Beacon International Group, Ltd.
Beacon International Group, Ltd. is a private company specializing in insurance and financial services media and related resources including the world’s leading media platforms: Business Insurance (USA), Commercial Risk (UK), Workers Comp Central (USA), Asia Insurance Review (serving Asia from Singapore), Middle East Insurance Review and Insurance Advocate (New York). Beacon has drawn top talent together into a new working formula that provides the highest level of carefully edited, wisely and reliably curated intelligence to the world’s insurance and risk management professionals, fulfilling the Company’s motto “Leadership for Leaders …since 1889”. This date refers to the birth of Beacon’s Insurance Advocate, believed to be the oldest continually published insurance medium in the United States, having been formed originally in 1853 and ten again in1889 and published continually ever since. Beacon produces television programming, directories, books and guides, as well. The media are all long established and have among the largest audience of “eyes” each month of any insurance business publishing group.
Asia Insurance Review (AIR)
As we approach 30 years in the business and our continued dedicated service to the region’s insurance industry, Asia Insurance Review (AIR) is still hailed as the “Must-read market leader”, and “the Voice of Asia”.
As the official media partner of all the leading industry events in Asia, including the East Asian Insurance Congress (EAIC), the Pacific Insurance Conference (PIC), Asian Actuarial Conference (AAC) and the Singapore International Reinsurance Conference (SIRC), while being the Permanent Observer of the ASEAN Insurance Congress, AIR still remains relevant and a powerhouse for regional content for the industry. In addition to our wide host of high-level conferences, including flagship events such as the India Rendezvous, CEO Summit, CFO Summit, China Rendezvous and the Takaful Rendezvous, AIR also seeks to engage market leaders and our clients through webinars and roundtables on topics of importance to our readers.
Together with its sister publication, Middle East Insurance Review (MEIR), AIR continues to be in a position of strength, as the only magazine globally reaching out to the Middle East, Africa and Asia, and the rest of the world in general. Our dedication to support the industry’s march towards excellence, utmost professionalism and growth continues to be our main focus.
Founded in 1899, AM Best is the world’s largest credit rating agency specialising in the insurance industry. Headquartered in the United States, the company does business in over 100 countries with regional offices in London, Amsterdam, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore and Mexico City.
AM Best Rating Services assesses the creditworthiness of and/or reports on over 16,000 insurance companies worldwide. Our commentary, research and analysis provide additional insight.
AM Best Information Services integrates credit ratings, commentary, research and analysis with insurance news, financial data and thought leadership to help consumers and professionals make informed personal and business decisions.
Our purpose is to strengthen the overall financial condition and operating performance of the insurance industry in support of economic growth and the wellbeing of all stakeholders through our work in credit ratings and information services. To this end, we firmly support investing in education and the development of the next generation of risk professionals.
HSBC Life (International) Limited (“HSBC Life”) is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited. HSBC Life is authorised and regulated by the Insurance Authority of the Hong Kong SAR to carry on long-term insurance business in the Hong Kong SAR. As one of the leading life insurers in Hong Kong, HSBC Life offers a wide range of life insurance products, including annuities, to retail and commercial customers in Hong Kong through HSBC banking channels and third party brokers. HSBC Life provides tailored solutions to meet the protection, education, retirement, managing growth and legacy planning needs of its customers.
ManageMy is a mobile first, modular product suite of software solutions, configured and customised to optimise your customer journeys We improve business performance and enrich customer experience through:
Data captured with each interaction provides insight into how people think, what they want and how they react, transforming you from provider to partner and laying the foundation for you to expand your ecosystem around high value customer needs.
ManageMy offers our insurance partners around the world a customized digital experience platform that works independent of proprietary IT systems. Our software helps you create sustainable customer engagement and document communications from prospect to new business policy issue, and throughout the customer lifecycle.
Our secure, flexible architecture that installs easily and complements existing traditional insurance processing, fulfilment, service, and claims systems.
Established in 2006, the Medix Group is a global, leading provider of innovative, high quality health management solutions. With offices in London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Mumbai and Melbourne and a client base exceeding 6 million members in over 90 countries, Medix offers its clients – primarily global health & life insurers, financial groups, large corporates and government institutions -- significant value-added services in the world of healthcare. Medix’ medical team is comprised of 300 in-house doctors alongside nurses, research experts, medical administration teams and a quality accredited global network of over 4,000 specialists and 2,000 leading hospitals.
Through its various services, Medix offers its customers fasttrack solutions to proven better medical outcomes. Medix provides Global Personal Case Management Services, Disease Prevention Management Services, Digital Health Solutions, Home Care Services, Health Strategy and Medical Governance Services to insurers, large corporates and government institutions.
Medix is a Shared Value company that strives to enable people around the world to have access to the best medical care possible while eliminating unwarranted healthcare variations and helping to control medical cost inflation. Believing that the accessibility, quality and sustainability of medical care are one of the most important components of social rights, Medix is very passionate about these issues and is globally fully dedicated to these activities.
