Reactions unveiled the winners of its North American Awards on Thursday evening during a glamourous ceremony at New York’s prestigious Cipriani 25 Broadway.
It was the first time Reactions held the event at Cipriani 25 Broadway, switching from Cipriani Wall Street around the corner.
Many of the industry’s leading lights were in attendance to celebrate those who have made a lasting impression on the North American insurance and reinsurance industry over the past 12 months.
Marsh & McLennan Companies performed well, with Oliver Wyman, Marsh and GC Securities all receiving awards during the event. Big Three broking rival Aon saw Mike O’Connor pick up the prize for North American Insurance Broking CEO of the Year and Eric Andersen handed Reinsurance Broking CEO of the Year.
Elsewhere, Markel was named North America Insurer of the Year, with XL Catlin handed the award for Bermuda Insurer of the Year.
JLT Re was given the prize for Reinsurance Broker of the Year.
Newly appointed AIG chief executive Brian Duperreault was Reactions North America Influential Individual of the Year, while Anthony Markel was honoured in the Lifetime Achievement category.
The full list of winners at the Reactions North American Awards can be found below.
Technology Firm of the Year: DXC Technology
Rating Agency of the Year: AM Best
Risk Modeler of the Year: AIR Worldwide
Consultancy of the Year: Oliver Wyman
ILS Advisor of the Year: GC Securities
ILS Deal of the Year: MetroCat Re 2017-1 (MTA, Swiss Re Capital Markets and Goldman Sachs)
Investment Bank of the Year: Goldman Sachs
Asset Manager of the Year: Deutsche Asset Management
Accounting Firm of the Year: EY
Law Firm of the Year: Sidley Austin
Broker for Analytics of the Year: Aon Benfield
Capital Raising of the Year: Harrington Re (Axis Capital and The Blackstone Group)
Launch of the Year: Premia Re (Arch Capital and Kelso & Company)
M&A Deal of the Year: Sompo’s acquisition of Endurance Specialty Holdings
North America Insurer of the Year: Markel
Bermuda Insurer of the Year: XL Catlin
North America Reinsurer of the Year: TransRe
Bermuda Reinsurer of the Year: RenaissanceRe
Life Reinsurer of the Year: Scor Global Life
Property Cat Reinsurer of the Year: Nephila
Casualty Reinsurer of the Year: OdysseyRe
Specialty Reinsurer of the Year: Hannover Re
Retail Broker of the Year: Marsh
Wholesale Broker of the Year: AmWINS
Reinsurance Broker of the Year: JLT Re
Broking Rising Star: Blake Berman, Guy Carpenter
Underwriting Rising Star: Nick Nudo, Scor
Insurance Broking CEO of the Year: Mike O’Connor, Aon Risk Solutions
Reinsurance Broking CEO of the Year: Eric Andersen, Aon Benfield
Insurance CEO of the Year: Evan Greenberg, Chubb
Reinsurance CEO of the Year: John Charman, Sompo International
Influential Individual: Brian Duperreault, AIG
Lifetime Achievement: Anthony Markel, Markel Corp