January 1, 2020, Reinsurance Renewals – Property Catastrophe: Pricing corrections in the property catastrophe reinsurance market over the last few years have been localized, and mitigated to some extent by sufficient levels of capacity. These traits, along with the fact that the mix of loss-affected and non-loss-affected business up for renewal at January 1 is more diverse than at mid-year, created a wide range of outcomes, including within regions.
How Can Large Asset Owners Make the Most of Nontraditional Risks: Asset owners and investment managers pursuing sustainable capital growth face a new world of risk. The challenges, as highlighted in the World Economic Forum’s most recent Global Risks Report, don’t fit within conventional investment theory, according to Fiona Dunsire, Wealth Leader of Growth Markets at Mercer, Peter Grant, Principal at Mercer Investments and Richard Silvan, Investment Consultant at Mercer.
2020 State of the Financial Services Industry Report: Financial institutions in 2020 face a big challenge: creating the business of the future from the legacy they have today. This is revealing a major tension between two opposing mindsets, the vision mindset and the value mindset. The latest edition of Oliver Wyman’s State of the Financial Services Industry report explores how pressure is building to deliver on investment programs and how winning firms will manage the collision between vision and value.
2020 Global Risks Report: The 2020 Global Risks Report, prepared by the World Economic Forum (WEF) with the support of Marsh & McLennan Companies, comes as long-mounting, interconnected risks begin to present themselves, and the need to address them becomes more urgent.
January 1, 2020, Reinsurance Renewal – Key Takeaways: Guy Carpenter this month released its briefing on the 2020 reinsurance market renewal environment. Here are the key takeaways from our analysis of the renewal.
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Climate Resilience – Opportunities for the Insurance Industry: The potential impact of the effects of climate change is requiring multiple stakeholders to re-think their approach to climate resilience. In recent years we have witnessed heightened weather volatility, and according to the majority of scientific opinion, this trend is expected to continue, according to Ruth Lux, Head of Public Sector EMEA, Placement Solutions Group.