Lockton Market Update

Property and Inflation Continue to Dominate Headlines

P&C insurers continue to report strong results, backed by growth in net written premiums and investment income. A resilient U.S. economy has helped keep the market generally predictable for buyers across most lines.

The exception to the rule is property, where inflation, natural catastrophes, nonmodeled loses, and reinsurance market pressures are fueling pricing increases. Insurers are also watching potential warning signs in liability and other lines.

More than ever, buying decisions are being guided by analytics and cost of capital. To ensure the most strategic insurance program design, buyers must ask: What are we buying? How are we buying? And most importantly: Should we be buying?

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