MPL Industry Insights – PIAA

BMS’ Chief Actuary Dave Spielger featured in The Physician Insurer E-Magazine – Online Extra – 4th Quarter edition, discussing the MPL Industry.

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Reprinted from the fourth Quarter 2012 issue of Physician Insurer E-Magazine, Physician Insurers Association of America. Copyright, 2012.

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BMS Office Feature – A great place to work, a great place to do business!

BMS featured in the current issue of the Centennial Lakes Office Park bulletin. The article praised BMS for its excellence in business practice, brand stewardship and employee engagement, breaking the traditional insurance industry mould.

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M&A discussion – Phil Campbell – Reactions

Phil Campbell, EVP of BMS’ Property & Casualty Team featured in Reactions Magazine discussing the Pros & Cons of M&A. He said: “Acquisitions are like Oreo cookies…One or two can taste good, but having 30 is not good for you.”

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Top 25 EC3 Broker

BMS ranked 8th in the Post Magazine’s Top 25 EC3 Brokers for 2012.

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ILWs on standby after Sandy – Stefano Nicolini – Insurance Insider

Stefano Nicolini, SVP of BMS’ Retro/ILW team featured in Insurance Insider discussing the use of ILWs in light of Hurricane Sandy.

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BMS – 2012 Best Places to Work in Insurance

BMS has been selected as one of the 2012 Best Places to Work in Insurance and Winner in the Reinsurance Broker category, in the 4th annual survey organized by US publication Business Insurance Magazine and Best Companies Group. The survey was open to all US team members.

BMS CEO, Carl Beardmore said:

I am incredibly proud of this achievement. This marks another strategic goal for BMS as we continue towards our stated vision of being the broker of choice and best place to work.

We will continue to grow BMS by optimising our people and attracting the best that the insurance market can offer – fostering an environment where people can thrive and develop their careers in a flexible, innovative environment. We view this award as a first step towards being seen as the place to work in the industry and look forward to the group winning many more in the future.”

BMS has made significant investments over the last 18 months in expanding its US platform with new offices in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Santa Monica and Minneapolis. It has increased its headcount in the US considerably, with more than 70 new team members joining in the last 18 months. Alongside best-in-class brokers, BMS’ focus has been on attracting industry-respected actuaries, catastrophe modelers, claims and contracts experts, to augment its client offering.

As an employee-owned company, BMS has the freedom to shape its proposition around its people and clients. The ethos is one where the staff manage the culture and environment, built around team member engagement and staff communities that feed into and work closely with the leadership team. Free from administrative disadvantages and red tape when implementing innovation or change, the operational infrastructure and expertise is in place to invest in progressive ideas and really maximize potential.

Rupert Alabaster Features in FT – Connect Business

Rupert Alabaster, Director BMS Wholesale Professional & Financial Services Team, featured in the Financial Times talking about how the rise of IT outsourcing and cloud computing means companies are making themselves more vulnerable to data loss or hacking. With each data transfer the risk of opportunistic criminals taking advantage increases.

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Insurance Day – Alasdair Ritchie Reputational Risk Feature

MD of the BMS Wholesale, Professional & Financial Services Team – Alasdair Ritchie’s article discussing the hot topic of Reputational Risk featured in Insurance Day today.

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Monte Carlo Rendez-vous 2012 – BMS Press

BMS experts featured in a number of thought-leadership articles during Monte Carlo Rendez-vous 2012:

CEO, Carl Beardmore:

Global Reinsurance Daily Preview

Director – P&C, Simon Clutterbuck

Business Insurance:

Reinsurers embrace growing number of alternative funding methods

Casualty lines challenge reinsurers but offer long-term opportunities

Reinsurance costs not likely to increase at year-end renewals

SVP, Retro/ILW Team, Stefano Nicolini

Reactions: Surplus ILS capital used on ILWs

 

 

BMS wins US Captive Services award for Best Reinsurance Broker 2012

BMS are proud to have been chosen as the winner of the US Captive Services award for Best Reinsurance Broker 2012.

We have been privileged to serve as a reinsurance broker for the captive market for over 30 years.  Our clients have expressed the value they place on our innovation, expertise and personalized service.

This award further reflects the investment we continue to make in top talent and the relevant analytics and technology to support and grow our captive clients.

Alasdair Roe, Vice president of BMS and Captive specialist stated:

“We always look at our clients with the objective of recognizing and creating a reinsurance structure that best responds to their needs. Our continued investments are always for the benefit of our clients and I am pleased that we have been recognized by the US Captive Services for achieving this”