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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BMS appoints Philip Campbell to help build its US platform

Independent global broker BMS today announced that Philip Campbell has agreed to join its US based operations as Executive Vice President and member of its US Strategy Board. His responsibilities will include helping BMS to drive the build out of its US reinsurance platform and to develop and deliver customized reinsurance and risk management solutions for Property, Casualty and Speciality insurers.

Philip Campbell commented:

“BMS is uniquely positioned to attract exceptionally talented broking, cat modelling, actuarial and other analytic staff who yearn for an entrepreneurial work environment. I’m excited to be joining my fellow US and UK colleagues.

Together we will build a world-class operating model, develop best in class systems and capabilities and create a culture that will attract the best talent in the industry. We will listen to our clients and prospects, create custom solutions to their needs and challenges and deliver and execute on these solutions with an intense commitment to excellence”.

Carl Beardmore, CEO, added:

“I am delighted that Phil is joining us. His more than 25 years experience designing, placing and executing reinsurance and risk management strategies for some of the most prestigious and successful insurance companies in the US, is exactly the kind of executive talent we are looking to recruit. This marks another important step in the development and extension of our US operations. We are very encouraged about the future of our US initiatives.”

Prior to joining BMS, Campbell was a Managing Director of Guy Carpenter and before that was an Executive Vice President with Aon Benfield and its predecessors for over 25 years, holding a number of key broking and leadership positions. He will be based in the BMS Minneapolis office.

BMS lures Guy Carpenter exec to build out US reinsurance platform

Expansive broker BMS has lured Philip Campbell from Guy Carpenter to build out its US reinsurance platform.

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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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The year of the independent broker?

Nick Cook features in the Inside Fac debate around 2011 being the year of the independent broker. Nick highlights the BMS strategy of investment in people and superior business offering as how an independent, like BMS, will move from under the shadow of the ‘big three’.

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Mexican Wave – Tim Paske explains the offshore risks in the Gulf of Mexico

Tim Paske features in the Insurance Insider – Global Energy & Power Market Review 2011.  The Gulf of Mexico is unique, both in its vulnerability to hurricane damage and its offshore risks. Tim explains the way risks are placed in the Gulf and the wider implications of the already busy 2011 catastrophe year.

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BMS finalist at the prestigious British Insurance Awards 2011

BMS is a finalist at the prestigious British Insurance Awards 2011 in the Technology Award category for its innovative iPad initiative. The initiative has created a buzz in the market place demonstrating it is possible, with the right platform and technology, to make paperless trading a viable reality.

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