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Reinsurance Market Outlook

Aon Public Sector Advisor | Aug 23, 2016

Aon Benfield Analytics has issued the June and July 2016 update of its Reinsurance Market Outlook report, which provides a comprehensive analysis of the key variables affecting reinsurance buyers during June and July reinsurance renewals. The report reveals that reinsurance capital increased again through Q1 to $580 billion, up 3% since year-end 2015 and matching its previous peak supply reached Q1 2015, while alternative market capacity increased at a slower pace, up 1.4% to $73 billion. Download the report.


The G20's impact on business: Trade And sustainability

Aon Public Sector Advisor | Aug 23, 2016

With themes of innovation and the interconnectedness of the world economy, the G20 summit this September in Hangzhou, China, will hold particular significance for global multinational organizations and business leaders throughout the globe. The G20 will likely address two acute concerns: the UK's decision to leave the EU and that both US presidential candidates have moved the debate away from its traditional default optimism about ever-greater trade openness. Business leaders, investors and analysts will be watching what happens at Hangzhou to find out whether it will get easier or harder to trade across borders in the coming years and whether new institutions and development plans will offer new opportunities in renewable energy, infrastructure and traceable goods, particularly in the fast-growing Asian markets. Read more.


Protecting against international property losses

Aon Public Sector Advisor | Aug 16, 2016

Among the challenges posed by globalization and the continued expansion of operations outside of the US, multinational corporations face heightened risks of business-interruption losses and elongated supply chains. Meanwhile, the adjusting process for these types of international claims has become increasingly complex. Read more about how businesses can overcome the differing views of loss valuation and related coverage interpretations by the policyholder and representatives of the insurer.


Aon webinar -- WageSecure for Higher Education: Reducing Expenses and Retaining Talent

Aon Public Sector Advisor | Aug 16, 2016

Many colleges and universities are seeking ways to cut expenses, which often results in faculty and staff reductions. At the same time, colleges and universities identify talent retention as a major objective and job security as a primary concern of potential employees. Join experts from Aon at 2 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday, Aug. 17, as they introduce WageSecure, a group supplemental unemployment insurance product to help higher education institutions minimize the impact of income loss for employees and help retain and attract top talent. Register now.


Aon Quarterly D&O Pricing Index

Aon Public Sector Advisor | Aug 09, 2016

Each quarter, Aon's Financial Services Group publishes the market-leading D&O Pricing Index, which tracks premium changes relative to the base year 2001. The 2016 Q2 Index was recently released and reported that D&O price/million was down 16.5% compared to the prior-year quarter. Read the full report.


Planning for M&A: How to avoid hidden risks

Aon Public Sector Advisor | Aug 09, 2016

Even with mergers-and-acquisitions activity down almost 20% this year compared with the first half of 2015, low interest rates and a perennial need for diversification keep M&A a consideration for organizations. It would be easy to dismiss last year's high levels of M&A as an economic anomaly, but a closer examination of the underlying dynamics suggests that "the increased activity reflects a long-term trend towards consolidation," says Paul Schultz, CEO of Aon Securities. Read on to learn the key factors and financial considerations that businesses need to evaluate in order to avoid hidden risks and ensure deals meet long-term financial goals.


Aon Casualty Laser, a proven approach to help drive down costs of casualty risk

Aon Public Sector Advisor | Aug 02, 2016

In step with their leadership's imperatives to cut costs, many risk managers are looking for effective ways to reduce the total cost of risk across the enterprise. To address these needs, Aon Casualty Laser offers risk managers a proven approach to assess significant casualty cost drivers, pinpoint opportunities for cost reduction and anticipate the corresponding return on investment, evaluate results, and drive continuous improvement strategies. Since its launch in 2011, $450 million in aggregated cost savings has been identified in 340-plus client engagements. Read more.


Aon reports second-quarter 2016 results

Aon Public Sector Advisor | Aug 02, 2016

On Friday, July 29, Greg Case, president and CEO of Aon, announced the firm's second-quarter 2016 results. Total revenue for the quarter was $2.8 billion with organic growth of 3%. For more information on the metrics and highlights, visit the Aon Media Room.


Are cyber limits sufficient? It depends

Aon Public Sector Advisor | Jul 26, 2016

There is dramatic growth in cyberinsurance purchases from organizations of all sizes. Several cyberinsurers recently announced new cyberfacilities with up to $100 million limits per placement and additional new cybercapacity. This has increased the generally available stand-alone cyberlimits from traditional insurance carriers from approximately $200 million to approximately $300 million for most organizations in most industries. Read the full article.


Infographic: How much do you need to save for retirement?

Aon Public Sector Advisor | Jul 26, 2016

"Health and wealth are connected in more ways than we often consider, with health care costs impacting workers' short- and long-term finances and financial well-being affecting physical health and engagement at work," says Cary Grace, CEO of Global Retirement and Investment at Aon Hewitt. There is a good case for seeing retirement planning as a key part of employees' overall well-being. See the statistics.




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