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A regular health check is recommended for your captive to determine whether it is still fit for purpose, say Bron Turner and Jonathan Barnes of KPMG in Bermuda.
Feasibility studies analysis
Captives appear to be an increasingly attractive option for businesses as the insurance market hardens, offering a number of potential benefits if the money can be found to cover the initial set-up costs, say KPMG’s Mark Allitt and Jonathan Barnes.
Feasibility studies analysis
The high level of interest in captive insurance solutions to combat rising insurance premiums is encouraging many captive insurance service providers to market feasibility studies to prospective clients, even in cases where they are not suitable. Willis Towers Watson’s Bruce Whitmore explains when feasibility studies are needed, and what prospective owners should look for from their providers.
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The hardening of the market happened more quickly in the US than it did in Europe, says Aon’s Vince Barrett. Now, with the impact being felt very keenly by European businesses, Europe can expect to see a significant increase in its captives population. Captive International reports.
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A feasibility study is an opportunity for a comprehensive, qualitative and quantitative assessment of a client’s needs, and an investigation into whether a captive is the best way of serving those needs, says Bruce Whitmore of Willis Towers Watson.
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Having a captive has been transformational for GSK’s health and wellbeing strategy, allowing it to redirect medical spend to the most appropriate areas through data-driven targeted intervention, says the firm’s Anthony Tropea.
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Risk managers entered 2020 with certain expectations about the challenges and opportunities the year would present. The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has forced them to throw their plans out of the window, and rethink how to manage their exposures in a world that suddenly looks very different, says Milliman’s Mike Meehan.
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As the global economy and infrastructure continue to weather what feels like more and more storms, many companies find themselves in the middle of cost containment and restructuring strategies. Taking on more risk during these disruptive times may seem counterintuitive, but organisations with existing captives or plans to launch them are doing just that, says Adam Miholic of Hylant.
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11 January 2023   The former Zurich executive has started at the London office.
11 January 2023   Captive members will be allowed access to Zurich services.
14 June 2021   An AM Best market segment report on captives in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region.
14 April 2021   Many organisations reach a point where when it makes sense to navigate from a segregated cell captive to a wholly owned captive. At this stage, certain factors have to be considered to aid the decision and to facilitate a smooth transition, according to panelists at a Q&A session held last week as part of CICA’s Building the Best digital education series.
1 October 2020   Guernsey is seeing “massive” interest in captives but this is not yet translating into new launches, according to Peter Child, head of European operations at Artex and managing director of the Guernsey operation.
22 September 2020   Risk managers have highlighted extreme and unexplained changes to rates and terms as a particular area of concern, in a survey of the industry conducted by Airmic, the trade association for risk and insurance professionals.
8 July 2020   Wilton, the London-based professional service adviser, has launched Wilton Captive Services (WCS), offering consultative, turn-key business solutions for captive insurance and debt issuance for high net worth clients, private family offices and other professional entities.
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