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Lloyd's launches Blueprint Two

Plans to deliver market efficiencies of £800m.

BMS hires chairman of Australia affinity business

Cris Massis will work with Shamus Breen, MD of BMS Australia’s Affinity operation.

GC launches new marine unit

StarStone's Demian Smith hired as MD of the division.

Howden hires Natural Resources Asia-Pac head

Will be based in Singapore and report to Paul O’Neill, CEO of Howden Specialty Asia Pacific.

Aston Lark acquires Dunsby Associates

Birmingham-based broker deals £6m GWP.

Coverys finalises Bridge acquisition

CEH completes 100% takeover of Italy-based broker/coverholder.

BMS expands U.S. facultative division

Two new executives appointed to assist as company builds out business.

GC launches new MGA solutions unit

Team is led by Michael Jameson, who has been appointed President of GC Access.

Ardonagh Brussels office licenced as Lloyd's broker

Allows Price Forbes and Bishopsgate to continue arranging cover for European brokers post-Brexit.

Comments

Small business, big exposure

Ransomware attacks: A million-dollar threat for SMEs.

Senior reporter comment: After Brexit - FREE

It’s no exaggeration to say that in London on the morning of Friday June 24, there was an outbreak of grief, heartbreak and tears, following the news that Brexit had triumphed in the referendum and the UK was set to leave the EU.

Reactions April digital issue online now!

This month's magazine issue celebrates 35 years of Reactions, plus features on terrorism, Iran sanctions, reinsurance broking and the run-off market.

Editor's comment: Women leaders talk D&I - FREE

Reactions asks leading women in re/insurance about diversity and inclusion in the industry, what it's doing wrong, and what it needs to do to get it right.

Editor's comment: Dazed and confused

If the actors of today’s re/insurance market were transposed into the setting of a 1980s high school movie, the plot would definitely be Prom Night.

Editor's comment: Who’s next to get married?

Comment: Whether its brokers, insurers or reinsurers, companies are currently coupling up like amorous teens at a high school dance.

JLT outlines 2015 risks

Broker JLT has warned that a number of risks are likely to grow in 2015, including sovereign default,

Interviews

WINning strategy

Firms will need to adapt to the new market dynamics, according to the new CEO of THB.

BMS’ Cook vows COVID-19 won’t stop recruitment drive

Growing broker to continue building out global platform as it looks to benefit from any Aon-Willis talent fallout.

Rolling with the changes

RPS President Joel Cavaness discusses how the E&S business faces one of its biggest challenges to date.

BGCI: Coronavirus won't halt M&A plans

Broking group eyes opportunities from the Aon-Willis merger, including Miller.

Changing risks, challenging times

Alan Jay Kaufman, Chairman, President and CEO of H.W. Kaufman Group, discusses the current state of the market and mitigating against COVID-19 developments.

Retracing steps on the path to tech transformation

Sastry Durvasula, Marsh’s Chief Digital Officer, shares his journey from American Express into insurance, and how the industry should recruit for the workforce of the future.

Assessing the aviation broking landscape post-JLT sale

Peter Elson, CEO of Gallagher Aerospace, discusses with Mark Richardson why expanded competition among brokers in this challenged line is good for clients – and business.

Marsh, GC and JLT's LatAm Fac business united

The consolidated business will be called Carpenter Marsh Fac Re.

Mount Agnung losses expected to be low so far

A major eruption of Mount Agnung in Indonesia could cause more than $70bn in economic losses, but insured losses are expected to be low.

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October 2020

 

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  • North America, LatAm and CIO Webinar Series round-ups 
  • North America and LatAm Award winners revealed
  • State of the U.S. market review

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