Financial Services >> Analyst Interviews >> June 23, 2022

Rate Increases by Commercial Insurers Bolster Underwriting Profitability

Shields, Meyer
Meyer Shields is Managing Director at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (KBW). He joined KBW in 2013 and covers property and casualty insurance. Previously, he was a Director at Stifel, covering property and casualty insurance. Earlier, Mr. Meyer was an Associate Analyst at Legg Mason and J.P. Morgan. Mr. Shields’ industry experience includes eight years of increasing responsibility within Zurich Financial Services’ actuarial department. Mr. Meyer received a B.Sc. degree from the University of Toronto in actuarial science. He is also a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society. Profile
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TWST: Could you tell me about KBW?

Mr. Shields: KBW is an investment bank focused on financial companies. And I head up the North American