Aon Benfield is ensuring that those who are insuring won't go broke. The company is one of the world's leading reinsurance brokerages. It operates in more than 50 countries placing reinsurance coverage (protection for insurance companies against excessive losses on traditional insurance policies), as well as providing investment banking, risk management, consulting, and catastrophe information forecasting services. The company's client services unit also offers accounting, market security, contract writing, and claims processing services. Aon Benfield is a subsidiary of top global insurance broker Aon Corporation.