Post - 2012-01-26

Mergers & Acquisitions: Bucking the trend

As the market weighs up the value of assets such as Groupama and Brit’s UK arms, deal making by insurers appears to be buoyant, especially when compared to other 
industry sectors. But is 
this a trend that is 
set to continue?

Credit hire: Two sides to the story

Credit hire organisations and insurers are 
blaming each other for the cost of credit hire. 
With the Office of Fair Trading conducting a review, will anyone emerge victorious?

Market moves: The busy world of broking

As January draws to a close, the past week has been a busy time in the world of insurance broking. Aon Benfield, Willis and Marsh all welcomed new chief executives, while Towergate, UIB and Prime Professions also made moves for new staff. However, it was…

Editor's comment: An unexpected return

The recent exploits of Robbie Keane, Thierry Henry and Paul Scholes have illustrated that you cannot keep a good player down. Even if many fans had expected never to see them grace a Premier League football ground again.

Penny Black’s Insurance week

Penny was ‘tickled Ink’ when she was treated to a night out at the world-renowned Comedy Store in Leicester Square by underwriting managing director Mike Smith and a handful of his UK team.