BMS Capital Advisory, Inc., the broker-dealer, investment banking, ILS and capital markets arm of insurance and reinsurance brokerage BMS, has announced the hiring of Chris DeMuth as a senior vice president, picking him up from his last role at JLT Capital Markets.
DeMuth has more than 15 years’ experience in the investment banking and reinsurance space. He will report to Romulo Braga, CEO of BMS Capital Advisory in the new position.
DeMuth was most recently a Senior Vice President at JLT Capital Markets, where he provided M&A, capital raising and advisory services to insurance and reinsurance industry participants in North America, Bermuda and the UK.
Before his time at JLT, DeMuth held senior positions at Jackson Valley Fund and reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter. He has also served in roles as an analyst at Chanin Capital Partners and Merrill Lynch.
Braga commented on the hire, “BMS Capital Advisory and the BMS Group as a whole are relentlessly dedicated to providing the very best in client care and service to our partners. A strong, effective and focussed Capital Advisory team is key to providing that capability.
“Chris has the in-depth knowledge and understanding of both capital management and the re/insurance market needed to provide the very best advice on even the most complex transactions. He will be a great addition to our team and will add value to BMS and our clients as we look to grow our capital advisory expertise.”
Demuth added, “BMS has an excellent reputation as a dynamic and independent company within the industry. Its entrepreneurial culture, global reach and commitment to client service distinguish it from competitors and I am very much looking forward to joining the team.”
BMS Capital Advisory and BMS Intermediaries together offer their clients a joined-up approach to accessing the most appropriate sources of reinsurance capital for their needs, be that capital markets transactions or traditional reinsurance covers.
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