Financial Press Releases

Date Title
05/07/18
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Reports Strong First Quarter 2018 Earnings Excluding the Revenue Standard Impact Reported Revenues were $2.6 billion an increase of 10% Organic Revenues increased 6% Net Income increased 27% to $447 million or 17.5% of revenues Adjusted EBITDA increased 18.8% to $841 million or 33.0% of revenues Diluted Earnings per Share increased 32.4% to
04/30/18
Summary ToggleFranck Pinette joins Willis Re as Managing Director of EMEA Life & Health LONDON , April 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Re, the reinsurance business of leading global advisory, broking and solutions company Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), today announced the appointment of Franck Pinette as Managing Director of its EMEA Life & Health practice with effect from
04/26/18
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Securities ILS Market Update: Reloaded and ready LONDON , April 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Far from recoiling from loss events in 2017, ILS investors are reloaded and ready for the 1 June 2018 Florida renewals. Meanwhile outstanding capacity under catastrophe bonds is greater than ever according to the latest ILS Market Update from Willis
04/23/18
Summary ToggleReinsurer capacity remains stable despite 2017 catastrophe loss activity and stress on underlying performance: Willis Re LONDON , April 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shareholders’ equity in 34 reinsurance companies tracked in the Willis Reinsurance Index 1 was up 7.8% to USD 371 billion at year-end 2017. The increase occurred despite catastrophe losses, which led to a weighted combined ratio for the tracked reinsurers
04/20/18
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson to Announce First Quarter 2018 Earnings on May 7, 2018 ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON , April 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, will announce its financial results for the first quarter of 2018 on Monday, May 7, 2018 before the market opens.
03/07/18
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Announces Analyst Day ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON , March 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson & Co. (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, today announced it will host an analyst day and an online web simulcast of the meeting beginning at 9:30 a.m.
02/26/18
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Increases Regular Quarterly Dividend and Share Repurchase Program ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON , Feb. 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced that its Board of Directors approved a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.60 per ordinary share for the quarter ended December 31,
02/22/18
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Announces Upcoming Conference Presentation ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON , Feb. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced today that it will participate in the Raymond James 39 th Annual Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando, Florida .
02/08/18
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Reports Strong Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results Total Revenues increased 8% for the quarter and 4% for the year Adjusted Organic Total Revenues increased 6% for the quarter and 4% for the year U.S. GAAP Tax Rate negative 221% for the quarter: One-time tax benefit of $204 million Adjusted Tax Rate 21% for the quarter U.S.
02/06/18
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Announces Upcoming Conference Presentation ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON , Feb. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced today that it will participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2018 Insurance Conference in New York .
02/01/18
Summary ToggleIncumbents fuel InsurTech investment momentum in Q4 2017 LONDON , Feb. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Incumbents are exerting an increasing level of influence on the start-up community as part of an emerging trend described as ‘The Sobering of InsurTech,’ according to the fourth Quarterly InsurTech Briefing from Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), the
01/29/18
Summary ToggleCapital growth and improved risk spreads drive ILS market LONDON , Jan. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 2018 is set to be another year of growth for insurance linked securities (ILS) as the market recovers from recent natural disasters, replaces lost capital and investors show mounting interest in ILS products.
01/17/18
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results on February 8, 2018 ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON , Jan. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, will announce its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2017 on Thursday, February 8, 2018 before the market opens.
01/02/18
Summary ToggleGlobal (re)insurance market weathers one of the worst loss years on record: Willis Re 1st View LONDON , Jan. 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With recent catastrophe loss estimates in the region of US$136 billion , 2017 is proving to be one of the worst loss years on record for the global (re)insurance market, according to the latest 1st View renewals report from Willis Re, the reinsurance
12/19/17
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Securities Completes EUR 90 million ‘Hexagon Reinsurance DAC’ catastrophe bond for Covea LONDON , Dec. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson Securities , the investment banking business of Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), the leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, today announced that it has structured and placed EUR 90 million of insurance-linked
11/16/17
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON , Nov. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced that its Board of Directors approved a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.53 per common share for the quarter ended September 30,
11/02/17
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Reports Third Quarter Earnings Total Revenues increased 4% Commissions and Fees increased 4% Diluted Loss per Share was $0.40 Adjusted Diluted Earnings per Share were $1.12 ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON , Nov. 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW) (the “Company”), a leading global advisory, broking and
11/01/17
Summary ToggleInsurTech: A shifting global balance of power LONDON , Nov. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Third Quarterly InsurTech Briefing from Willis Towers Watson , the leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, (NASDAQ:WLTW), examines how technology has the potential to disrupt national insurance markets and alter the global balance of
10/20/17
Summary ToggleILS market ready to deal with wake-up call of Q3 2017 natural catastrophes LONDON , Oct. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ILS investors are responding to the recent uptick in natural disasters by making payments to ceding companies, whilst at the same time continuing to raise more money and preparing to make new investments. These are the main findings of the latest quarterly
10/10/17
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson to Announce Third Quarter 2017 Earnings on November 2, 2017 ARLINGTON, Va. & LONDON , Oct. 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, will announce its financial results for the third quarter of 2017 on Thursday, November 2, 2017 before the market opens.
