Chief Executive Officer, European Life Business,
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Life and non-life reinsurance are different. One of the major differences is the prominence of the role of the reinsurance broker in non-life reinsurance - more than 75 percent of non-life business is transacted through brokers. This compares with only 5 percent transacted in life reinsurance. Why is there such a pronounced difference? And why is the life market developing a need for more frequent use of brokers?

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September 11th, 2012

The Growing Role of the Reinsurance Broker in the Life Market

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Nick Frankland, Chief Executive Officer, EMEA and Franck Pinette, Chief Executive Officer, European Life Business,
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Life and non-life reinsurance are different. One of the major differences is the prominence of the role of the reinsurance broker in non-life reinsurance - more than 75 percent of non-life business is transacted through brokers. This compares with only 5 percent transacted in life reinsurance. Why is there such a pronounced difference? And why is the life market developing a need for more frequent use of brokers?

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September 8th, 2012

GC Videocast - Rendez-Vous Press Briefing 2012 (Nick Frankland) Profitable Growth in EMEA Region

Posted at 9:29 PM ET

nf_animNick Frankland, Chief Executive Officer of EMEA Operations, Guy Carpenter, described the market as “a diverse region for Guy Carpenter.” He said: “We have to look in several directions and understand and manage different cultures, regulations and levels of sophistication and development.” He concluded that: “The EMEA region provides a varied market requiring flexibility, nimbleness and a broad and deep level of knowledge, but it is a region we see as full of opportunities.”

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September 8th, 2012

GC Videocast - Rendez-Vous Press Briefing 2012 (James Nash) Asia Pacific Region

Posted at 9:25 PM ET

jn_animJames Nash, Chief Executive Officer of Asia Pacific, Guy Carpenter, discussed developments in the Asia-Pacific region. He said: “The major catastrophes of 2011 refocused the spotlight on the need for analysis and modeling capabilities, and in particular caused acceleration in the desire to understand ‘non-modeled’ perils.” He highlighted the vast potential afforded by the region, but concluded: “We share in the exuberance about Asia, but we counsel participants to remain rational and vigilant to ensure we identify when irrational exuberance is becoming apparent or escalating.”

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