RSA has awarded Winpro the contract to deliver its infrastructure requirements across the UK, Ireland and Scandinavia.
Randall & Quilter has completed the portfolio transfer of Tryg Forsikring AS's discontinued marine business to R&Q Insurance (Malta), the group's EU run-off consolidator.
After more than three years as RSA Scandinavia CEO, Mike Holliday-Williams is back on home soil as DLG managing director of personal lines. He tells Post what he’s learnt from his time abroad and how he is responding to the changes in the UK market
RSA has appointed Stig Pastwa as chief financial officer for its Scandinavian business effective 1 May 2015.
Ståle Hansen is to take over as chief executive of Skuld from 1 February 2015.
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A mid-January decision to amend the European Union's Insurance Mediation Directive - set to come into force in 2016 - through a revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive has generated much confusion.
Investment bank UBS has lifted its price target on RSA from 100p to 113p and issued a buy rating for the insurer, based on the prospect of a consortium bid for the firm led by Scandinavian rival Sampo.
Analysts say firm could seek to raise capital by selling international operations
The second Insurance Mediation Directive could fundamentally change the way European brokers conduct their business. But will it be kicked into the long grass? Edmund Tirbutt investigates.
RSA posted 5% premium growth for the year ended December 2012, however its underwriting result was flat at €375m owing to adverse weather and earthquakes in Italy.
Global insurer RSA has announced the appointment of Martin Scicluna as its new chairman.
United Insurance Brokers has named Lachlan Munn as divisional director of Engineering Risk Consultants.
Equinox Global has recruited Lars-Erik Granqvist as a senior underwriter.
XL has added seven underwriters to its casualty team to meet the growing demand for liability solutions throughout Europe.
Interactions between insurers and their customers are far more transparent than they used to be, says Mike Holliday-Williams.
Cigna Global Health Benefits Europe has appointed Henning Haga to the position of sales director for Scandinavia.
RSA continues to expect overseas operations to be 70% of group premiums by 2015, following strong performances in its international segments in the first half.
Nordic insurers will need to make bigger adjustments to investment portfolios because of the likely requirements of Solvency II, according to Fitch.
Growth prospects for the Nordic life insurance markets remain strong, but insurers will have to assess the viability of selling contracts with investment guarantees due to high capital charges under Solvency II, according to Fitch.
RSA's reorganisation of global speciality lines aims to bring consistency across the group's global network, according to Paul Donaldson, director of global broker relationships and sales.
RSA recorded a 5% increase in net written premiums to £2.2bn for the first quarter, prompting group CEO Simon Lee to predict a full year combined operating ratio below 95%.
Finnish mutual insurer Tapiola has selected Moody's Analytics' Solvency II software to enhance its risk management infrastructure and help it meet the forthcoming Solvency II deadline.