09/19/17
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON , Sept. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced that its Board of Directors approved a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.53 per common share for the quarter ended June 30, 2017
09/19/17
Summary ToggleThomas Wafer appointed as Chairman, Willis Re, North America, alongside new Vice-Chair Jeffrey Livingston LONDON , Sept. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Re, the reinsurance business of leading global advisory, broking and solutions company Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW) today announced that Tom Wafer has been appointed as Chairman for Willis Re, North America , effective October 2017 , with
09/10/17
Summary ToggleInsurers increasingly concerned about “silent cyber” exposure Respondents to Willis Re poll express growing concern about silent cyber exposure, revealing extent of problem for the industry MONTE CARLO , Sept. 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Around half of industry practitioners see the risk of “silent cyber” exposure – potential cyber-related losses due to
09/06/17
Summary ToggleOngoing market pressures impact declining results in H1 2017 LONDON , Sept. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Challenging market conditions saw shareholders’ funds in the Willis Reinsurance Index* total USD 348.2B at HY 2017, a 1.2% increase from USD 344.1 billion at year-end 2016. The aggregate net income of USD 8.3 billion was exceeded by the dividends and
08/21/17
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson announces new Chief Financial Officer ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON , Aug. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company is pleased to announce Michael “Mike” J. Burwell as its new Chief Financial Officer. Burwell will replace current Chief Financial Officer, Roger
08/03/17
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Reports Second Quarter Earnings Q2 2017 Commissions and Fees increased 2% First half 2017 Commissions and Fees increased 3% First half 2017 Diluted Earnings per Share increased 22% First half 2017 Adjusted Diluted Earnings per Share increased 3% ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON , Aug. 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson
07/28/17
Summary ToggleRecord breaking $6.3 billion of non-life property cat issuance in Q2 sees ILS reach critical juncture LONDON , July 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Non-life insurance-linked securities (ILS) issuance reached a record breaking $6.3 billion in Q2 2017, continuing the trend from the first quarter of the year. ILS assets under management (AUM) also continue to grow alongside fierce competition from
07/20/17
Summary ToggleClaims management increasingly in focus as InsurTech funding volume climbs to $985 million in Q2 2017 amidst record number of transactions LONDON , July 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The second Quarterly InsurTech Briefing from Willis Towers Watson , the  leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, (NASDAQ:WLTW), examines how incumbents and new entrants in the insurance sector are developing and adapting technology driven
06/30/17
Summary Toggle1 July 2017 renewals see continued downward pricing: Willis Re 1st View LONDON , June 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The reinsurance market has maintained the downward pricing trends seen at the January and April renewals, despite first quarter deterioration for many reinsurers’ results, according to the latest 1 st View renewals report from Willis Re, the reinsurance
06/08/17
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Announces Upcoming Conference Presentation ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON , June 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced today that it will participate in the Nasdaq - 36th Investor Program in London . John Haley , Willis Towers Watson’s chief executive
05/17/17
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON , May 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced that its Board of Directors approved a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.53 per common share for the quarter ended March 31, 2017
05/11/17
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Prices Offering of $650,000,000 of Senior Notes ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON , May 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:WLTW) ("Willis Towers Watson"), today announced pricing of a registered offering by Willis North America, Inc. ("Willis North America"), an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Willis
05/11/17
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Announces Upcoming Conference Presentations ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON , May 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced today that it will participate in the Deutsche Bank 2017 Global Financial Services Conference in New York and the Baird 2017 Global
05/04/17
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Reports Strong First Quarter Earnings Reported Revenues increased 4% over prior year first quarter Adjusted Revenues increased 2% over prior year first quarter (5% constant currency) Net Income increased 43.7% to $352 million or 15.2% of revenues from $245 million or 11.0% of revenues for the prior year first quarter Adjusted EBITDA
05/02/17
Summary ToggleInsurTech industry attracts $283M in Q1 2017 as startups flood into small business insurance LONDON , May 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In its inaugural Quarterly InsurTech Briefing , Willis Towers Watson Securities , the investment banking business of leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), highlights the potential for the $100 billion
04/20/17
Summary ToggleCapital supporting the global reinsurance industry grows despite declining results LONDON , April 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aggregate shareholders’ funds for companies making up the Willis Re Index increased by 4% to USD 344.1 billion  as at 31 December 2016 . These are the findings of the latest Reinsurance Market Report from Willis Re , the reinsurance business of leading
04/17/17
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson to Announce First Quarter 2017 Earnings on May 4, 2017 ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON , April 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, will announce its financial results for the first quarter of 2017 on Thursday, May 4, 2017 before the market opens.
03/30/17
Summary ToggleWillis Capital Markets & Advisory rebrands as Willis Towers Watson Securities LONDON , March 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), the global advisory, broking and solutions company, today announces the launch of Willis Towers Watson Securities , previously known as Willis Capital Markets & Advisory (WCMA).
03/22/17
Summary ToggleWillis Re: Thunderstorms pose as much property risk as hurricanes LONDON , March 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Risk to U.S. property from thunderstorms is as high as from hurricanes, according to new research published by Willis Re , the reinsurance division of Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), the global advisory, broking and solutions company.
03/14/17
Summary ToggleWillis Re welcomes Lloyd’s report on the modelling of catastrophic liability risks LONDON , March 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Stochastic modelling of liability accumulation risk report published by Lloyd’s and Arium marks a valuable milestone in the development of solutions to model and quantify casualty downside risk, according to Willis Re , the reinsurance division of
02/22/17
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Announces Upcoming Conference Presentation ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON , Feb. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced today that it will participate in the Raymond James 38th Annual Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando, Florida .
02/14/17
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Updates Consolidated Statement of Cash Flows for the year ended 2016 ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON , Feb. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced today that it has released, in an 8-K/A filing, an updated Consolidated Statement of Cash Flows for the year ended 2016.
02/10/17
Summary ToggleMajor natural catastrophe losses totaled USD 39.5 billion in 2016, highest since 2012, according to Willis Re report LONDON , Feb. 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 2016 saw insured loss estimates from major natural catastrophes reach USD 39.5 billion , the highest since the annual market losses of USD 60 billion in 2012. These are the findings of the 2016 Summary of Natural Catastrophe Events report from Willis Re ,
02/09/17
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
02/06/17
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Announces Upcoming Conference Presentation ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON , Feb. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced today that it will participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2017 Insurance Conference in New York .
01/26/17
Summary ToggleILS market grew to $75 billion in 2016 as it continued to diversify into new products and perils Latest Willis Capital Markets & Advisory insurance-linked securities (ILS) report highlights Q4 2016 activity LONDON , Jan. 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Non-life insurance-linked securities (ILS) capital grew again in 2016 as the market continued to diversify into new products and perils to meet
01/12/17
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson to Announce Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings on February 9, 2017 ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON , Jan. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, will announce its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2016 on Thursday, February 9, 2017 before the market opens.
