Advanced Captive Report 2017

The contributions to this Advanced Captive report serve to inform readers how they can evolve their captives beyond the traditional uses.

Greater digitisation of a captive can work to streamline business processes and help simplify data analysis, enabling managers to harness this information more readily and bring greater value to the parent.

With the right enhancements, a captive can become a true entity-wide riskbearing vehicle that, with front-end diversification and structured reinsurance on the back-end, can reduce risk volatility.

The need for a disciplined investment programme is a further matter under scrutiny.

The expert advice contained within will help readers to operate their captives more effectively, and help safeguard the vehicles throughout their lifetime.

Waste Management captive rated ‘Excellent’

The Vermont-domiciled captive owned by Waste Management, Inc has had its financial strength rating of ‘A’ (Excellent) affirmed by A. M. Best. National Guaranty Insurance Company of Vermont...
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Credit for reinsurance and ERISA benefits pass in Texas

The Texas Captive Insurance Association (TxCIA) is celebrating the passage of House Bill 1944, bringing further sophistication to the growing domicile. Legislators in Texas passed its original captive...
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Marsh-managed captives carrying $110bn in surplus

Captives owners are increasingly exploring how best to deploy the surplus capital in their insurance entities as a way to mitigate risk or add new, emerging coverage. Marsh...
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Carol Pierce joins Kroll Bond Rating Agency

Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) has appointed Carol Pierce as a director in its insurance group focusing on captives, reinsurers and alternative capital. Pierce joins from Munich Re...
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