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THG captive “absolutely critical” for cyber renewals, market negotiations

THG Plc’s pure captive formation in Guernsey last year played a key role in ensuring a smooth cyber insurance renewal and has given the fast-growing group more leverage in the commercial market.

Captives writing cyber programmes “emerging as a trend” – AM Best

The number of captives writing cyber coverage in their programmes is “emerging as a trend”, according to Fred Eslami, associate director, alternative risk transfer and cyber security leader at ratings agency, AM Best.

View cyber as high frequency, low severity, suitable for captives

The sheer volume of cyber-attacks taking place without corporations knowing lends itself to understanding cyber as a high frequency, low severity risk, thus opening the door for more captive involvement, according to Ryan Dodd, CEO and founder of Intangic.

GCP #87: MGAs and captives – political violence and cyber

We share two interviews with MGAs that are particularly interested in providing unique underwriting expertise and capacity to captive owners, in cyber and political violence.

Captive funding for cyber risk prevention the next step for Solvay

Large corporate cyber programmes must look to the whole market, as well as consider utilisation of captives and mutuals, in order to find the capacity and coverage required, according to the risk, insurance and captive team at Belgian multinational chemical company owner Solvay.

GCP Short: Cyber risk strategy built with captive fronting and CISO collaboration

This GCP Short, featuring risk, insurance and CISO experts from Solvay, takes a deep dive into cybersecurity and the role for captives in both risk financing and supporting risk management on the fast evolving and difficult to insure risk.

Marsh managed captives writing cyber increased 75% in the last two years

The number of Marsh managed captives writing cyber increased by 75% between 2020 and 2022, according to a recent Marsh US Cyber Purchasing Trends report.

More market collaboration on cyber required – FERMA

The Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) has called upon the insurance industry to adopt a more collaborative approach to cyber insurance which balances the risk appetite of...

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GCP Short: THG’s Guernsey captive formation and evolution

This GCP Short, produced in partnership with We Are Guernsey and the Guernsey International Insurance Association (GIIA), shares another story of a new captive owner and the rationale behind its risk financing strategy.

GCP #93: Interviews from the Bermuda Captive Conference

In GCP #93, Richard is joined by five experts from the Bermuda captive market in interviews recorded at the Bermuda Captive Conference, including Eduardo Fox, Michelle Sivanayson, Michael Woodruffe and Grainne Richmond.

GCP Short: Cells, third party risks and captive benchmarking

Richard is joined by two vice presidents from the Marsh Captive Solutions consulting team to discuss their career progress to date and the variety of client projects they have been working on.