01/05/17
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Announces Upcoming Conference Call ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON , Jan. 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced today that the company will host a conference call on January 12, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. EST .
01/03/17
Summary Toggle2017 set to be another demanding year for reinsurers: Willis Re 1st View report LONDON , Jan. 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Despite the pressures the global reinsurance market is facing, the industry remains on track to close out another profitable year, meaning that pricing stabilization remains a major challenge for (re)insurers, according to the latest 1st View Renewals
11/28/16
Summary ToggleJames Kent named Willis Re Global Deputy CEO LONDON , Nov. 28, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Re, the reinsurance business of leading global advisory, broking and solutions company Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), today announced the promotion of James Kent – Co-President of Willis Re and President of Willis Re North America – to the
11/17/16
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Announces Upcoming Conference Presentation ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON , Nov. 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced today that John Haley , Willis Towers Watson’s chief executive officer and Roger Millay , Willis Towers Watson’s chief financial
11/10/16
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Increases Share Repurchase Program by $1 Billion ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON , Nov. 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced that its Board of Directors approved an increase to the existing share repurchase program of $1 billion .
11/04/16
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Reports Third Quarter Earnings Reported Revenues increased 2% over pro forma prior year third quarter (5% constant currency increase, 1% organic increase) Diluted Loss per Share was $0.23 Adjusted Diluted Earnings per Share were $1.04 ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON , Nov. 04, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson
10/27/16
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Bolsters Leadership Team to Deliver on Strategic Priorities Operating Committee Enhanced Through Several Internal Senior Appointments ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON , Oct. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced today the following leadership changes, effective
10/27/16
Summary ToggleWillis Capital Markets & Advisory hires Senior Vice President in Europe LONDON , Oct. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson , (NASDAQ:WLTW), the leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Ohana as a Senior Vice President of Willis Capital Markets & Advisory (WCMA), the firm’s investment banking
10/25/16
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Confirms Departure of Dominic Casserley as President and Deputy CEO at the end of 2016 ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON , Oct. 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, confirmed today that Dominic Casserley , President and Deputy CEO, will be leaving the company when his employment agreement ends on December
10/24/16
Summary ToggleWillis Re and SpatialKey® Collaborate to Bring EuroTempest Data to Insurers New European Windstorm event response app available now BADEN-BADEN, Germany , Oct. 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Re , the reinsurance division of Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), the global advisory, broking and solutions company has collaborated with SpatialKey Inc.
10/20/16
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend LONDON and ARLINGTON, Va. , Oct. 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced that its Board of Directors approved a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.48 per common share for the quarter ended September 30,
10/20/16
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson to Announce Third Quarter 2016 Earnings on November 4, 2016 LONDON & ARLINGTON, Va. , Oct. 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, will announce its financial results for the third quarter of 2016 on Friday, November 4, 2016 before the market opens.
10/10/16
Summary ToggleWillis Re appoints Ronnie Carroll to its Western Europe team LONDON , Oct. 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Re , the reinsurance division of Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), the global advisory, broking and solutions company, today announces the appointment of Ronnie Carroll as Head of Structured Solutions for Europe West and Senior UK Client Advisor.
10/05/16
Summary ToggleWillis Re appoints head of Willis Re Specialty Analytics LONDON , Oct. 05, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Re today announces the appointment of Printhan Sothinathan as Managing Director, Head of Willis Re Specialty Analytics. Sothinathan will begin his role in January 2017 and will report to Graeme Moore , Chief Executive Officer of Willis Re Global
09/07/16
Summary ToggleCapital Remains Robust as Uptick in Natural Catastrophes in H1 2016 Sees Underlying RoE Fall, Says Willis Reinsurance Market Report LONDON , Sept. 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Despite a more challenging catastrophe environment, shareholders’ funds within the Willis Reinsurance Index* increased to $338.3 billion at H1 2016, an increase of 2.6% from $329.7 billion at year-end 2015.
08/31/16
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Announces Upcoming Conference Presentation LONDON and ARLINGTON, Va. , Aug. 31, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced today that it will participate in the 2016 KBW Insurance Conference in New York . Roger Millay , Willis Towers Watson’s chief
08/15/16
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Announces Analyst Day LONDON and ARLINGTON, Va. , Aug. 15, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson & Co. (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, today announced it will host an analyst day and an online web simulcast of the meeting beginning at 9:30 a.m.
08/05/16
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Reports Second Quarter Earnings Reported Revenues increased 8% over pro forma prior year second quarter (10% constant currency increase, 4% organic increase) Adjusted Revenues increased 9% over pro forma prior year second quarter (11% constant currency increase, 5% organic increase) Diluted Earnings per Share were $0.51 Adjusted
07/22/16
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend LONDON and ARLINGTON, Va. , July 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced that its Board of Directors approved a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.48 per common share for the quarter ended June 30, 2016
07/12/16
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson to Announce Second Quarter 2016 Earnings on August 5, 2016 LONDON and ARLINGTON, Va. , July 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, will announce its financial results for the second quarter of 2016 on Friday, August 5, 2016 before the market opens.
07/11/16
Summary ToggleNon-life catastrophe bond issuance hits $2.8 billion Latest Willis Capital Markets & Advisory insurance-linked securities (ILS) report highlights Q2 2016 activity LONDON , July 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- $1 billion of non-life catastrophe bond capacity was issued across six transactions in the second quarter of 2016, taking total market issuance
07/01/16
Summary ToggleRate softening slows but widespread stabilization in reinsurance rates remains elusive: Willis Re 1st View LONDON , July 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The June/ July 2016 renewal season has seen a continuation in market softening, though a slowing in the magnitude of rate reductions is increasingly apparent, according  to the latest 1st View Renewals report from Willis Re, the reinsurance business of
06/28/16
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Announces Upcoming Conference Call LONDON and ARLINGTON, Va. , June 28, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced today that Raymond James will host a call with John Haley , Willis Towers Watson’s chief executive officer.
