Asia Insurance Review and Middle East Insurance Review join Beacon International Group, Global Insurance Media Leader
Singapore: Asia Insurance Review and Middle East Insurance Review have joined a leading global risk and insurance media and publishing house, Beacon International Group, Ltd, a US-based company that is expanding dramatically to include leaders in risk management, risk transfer and Risk finance to serve the world with a deep focus on insurance, reinsurance and all related areas in the industry.
As Asia Insurance Review celebrates its 30th anniversary, the company forms part of an expanded media group along with Beacons 51-year-old US market leader Business Insurance and 131-year-old insurance attorney in New York. Beacon is currently under contract to purchase two additional media in the UK and US.
Beacon will leverage the leadership positions of Asia Insurance Review (AIR) and its increasingly popular Middle East Insurance Review (MEIR) to provide the highest level of timely, useful, and well-curated information and news to professionals in the field worldwide, and locally, said Steve Acunto, President and Founder of the Greenwich, Connecticut-based group, who stated: “Together, the group will host more than 80 events per year, serving an estimated 350,000 readers and more than 250,000 additional followers and users in and across the insurance industry closely related fields.
“The excellent work done by Sivam Subramaniam along with Sheela Suppiah and the directors of AIR and MEIR, the apparent potential for delivering news, extremely useful information and major insurance events in Asia, and the growing resources for AIR and MEIR audiences praised them Acquisition from the start and presented immediate potential synergies. We plan to strengthen and consolidate the strengths of all of our media to enhance the vitality and prospects of business worldwide. “
Mr. Sivam Subramaniam, Editor-in-Chief of Asia Insurance Review, said, “The world of insurance and risk is increasingly globalized. This is the perfect time for us to join forces with our peers in other markets to consolidate our leadership position and continue to serve readers and advertisers alike. AIR, which held a privileged position as the publishing arm of the Singapore Reinsurance Corporation, is now taking this leap to be completely independent in the publishing world, but remains focused on meeting the information needs of the insurance industry. We will continue to be the voice of the insurance industry in Asia. “
Ms. Sheela Suppiah, General Manager of Asia Insurance Review and Middle East Insurance Review, said, “We are extremely excited to be joining such a prestigious media stall and we want to continue to educate readers around the world on the growth history of insurance and risk in Asia and the United States Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regions – now widely recognized as the growth engine of the sector. Our tenacity, dedication and close relationship with our customers continue to be our top priority and we look forward to bringing a wider and broader range of services to the industry now. “
Asia Insurance Review
After nearly 30 years in the insurance industry in the region, Asia Insurance Review (AIR) has become a cornerstone of the industry. With unparalleled access to the C-Suite of the region’s leading insurance and reinsurance companies, AIR also maintains an ongoing dialogue with the Asian insurance regulators.
AIR has the depth and breadth to function as an outstanding information provider for the industry with its monthly print magazine. It is complemented by a comprehensive range of online and digital offerings ranging from the latest eDaily news to AIR + premium content, podcasts, videos, infographics and special newsletters from eChina Weekly, Asia Risk Management Weekly and the groundbreaking Asia Advisers Network .
AIR is the official media partner of leading industry events in Asia, including the East Asian Insurance Congress (EAIC) and the Singapore International Reinsurance Conference (SIRC), and holds the privileged position of constant observer of the ASEAN Insurance Congress.
Review of insurance in the Middle East
The Middle East Insurance Review (MEIR), introduced around 15 years ago, is the number one industry publication in the field of coverage for the Middle East and North Africa and the broader African markets. It is the official media of the major industry events in the MENA region – such as the General Arab Insurance Federation (GAIF), the Federation of Afro-Asian Insurers and Reinsurers (FAIR) and supporting media of the Conference of the African Insurance Organization (AIO). MEIR is the only magazine with its own section on takaful that has earned pole position as a trusted source for reliable and timely news at both conventional and takaful levels. With the celebrated Middle East Insurance Industry Awards (MIIA), MEIR is at the center of excellence in these key markets.
Beacon International Group. GmbH.
Beacon International Group, Ltd. is a privately held company founded in 2019 to consolidate media and resources for insurance and financial services into a new work formula that goes beyond actually exporting content and enables the delivery of carefully revised, curated essential information at the highest level company motto ‘Leadership for Leaders … since 1889 ‘. The date refers to the founding of Beacon’s Insurance Advocate, which is believed to be the oldest continuously published insurance medium in the United States.
For more information, please contact Sheela Suppiah at [email protected] or call + 65-63723187; or Ms. Rebecca McLean Beacon International Group, Ltd. Box 1010, Greenwich CT 06836, 212 808 5500 ext 113. in Greenwich, Connecticut, [email protected], or by calling 212 808 5500 ext 113.
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