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Wednesday Apr 16 | GlobeNewswire

Willis, Faber Global, XL Group and BRC Global Standards Launch...

Willis Group Holdings , the global risk adviser, insurance and reinsurance broker, today announces the launch of a new product contamination insurance proposition, in partnership with XL Group, Willis Limited's Food and Drink and Faber Global teams, and in association with BRC Global Standards - the world's biggest provider of safety and quality ... (more)

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Related Topix: Insurance, Beverages, Product Recalls

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Insurance Networking

Commercial Property Rates Continue to Soften

Buyers' market is improving, as capacity remains abundant, according to Willis Group; commercial casualty rates likely to experience single-digit increases.

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Related Topix: Insurance

Wed Apr 09, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Commercial Insurance Buyers Face Modest Improvements in Market Conditions: Willis Report

Willis Group Holdings plc , the global risk advisor, insurance and reinsurance broker, expects property/casualty commercial insurance buyers to face a modest improvement in market conditions for the remainder of 2014, due in part to further softening in the Property insurance line and an easing of upward rate pressure on many other insurance lines.

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Related Topix: Insurance, Law, Employment / Labor Law

GlobeNewswire

Willis Launches Reward Zone to Help Employers Meet UK Pension Reforms

Willis Group Holdings plc , the global risk adviser, insurance and reinsurance broker, has announced the launch of Reward Zone, a new service that makes it quicker and easier for employers to meet their obligations under UK pension reforms, and to offer attractive packages to help recruit, retain and motivate employees.

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Related Topix: Insurance, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Business Insurance

Catastrophe bond issuance dips slightly in first quarter: Willis

Issuance of nonlife catastrophe bond capacity in the first quarter of 2014 slipped slightly from first quarter 2013 levels, according to a new report issued Tuesday from Willis Capital Markets & Advisory, part of Willis Group Holdings P.L.C. But markets remain optimistic about further growth of insurance-linked securities, according to "ILS Market ... (more)

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Related Topix: Insurance, Mutual Funds, Personal Finance

Business Insurance

Energy insurance sector capacity at record levels: Willis

Capacity for both the upstream and downstream energy insurance markets is at record levels, according to a report published Tuesday by Willis Group Holdings P.L.C. Total theoretical capacity for upstream risks currently stands at $5.7 billion, while total theoretical capacity for downstream oil and gas risks is $4.6 billion, according to the ... (more)

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Willis Group Holdings PLC Upgraded by Sterne Agee to "Neutral"

The firm currently has a $46.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $42.00.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Willis Group Holdings PLC Price Target Increased to $45.00 by Analysts at Macquarie

Macquarie's target price points to a potential upside of 2.46% from the company's current price.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Willis Group Holdings PLC Rating Increased to Buy at Nomura

The firm currently has a $55.00 price objective on the stock, up from their previous price objective of $43.00.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Willis Re 1st View: Rates Soften Across All Lines, With Reductions of Up to 20%

Reinsurance pricing continued to fall almost across the board at the 1 April 2014 renewals, according to the 1st View renewals report from Willis Re, the reinsurance division of risk advisor, insurance and reinsurance broker Willis Group Holdings plc .

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Hispanic Business

Willis to Feature Global Network and Market-Leading Risk Management Expertise at RIMS 2014

Willis's theme for RIMS 2014, Resilience for a , builds on the recent success of the Willis Resilience Expedition and serves as an effective platform for Willis to demonstrate its commitment to clients in delivering innovative risk management solutions in a rapidly changing and risky world.

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GlobeNewswire

Willis Names New Human Capital and Benefits CEO for Western Europe

Willis Group Holdings plc , the global risk adviser, insurance and reinsurance broker, has appointed Raymond Brood as CEO of its new Human Capital and Benefits practice for Western Europe.

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Related Topix: Insurance

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Business Insurance

Higher prices and economic growth drive 2013 broker profit

Improved margins, higher prices, general economic improvement and organic growth helped the largest insurance brokers turn in strong 2013 results.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Nomura Securities International, Investment Services, Moodys, Insurance

Fri Mar 28, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Willis Group Holdings to Announce First Quarter Earnings on April 29; ...

Willis Group Holdings plc , the global risk advisor, insurance and reinsurance broker, will announce its earnings for the first quarter ending March 31, 2014, after the market closes on Tuesday, April 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Insurance

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Criminal Report Daily

Drifting Skyscraper Converts Air Pollution into Green Energy

China's Pudong financial district is home to the country's two tallest buildings.

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Related Topix: Insurance, Chicago, IL, Retail, Sears, Malaysia,

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Business Insurance

London's status as top insurance market threatened, Willis exec warns

Brokers and underwriters in the London insurance market must work together to ensure that the market does not lose its position as one of the pre-eminent insurance centers in the world, Steve Hearn, deputy CEO of Willis Group Holdings P.L.C. and chairman of the London Market Group told the LMG's forum Tuesday.

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

GuruFocus.com

Gabriel Parames' Bestinver Asset Management Quarterly Newsletter July 2013

The net asset value of our global portfolio rose by 12.7% in the first half of 2013.

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