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International Placement Services

Organizations require placement expertise to help them navigate global insurance market complexities. With brokers in all major insurance hubs, we can help you find optimal solutions for your risk profile, from windstorm and flood to accidental pollution to terrorism.

The global insurance market is ever-changing, creating a range of challenges – risks are borderless and capacity and rates shift region by region.

Organizations need international reach and resources, supported by a vigorous approach to finding placement solutions. Whether you are a business owner or a corporate leadership team, it can be difficult to manage daily business operations, while also ensuring you are fully protected from risk in a place where you may not have a true physical presence.

Marsh’s 450 dedicated international placement specialists can provide you with risk transfer solutions, benchmarking, and claims advocacy services through our global network, working as an extension of the local Marsh team. We deliver innovative solutions that help protect you from costly losses, taking into account your unique business risks and exposures.

Our team has a deep understanding of industry challenges, technical expertise, and global portfolio experience across our regional placement hubs around the world. Our global perspective helps us negotiate with decision makers in international markets and prioritize coverage that will best fit your needs.

Global Insurance Market Index

The Global Insurance Market Index is our proprietary measure of global commercial insurance rate change at renewal — providing insights on the world's major insurance markets.

Featured insights

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19/06/2024

Nordic Insurance Market Commentary - November 2022

Global commercial insurance pricing rose 6% in the third quarter of 2022, the nineteenth consecutive quarter of price increases.

Panarama of the mountains, snow and blue glacial ice of the Smeerenburg glacier, Svalbard, and archipelago between mainland Norway and the North Pole. An inflatable boat is anchored in the foreground.

Article

19/06/2024

Nordic Insurance Market Commentary - May 2022

Global commercial insurance prices rose 11% in the first quarter of 2022, the eighteenth consecutive quarter of price increases.

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Report

24/04/2024

US insurance rates

Insurance rates in the first quarter of 2024 in the US increased by 3%, the same as in the prior quarter.

FAQs

International placement brokers deliver innovative and customised insurance solutions, taking into account your risk exposures and appetite wherever you are in the world. To help you effectively navigate insurance markets, international placement brokers must have specialised insurance and industry expertise, and are attuned to trends and developments in local markets.

Our portfolio of risks has allowed us to develop considerable experience and expertise – both industry and region-specific, as well as a deep understanding of industry risk challenges. This, together with our relationships with key decision makers in each of the major underwriting organisations, enables us to challenge the market to find you the most competitive terms and broadest coverage available.

International placement brokers work with their clients to understand their needs, engage the market, provide options, and tailor solutions that support their insurance and risk management objectives.

We have the expertise and industry perspective to understand potential gaps in your risk coverage. We are aware of emerging risks and provide innovative solutions, working with you to help you understand your potential international (re)insurance options. Our responsibility for facilitating global insurance coverage for many clients worldwide helps us maintain close working relationships with insurers in many different countries.

Whether you are a small, single-site operation or one of the world’s leading multinational corporations, you can benefit from the risk transfer solutions, risk analysis and benchmarking, and claims consulting offered by international placement brokers.

Working alongside your local Marsh team, our international placement specialists’ aim is to add an extra dimension to the services we offer by optimising price and coverage and offering a dynamic, global approach to insurance capacity purchasing.

Whether you do business in one country, a dozen, or more, we can help.