The great migration


Plenty has been written in recent years about the threat to the wider P&C insurance industry posed by a finite talent pool and a succession void as the ageing demographics of its senior ranks outpace the flow of human capital in the tiers below.

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Capacity crunch


It was at the Wholesale & Specialty Insurance Association (WSIA)’s Annual Marketplace 2021 in San Diego back in November that the extent of carrier retrenchment from supporting cat-focused property MGAs became clear.

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New frontiers


In a short month that has already seen the publication of our relaunch issue of Program Manager, we might have been forgiven if our official February issue was a little thin on the ground.

The structual shift

The structural shift


Despite AM Best’s pitch that its now officially launched Best’s PA will bring transparency to the delegated underwriting authority sector, the word is not one readily associated with the programs space that MGAs, MGUs and program administrators occupy.

Target Markets

Letter from Target Markets: back to deal-making


Two years is a long time in the program market. And last week’s long-anticipated return of the Target Markets Program Administrators Association Summit brought a record attendance as well over 900 delegates descended on Scottsdale, Arizona thirsty for a return to large-scale face-to-face interaction.

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Driving value in the $100mn MGA/programs market


Another month has passed in the programs sector and there appears to be no let-up in activity as buoyant conditions continue to drive new program partnerships, growth investments and M&A.

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Growth, growth and more growth


Far from a summer lull, the last few weeks have seen a surge in activity spanning fundraising, M&A, program launches and platform building in the US program sector.

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The US program sector – a growth story


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