Placing Platform Limited (PPL) News

High Distribution Costs and How to Fix Them

The disruption currently taking place in insurance and reinsurance markets is at its most acute since the culmination of the financial crisis. Industry reserves, deteriorating earlier catastrophe losses and eye-popping expense ratios are combining with macro headwinds, changes in investor …

London Market’s Early Modernization Program, LM TOM, Is Being Wound Down

The Board of the London Market Group (LMG) announced that the London Market Target Operating Model (LM TOM) has been wound down in its current form, having delivered the majority of proposed solutions, which are now in “run” mode and …

Lloyd’s, London Market Insurers Surpass Q2 Electronic Placing Targets

More than half of in-scope market risks were placed electronically in the London and Lloyd’s markets during the second quarter, surpassing targets placed on the Platform Placing Ltd. (PPL) and other recognized electronic placement systems. The target for this quarter …

Lloyd’s Sets Targets for Risks Placed Electronically for Remainder of 2019

Lloyd’s has confirmed the mandated targets for electronic placement of risks for the remainder of 2019. For Q3 2019 each syndicate will be required to have written no less than 60% of its risks using a recognized electronic placement system …

Lloyd’s Insurers Surpass Target for Electronic Risk Placements: Report

Insurers in the Lloyd’s of London market have switched 45% of their business to an electronic platform, ahead of target, the platform said on Monday. The insurance industry has been slower to move to electronic trading than other parts of …

London’s Electronic Placing Platform Gains Traction, Binding More Than 50,000 Risks

More than 50,000 risks have been bound on the London market’s electronic placement platform, with nearly 12,500 risks bound in the last three months alone, announced the board of the Placing Platform Ltd. (PPL). “This is another watershed moment for …

Momentum Grows for Electronic Placement of Risks Among London Brokers: LIIBA

Momentum is building in the London market for wider adoption of electronic placement of risks, said the London and International Insurance Brokers’ Association (LIIBA), which announced that more than 100 of its members have now committed to the Placing Platform …

London’s Electronic Placements via PPL Exceeded Targets During Q4 2018

London’s electronic placing platform exceeded its target of 30 percent of in-scope risks during the fourth quarter of 2018, according to the board of Placing Platform Ltd. (PPL). Lloyd’s syndicates accepted 39 percent of in-scope risks, with 76 percent of …

Being Independent, Nimble and Niche: Keys to SSL Endeavour’s Aim to Put Clients First

By creating an innovative and nimble operating platform, SSL Endeavour, London-based Lloyd’s broker, aims to attract and retain the best entrepreneurial brokers who are freed up to create innovative client solutions, said Group Managing Director Karen Allen. “Being a niche …

London’s Electronic Placing Platform PPL Announces Updates, Enhancements

The London market’s electronic placing platform, PPL Ltd., announced a platform update. PPL said the new release includes: An enhancement so the broker can now select multiple stamps for facilities. The underwriter response is identical to open market functionality; underwriters …