Friday, February 23, 2024

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Captive USA 2024 Part I: Property to dominate the US captive market

Companies seeking property coverage will continue to be the driving force behind captive formations in the United States in 2024, as companies look to negate rising costs and reduced capacity in the commercial market.

Europe’s 2023 captive highlights: More domiciles, PCCs, risk portfolios broadening

The growing captive trend seen across Europe could create a further “echo” across the continent, with more countries in the region looking to introduce their own captive legislation in the coming years.

GCP Short: Fronting, parametrics, cyber and reflections from ECF 2023

Richard is joined by Emma Sansom, group head of captives at Zurich, and Francesco Capraro, reinsurance captive operations manager for Saipem’s Switzerland-domiciled captive, Sigurd Ruck.

AM Best acknowledges increased European captive utilisation

The utilisation of existing captives is rising as a consequence of the hard commercial market, according to a recent AM Best Market Segment Report.

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.

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GCP Short: Implementing a new captive investment strategy

Richard is joined by Shadrack Kwasa, executive director at London & Capital, and Adele Gale, Deputy Managing Director of Robus Group in Guernsey, to discuss onboarding and implementing a new investment strategy for your captive.

GCP Short: Butler re-domesticates student run captive to Vermont

Richard brings news of the latest chapter in Butler University's student run captive insurance company as it completes its domicile move from Bermuda to Vermont.

GCP Short: What would make a successful UK captive domicile?

Richard is joined by Chris Lay, William-Thomas Ferrand and Matthew Latham to discuss Marsh's position on a potential UK captive regime and what factors can make it successful.