06/03/16
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Announces Upcoming Conference Presentation LONDON and ARLINGTON, Va. , June 03, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced today that it will participate in the 36 th Annual William Blair Growth Stock Conference in Chicago, IL.
05/19/16
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Prices Offering of €540,000,000 of Senior Notes ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON , May 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:WLTW) ("Willis Towers Watson"), today announced pricing of a registered offering by Trinity Acquisition plc ("Trinity"), an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Willis Towers Watson , of
05/11/16
Summary ToggleRafal Walkiewicz announced as CEO of Willis Capital Markets & Advisory LONDON , May 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson , (NASDAQ:WLTW), the leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, has confirmed Rafal Walkiewicz as CEO of Willis Capital Markets & Advisory (WCMA), the firm’s investment banking business.
05/06/16
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Reports First Quarter Earnings Adjusted Revenues increased 13% over pro forma prior year first quarter (16% constant currency) Reported Revenues increased 11% over pro forma prior year first quarter Adjusted Diluted Earnings per Share were $3.41 Diluted Earnings per Share were $1.75 LONDON and ARLINGTON, Va.
04/22/16
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend LONDON and ARLINGTON, Va. , April 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced that its Board of Directors approved a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.48 per common share for the quarter ended March 31,
04/19/16
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson to Announce First Quarter 2016 Earnings on May 6, 2016 LONDON and ARLINGTON, Va. , April 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, will announce its financial results for the first quarter of 2016 on Friday, May 6, 2016 before the market opens.
04/01/16
Summary TogglePrice softening continues but uptick in demand at April 1 reinsurance renewals: Willis Re 1st View LONDON , April 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reinsurance rates have fallen for the fourth consecutive year at the April 1, 2016 renewals, according to the latest 1st View Reinsurance Renewals report from Willis Re, the reinsurance business of leading global advisory, broking and solutions company
03/17/16
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Prices Offering of $1 Billion of Senior Notes ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON , March 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:WLTW) ("Willis Towers Watson"), today announced pricing of a registered offering by Trinity Acquisition plc ("Trinity"), an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Willis Towers Watson ,
02/26/16
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Announces Upcoming Conference Presentation LONDON and ARLINGTON, Va. , Feb. 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced today that it will participate in the Raymond James 37 th Annual Institutional Investors Conference .
02/09/16
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Reports Quarterly and Full-Year Results Willis Group Holdings plc Pre-Merger Results:         4Q15 Organic Commissions & Fees growth was 4.8% compared to 4Q14; 280 basis points of organic spread; reported 4Q15 revenue growth of 1.7% compared to 4Q14 4Q15 Underlying EBITDA of $201 million equating to 20.6% of total revenues;  reported
02/05/16
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend LONDON AND ARLINGTON, Va. , Feb. 05, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced that its Board of Directors approved a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.48 per common share for the quarter ended December 31,
01/25/16
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson to Host Q4 2015 Earnings Conference Call Set for February 10, 2016 LONDON & ARLINGTON, Va. , Jan. 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, will announce earnings for the fourth quarter ending December 31, 2015 after the market closes on February 9, 2016 .
01/19/16
Summary ToggleBuoyant ILS Market Hits $70 Billion as Re/Insurer Interest and Investor Confidence Continues to Grow NEW YORK , Jan. 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Non-life insurance-linked securities (ILS) capital hit new heights in 2015 as re/insurer interest and investor confidence continued to grow, broadening their horizons to include new products and perils, according to the latest ILS market update from
01/05/16
Summary ToggleWillis Towers Watson Merger Successfully Completed Combination creates leading global advisory, broking and solutions company serving 80% of the world’s 1,000 largest companies in more than 120 countries LONDON & ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 5, 2016-- Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (NASDAQ: WLTW) began operating today
11/23/15
Summary ToggleTowers Watson Earns Perfect Score for LGBT Workplace Equality The Human Rights Campaign Foundation rates Towers Watson 100% for second consecutive year ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 23, 2015-- Global professional services company Towers Watson (NASDAQ: TW) announced it has received a perfect score of 100% for the 2016 Corporate Equality Index (CEI),
11/23/15
Summary ToggleTowers Watson Issues Letter to Stockholders Towers Watson Stockholders to Receive Increased Special Dividend of $10 per Share Under Terms of Amended Merger Agreement Urges Stockholders to Vote “FOR” the Amended Merger with Willis Today ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 23, 2015-- Towers Watson (NASDAQ:TW) a global professional services
11/20/15
Summary ToggleWillis Group Adjourns Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders Until 11 December 2015 LONDON , Nov. 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Group Holdings (NYSE:WSH) has adjourned its Extraordinary General Meeting to vote on the Company’s proposed merger of equals with Towers Watson (Nasdaq:TW) until 11 December 2015 at 08.30 EST.  The meeting will take place at The Conrad New York
11/20/15
Summary ToggleTowers Watson Announces Adjournment of Special Meeting of Stockholders to December 11, 2015 ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 20, 2015-- Towers Watson & Co. (NASDAQ:TW), a global professional services company, announced that today’s Special Meeting of Stockholders to vote on proposals recommended by Towers Watson’s Board of Directors regarding its proposed merger with Willis Group
11/19/15
Summary ToggleTowers Watson Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 19, 2015-- Towers Watson (NASDAQ: TW), a leading global professional services company, announced that its Board of Directors approved a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per common share for the quarter ended September 30, 2015 .
