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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Takes 100% Stake in Capsicum Reinsurance Brokers

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., the Rolling Meadows, Ill.-based broker, announced it increased its stake in Capsicum Reinsurance Brokers from 33% to 100%, effective Jan. 1, 2020. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in December 2013 by …

BMS Re Revamps U.S. Reinsurance Management; Appoints Chandler President and CEO

Reinsurance broker BMS Group announced a series of management changes within its U.S. reinsurance team as the intermediary continues its expansion. This follows the completion in October of a large-scale investment into BMS by British Columbia Investment Management Corp. and …

Guy Carpenter’s Holtmeier Joins BMS as U.S. Reinsurance Chief Strategy Officer

Reinsurance brokerage BMS Group announced the appointment of Gregg Holtmeier as chief strategy officer of its U.S. reinsurance operations. With 20 years’ experience in the reinsurance markets, Holtmeier joins BMS from Guy Carpenter, where he was most recently managing director …

Lockton Expands Reinsurance Brokerage Globally; Hires 3 Guy Carpenter Executives

Global insurance broker Lockton has formed a global reinsurance business, Lockton Global Re, and hired several Guy Carpenter executives as part of its leadership team. In addition to Lockton CEO Ron Lockton, the leadership team includes Tim Gardner, current CEO …

UK Broker Capsicum Re Appoints Williams as Cyber Security Specialist

Capsicum Re, the London-based specialist reinsurance broker, announced the appointment of Conrad Williams as the latest addition to its cyber team. He will report to Ian Newman and Samantha Thompson, partners in Capsicum Re’s London property and specialty division, and …

RFIB Names Leith-Smith, Penfold & Hawkins, Forming SE Asia Marine Cargo Team

RFIB Group Ltd., the London-based Lloyd’s insurance and reinsurance broker, announced the appointments of Paul Leith-Smith, Giles Penfold and Will Hawkins who will form a new Southeast Asia marine cargo team. The team joins from the broker, Ed, and will …

Capsicum Re Latin America Taps Ribeiro and Nunes from Carpenter, Aon Benfield

Capsicum Re, the London-based specialist reinsurance broker, announce it has hired Marcio Ribeiro and Júlia Nunes to Capsicum Re Latin America Brazil. Ribeiro is head of the facultative division and is based in Sao Paulo; Nunes is head of operations …

JLT Re Taps Willis Re’s Punch as MD, APAC, for Regional Clients & Retrocession

JLT Re, the London-based reinsurance broker and consultant, has appointed Stephen Punch as managing director, Asia Pacific, for Regional Clients and Retrocession. Punch is expected to join JLT Re in early 2017 after he has completed his contractual obligations with …

Specialist Broker Capsicum Re Launches in Latin America; Operation Led by Smith

Capsicum Re, the London-based specialist reinsurance broker, announced it has launched Capsicum Re Latin America (CRLA). “This is a major step in Capsicum Re’s strategy to become a full service, international, challenger reinsurance broker,” said the company, adding that the …

Mauritius-Based Reinsurance Solutions Launches London Subsidiary

Reinsurance Solutions Group announced the launch of its London subsidiary, Reinsurance Solutions London Ltd. Reinsurance Solutions is a Mauritius-based reinsurance broking group trading across Africa with subsidiaries in Kenya, Cote d’Ivoire, and now London. The group, established 20 years ago, …