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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.

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Insurance companies have been through a period of dramatic change, with increasingly demanding regulatory regimes, a continually challenging investment environment, a flood of external capital into the industry and a need to materially innovate product offerings. Insurance company boards and senior management have had to make difficult but time-critical decisions to navigate such an environment. However, when making such decisions, it is often a challenge to understand whether the direction chosen is aligned with the needs and objectives of key stakeholders, such as shareholders and policyholders. Mercer and Guy Carpenter partnered to survey equity analysts who help drive these stakeholder objectives.


Plotting a Path in a Changing Market: Risk Benchmarks Annual Statistical Review

The United States insurance market sits at a crossroads as a changing economy puts new pressures on once stable lines already under competitive strain. New risks demand coverage; catastrophes are surfacing in ways never expected, especially around frequency and severity; and experience shifts are driving casualty lines’ capital needs. With these unknowns in front of them, company executives face many decisions on their next steps for remaining relevant and viable in one of the most dynamic and complex industries in the world. As part of our continuing commitment to clients and the insurance industry, Guy Carpenter’s Strategic Advisory team assembled and evaluated the vast amounts of data available in the market. Our Risk Benchmarks Research Report is intended to assist in providing insight into market trends for strategic decision making.

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Partnerships: A Compendium of Perspectives on Public Sector Risk Financing

A compendium of articles by Guy Carpenter colleagues on perspectives and developments that are driving public sector entities to consider new initiatives for risk financing. It provides a survey of recent developments in regions around the world and noteworthy areas of risk and risk mitigation. It serves as a companion and update to Guy Carpenter’s 2015 Report: Partnerships: The Way to Public Sector Risk Financing.

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Cyber Risk Handbook

Marsh & McLennan Companies’ Cyber Risk Handbook 2016 includes articles, report extracts, and perspectives from our cyber leaders and leading third-party experts with whom we collaborate. The articles cover a wide range of topics, from changes in the external landscape, to developments in cyber risk quantification techniques, to cybersecurity-related HR strategies.

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