Property Retrocessional

Guy Carpenter’s Retrocessional specialty helps you manage your accumulated exposures with innovative solutions and integrated teams of experts. Partner with us to achieve your strategic objectives by maximizing the efficiency of your reinsurance structures.

A Global Team and Offices

With a team made up of brokers, analysts, wording specialists and dedicated client support, Guy Carpenter has the capabilities and knowledge to provide solutions and advice critical to your (re)insurance business. The Retrocessional team has access to a deep bench of talent that helps you enhance your view of risk, so you can make sound risk and capital decisions. Our team is located in these global offices.

  • Bermuda
  • Singapore
  • USA – New York
  • UK – London
  • Switzerland

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Business Intelligence for Informed Solutions

Our embedded intelligence capability provides a 360-degree view of markets, product structures, benchmarking and pricing dynamics. Actuaries and catastrophe modelers work within the reinsurance broking team, utilizing one-of-a-kind software tools that integrate risk and capital modeling–concentrating expertise and accelerating your reaction time. The ability to model complex deals quickly helps you evaluate multi-class, aggregate coverage and other bespoke structures with confidence.

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Analytics: Robust Market Insights

Our experienced global analytics team provides you with extensive analytics and insights into non-marine specialty reinsurance purchasing and optimization. Made up of actuaries and catastrophe modelers, our embedded team ensures you seamless service tailored to your specific needs. With our extensive involvement across the various lines of business, we are able to provide robust market insights, along with bespoke benchmarking, pricing and exposure analysis.

Market-Leading Retrocessional

As market leaders in the retrocession ultimate net loss (UNL) space, we are well placed to provide market insight, tailored solutions and strategic advice on your property treaty catastrophe portfolio. We provide the perfect opportunity to leverage our dominant market share, helping you obtain the best terms and conditions on effective, efficient retrocession programs. From Lloyd’s Syndicates to Global Reinsurers, our wide client and market base attests to our capabilities.

Key Retrocessional Stats

  • 160+ clients
  • 250+ markets
  • 43% market share

Direct and Facultative: Optimizing Your Outcomes

Our hold on the Cat on D&F market provides us with invaluable knowledge around product structure, benchmarking and pricing dynamics that we bring to bear on your solutions. The Guy Carpenter D&F team has the expertise and tools to act on your behalf, with a proven track record of success. Our ability to produce innovative D&F solutions and to leverage existing relationships with key markets positions you to achieve better outcomes.

Key Direct and Facultative Stats

  • 60+ clients
  • 150+ markets
  • 55% market share

Risk Excess of Loss Reisurance

Guy Carpenter non-marine specialties currently place risk excess of loss reinsurance for more than 35 clients on both direct and facultative and treaty programs. Our extensive database allows the team to offer detailed analysis of risk placements and provide substantial peer reviews against market competitors, creating bespoke structures that respond to your needs.

Key Risk Stats

  • 50+ clients
  • 120+ markets
  • 63% market share

Quota Share: Insightful Peer Analyses

Guy Carpenter represents 10 out of the top 15 property and casualty reinsurers as measured by written premium volume. Guy Carpenter’s quota share team is a global practice group organized based on the domicile of capacity providers. Working with approximately 40 rated markets that actively write a portfolio of quota share business, we provide you with insightful peer analyses from both an exposure and experience perspective.

Key QS Stats

  • 41% market share
  • 40+ markets
  • Represent 10 of the 15 top QS reinsurers by premium volume

Industry Loss Warranties: Unparalleled Experience

For nearly 20 years, we have established ourselves as the leading intermediary in the placement of Industry Loss Warranties (ILWs). The London-based ILW practice, led by Barry Law and David “Larry” Rothstein, offer bespoke advisory and structuring solutions to a global insurance and reinsurance client base. Our longstanding team is recognized for our unparalleled experience, discreet execution and exceptional servicing.

Key ILWs Stats

  • Market Share: 25%-35%
  • More than 12.5B of USD limits placed into the market in the past

Powering Your Business With Insights

  • Segments

    Offering you specialized expertise that focuses market knowledge, product innovation and analytics on your unique challenges—to provide you with an enduring competitive advantage.
  • Risks

    Bringing together an unparalleled depth and breadth of capabilities and experience to turn your risks into profit and sustained growth.
  • Reinsurance Broking

    Tailoring your solutions to effectively and efficiently match the right capital with your evolving risk profile.