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EWI Re Inc.
63 Wall St., New York, N.Y. 10005; 212-248-3980; fax: 212-248-3981
Premium volume $75,000,000 $60,000,000
% Treaty 90% 90%
% Facultative 10% 10%
Gross revenues $3,350,000 $3,000,000
Total employees 12 14
Treaty 12 11
Facultative NA 1
Reinsurance brokering began: 1988.
Branch offices: Dallas.
Specialties: Property, casualty, life, health.
Conducts business: Nationwide.
Officers: James C. Epstein, president/CEO; Vaughn V.R. Harris, Michael D. Elliott, senior vps; Jorge I. Cardona, vp/controller.
Contact: Jorge I. Cardona.
Forbes Group Ltd.
Price Forbes House, 25 Sauer St. Extension, Gauteng 2000, Johannesburg, South Africa; 27/11/269-2999; fax: 27/11/269-2929
Premium volume* $222,000,000** $86,449,000
% Treaty 50% 90%
% Facultative 50% 10%
Gross revenues* $21,312,000** $4,336,000
Total employees 175 37
Treaty 105 8
Facultative 70 29
*Converted at applicable exchange rates. Fiscal years ending 3/31/97 and 3/31/96. **Figures are pro forma and reflect the inclusion of Nelson Hurst P.L.C.
Reinsurance brokering began: 1952.
Branch offices: Forbes Reinsurance Broking Services Pty. Ltd., Johannesburg, South Africa; Nelson Hurst, Asia; Nelson Hurst, London.
Subsidiaries: Namibia Reinsurance Consultants, Windhoek, Namibia; P.F. (Mauritius) Ltd., Port Louis, Mauritius.
Acquisitions: Nelson Hurst P.L.C., London, July 1997; P.F. (Mauritius) Ltd., Port Louis, Mauritius, October 1996.
Specialties: Proportional/non-proportional propery and casualty; health and esoteric products; marine aviation transportation; alternative risk transfer mechanisms.
Conducts business: Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Japan, United Kingdom.
Membership: Brokers & Reinsurance Markets Assn.
Officers: Phillip Pettersen, managing director-Forbes Reinsurance Broking Services Pty. Ltd.; Maurice Curitz, managing director-Nelson Hurst, London reinsurance office; David Bachelor, head of Nelson Hurst-Asia Pacific Region; Y. Chau, manager-reinsurance of Nelson Hurst Reinsurance Hong Kong.
C.L. Frates Reinsurance Intermediary Inc.
2 Greenwich Plaza, Greenwich, Conn. 06830-6353; 203-629-5600; fax: 203-622-0777
Premium volume $30,000,000 $30,000,000
% Treaty 100% 100%
Gross revenues $1,502,000 $1,491,000
Total employees 5 5
Reinsurance brokering began: 1986.
Specialties: Casualty, professional liability, fidelity, excess workers compensation, captive reinsurance.
Conducts business: New York.
Officers: Albert P. Amato, senior vp; Dina M. Cardinal, account service manager.
Contact: Albert P. Amato.