Brian Duperreault News

Hamilton Insurance, Eyeing Acquisitions, Adds GCP Capital’s Deutsch

Hamilton Insurance Group Ltd., the reinsurer that counts Sanford “Sandy” Weill as its chairman, hired Bob Deutsch as chief strategy officer to lead an expansion that could include takeovers. Deutsch, a managing director at GCP Capital Partners Holdings LLC, will …

Former Marsh CEO Duperreault in Group Buying SAC Capital Reinsurance Unit

Steven A. Cohen, the billionaire founder of SAC Capital Advisors LP, agreed to sell a reinsurer he formed in 2012 after the hedge fund firm reached a $1.8 billion deal to end a criminal investigation. A group led by former …

SAC Capital’s Reinsurer to Be Sold to Investor Group Headed by Duperreault

Steven A. Cohen, the billionaire founder of SAC Capital Advisors LP, agreed to sell a reinsurer he formed in 2012 after the hedge fund firm reached a $1.8 billion deal to end a criminal investigation. A group led by former …

Marsh & McLennan Climbs to Post-Spitzer High

Marsh & McLennan Cos., the biggest insurance broker by market value, has climbed to a 9-year high, bouncing back from the plunge that followed then-New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer’s lawsuit against the company. The broker has rallied 35 percent …

IICF Northeast Division Awards Record Total of Grants

The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) Northeast division made its largest-ever distribution of charitable grants at its sixth annual benefit dinner on Wednesday, Dec. 12. The total amount of awarded grants is $960,000. David Brinkman, chair of the IICF Northeast …

MMC’s Duperreault Named Chairman of Federal Advisory Committee

Marsh & McLennan Companies’ CEO Brian Duperreault has been named chairman of the Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance (FACI). His appointment was confirmed last Friday by Federal Insurance Office (FIO) Director Michael McRaith at the committee’s first meeting.FACI was formed …

Nevada Commissioner Blocks Fee on Risk Retention Groups

Nevada Insurance Commissioner Brett Barratt has rejected a proposal to impose fees on risk retention groups (RRGs) that the National Risk Retention Association said would violate the federal Liability Risk Retention Act of 1986 (LRRA). The LRRA, a federal law, …

Marsh Q3 Revenue Up 9%

Insurance broker Marsh’s revenue in the third quarter of 2010 rose 9 percent to $1.1 billion. Marsh’s revenue growth in the United States / Canada was 3 percent in the quarter; international operations rose 2 percent, reflecting growth of 4 …

Sorenson is New I.I.S. Chairman

The Board of Directors of the International Insurance Society (IIS), at their annual meeting in Madrid, announced the election of Norman R. Sorensen, President – International Asset Management and Accumulation, Principal Financial Group, as the new Chairman. He succeeds Marsh …

Marsh & McLennan Puts Kroll Consulting Up for Sale for $1.3 Billion

Marsh & McLennan Cos Inc., the No 2. global insurance broker, has put up its security consulting business Kroll up for sale for $1.3 billion and received offers from several major private equity firms in the first round of bidding, …