They are usurpers, whether acting for my "good" (as they so often claim) or for theirs (which is my suspicion).
We are thus taught backward, from abstraction to conduct; but we act forward, from conduct to abstraction.
So our myths sing of god the creator, not so much to remind us of our dependence--we learn the lessons of dependency soon enough when hungry and cold and frightened--but because the gods need "creation"; without it, they are unformed, characterless, ultimately empty.
This concern is largely mitigated, however, since most surplus lines insurers are now affiliated with larger groups.
The flexibility these initiatives are intended to provide insurers, and consequently to the benefit of policyholders, are viewed positively.
Best expects surplus lines consolidation activity over the next five years to be modest compared with the overall property/casualty industry, since a substantial portion of market participants are now members of large diversified organizations.
LONDON -- Ares Management Limited, the London office of Ares Management LLC, has announced the appointment of four investment professionals to its European Leveraged Credit team.
The London team will be working closely with David Sachs, co-head of the Ares Capital Markets Group based in Los Angeles, on collateralized loan obligation (CLO) vehicles and other capital markets products as well as with Michael Arougheti, President of Ares Capital Corporation, to build a team dedicated to financing leveraged opportunities across the capital structure.
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