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Oxbow Partners is a management consultancy exclusively serving the insurance industry. Our clients include leadership teams at some of the most prominent carriers, brokers, service companies and investors in Europe and Bermuda.
Senior executives choose Oxbow Partners when they want a fresh perspective from a high-calibre team of industry specialists that thinks deeply about each client’s unique situation and has a track-record of delivering insight and impact.
We work on strategy, operations and technology and often we support clients across all of these areas and make transformations real. We also assist investors with M&A.
Our Market Intelligence team offers unique analysis into the UK market and global reinsurance. It maintains our UK Motor Market Model, a fundamental, bottom-up analysis and projection of market performance. Magellan™ provides deep insight into the complex and quickly evolving insurance technology landscape.
Other areas of specialism include sustainability in insurance and InsurTech and innovation. We publish numerous articles, briefing notes and reports on these topics each year.
Since 2021 we have been featured as a leading UK management consulting firm by the Financial Times. In 2023 we became a B Corp, indicating our commitment to balance purpose and profit.
Strategy: We help management teams understand their options and trade-offs and make robust decisions.
Operations: We use our industry expertise to build detailed, bespoke operating models and processes aligned to the specific features of your strategy.
Technology: We recognise that technology is a fundamental shaper and enabler of modern strategy and support with architecture design and vendor selection.
Strategic transformation: We help organisations transform by connecting strategy to delivery, ensuring that delivery both aligns to strategy and shapes it.
We valued Oxbow Partners’ insight into the reinsurance industry and collaborative approach highly when we were defining our Group strategic initiatives.
Jean-Jacques Henchoz, Group CEO, Hannover Re
The team at Oxbow Partners has demonstrated a depth of understanding of the market in which we operate and their Market Intelligence provides useful insight that stimulates Executive and Board level discussions and strategy development.
Ant Middle, CEO, Ageas UK
We loved Oxbow Partners’ deep insurance expertise and collaborative approach as it resulted in a practical operating model with global buy-in. They challenged us to stretch our thinking and we now have greater confidence in execution.
Garance Wattez-Richard, CEO, AXA Emerging Customers
We were very pleased with our decision to select Oxbow Partners as our advisor helping us to define a strategy which we have been grappling with. The team was highly knowledgeable about the industry and market but crucially also aligned to our values and working practises, allowing us to develop realistic solutions to long-standing challenges.
Maria Crockart, Director, Aviva
Oxbow Partners’ knowledgeable Partner team, innovative and flexible approach and network of subject matter experts were instrumental in helping us get our business off the ground quickly.
Andy Rear, CEO Digital Partners, Munich Re
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