Guy Carpenter launches APAC capital advisory group

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Guy Carpenter & Company has launched its capital advisory group in Asia-Pacific, with the appointments of Michael Owen (pictured left) and Hussain Ahmad (pictured right) to lead the new operation.

According to Guy Carpenter, the new Asia-Pacific capital advisory group will help clients make informed business decisions and offers bespoke structures designed to help manage financial volatility and address capital challenges. This is amid evolving market dynamics, regulatory developments and shareholders’ return expectations that require sustainable, efficient and targeted solutions.

Owen is an enterprise risk management veteran that has been with Guy Carpenter for over 20 years. He is

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S&P Global upgrades AIA Group ratings

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S&P Global Ratings has upgraded its long-term issuer credit ratings on AIA Group from “A” to “A+” as the outlook on the insurer remains stable.

S&P Global Ratings also affirmed its “A-1” short-term issuer credit ratings on the insurer and raised its long-term rating on the insurer’s medium-term senior unsecured notes program from “A” to “A+.” Moreover, it raised the rating on the outstanding subordinated notes from “A-” to “A” and affirmed its “A-1” short-term issue ratings.

S&P Global Ratings stated that it raised AIA’s ratings because it has built up its liquid assets, lessening its reliance on cash flows

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What Is WEB OPTIMIZATION Advertising and marketing And How Does It Work?

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In case you are bringing your brick and mortar store on-line or planning to launch an eCommerce retailer, having a advertising technique in place would improve your probabilities of success. A photographer, for instance, can service a neighborhood occasion whereas promoting prints on-line by means of their Instagram account. A copywriter can sell a copywriting swipe file of high-changing sales copy. Coupling your service-based mostly enterprise with physical products may give you one other source of income that is not instantly tied to your time.

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Swiss Re highlights global insured loss total for the full year

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“2020 will be remembered for the global health and economic crisis triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. But while COVID-19 was a stress test for society and the economy, it has an expiry date – climate change does not,” Haegeli said. “In fact, climate change is already becoming visible in more frequent occurrences of secondary perils such as flash floods, droughts and forest fires. Natural disaster risks are increasing, and climate change will significantly exacerbate them. This underlines the urgency to better protect our communities against catastrophic losses while dramatically reducing carbon emissions. Unless mitigating measures are taken, such as greening

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