Marsh News

Lloyd’s Returns to Pre-Tax Profits, Reporting £600M ($793.1M) During 1st Half

Lloyd’s reported a return to profits during the first half, in a welcome recovery after its big losses of 2017. Pre-tax profits during the half were £600 million ($793.1 million), compared to £1.2 billion ($1.6 billion) in the first six …

Marsh Names Fraser as CEO, UK Corporate; Grogan Becomes Chairman of Marsh Ireland

Marsh announced the appointment of Alistair Fraser as CEO of its UK Corporate division. Fraser succeeds Joe Grogan, who Marsh has named as chairman of Marsh Ireland. Both appointments, which are subject to regulatory approval, are expected to take effect …

Experian’s Hickman Joins Marsh as Global Head of Data Science Unit

Global insurance broker Marsh has appointed Andrew Hickman as global head of Data Science within its broader Digital, Data and Analytics Practice. In this newly-created role, Hickman is responsible for advancing Marsh’s risk modeling and actuarial capabilities. He will build …

Marsh Launches Solicitor’s Professional Indemnity Solution in England, Wales

Marsh has launched a new insurance solution to assist small and mid-sized law firms in England and Wales in managing their professional indemnity (PI) risks. Available exclusively to Marsh clients, the solution uses analytics and independent performance data to model …

Global Commercial Insurance Prices Rise for 3rd Consecutive Quarter: Marsh

Global commercial insurance prices rose in the second quarter of 2018, marking the third consecutive quarter of increases, according to Marsh’s “Global Insurance Market Index.” These average increases were driven by property insurance, which continued to be affected by 2017’s …

Interest in Crypto Insurance Grows, Despite High Premiums, Broad Exclusions

In the staid and buttoned-up world of insurance underwriting, few want to talk about it. You won’t find many ads promoting it or details on company websites offering it. But according to industry insiders, there’s a hot new business that …

Marsh Names Accenture’s Richards as Global Head of Cyber Risk Consulting

Insurance broker Marsh has appointed Kevin Richards to the newly-created role of global head of Cyber Risk Consulting. Richards will be responsible for leading the strategic development and delivery of Marsh’s cyber risk consulting business worldwide, collaborating with its regional …

Marsh to Acquire Houston’s Wortham Insurance

Global insurance broker, Marsh, is acquiring Houston-based Wortham Insurance. Terms of the transaction, which is expected to close in the third quarter of 2018, were not disclosed. Founded in 1915, Wortham has more than 530 colleagues based in its Austin, …

New Marsh Coverage Protects Businesses From Pandemic Losses

Marsh has launched a new insurance product to provide financial protection to US-based businesses and their global operations affected by an infectious disease outbreak. PathogenRX, developed by Marsh in collaboration with Munich Re, and epidemic risk modeler Metabiota, is a …

Marsh Appoints Denny as UK Financial & Professional Practice Leader

Marsh announced the appointment of Paul Denny as UK Financial and Professional Practice (FINPRO) Leader. Denny reports to Paul Moody, CEO of Marsh’s UK Specialties Division. Denny joined Marsh in 1989 and held senior roles in the firm’s London, Boston …