Posts Tagged ‘Underwriting’



January 10th, 2019

Balance Sheet Expansion: Opportunities and Challenges

Posted at 1:16 AM ET

balance_sheet_expansionFrom 2014 to 2017, the property and casualty (P&C) industry in the United States grew its collective capital position from USD 686 billion to USD 767 billion, a 3.8 percent compound annual growth rate*. This expansion in capital was achieved during a period when the normalized return profile of the P&C underwriting business was considered to be below the cost of capital. The growth of industry capital during this period of subpar underwriting returns provides insights into the expectations for carriers’ opportunities and challenges through 2018 and into the years ahead. Continue reading…

October 29th, 2018

Life: Emerging Competition and the Need to Remake the Reinsurance Relationship - GC@PCI Commentary

Posted at 9:00 AM ET

rains_david-5-2015-reduced-sizeDavid Rains, Managing Director

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  • Life reinsurance value prop a combination of risk capital, differentiated underwriting knowledge and value-added services
  • Availability of capital and insurers’ success in closing knowledge gap in underwriting reduce need to purchase risk protection
  • Reinsurers can position their InsurTech and advanced technologies to make advisory services a core deliverable

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October 25th, 2018

Maintaining Momentum - GC@BB Commentary

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potter_des_photograph1 Des Potter, Managing Director, GC Securities*

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  • Innovation key to London’s ILS success
  • Robust pipeline of new applications
  • Industry must work proactively with Prudential Regulatory Authority Continue reading…
October 22nd, 2018

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

Posted at 9:00 AM ET

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

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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 10th, 2018

Maintaining Momentum - GC@MC Commentary

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

potter_des_photograph1 Des Potter, Managing Director, GC Securities*

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  • Innovation key to London’s ILS success
  • Robust pipeline of new applications
  • Industry must work proactively with Prudential Regulatory Authority Continue reading…
September 9th, 2018

Guy Carpenter Announces New Global Capability to Help Clients Navigate Evolving InsurTech Market

Posted at 1:01 AM ET

Guy Carpenter announced the launch of GC Genesis, its expanded InsurTech advisory offering designed to meet clients’ desire to understand and leverage the dynamic universe of InsurTech. Continue reading…

September 7th, 2018

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

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

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…
May 24th, 2018

Wearables, Drones and the Internet of Things: The Next Wave of Workplace Safety and Claims Mitigation, Part II

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

metropoulos_emil_gcciEmil Metropoulos, Workers Compensation and Terrorism Specialty Practice Leader

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Traditionally, workers compensation insurers’ risk assessment was based on data collected at certain times of year, such as policy renewal. And parts of the data set may rely on qualitative metrics like standard loss survey questionnaires, which can omit pertinent questions. By using telematics, employers and insurers can collect real-time data and institute a continuous feedback loop to identify unsafe conditions, immediately warn a worker who may be at risk and monitor and reward those who take corrective action.

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