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Aon hires Shedden from Sompo Int. to lead reinsurance analytics

Aon has announced the hiring of Paul Shedden to a global role in its Reinsurance Solutions division that will see the former Sompo International executive leading global and UK analytics activities for the broker. From october 17th, Shedden becomes the global head of analytics for Aon's Reinsurance Solutions, reporting to Andy read the full article →

Howden RE hires Aon’s Tan as Director ASEAN retro & treaty broking

Howden RE, the reinsurance broking arm of the broader Howden broking group, has announced the hire of non-marine retrocession broking expert Doreen Tan from Aon, who joins the company as a Director. Doreen Tan has joined Howden Reinsurance Brokers as Director, ASEAN Treaty / Retrocession, based in Singapore. Prior to the move, read the full article →

CEA adds TigerRisk to trio of brokers. One to be assigned ILS markets

The California Earthquake Authority (CEA) has increased the number of reinsurance brokers it will use in future, adding TigerRisk Partners to a panel of three, one of which will be given ILS market placement responsibilities. Reinsurance brokers Gallagher Re and Guy Carpenter are already working with the CEA, but at last read the full article →

Gallagher Re hires Bavandi for Public Sector, Parametrics & Climate Resilience

Gallagher Re, the reinsurance broking arm of the broader Gallagher group, has announced the hiring of Antoine Bavandi who joins the company from the World Bank to lead a new practice focused on the public sector, parametric risk transfer & climate resilience solutions. Bavandi takes the role of Global Head of read the full article →

Lockton Re hires Guy Carp property & retro specialist Kathy McCann

Lockton Re, the reinsurance arm of the global broker, has announced the hiring of Kathy McCann from Guy Carpenter, a property reinsurance and retrocession specialist. McCann was known to be joining Lockton Re, the latest in a string of reinsurance, retrocession and also insurance-linked securities (ILS) focused hires. She has joined the read the full article →

Miller promotes James Hands to CEO

Independent and private equity funded broking group, Miller, has revealed that James Hands will take over as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the insurance and reinsurance broker, succeeding Greg Collins. Effective January 1st, 2023, Hands assumes the CEO role from Collins as the latter becomes Chair of the Partnership Board, replacing read the full article →

Miller expands its Bermuda ILS capabilities as John Duda joins

Insurance and reinsurance broker Miller, the independent and private equity funded broking group, has now announced that recent insurance-linked securities (ILS) focused hire John Duda has now joined the company in Bermuda. As we reported back in March, former Markel and Lodgepine Capital Management employee John Duda was set to join read the full article →

Howden with TigerRisk Capital Markets a “massive opportunity” – David Howden

Adding the capital markets and insurance-linked securities (ILS) expertise acquired with TigerRisk Partners into the Howden Group business represents a "massive opportunity", according to Founder and Chief Executive of Howden Group, David Howden. It was announced yesterday that international insurance group Howden Group Holdings will acquire reinsurance and risk capital advisory read the full article →

Howden acquires TigerRisk, expanding reinsurance, capital & advisory capabilities

International insurance group Howden Group Holdings has announced the acquisition of reinsurance and risk capital advisory TigerRisk Partners, a deal that positions Howden as a global re/insurance intermediary with $30 billion of premiums placed through its business activities. Howden's acquisition is no surprise, as the deal has been in the offing read the full article →

Acrisure’s valuation rises 31% as $725 million financing round closes

Acrisure, the expansive insurance and reinsurance broking group, has seen its valuation spike by 31% in little over a year to $23 billion, as the firm announces the closure of $725 million in additional funding to fuel further growth. The $725 million has been secured through a Series B-2 Preferred Equity read the full article →