Peak of 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season Is Approaching

By: - July 21st, 2016

It’s hard to believe, but the Atlantic hurricane season began 189 days ago when Hurricane Alex formed on January 13 and went on to become the strongest hurricane ever to form in the month of January in Atlantic Basin. The early season continued with three landfalling named storms that formed […]

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BMS Capital Advisory completes inaugural M&A transaction

By: - June 14th, 2016

New York, NY – BMS Capital Advisory, Inc. (“BMS Capital Advisory”, “Firm”), the broker-dealer arm of leading independent specialist insurance and reinsurance broking group BMS, announces the successful completion of its inaugural M&A transaction. BMS Capital Advisory acted as the exclusive advisor to Mount Beacon throughout the company’s acquisition by Florida […]

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Already off to a head start – Hurricane season officially begins June 1

By: - May 31st, 2016

After two years of below normal named storm activity in the Atlantic basin most prognostication suggests that the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season will be above average. Many of these forecasts are citing a weakening El Niño and warmer than average seas surface temperatures over much of the Atlantic basin as […]

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Travelers Indemnity v. Portal Healthcare Solutions

By: - April 13th, 2016

The US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit rendered an unpublished opinion on the above referenced action pursuant to cross-motions for summary judgment filed by the parties in US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.  The dispute arose over whether Travelers had a duty to defend Portal […]

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Fading El Niño – What’s Next For Insurance Industry?

By: - April 6th, 2016

A Q1 and El Niño wrap up With winter and Q1, 2016, behind us, the insurance industry can review the active weather pattern and resulting insured losses. As mentioned in my blog post last fall, Florida experienced lots of weather activity, which is typical during strong El Niño winters such […]

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