11/19/15
Summary ToggleU.S. Employers Struggle to Engage Employees in Health and Well-Being Programs Many organizations have embraced financial incentives — but with mixed results ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 19, 2015-- Despite offering an array of programs to enhance worker health and productivity, U.S. employers are finding it difficult to change the lifestyle behaviors of their
11/19/15
Summary ToggleUpdate -- Willis Group and Towers Watson Agree Amended Terms to the Proposed Merger of Equals Amended agreement would result in Towers Watson shareholders receiving a one-time cash dividend of $10.00 per Towers Watson share pre-closing, an increase of $5.13 per Towers Watson share (or $357.4 million in aggregate) over the original terms of the agreement The cost to increase the one-time
11/19/15
Summary ToggleWillis Group and Towers Watson Agree Amended Terms to the Proposed Merger of Equals Amended agreement would result in Towers Watson shareholders receiving a one-time cash dividend of $10.00 per Towers Watson share pre-closing, an increase of $5.13 per Towers Watson share (or $357.4 million in aggregate) over the original terms of the agreement The cost to increase the one-time
11/19/15
Summary ToggleTowers Watson Announces Amended Terms to Merger Agreement with Willis Increases Special Dividend to $10 per Share for Towers Watson Stockholders Revised Terms Unanimously Approved by the Towers Watson Board of Directors Towers Watson to Adjourn Special Meeting of Stockholders until no later than December 16, 2015 ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov.
11/18/15
Summary ToggleWillis Group Announces Intention to Adjourn Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders Scheduled for November 18, 2015 Meeting to Vote on the Proposed Merger of Equals With Towers Watson to be Reconvened on November 20, 2015 at 09:30 EST LONDON , Nov. 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Group Holdings (NYSE:WSH) intends to convene and vote to adjourn today’s Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) without voting on any
11/18/15
Summary ToggleTowers Watson Announces Adjournment of Special Meeting of Stockholders to November 20, 2015 ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 18, 2015-- Towers Watson & Co. (NASDAQ:TW), a global professional services company, today announced that the Special Meeting of Stockholders scheduled for Wednesday, November 18, 2015 to vote on proposals recommended by Towers Watson’s board regarding its
11/13/15
Summary ToggleWillis Group Urges Willis and Towers Watson Shareholders to Support Value Creating Strategic Combination Industry-changing deal creates significant additional value for both firms’ shareholders, strengthening both beyond their powerful standalone propositions Creates integrated global platform to drive long-term growth and market share gain in traditional and new businesses Strategic combination
11/12/15
Summary ToggleTowers Watson Issues Letter to Stockholders Urges Stockholders to Vote “FOR” the Merger with Willis Today Combination Expected to Create Approximately $4.7 Billion in Incremental Value for Stockholders ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 12, 2015-- Towers Watson (NASDAQ:TW) a global professional services company, today announced that it
11/10/15
Summary ToggleProxy Advisory Firms Recommend Towers Watson Stockholders Vote “FOR” Proposed Merger with Willis Proxy Mosaic and Egan-Jones Issue Reports in Support of Proposed Combination Company Urges Stockholders to Vote FOR the Proposed Transaction ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 10, 2015-- Towers Watson & Co. (NASDAQ:TW) a global professional services company, today announced that proxy advisors
11/09/15
Summary ToggleTowers Watson Sends Letter to Stockholders Urges Stockholders to Vote “FOR” the Merger with Willis Combination Establishes Powerful Platform to Deliver Profitable Growth and Significant Stockholder Value Provides Investor Presentation with Important Information on the Merger ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov.
11/06/15
Summary ToggleWillis Comments on Proposed Merger With Towers Watson Following Proxy Advisor Recommendations Willis is pleased that ISS recognises the long-term benefits of the merger,  but disappointed with their conclusion for Towers Watson shareholders In its report for Willis shareholders, ISS concluded that: “a vote FOR this proposal  is warranted” given the “strategic rationale for the transaction,
11/06/15
Summary ToggleTowers Watson Comments on Proxy Advisor Recommendations Regarding Proposed Merger with Willis Transaction Creates a Leading, Integrated Global Advisory, Broking and Solutions Firm Merger Expected to Create Approximately $4.7 Billion in Incremental Value for Shareholders Company Recommends Shareholders Vote FOR the Proposed Transaction ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov.
11/03/15
Summary ToggleWillis Appoints John Baudouin as Mexico CEO LONDON , Nov. 03, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Group Holdings plc (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking, and human capital and benefits firm has appointed John Baudouin as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its retail business in Mexico .
11/02/15
Summary ToggleTowers Watson Appoints Susan Davies Controller and Principal Accounting Officer ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 2, 2015-- Global professional services company Towers Watson (NASDAQ:TW) announced today that Susan Davies has been named controller and principal accounting officer, effective November 13, 2015 . Davies will succeed Michael Thomson , who will be joining
11/02/15
Summary ToggleGrowth Slows in Challenging Period for Fund Managers Asset managers add almost $30 trillion in a decade as growth slows dramatically ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 2, 2015-- Assets managed by the world’s 500 largest fund managers rose by just over 2% in 2014 to reach a new high of $78.1 trillion , compared to $76.4 trillion the year before,
11/02/15
Summary ToggleTowers Watson Reports Strong First Quarter Earnings Revenues increased 2% over prior year first quarter (7% constant currency) Adjusted Diluted EPS of $1.49 , increase of 13% over prior year first quarter Diluted EPS of $1.78 , increase of 53% over prior year first quarter ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov.
10/30/15
Summary ToggleTowers Watson’s First Quarter Fiscal 2016 Earnings Call Rescheduled to Earlier Date of November 2, 2015 ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 30, 2015-- Based on the timing of the proposed merger with Willis and related events, Towers Watson & Co. (NASDAQ: TW), is rescheduling its earnings call from Wednesday November 4, 2015 to Monday, November 2, 2015 .
