November 20, 2023
The anticipation is for a moderation in the number of IFA firms selling to Consolidators in 2023. Strategic buyers, aligning their offerings with the more comprehensive requirements of selling adviser-owners, are likely to experience a renewed influx in their prospect pipelines.
November 2, 2023
Good brands bring competitive benefit. This is especially true in reinsurance, an industry where partnerships and capabilities are critical to out-performance longer term. Our 2023 Top 50 global brand rankings for Property & Casualty reinsurance offer insight into overall brand performance.
November 30, 2022
The underlying competitive advantages enjoyed by banks, coupled with changing regulatory settings could combine to enable the previously unthinkable, the (sensible) return of Australian banks to retail advice.
November 21, 2022
The effects of climate change are increasingly evident. Who better than re/insurers – blessed with the advantages of data, expertise, and balance sheets – to play an outsized role in driving broad-based adaptation to changing global climate, as well as the transition to net zero?
October 10, 2022
Medical schemes generated excess reserves during the pandemic, most intending to return these to members in future years. The approach taken to giving back by individual medical schemes could significantly impact their near-term competitiveness and sustainability.
September 14, 2022
That institutional customers would look for long-term relationships with ‘good partners’ is both intuitive and uncontroversial: broadly, and across industries. Less well appreciated perhaps is that core to successful long-term partnerships is a well-formulated, effectively communicated strategy.