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Guy Carpenter provides its clients with timely market and industry intelligence that informs competitive advantage.

We are their antennae for emerging risks and opportunities around the world, and the analysts they rely on to distill actionable meaning from oceans of data. Guy Carpenter’s Business Intelligence unit develops the best research in our sector. From bases in London, Singapore and New York, the team maintains tireless scrutiny of global markets, the companies that inhabit them, and the governments that influence them.

Much of their work is client-proprietary. This is a sampling of recent work that we can share more broadly.

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Featured Content

Global Risks 2015: Are You Prepared?

In its tenth edition, Global Risks identifies significant emerging threats and why we must work together to resolve them.

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Detailed Insight on the P/C Industry

The Insurance Risk Benchmarks research provides metrics and discussion to enable accurate quantification of risks by line of business, by industry segment and across cycles.

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Hurricane Seasons That Changed the Insurance Industry

Ten-Year Retrospective of the 2004 and 2005 Atlantic Hurricane Seasons


Capital Markets: The Reinsurance Evolution Continues

As the quality of catastrophe modeling continues to increase and as capital markets investors become more comfortable with innovative terms and conditions, more forms of risk may directly access the capital markets in ILS form.

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Emerging Risks: Improved Understanding Leads to Opportunities

The main challenge of emerging risks lies in modeling and quantifying their potential impacts. Only in this way can (re)insurers leverage their key capability, which is the creation of value by risk management.

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2014 Tropical Cyclone Landfall Predictions

The tentative forecast suggests fewer than average tropical cyclones will make landfall in East Asia in 2014 for the months June through November.

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Uncertain Future: Evolving Terrorism Risk

Guy Carpenter’s report highlights evolving global terrorism risks and the impact these risks have on the reinsurance market. It also emphasizes the vital role the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (TRIPRA) plays in the United States ensuring the availability and affordability of terrorism (re)insurance capacity throughout the country.

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Guy Carpenter's Catastrophe Review: 2013 Remembered as the Year of the Flood

Following above-average losses experienced in 2011 and 2012, 2013 provided a respite for the (re)insurance industry as insured losses were considerably less than the ten-year average.

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