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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.


Balancing Risk and Growth in a Changing Market: Annual Statistical Review

As the insurance market faces unprecedented change and evolution, insurers require access to accurate, unbiased data for strategic decision-making. Current challenging conditions have made it increasingly difficult for companies to grow profitably. Guy Carpenter provides unparalleled expertise and counsel to clients in this rapidly changing global environment to manage challenges and seize opportunities. The Risk Benchmarks Research Annual Statistical Review highlights critical findings of our six year research initiative.

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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

The report provides insight and perspective on the challenges stemming from cyber risk, as well as ideas on how to approach cyber risk assessment and management. The compendium includes articles, report extracts, and perspectives from business leaders across Marsh & McLennan Companies as well as outside experts with whom we collaborate. It examines the full spectrum of cyber risk from a macro to a micro level and includes such topics as evolving cyber regulation, the value of sharing threat information, the role of the board, developments in insurance markets, cyber security talent challenges, and implementing effective response plans.

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