Reinsurers, insurers, brokerages and a collection of others spanning the spectrum of the London insurance market were honored Thursday night at the Leonardo Royal Hotel London during Reactions’ London Market Awards 2019.
Swiss Re took home the award for Reinsurer of the Year, while the Insurer of the Year honor went to Beazley. Hiscox’s Bronek Masojada received the award for Insurance CEO of the Year.
BMS earned the Insurance Broker of the Year honor, and Guy Carpenter was named Reinsurance Broker of the Year. Guy Carpenter also took home the award for Innovator of the Year, which went to reinsurance broker Matthew Overall.
Ascot took home two awards, one for Re/Insurance Team of the Year for its Cargo team, and another for Global Achievement of a London Market Insurer or Reinsurer for Ascot Group’s expansion into the U.S.
Likewise, SCOR earned two honors, one in the category of Coverage Innovation of the Year for being the first reinsurer to use the new UK ILS regime to issue a cat bond, and for Malcolm Newman’s win as Reinsurance CEO of the Year.
The full list of winners of Reactions’ 2019 London Market Awards follows:
Re/insurance Team of the Year
Ascot's Cargo Team
Insurance Broking Team of the Year
Aon's Renewable Energy Practice
Reinsurance Broking Team of the Year (Treaty)
Capsicum Re's Cyber team
Reinsurance Broking Team of the Year (Facultative)
Guy Carpenter's Marine & Energy Team
InsurTech Incubator of the Year
Marketing/PR Team of the Year
London Market Deal of the Year
Marsh & McLennan’s Acquisition of JLT
Insurer of the Year
Reinsurer of the Year
Insurance Broker of the Year
Reinsurance Broker of the Year
Global Achievement of a London Market Insurer or Reinsurer
Ascot Group’s Expansion into the U.S.
Coverage Innovation of the Year
SCOR: First reinsurer to use new UK ILS regime to issue cat bond
Innovator of the Year
Risk Modeller of the Year
Legal Firm of the Year
Clifford Chance LLP
Accounting Firm of the Year
InsurTech Company of the Year
ILS Fund Manager of the Year
Insurance Asset Management Firm of the Year
Aberdeen Standard Investments
Run-off Company of the Year
Catalina Holdings Ltd.
Insurance CEO of the Year
Bronek Masojada, Hiscox
Reinsurance CEO of the Year
Malcolm Newman, SCOR
Insurance Broking CEO of the Year
David Howden, Hyperion Group
Reinsurance Broking CEO of the Year
James Kent, Willis Re
Innovator of the Year
Matthew Overall, Guy Carpenter
Up-and-Coming Broker of the Year
Jakub Chalupczak, RFIB Group Ltd.
Up-and-Coming Underwriter of the Year
Sarah Gateaud, DUAL Asset Underwriting
London Market Lifetime Achievement Award