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BMS hires Bruce Murdock to its Capital Advisory unit


BMS Capital Advisory, Inc., the broker-dealer, investment banking, ILS and capital markets arm of insurance and reinsurance brokerage BMS, has announced a new senior hire as it continues to build out this area of its practice.

bms-logoBruce Murdock, most recently an employee of Lockton Capital Markets, is joining BMS Capital Advisory as Managing Director, effective immediately and will report to Romulo Braga, CEO at BMS Capital Advisory.

Murdock has more than 30 years’ experience across investment banking, insurance, reinsurance and other areas of the financial services industry.

At Lockton Capital Markets, Murdock worked most recently as Managing Director and Head of InsurTech.

Previously, he has held positions at Sheumack & Co., IRC Securities and Macquarie Capital (USA), and also worked as a Managing Director at Fox-Pitt Kelton Inc. Group (now Swiss Re Group), where he led a number of high-profile portfolios for banks, insurers, hedge fund reinsurers and mortgage finance companies.

His career began in insurance and reinsurance, working at XL Group in 1990 as a US Underwriter.

Braga commented on the hire, “BMS continues to support clients with comprehensive advice on select capital markets engagements, applying our team’s extensive industry knowledge and understanding of client needs to drive market leading outcomes for carriers, program carriers and investors.

Bruce will be a great addition to the team as we continue to expand our capital advisory services at BMS. His broad market relationships with corporate, venture and private equity investors, as well as his experience in leading a number of new InsurTech capital advisory engagements, will play a key part in executing our growth strategy. We are therefore very pleased to welcome Bruce to the team.”

BMS Capital Advisory and BMS’ insurance and reinsurance brokers 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 with ILS funds or investors, or traditional reinsurance covers.

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