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Can Commercial Auto Insurers Get to Profit Before Autonomous Vehicles Arrive?

Commercial auto insurance hasn’t produced an industrywide combined ratio below 105 in the United States since 2010, according to a Guy Carpenter analysis, which says the line’s poor performance is a key factor in overall property/casualty underwriting results. “It is …

It’s a Very Different World for P/C Insurance Underwriters, Says Guy Carpenter

Property/casualty insurers’ operating environment today is very different than just a few short years ago. Lines that were stable are now volatile and those that have struggled are looking profitable, reinsurance intermediary Guy Carpenter & Co. says in its 2018 …

GC Genesis, Guy Carpenter’s Insurer-Insurtech Matchmaker, Aims to Prevent Bad Relationships

Insurtech is often touted as the cure that will solve the insurance industry’s inefficient and antiquated processes – from distribution, to underwriting, to claims. While many insurers want to investigate the benefits of insurtech partnerships, most don’t have the first …

Guy Carpenter Taps Sinniah from Willis Re as Head of Strategy & Client Engagement

Guy Carpenter & Co., a global risk and reinsurance specialist and a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Cos., announced the appointment of Shaun Sinniah as head of Strategy and Client Engagement for the firm’s International and Global Specialties …

Guy Carpenter Partners with RPC Consulting to Offer Re/Insurance Analytic Platform

Guy Carpenter & Co., the global risk and reinsurance specialist and wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Cos., announced a multi-year, global strategic partnership with Reynolds Porter Chamberlain Consulting (RPCC) to license and develop proprietary applications to run within …

Guy Carpenter Licenses the CoreLogic U.S. Inland Flood Model

This post is part of a series sponsored by CoreLogic. 2017 was a game-changing year for the insurance industry. Between the catastrophic deluge of water dumped in Texas from Hurricane Harvey and the unprecedented underinsurance rates of families whose homes …

FEMA Grows Its Flood Reinsurance Plan with $500 Million Cat Bond

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has secured a reinsurance placement for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that for the first time is directly backed by capital markets investors. FEMA has entered into a three-year reinsurance agreement, effective August …

Oasis Loss Modelling Framework Offered Open Source, Free of Charge

Not-for-profit catastrophe modeling platform “Oasis Loss Modelling Framework” announced that all components of its catastrophe modeling software are now open source and downloadable from GitHub, free of charge. This step means that Oasis is making sophisticated catastrophe modeling more accessible …

Goldman Sachs Insurance Head Kumar Joins Guy Carpenter’s GC Securities

Reinsurance intermediary Guy Carpenter & Co. said it has hired Shiv Kumar as president and global leader of GC Securities, Capital Markets. Kumar was previously global head of Insurance Structured Finance at Goldman, Sachs & Co. GC Securities helps clients …

Aon’s Carver Joins Guy Carpenter’s UK Non-Marine Team as Managing Director

Reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter & Co. announced the appointment of Richard Carver as managing director and senior broker in the firm’s UK non-marine division. Carver has 30 years of experience in the reinsurance sector, spanning both the underwriting and broking …