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Investment Banking group

Investment Banking group

Our Investment Banking group, a new entity resulting from the merger of Aon Capital Markets and Benfield Advisory, has been involved in more catastrophe bond, contingency capital and sidecar deals, capital increases, new company formations and mergers & acquisitions transactions worldwide than any other reinsurance provider. As market leaders with proven expertise, we offer our clients a unique and reliable framework in which to compare and evaluate the various financing opportunities. Our capital markets and financial advisory resources include: structuring, distribution, secondary trading, mergers & acquisitions, capital increase and capital restructuring.

Competence in industrial insurance

Our experience - including our proprietary, industry-specific actuarial, modelling and benchmarking expertise - enables us to develop the best capital mix solutions for you. We combine our understanding of your reinsurance portfolios with our expertise as insurance brokers and put it to work for you. We work with you to analyse your reinsurance programme and recommend the most effective solution to meet your needs, regardless of the type of capital.

Innovation and opinion leadership

As a leader in capital raising, insurance-linked collateral, risk detection, equity and debt, new asset classes and innovative financing structures, we are capital market pioneers, spearheading innovative and award-winning solutions to our clients.

Capital markets and consulting expertise

Our clients can tap into the reservoir of experience accumulated by our industry experts, comprising insurance statisticians, accountants, licensed brokers and consultants. We are the leading consultant for insurance clients and private equity firms on mergers & acquisitions and capital raising; as the largest Cat bond underwriter, we set new benchmarks for investment-grade ILS transactions.

Distribution

Thanks to our good relationships with the investor community, we can offer you consulting services and solutions across a broad range of product lines in numerous countries. Our involvement in sourcing over USD 1 billion of investment capital for the insurance industry demonstrates our ability to open new markets and secure effective and complete placements for our clients.