10/27/15
Summary ToggleWillis Group Reports Third Quarter 2015 Results Underlying net income of $25 million , or $0.14 per diluted share, up 55.6% from the prior year period Underlying commissions and fees grew 10.5%; underlying total expenses grew 10.3% --------------------------------------------- Organic commissions and fees grew 3.3%; organic total expenses grew
10/26/15
Summary ToggleCrossover Health Opens First Near-Site Employer Health Center in Collaboration With Towers Watson Alliance provides leading employers with cost savings and quality outcomes ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 26, 2015-- Crossover Health Medical Group , a next generation provider of employee health care, and Towers Watson (NASDAQ: TW), a global professional services company, have announced an
10/26/15
Summary ToggleWillis Appoints Mary O’Connor CEO of Financial Lines for Willis GB LONDON , Oct. 26, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Group Holdings (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking and human capital and benefits firm, has today announced with immediate effect the appointment of Mary O’Connor as the chief executive officer (CEO) of Financial Lines for
10/22/15
Summary ToggleWillis North America Publishes 2016 Marketplace Forecast for Insurance Buyers Property/Casualty Insurance Market Continues to Soften While Industry Consolidation is Poised to Alter the Landscape for Insurance Buyers Cyber and E&O Rates Spike in an Exception to the Downward Trend That Now Includes Casualty NEW YORK , Oct. 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Commercial insurance
10/21/15
Summary ToggleTowers Watson Sends Letter to Stockholders Urges Stockholders to Vote “FOR” the Merger with Willis Strategic Combination Accelerates Towers Watson’s Long-Term Growth Strategy and is Expected to Create Approximately $4.7 Billion in Incremental Value for Stockholders ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct.
10/20/15
Summary ToggleWillis: Employers Shift Wellness Program Focus to Value on Investment Broker’s Annual Health and Productivity Survey Tracks Employer Trends NEW YORK , Oct. 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Employers offering health and wellness programs have moved beyond the standard financial measures associated health care cost savings towards a broader focus on the overall value of
10/20/15
Summary ToggleInsurance-Linked Securities Growth Stabilizes; Product Mix in Flux 2015 Sees Shifting Dynamics Within ILS Market as Catastrophe Bond Issuance Declines, According to Willis Capital Markets & Advisory Report New York, October 20, 2014 – $650 million of non-life Rule 144A catastrophe bond capacity was issued across three transactions in the third quarter of 2015,
10/19/15
Summary ToggleAlex Clayton Appointed Head of Construction for Willis GB LONDON , Oct. 19, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Group Holdings (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking and human capital and benefits firm, announced today the appointment of Alex Clayton as Head of Construction for Willis GB, the operating segment that includes Willis’s
10/16/15
Summary ToggleWillis Re Unveils ‘Dual Approach’ to Enhance Insurers’ Understanding of Catastrophe Risk Exposure  ‘Best of Both Worlds’ Approach Addresses Need for Insurers to Develop Their Own Independent View of Risk LONDON , Oct. 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Re, the reinsurance division of global risk advisory, re/insurance broking, and human capital and benefits firm Willis Group Holdings plc
10/16/15
Summary ToggleTowers Watson to Announce First Quarter Fiscal 2016 Earnings on November 4, 2015 ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 16, 2015-- Towers Watson & Co. (NASDAQ: TW), a global professional services company, will announce its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2016 on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 before the market opens.
10/15/15
Summary ToggleWillis Appoints Julian Vero as Natural Resources Industry Leader for CEEMEA Region LONDON , Oct. 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Group Holdings plc (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking, and human capital and benefits firm, has appointed Julian Vero as Regional Leader of Natural Resources in the Central and Eastern Europe , Middle East and Africa (CEEMEA)
10/14/15
Summary ToggleWillis Group Holdings to Announce Third Quarter Earnings on October 27, 2015; Investor Conference Call Set for October 28, 2015 NEW YORK , Oct. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Group Holdings (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking and human capital and benefits firm, will announce its earnings for the third quarter after the market closes on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 .
10/13/15
Summary ToggleEmerging Economies Will Experience a Difficult Stress Test in Year Ahead: Willis Political Risk Index LONDON , Oct. 13, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Syria , Venezuela and Zimbabwe top a list of 40 politically risky territories and destinations for foreign investment, according to data released today by Willis Group Holdings (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking and human capital
10/12/15
Summary Toggle Nicolas Aubert Appointed CEO of Willis Limited LONDON , Oct. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Group Holdings (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking and human capital and benefits firm, has appointed Nicolas Aubert as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Willis Limited , the Willis Group’s principal UK regulated entity. The
10/12/15
Summary ToggleAlternative Credit World Ripe for Investment Towers Watson clients allocated $21 billion to alternative credit globally in the past five years ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 12, 2015-- Alternative credit should play a more pivotal role in institutional investors’ portfolios to reduce reliance on the equity risk premium and to drive
10/07/15
Summary ToggleWillis Announces Commitment to Mobilize Global Resilience Modelling and Mapping Forum   Announcement will be delivered by Willis CEO to BritishAmerican Business (BAB) leaders New multi-party Forum will address natural catastrophe risk   NEW YORK, October 7, 2015 – Dominic Casserley, CEO of Willis Group Holdings plc (NYSE: WSH), the global risk advisory, re/insurance
10/07/15
Summary ToggleWillis Promises to Shake Up the UK Human Capital & Benefits Market as Acquisition of PMI Health Group Completes LONDON , Oct. 07, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Group Holdings plc (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking, and human capital and benefits firm, has today announced the completion of its acquisition of PMI Health Group (PMIHG), a leading independent healthcare adviser and
10/06/15
Summary ToggleU.S. Employers Expect Rate of Increase in Health Care Costs in 2015 to Remain Low but Well Above Inflation Despite continued cost concerns, employer confidence in offering health care coverage 10 years from now has nearly doubled from a year ago ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 6, 2015-- Employers expect a 4.1% 1 rate of increase in the cost of employer-sponsored health care benefits in 2015 — the
10/06/15
Summary ToggleWillis Expands Its Risk & Analytics Arsenal With European Motor Risk Model VENICE, Italy , Oct. 06, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Group Holdings plc (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking, and human capital and benefits firm, has launched a ground-breaking tool that enables risk managers to forecast third party motor risk across Europe .
10/05/15
Summary ToggleUnderstanding Risk Tolerance Key to Risk Managers Demonstrating Value LONDON , Oct. 05, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A proper understanding of risk tolerance is one of the key factors that can help the risk function demonstrate that it is much more than a cost centre, and truly adds value to the organisation. This is according to John Merkovsky , Head of Willis Risk &
10/01/15
Summary ToggleTowers Watson Completes Acquisition of Brovada ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 1, 2015-- Towers Watson (NASDAQ:TW), a global professional services company, announced the completion of its acquisition of Brovada, a Canadian technology provider for property & casualty (P&C) insurers and brokerages.
