Vicky Carter to chair Guy Carpenter Global Capital Solutions, International

Guy Carpenter has appointed Vicky Carter to the role of Chairman, Global Capital Solutions, International, the unit that contains the capital solutions and insurance-linked securities operations of the reinsurance broker.Carter was previously the Chairman of Global Strategic Advisory at Guy Carpenter and has worked in the reinsurance industry for 38 read the full article →

Aon names Demeusy US Vice Chairman, Reinsurance Solutions

Aon has promoted Jay Demeusy to the role of US Vice Chairman of its Reinsurance Solutions business, a position he will take on alongside existing responsibilities.Demeusy has been with Aon for 25 years, working in a range of increasingly senior leadership roles.Alongside his new position chairing the U.S. reinsurance brokerage read the full article →

BMS hires Chandler of JLT Re as President, U.S. Reinsurance

Insurance and reinsurance broking group BMS has announced another senior hire in the form of Pete Chandler, who will join the firm from JLT Re and become BMS' new President, U.S. Reinsurance.Chandler is just the latest senior figure to exit the JLT ranks after the acquisition by Marsh & McLennan.He read the full article →

McGill & Warburg Pincus launch new specialty risk solutions broker & advisor

Steve McGill, the former head of insurance and reinsurance brokerage Aon, and global private equity investors Warburg Pincus, have launched a new global specialty risk solutions broker and advisory, that aims to offer a differentiated proposition to clients and help them access risk capital globally.The awaited launch of McGill & read the full article →

Aon reports double-digit growth in capital markets transactions

Insurance and reinsurance broker Aon has had a good first-quarter in terms of insurance-linked securities (ILS), catastrophe bonds and other capital markets related reinsurance transactions, reporting double-digit year-on-year growth.Aon reported its results today, revealing a 9% increase in profits for the first-quarter of 2019, as well as 6% organic revenue read the full article →

TigerRisk targets more West Coast expansion with Feldman hire

TigerRisk Partners LLC, the global reinsurance broker, risk and capital advisory, is aiming to further expand its business on the U.S. West Coast with the hiring of Kevin Feldman as Partner, who was previously a Guy Carpenter Managing Director.Feldman had worked for rival reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter for a decade, read the full article →

Guy Carpenter aims for “best of service” as MMC acquisition of JLT completes

The insurance and reinsurance broker landscape has shrunk by one company, as Marsh & McLennan's acquisition of rival Jardine Lloyd Thompson has now been completed.The acquisition was completed for $5.6 billion in fully diluted equity value, leaving the resulting MMC group as currently a clear leader in risk, capital and read the full article →

Lockton targets aggressive reinsurance growth with hires from Guy Carpenter

Independent insurance broking giant Lockton is seeking to expand through an "aggressive growth" strategy in the reinsurance broking market, launching Lockton Global Re and announcing three senior hires from Guy Carpenter.Lockton said its new global reinsurance business, Lockton Global Re, will be led by senior leaders it has managed to read the full article →

Aon now says not targeting combination with Willis Towers Watson

Aon has now said that it is not pursuing a potential business combination with broking rival Willis Towers Watson, following up on yesterday's news that a deal had been a consideration.Aon said yesterday that it had looked into a possible business combination with Willis Towers Watson, a deal that would read the full article →

Aon confirms talks on potential combination with Willis Towers Watson

Aon has now confirmed that it has been in talks with broking rival Willis Towers Watson regarding a potential merger combination, saying that it they are in early stage discussions. Update, March 6th: Aon said the combination is now not being considered.Earlier today the news broke that insurance and reinsurance read the full article →