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Last $46.87 USD
Change Today +0.01 / 0.02%
Volume 1.5M
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51 Lime Street

London, EC3M 7DQ

United Kingdom

Phone: 44 20 3124 6000

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Willis Group Holdings Public Limited Company provides a range of insurance brokerage, reinsurance and risk management consulting services to clients worldwide. The company provides specialized risk management advisory and other services on a global basis to clients in industries, including aerospace, marine, construction and energy. Business Global The company’s Global business provides specialist brokerage and consulting services to clients worldwide for the risks arising from specific industrial and commercial activities. In these operations, the company has extensive specialized experience handling diverse lines of coverage, including complex insurance programs, and acting as an intermediary between retail brokers and insurers. The company provides consulting services on risk management with the objective of assisting clients to reduce the overall cost of risk. The company’s Global business serves clients in approximately 150 countries, primarily from offices in the United Kingdom, although the company also serve clients from offices in the United States, Continental Europe, Asia and Australia. The Global business is divided into: Willis Re; Facultative; UK Insurance; Willis Capital Markets & Advisory; and Risk & Analytics. Willis Re The company operates this business on a global basis and provides a complete range of transactional capabilities, including, in conjunction with Willis Capital Markets & Advisory, various capital markets based products to both insurance and reinsurance companies. The company’s services are underpinned by modeling, financial analysis and risk management advice. Facultative (formerly Faber Global) The company’s Facultative unit provides facultative and wholesale solutions for property and casualty, health and specialty insurances to cedants and independent wholesaler brokers worldwide who want solutions provided via the U.S., London, European and Bermudian markets. UK Insurance (formerly Specialty) The company’s UK-based insurance operations, combines its Global Specialty businesses with the Willis U.K. retail business to create a market client proposition. This combined unit has global positions in aerospace, energy, marine, construction, financial and executive risks as well as financial solutions, wholesale and facultative. Aerospace The company provides insurance and reinsurance brokerage and risk management services to aerospace clients worldwide, including aircraft manufacturers, air cargo handlers and shippers, airport managers and other general aviation companies. Advisory services provided include claims recovery, contract and leasing risk management, safety services and market information. The specialist Inspace division serves the space industry by providing insurance and risk management services to approximately thirty companies. Energy The company’s Energy practice provides insurance brokerage services, including property damage, offshore construction, liability and control of well and pollution insurance to the energy industry. The company’s Energy practice clients are worldwide. The company provides insurance brokerage for all aspects of the energy industry, including exploration and production, refining and marketing, offshore construction and pipelines. Marine The company’s Marine unit provides marine insurance and reinsurance brokerage services, including hull, cargo and general marine liabilities. Marine's clients include ship owners, ship builders, logistics operators, port authorities, traders and shippers, other insurance intermediaries and insurance companies. Financial and Executive Risks The company’s Financial and Executive Risks unit specializes in broking directors' and officers' insurance, as well as professional indemnity insurance for corporations, financial institutions and professional firms. Construction, Property and Casualty The company’s Construction practice provides risk management advice and brokerage services for a range of the U.K. and international construction activities. The clients of the Construction practice include contractors, project owners, project managers, project financiers,

 

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