09/30/15
Summary ToggleWillis Launches Protected Cell Company Insurance Facility in Vermont Delivers Benefits of Captive Ownership With Lower Capital Commitments NEW YORK , Sept. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Global Captive Practice, a unit of Willis Group Holdings plc (NYSE: WSH), the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking, and human capital and benefits firm, today announced
09/29/15
Summary ToggleInsurance Industry Must Embrace Diversity: Willis GB CEO LONDON , Sept. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In a presentation today to mark the beginning of the Inclusion@Lloyd's Dive In festival, Nicolas Aubert , CEO of Willis GB, part of Willis Group Holdings (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking, and human capital and benefits firm,
09/22/15
Summary ToggleTowers Watson Releases Updated Software for Life Insurers Enhancements to U.S. Library will help insurers validate and transform their data more efficiently ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 22, 2015-- Global professional services company Towers Watson (NASDAQ:TW) has released RiskAgility FM U.S. Library applications version 3.0.
09/17/15
Summary ToggleU.S. Employers Once Again Not Planning to Fully Fund Annual Bonuses, Towers Watson Survey Finds Three in ten companies, however, still plan to give bonuses to workers who fail to meet performance goals ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 17, 2015-- U.S. employers aren’t expecting to fully fund their annual employee bonuses in 2015, marking the fifth consecutive year that annual bonus pools
09/16/15
Summary ToggleWillis North America to Host 10th Annual Managed Care/Pharmacy Benefits Management Roundtable Industry Experts Address the Risks of Operating in a New Managed Care Environment NEW YORK , Sept. 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis North America , a unit of Willis Group Holdings plc (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking, and human capital and benefits firm, today announced
09/14/15
Summary ToggleTowers Watson to Acquire Brovada Acquisition expands Towers Watson’s insurance technology offerings ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 14, 2015-- Towers Watson (NASDAQ:TW), a global professional services company, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Brovada, a Canadian insurance technology business.
09/14/15
Summary ToggleCommercial Insurance Prices Rise 1% as Increases Continue to Moderate Three lines see prices fall in second quarter ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 14, 2015-- Commercial insurance prices increased in aggregate at a modest pace (1%) during the second quarter of 2015, continuing a trend of ever smaller increases, according to the latest Commercial Lines
09/10/15
Summary ToggleTowers Watson Launches vGrid Life insurers go to the cloud to meet rigors of regulatory reporting ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 10, 2015-- Global professional services company Towers Watson (NASDAQ: TW) today announced the launch of vGrid , an infrastructure-as-a-service software tool that allows life insurers to run
09/08/15
Summary ToggleTop Global Pension Fund Assets Exceed $15 Trillion Top pension fund assets almost double in 10 years ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 8, 2015-- Total assets of the world’s largest 300 pension funds grew by over 3% in 2014 (compared to around 6% in 2013) to reach a new high of over $15 trillion , according to Pensions & Investments (P&I) and
09/02/15
Summary ToggleMillennials Propel Consumer Momentum for Usage-Based Auto Insurance Towers Watson survey finds that Millennials are redefining auto insurance product needs ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 2, 2015-- While interest in usage-based auto insurance (UBI) remains relatively high among consumers in general, Millennials are clearly leading the charge forward and will
09/01/15
Summary ToggleTowers Watson and Cambridge Mobile Telematics Announce Worldwide Joint Service Offering for the Usage-Based Auto Insurance Market Offering will provide drivers with deeper understanding of their actions and responsibilities behind the wheel ARLINGTON, Va. & CAMBRIDGE, Mass. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 1, 2015-- Global professional services company Towers Watson (NASDAQ: TW) and Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT), a telematics
09/01/15
Summary ToggleWillis and AIG Launch Evergreen – a New Automatically Renewing Insurance Policy for Mid-Market Clients LONDON , Sept. 01, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Group Holdings (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking and human capital and benefits firm, and American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) have today announced the launch of Evergreen, an innovative, new approach to insurance
08/27/15
Summary ToggleCompensation for Outside U.S. Corporate Directors Increased 4% in 2014, Towers Watson Analysis Finds Annual pay for outside directors reached the quarter-million-dollar mark for first time in study's history ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 27, 2015-- Total pay for outside directors at the nation’s largest corporations increased by 4% in 2014, primarily driven by rising stock values,
08/24/15
Summary ToggleWillis Appoints Toby Wemyss as Global Head of Placement LONDON , Aug. 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Group Holdings (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking and human capital and benefits firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Toby Wemyss as Global Head of Placement. He takes up this new role with immediate effect and
08/21/15
Summary ToggleTowers Watson Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 21, 2015-- Towers Watson (NASDAQ:TW), a leading global professional services company, announced that its Board of Directors approved a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per common share for the quarter ended June 30, 2015 .
08/20/15
Summary ToggleInsurers’ Claim Operations Facing Challenges to Attract, Retain Top Talent Claim officers believe technology will make their operations more customer-friendly, effective ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 20, 2015-- Over three-quarters (76%) of claim officers at U.S. property & casualty (P&C) insurance companies say attracting and retaining top talent is their primary
08/20/15
Summary ToggleWillis Transforms Western Australia Presence With Acquisition of CKA Risk Solutions SYDNEY, Australia , Aug. 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Australia , part of Willis Group Holdings plc (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking, and human capital and benefits firm, has today announced the completion of its acquisition of CKA Risk Solutions .
08/19/15
Summary ToggleWillis Appoints Charles Clarke as Construction Industry Leader to Drive Growth in CEEMEA Region LONDON , Aug. 19, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Group Holdings plc (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking, and human capital and benefits firm, has appointed Charles Clarke as Regional Leader of Construction in the Central and Eastern Europe , Middle East and Africa (CEEMEA)
08/18/15
Summary ToggleWillis Announces Support for Inclusion@Lloyd’s Diversity Festival LONDON , Aug. 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Group Holdings (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking and human capital and benefits firm, is pleased to announce its support for a new London market-wide collaboration to host a diversity and inclusion festival: Dive In.
