Entries by LDR

Case Study: Structuring a System Prioritization Method

A workers’ compensation provider was looking to improve their IT system prioritization by enhancing internal communications. LDR successfully implemented a system to achieve these goals and prioritize IT projects based on business value. Enhancing Internal Communications for IT Spend Optimization Opportunity Prioritizing IT projects can often be a complex process, particularly in large firms. With […]

Case Study: Entering an Emerging Market

Seeking to implement a premium growth initiative targeting the untapped and emerging potential of the microinsurance market in the developing world, LDR advised a leading Egyptian insurer to design and implement a microinsurance product. Introducing Insurance to an Emerging Market  Opportunity In emerging markets around the world, challenges such as cultural nuance, market fragmentation, limited […]

Case Study: Accelerating Portfolio Investment Growth

A global IoT company, with a highly visionary leader and valuable product, brought on LDR to devise a growth strategy consisting of capital management, technology acquisition, and global market entry. Advising an IoT Company on Capital Allocation and Growth Strategy Opportunity An IoT company struggled to generate positive cash flow and lacked the technological resources […]

Case Study: Sourcing & Integrating a Portfolio Investments

An inter-company working group of a financial holdings company sought to leverage LDR’s advisory services to identify an investment opportunity and integrate the company’s solution into its core insurance operating portfolio. Capturing Value through New Technology Opportunity An increasingly prominent technology—unmanned aerial systems (UAS), commonly referred to as drones—came of interest to a holdings company […]

Case Study: Building an Agile Ecosystem

Traditional corporate structures are challenged to keep up with changing competitors, consumers, and technology. These challenges are magnified for investment companies that follow a decentralized portfolio company thesis. Inspired by military doctrine and agile methodology, LDR deploys and operates an “Innovation Infrastructure” to organically discover, assess, and launch projects for the financial services industry and […]

The Revolution: Autonomous, Connected, Electric and Shared Vehicles

A Canadian insurer recently unveiled plans to integrate insurance products within Autonomous, Connected, Electric, and Shared Vehicles (ACES) and brought in LDR to provide strategic advisory, market intelligence, and project management services. This report summarizes our intelligence findings. Overview Advancements in ACES technology are transforming the mobility ecosystem. Auto insurers can take certain steps now to avoid […]

Meet Jasmin Jones: LDR’s Newest Analyst

Meet Jasmin Jones, LDR’s newest Analyst! Jasmin is a graduate of Brown University, where she was an External Engagement Coordinator for Women in Business and was also awarded the Most Creative Capstone Project for her work on Africana Studies. “We are very excited about the addition of Jasmin.” Rich Sexton, Principal of LDR stated, “Jasmin brings […]

With Gratitude, We Explore Our Experience Working With Veterans

11/9/2018 By Jan Maceczek & Dylan Payne We would like to begin by thanking all our veterans and current active-duty service members. The impact you’ve made through your selfless sacrifice deserves our endless gratitude. In 2017, the veteran population reached 20.4 million men and women. Why is this significant? For starters, the chances of working […]

Case Study: Responding to the Impact from Hurricane Harvey

In response to the devastating impact left by Hurricane Harvey, the Fairfax Family rallied together to help rebuild. The service trip, known as Operation Helping Hands, brought together 22 volunteers from five different Fairfax companies – LDR, Northbridge, Riverstone, TheZenith, and Crum & Forster. The volunteers converged in Houston, Texas in early March for four […]

LDR Completes Acquisition of Leadership Training Firm ICON, Inc.

This acquisition significantly enhances LDR’s client breadth and ability to provide world class leadership development programming WASHINGTON, DC, August 29, 2018 — LDR is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of the business and assets of ICON, Inc., a leader in corporate leadership development and employee training programs. Based in Vienna, Virginia, ICON was founded […]