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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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Plotting a Path in a Changing Market: Risk Benchmarks Annual Statistical Review

The U. S. insurance market sits at a crossroads as a changing economy puts new pressures on once stable lines already under competitive strain. New risks demand coverage; catastrophes are surfacing in ways never expected, especially around frequency and severity; and experience shifts are driving casualty lines’ capital needs. Guy Carpenter’s Risk Benchmarks Research is intended to assist in providing insight into market trends for strategic decision making.

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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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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.



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.


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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