08/13/15
Summary ToggleUnipolSai and Willis Confirm Completion of Industry-first Catastrophe Bond, Azzurro Re €200 million deal highlights growth of catastrophe bonds for non-US perils - Azzurro Re first ever catastrophe bond to cover Italian earthquake and ensuing perils as primary risk BOLOGNA, July 20 th , 2015 - UnipolSai Assicurazioni S.p.A. (“UnipolSai”), the multi-business insurance company of the
08/12/15
Summary ToggleWillis Taiwan Completes Acquisition of Elite to Sharpen Focus on Large Accounts LONDON , Aug. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Group Holdings plc (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking, and human capital and benefits firm, has today announced the completion of its acquisition of Elite Risk Services Limited of Taiwan .
08/11/15
Summary ToggleTowers Watson Reports Record-Breaking Year and Strong Fourth Quarter Earnings Revenues increased 1% over prior year fourth quarter (7% constant currency) Adjusted Diluted EPS of $1.51 , increase of 13% over prior year fourth quarter Diluted EPS of $1.28 , increase of 9% over prior year fourth quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Reported Revenues of $3.6 billion , up 5% over prior year
08/10/15
Summary ToggleU.S. Companies Planning Similar Pay Raises for 2016, Towers Watson Survey Finds Companies giving their best performers the largest raises ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 10, 2015-- Pay raises for U.S. employees are expected to hold steady in 2016, according to a survey by global professional services company Towers Watson (NASDAQ: TW).
08/07/15
Summary ToggleWillis Re Announces Senior Leadership Appointments LONDON , Aug. 07, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Re, the reinsurance division of Willis Group Holdings plc (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking, and human capital and benefits firm, today announced several leadership appointments to its Global Executive Committee .
08/03/15
Summary ToggleWillis Strengthens Alabama Operations Insurance Broker Appoints Ben Norris Managing Partner BIRMINGHAM, Ala. , Aug. 03, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis North America , a unit of Willis Group Holdings plc (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking, and human capital and benefits firm, today announced the appointment of
08/03/15
Summary ToggleWillis Appoints Nick Dussuyer as Global Head of Natural Resources Industry LONDON , Aug. 03, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Group Holdings (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking and human capital and benefits firm, has today announced with immediate effect the appointment of Nick Dussuyer as Global Head of Willis’s Natural Resources Industry.
07/30/15
Summary ToggleTowers Watson Releases New Data Validation Software Tool DataValidator will help insurers validate and transform their data more efficiently ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 30, 2015-- Global professional services company Towers Watson (NASDAQ: TW) has introduced Towers Watson DataValidator , a data validation and transformation software solution
07/30/15
Summary ToggleWillis Appoints Thomas Messer as Regional Leader of Aviation in Latin America LONDON , July 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Group Holdings (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking and human capital and benefits firm, has today announced with immediate effect the appointment of Thomas Messer as Regional Leader of aviation in Latin America .
07/28/15
Summary ToggleWillis Group Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results Underlying net income of $105 million , or $0.58 per diluted share, up 21%, from the prior year period Underlying commissions and fees grew 5.3%; underlying total expenses grew 5.1% --------------------------------------------- Organic commissions and fees grew 1.6%; organic total expenses declined
07/22/15
Summary ToggleWillis Renews Partnership with Oxford Global NEW YORK, July 22, 2015 – Willis North America, a unit of Willis Group Holdings plc, the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking, and human capital and benefits firm, announced today its renewed strategic partnership with Oxford Risk Associates (doing business as Oxford Global).
07/22/15
Summary ToggleTowers Watson to Announce Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2015 Earnings on August 11, 2015 ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 22, 2015-- Towers Watson & Co. (NASDAQ: TW), a global professional services company, will announce its financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015 on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 before the market opens. The company will host a conference call to
07/16/15
Summary ToggleMore Strategic Restructuring Seen in Reinsurance Programs – WCMA Latest Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS) Report From Willis Capital Markets & Advisory Highlights Q2 2015 Activity NEW YORK , July 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The reinsurance industry has seen more strategic restructuring within many Florida reinsurance programs in the first half of 2015, with
07/15/15
Summary ToggleWillis Drives Human Capital and Benefits Presence in UK Through Acquisition of PMI Health Group LONDON , July 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Group Holdings plc (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking, and human capital and benefits firm, has today announced its agreement to acquire PMI Health Group (PMIHG), a leading independent healthcare adviser and broker in the UK
07/15/15
Summary ToggleWillis Capital Markets & Advisory Appoints Brian Shea Head of Europe LONDON , July 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Group Holdings plc (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking, and human capital and benefits firm, today announced the appointment of Brian Shea as Head of Europe for Willis Capital Markets & Advisory (WCMA), the firm’s insurance
07/14/15
Summary ToggleWillis North America to Host 19th Annual Health Care Forum Leading Industry Specialists Help Health Care Professionals with Risk Management Strategies for 2015 and Beyond   NEW YORK, July 14, 2015 – Willis North America, a unit of Willis Group Holdings plc, the global risk advisor, re/insurance and human capital and benefits firm, today announced the
07/13/15
Summary ToggleAlternative Assets No Longer Considered Alternative Towers Watson survey shows total global alternative assets under management hit $6.3 trillion ARLINGTON, Va. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 13, 2015-- Total assets managed by the top 100 alternative investment managers globally reached $3.5 trillion in 2014 (up from $3.3 trillion in 2013), according to
07/13/15
Summary ToggleWillis Welcomes the Appointment of Nicolas Aubert to the Executive Committee and Board of LIIBA and to the LMG as a LIIBA Representative LONDON , July 13, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Group Holdings (NYSE:WSH), the global risk advisory, re/insurance broking and human capital and benefits firm, has today announced with immediate effect the appointment of Nicolas Aubert , Willis GB CEO, to the Executive Committee and Board of the