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The Willis Building

51 Lime Street

London, EC3M 7DQ

United Kingdom

Phone: 44 20 3124 6000

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keting, 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, professional consultants and insurers. The company operates as a broker for various global construction firms. The Construction practice is tied to Willis' specialist internal unit providing the company’s retail colleagues' clients with access to global insurance markets, providing structuring and placing services supported by specialist knowledge and expertise across various industries on a global basis in large and complex property and casualty risk exposures. Financial Solutions: Financial Solutions is a global business unit which incorporates the company’s Political and Credit Risk businesses, as well as Structured Finance and Project Risk Consulting teams. It also comprises specialist Trade Credit, Contingent Aviation and Mortgage teams. Fine Art, Jewelry and Specie: The Fine Art, Jewelry and Specie unit provides specialist risk management, insurance and reinsurance services to fine art, diamond and jewelry businesses and armored car operators. Special Contingency Risks: Special Contingency Risks specializes in people risk solutions using a combination of risk management, kidnap and ransom and personal accident services and products to meet the needs of corporations and private clients. Hughes-Gibb: The Hughes-Gibb unit principally services the insurance and reinsurance needs of thoroughbred horse racing and horse breeding industry and of the agri-business sector, covering livestock breeders, aquaculture and agriculture industries. The U.K, retail operations: The company’s U.K. retail operations provide risk management, insurance brokerage and related risks services to various industry and client segments. Willis Capital Markets and Advisory: Willis Capital Markets and Advisory, with offices in New York and London, provides advice to companies involved in the insurance and reinsurance industry on a range of mergers and acquisition transactions as well as capital markets products, including acting as underwriter or agent for primary issuances, operating a secondary insurance-linked securities trading desk and engaging in general capital markets and strategic advisory work. Retail Operations The company’s North America and International retail operations provide services to small, medium and large corporate clients, accessing Global's specialist expertise when required. North America The company’s North America business provides risk management, insurance brokerage, related risk services, and employee benefits brokerage and consulting to a range of industry and client segments in the United States and Canada. With approximately 100 locations, organized into seven geographical regions, including Canada, Willis North America locally delivers its global and national resources and specialist expertise through this retail distribution network. In addition to being organized geographically and by specialty, its North America business focuses on four client segments: global, large national/middle-market, small commercial, and private client, with service, marketing and sales platform support for each segment. International The company’s International business comprises its operations in Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, Asia, Australasia, the Middle East, South A

 

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