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FM Global launches worldwide flood map for commercial properties

April 4, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Commercial property insurer FM Global announced on Tuesday that it has launched its Global Flood Map, offering a “one-stop consistent global view of flood exposure to aid businesses.” The interactive Global Flood Map “presents business executives with a powerful new

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Combined ratio down 2.1 points for FM Global

March 31, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Property insurance carrier FM Global released Thursday its financial results for 2016, reporting gross premiums earned of $5.44 billion. All figures are in U.S. dollars. In 2015, Johnston, R.I.-based FM Global had reported gross premiums earned of $5.49 billion. Net

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Equipment failure, cyberattacks and natural disasters top operational risks in the U.S. over the past five years: FM Global

January 18, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Equipment failure, cyberattacks and natural disasters have negatively affected operations at companies based in the United States over the past five years, according to a new FM Global-commissioned study on operational risks. The study, titled Finance’s Role in Operational Risk

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Large-format lithium-ion batteries greater hazard in warehouse fires than smaller such batteries: FM Global

December 7, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Large-format lithium-ion batteries, such as those used in electric cars, tend to ignite more quickly in a warehouse fire and generally present a higher hazard than small-format batteries used in smartphones and laptops, according to new research. FM Global, one

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Businesses plan to “invest in resilience” in aftermath of Hurricane Matthew: FM Global

October 28, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The ravages of Hurricane Matthew are prompting businesses to rethink their natural hazards preparedness, with more than one out of four surveyed employees in the stricken region saying they believe their companies will increase investment in the area. The survey,

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FM Global creates dedicated cyber risk engineering, underwriting units

September 26, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

FM Global is looking to bolster its expertise in first-party cyber solutions for the benefit of its mutual policyholders with its move to form integrated engineering and underwriting units dedicated to doing just that. The move seeks to address the