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Jupiter Asset Management, Philips & Drew Fund Management, Lord Pearson of Rannoch, P. Smith
Peter Smith, group managing director
PWS was founded in 1964, became a Lloyd's broker in 1967, and was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1984.
Initially operating solely from its office in London, the company developed an extensive international client base. Its global presence now stretches across the globe, with offices in cities including New York, Singapore and Amsterdam.
The company has progressively developed specialist divisions to handle all major classes of reinsurance, including property, marine, financial institutions, construction/engineering, liability, accident and health, and treaty.
Main lines of business:
International treaty and facultative reinsurance
Number of UK branches:
Number of employees (average for 1999):