Hyperion X builds out reinsurance analytics & capital advisory leadership

Hyperion X Analytics, a data, advisory and technology focused unit of the global Hyperion Insurance Group, has confirmed the hiring of Mark Shumway and announced two more senior leaders as it continues to build out its practice expertise in reinsurance analytics and capital advisory.Hyperion, a global insurance and reinsurance broking read the full article →

AJ Gallagher takes 100% ownership of reinsurance broker Capsicum Re

Broking and service group Arthur J. Gallagher  & Co. (AJG) has now taken 100% ownership of Capsicum Re, the specialty reinsurance broking joint venture that it had established alongside sector veterans Grahame “Chily” Chilton and Rupert Swallow.In November, the pair announced that ongoing talks had resulted in agreed terms to read the full article →

Guy Carpenter names new CEO for Pacific treaty & fac reinsurance

Guy Carpenter has named a new CEO for its Pacific treaty and facultative reinsurance broking operations, promoting existing senior employee Jeff Saper to the role.Saper has worked for Guy Carpenter twice in his career, originally joining the firm in 1999 and working for the firm in Australia for a number read the full article →

Ed hires another Bermuda broking veteran in Mark Simons

Reinsurance, specialty and wholesale broking group Ed continues to build its Bermuda market platform, adding another experienced hire in Mark Simons, who joins the firm to lead business development and production on the island.Mark Simons joins Ed's Bermuda broking operation from his most recent role with Marsh, where he specialised read the full article →

BMS makes Chandler US reinsurance CEO, Korducki made CFO

Insurance and reinsurance broking group BMS has made Pete Chandler its Chief Executive Officer of US Reinsurance, as former CEO Steve Korducki steps across into the Chief Financial Officer role.BMS has been realigning its key US reinsurance broking operations in recent months following the completion of investments from affiliates of read the full article →

Capsicum Re set for 100% AJ Gallagher ownership

Capsicum Re, the specialty reinsurance brokerage established as a joint-venture between broking and service group Arthur J. Gallagher (AJG) alongside sector veterans Grahame “Chily” Chilton and Rupert Swallow, is set to move to 100% AJG ownership after terms were agreed.Late yesterday, the pair announced that ongoing talks had resulted in read the full article →

Guy Carp adds senior Aon hires in Bermuda, strengthens leadership on island

Guy Carpenter, the reinsurance broking arm of Marsh & McLennan, has announced two senior hires in Bermuda who join the firm from rival Aon, as well as a number of changes to the leadership structure of its island broking operations.Guy Carpenter has hired Robert Johnston and Peter Komposch of Aon's read the full article →

Steadfast Re hires Dan Bailey for London broking production

Steadfast Re, the reinsurance broking joint-venture operation of the Steadfast Group, has hire well-known former JLT Re London broker Dan Bailey to a role focused on leading the production of traditional and collateralised business.Steadfast Re was launched in 2014 as a joint venture between the Steadfast Group Ltd. and the read the full article →

BMS’ investments from Canadian pension BCI and P/E investor PCP complete

Insurance and reinsurance broking group BMS has now completed the process of securing new investments from institutional investors that valued the brokerage at UK £500 million (US $636m).The investments, from affiliates of Canadian pension fund British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI) and private equity investors Preservation Capital Partners (PCP), were read the full article →

Hyperion adds capital markets expertise with Shumway hire

Hyperion Insurance Group, the global insurance and reinsurance broking, advisory and underwriting company, has hired Mark Shumway, an executive with capital markets and ILS advisory expertise, to its Hyperion X unit.Hyperion has been steadily adding reinsurance and capital markets expertise, with broking capabilities now ranging across traditional and collateralised markets, read the full article →