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Every insurance company needs a strong panel of reinsurers that are able to pay claims quickly and effectively in the event of a major loss. Insurance companies rely on reinsurance to manage risk and ultimately remain solvent when major catastrophes occur ‑ especially in a year with many such events. While reinsurers are rated by certain agencies, the rating may not always provide the full picture.

Our Market Intelligence team delivers comprehensive research and insightful analysis so you can make informed decisions about your reinsurance provider. At the industry level, we provide research, statistics, and analysis on the reinsurance sector.

Use our comprehensive intelligence and advisory services to build your company reliable reinsurance panels:

Reinsurance Security

We’ll advise you on reinsurance security analysis issues and assist you with the decision-making process for choosing reinsurers. We’ll conduct counterparty credit risk assessment on reinsurance markers and manage reinsurer credit risk within client-defined levels.

Financial Analysis

Gain comprehensive information on more than 500 reinsurance markets worldwide, including individual Lloyd’s syndicates. Our market profiles will give you quantitative analysis based on profitability, liquidity, leverage, reinsurance recoverables, loss reserves, and capitalization.

Qualitative Insight

Learn about reinsurers’ management experience, asset quality and diversity business models, capital structures, and loss reserve trends.

Claims Performance
Receive updates on the claims paying performance of reinsurers.

Regulatory

We’ll assist you with compliance on insurance regulations related to market information.

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The Global Risks Report 2018

The velocity of political and technological change is compelling organizations to strengthen their resilience against shocks and surprises. The 13th edition of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report, undertaken in partnership with Marsh & McLennan Companies, examines the evolving macro-level risk landscape and highlights the systemic threats that may disrupt expectations. A more rigorous exploration of potential sources of value destruction, greater strategic agility to match a rapidly evolving market context, and sharper contingency planning for unexpected events are among the key takeaways for business leaders.

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MMC Cyber Handbook 2018: Perspectives on the Next Wave of Cyber

The 2018 edition of the Marsh & McLennan Companies Cyber Risk Handbook provides insights on the shifting cyber threat environment, emerging global regulatory trends, and best practices in the journey to cyber resiliency. The handbook features articles from business leaders across Marsh & McLennan Companies and our expert and notable collaborators.

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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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CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP AT MARSH & MCLENNAN

The more complex and dynamic the world becomes, the more Marsh & Mc¬Lennan’s 60,000-plus colleagues around the world thrive on making a difference in critical moments on behalf of the people, businesses and societies we serve. Read our latest Corporate Citizenship Report, which celebrates our collective work in the areas of community engagement, environmental sustainability, and diversity and inclusion.

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A.M. BEST’S NEW STOCHASTIC BCAR AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR (RE)INSURERS

For most (re)insurers, their credit ratings are vital to conducting business transactions. A.M. Best published an update to its core methodology – Best’s Credit Rating Methodology (BCRM) on October 13, 2017. The update represents the most extensive changes in over 20 years, with the aim of bringing greater transparency to the rating process.

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2018 Terrorism Risk Insurance Report

Marsh’s 2018 Terrorism Risk Insurance Report, produced with support from Guy Carpenter, explores the state of the terrorism insurance marketplace, presenting data on purchasing and pricing trends. We also take a look at how the terrorism insurance market continues to innovate and respond to the needs of global organizations in light of an evolving risk landscape.

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