VALUE PROPOSITION: QED Pensions Consulting, Mauritius
Publications | May 2021
VALUE PROPOSITION: QED Pensions Consulting, Mauritius

QED has provided actuarial services to clients in Mauritius for over 20 years. This led to the opening of a local office in 2018, currently based in Moka. We now have growing local teams with members in Mauritius covering all of our key practice areas, namely:crucial information. Which is why you need to partner with

Valuations under International Accounting Standard 19: Employee benefits (IAS19)
Publications | May 2021
Valuations under International Accounting Standard 19: Employee benefits (IAS19)

Year end audits can be busy, stressful times for finance professionals the world over. More so when you have to rely on external parties to provide you with crucial information. Which is why you need to partner with a firm that ensures you receive world-class valuation services within the short available timelines which often come

The role of the HAF in the South African market
Publications | February 2021
The role of the HAF in the South African market

An industry report based on the paper presented at the Actuarial Society of South Africa’s 2020 Convention1 Click here to access the abovementioned paper This report is based on an investigation done on the role of the Head of the Actuarial Function (HAF) and its implementation in the South African Insurance market, two years after

Comparing Apples to Oranges: Choosing the right project to increase company value
Publications | September 2020
Comparing Apples to Oranges: Choosing the right project to increase company value

Authors: Christine van Heerden & Caesar Balona Insurance companies are finding the current times increasingly more challenging and it is becoming ever more difficult to meet shareholder’s expectations of profits and return on capital. The difficulty insurers face is that they have limited resources available to manage a few changes which are expected to have

Maximising your company’s value
Publications | July 2020
Maximising your company’s value

Increasing the value of the company is commonly done through increasing profitability but also through decreasing the capital required to support the business. QED has developed a toolbox of methods available for improving profits and decreasing the cost of capital. With multiple options available, we would look to which provide the greatest increase in value

Reinsurance optimisation: Risk vs. reward
Publications | June 2020
Reinsurance optimisation: Risk vs. reward

Reinsurance is the most significant spend for most insurance companies. As such, it is critical to ensure that companies get value for money. This is best achieved by working with an expert to undertake a detailed reinsurance optimisation analysis. 1