MSIG, a member of the MS&AD Insurance Group, is Asia’s leading general insurance brand with a presence in 46 countries globally. The group is amongst the world’s top 10 non-life insurance groups based on gross revenue. It is the number one Japanese insurer with A+ Stable credit rating. With over 40,000 employees worldwide, MSIG is represented in all ASEAN markets as well as in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, China, Korea, India and Taiwan.
MSIG was named ‘Asia’s Most Transformative Insurer’ by IDC Financial Insights and ‘Digital Insurer of the Year’ by The Asset in 2019, for its outstanding digital initiative in using robotics process automation to achieve significant business improvements. In Indonesia, it was awarded ‘Excellent Insurance Company’ by Infobank Magazine in 2020, and in Hong Kong in the same year, ‘Insurance Initiative of the Year’ by Insurance Asia Awards. These awards and accolades are a testament to our commitment to contributing to the development of a vibrant society and securing a sustainable future for the world. We do that by enabling safety and peace of mind through our insurance and financial services business.
In support of the (re)insurance industry in the region, MSIG is a proud sponsor of the ‘General Reinsurer of the Year’ award for the 13th consecutive year at the 2020 Asia Insurance Industry Awards.
Muang Thai Life Assurance Public Company Limited (MTL) is one of leading life insurance companies in Thailand and has been operating its innovation-oriented life insurance business for over 70 years.
MTL’s corporate strategy is ‘MTL Trusted Lifetime Partner’. It is determined to be the customers’ trusted lifetime partner through innovative life and health solutions by putting customers at the heart of everything it does.
MTL has been rated by Fitch Ratings at AAA (tha) with A- outlook negative (as of 8 May 2020); and by S&P at BBB+ outlook stable (as of 30 October 2020) due to solid financial performance, support from major shareholders, strong market expansion and the continuous increase of income and profits.
MTL has been chosen for many prestigious awards such as the Life Insurance Company of the Year (2014, 2017 and 2018) from Asia Insurance Review MTL has expanded its business capability across the ASEAN Economic Community in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam and is seeking new opportunities to expand products and services to other counties.
MTL strives to run its business to world-class management standards with the goal of becoming a lean and agile company in all dimensions. It delivers both excellent products and services to its customers. MTL is also committed to improving the image of the Thai life insurance industry
Munich Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, primary insurance and insurance-related risk solutions. The group consists of the reinsurance and ERGO business segments, as well as the asset management company MEAG. Munich Re is globally active and operates in all lines of the insurance business. Since it was founded in 1880, Munich Re has been known for its unrivalled risk-related expertise and its sound financial position. It offers customers financial protection when faced with exceptional levels of damage – from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake through to the 2019 Pacific typhoon season. Munich Re possesses outstanding innovative strength, which enables it also to provide coverage for extraordinary risks such as rocket launches, renewable energies or cyber attacks.
The company is playing a key role in driving forward the digital transformation of the insurance industry, and in doing so has further expanded its ability to assess risks and the range of services that it offers. Its tailor-made solutions and close proximity to its customers make Munich Re one of the world’s most sought-after risk partners for businesses, institutions and private individuals.
SCOR is the world 4th largest reinsurer with an AA- S&P rating. We offer diversified, innovative solutions and services to help our clients control and manage risk, balancing a global presence with industry-recognised expertise and cutting-edge financial solutions.
Here at SCOR Global Life, we feel a strong call to build for impact, to bring life insurance to as many people as possible, to make life insurance products relevant and desirable and to be able improve people’s health and wellbeing. We put our customers in the centre of everything we do. We partner with our life insurance clients to co-develop products and build solutions across the entire consumer journey.
Innovation is at the core of our vision for now and the future. We have strong knowledge and data communities, as well as state of the art tools. And we are passionate about finding solutions that empower consumers to live healthier lives. Our Biological Age Model (BAM), for instance, is SCOR’s proprietary solution that uses real‐time data to underwrite and to empower consumers to make informed lifestyle choices.
We are very proud to be the sponsor for the Life Insurance of the Year award.
With over 50 years in the business of reinsurance, our vision and ambition are bolder than before. We have every confidence in our ability to continue to deliver true impact to our communities, to flourish as a financially strong and resilient reinsurer in an expanding risk universe
The Swiss Re Group is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cyber crime. The aim of the Swiss Re Group is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. It is organised into three business units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the group’s overall mission.
Swiss Re Asia
Swiss Re Asia Pte Ltd, is a wholly-owned Swiss Re Group subsidiary. It is strongly capitalised in line with regulatory requirements and shares the same financial strength rating as major Swiss Re Group’s operating entities. Swiss Re Asia will continue to serve its clients and partners across the region through a network of offices, mirroring Swiss Re’s existing footprint in Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia and Singapore.