BMS Tropical Update 9/14/2016 12 PM CDT

By: - September 14th, 2016

I think everyone was surprised to the naming of  Tropical Storm (TS) Julia overland last night at 10 PM EDT. My jaw basically dropped when my iPhone alerted me that the National Hurricane Center (NHC) upgraded investigation area 93L to named storm Julia. This was a huge surprise for many […]

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BMS Re US announces acquisition of Advocate Reinsurance Partners, LLC in North America expansion

By: - September 8th, 2016

BMS Intermediaries, Inc. (“BMS Re US”), the independent specialist insurance and reinsurance broker, today announces the acquisition of Advocate Reinsurance Partners, LLC (“Advocate Reinsurance Partners”). Terms of the acquisition are not disclosed. Scott Brock, managing partner at Advocate Reinsurance Partners, will join the BMS Re US board. Advocate Reinsurance Partners, […]

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BMS launches Melbourne-based affinity broking operation

By: - September 5th, 2016

BMS Group Limited (“BMS”), the independent specialist insurance and reinsurance broker, today announces the launch of a new affinity broking operation focused on Australia and New Zealand. The team will be based in Melbourne and led by Shamus Breen, working closely with BMS global affinity practice leader Brian Gomes. Breen […]

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BMS Tropical Update 9/3/2016 9 AM CDT

By: - September 3rd, 2016

Hermine is about ready to write chapter four.  Chapter 1 – Unwillingness to develop across Atlantic.  Chapter 2 – Tropical depression in Gulf.  Chapter 3 – Southeastern landfall impacts ending the 10 year Florida hurricane drought.    Now chapter 4 is starting, which should be Northeast impacts.   Like many storms of […]

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BMS Tropical Update 9/2/2016 12 PM CDT

By: - September 2nd, 2016

Hermine made landfall near St. Marks, Florida, around 1:30 am EDT with winds of 80 mph, making it a strong category 1 hurricane at landfall. As predicted, flooding rains, storm surge and tree fall have been the biggest insured impacts and overall should result in a minimal loss for the […]

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