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Aon Benfield appoints convergence focused exec to President of U.S. business

Reinsurance broker Aon Benfield continues to place importance on the convergence of the reinsurance and capital markets in its hiring, as it announced the appointment of Kelly Smith as President of its U.S. business. Smith has been with Aon since 1989 and has assisted with the brokers growth into a leading read the full article →

Aon Benfield Securities adds Triggs to capital markets team

Global reinsurance broker Aon Benfield's investment banking and capital markets division, Aon Benfield Securities, has added another senior strategic advisory executive to its London team. Nick Triggs joins Aon Benfield Securities from Keefe Bruyette & Woods Limited as a Managing Director reporting directly to Paul Schultz, Chief Executive Officer of read the full article →

Aon Benfield Securities adds two to capital markets team

Aon Benfield Securities, the investment banking division of global reinsurance broker Aon Benfield has just announced two new senior strategic advisory hires to its capital markets team. Robert V. James and Michael A. Pedraja join the division as Managing Directors, will be based in Chicago and will both report directly read the full article →

Video: Aon Benfield’s Paul Schultz discusses catastrophe bonds and hurricane Irene

Hurricane Irene continues to pass through the Bahamas as a dangerous Category 3 hurricane carrying maximum sustained winds of 120mph and higher gusts. The U.S. eastern seaboard is watching nervously as the forecast models continue to show a northeastern landfall of a major and dangerous hurricane Irene. Of course, everybody read the full article →

Catastrophe bond issuance could return to 2007 levels; says Aon

Following on from their recent report which was a positive look at the state of the insurance-linked securities market (which we reported on here) Aon Benfield have released a report which looks forward at the prospects for the reinsurance market in 2011. The report titled 'Reinsurance Market Outlook - Abundant read the full article →