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Rupert Alabaster discusses the broker’s role in the M&A process

Rupert Alabaster, Director, Wholesale – Professional and Financial Services Team featured in Business Insurance discussing how brokers are integral to the M&A process, assisting risk managers to get the correct D&O cover and strategy before and after a merger.

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ILW u-turn as retro rates climb

Stefano Nicolini featured in Insurance Insider reviewing how the market is investing in more ILW capacity.

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Quake-struck insurers eye flexible capital

Stefano Nicolini featured in Reuters News discussing how insurers are looking for flexible capital in the wake of all the recent earthquakes.

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Energy – overcapacity: Getting plugged in

Tim Paske, Director BMS Group, features in Post:

… increased reserving, I don’t see the shape of the market changing that much,” he says. Tim Paske, director of specialist reinsurance broker BMS Intermediaries, says he believes … years, energy has produced some strong profits.” No knee-jerk reaction According to Mr Paske, there is also widespread acceptance that rates are going up, even …

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Reactions Japan quake pushes ILW pricing up

Stefano Nicolini, SVP Retro, features in Reactions:

Prices for industry loss warranties have increased an average of 20%, broker BMS tells Reactions. Price decreases in the industry-loss warranty (ILW) market have been halted by the Japanese earthquake and tsunami.

Stefano Nicolini, senior vice-president and ILW specialist at BMS, reports that the broker has been busy so far this year, placing 14 ILW contracts. He says these were mainly focused on US regional perils.

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Death of Bin Laden not expected to raise stand-alone terror rates

Gregg McPhee, Director Direct and Facultative, features in Business Insurance:

Gregg McPhee comments on the current rates of terrorism cover and increased chance of terror attacks…

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ILW prices could rise by 50%

Stefano Nicolini, SVP Retro, features in Global Reinsurance:

Stefano Nicolini, SVP Retro, discussed in Global Reinsurance the potential for ILW prices to rise even more significantly, in light of the Japanese earthquake, if there are anymore catastrophe events in the coming months…

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Developments in Reinsurance

Alasdair Roe, Vice President, features in Risk Retention Reporter:

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Retro revolution

Jonathan Morris, Managing Director BMS Retro, features in Global Reinsurance:

Fully collateralised catastrophe cover has helped to fill some of the pressing needs of the retro market since the hurricanes of 2005 dented capacity. But is it still too far outside the mainstream to achieve the key players’ goal of meeting all buyers’ reinsurance needs?…

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Knowledge is power

John Faustman, Executive Vice President Reinsurance, features in Global Reinsurance

Data modelling has transformed the nature of reinsurance buying, with brokers frantically engaged in an ‘analytics arms race’. Four insiders gave us their take on this rapidly evolving industry.

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