Senior reporter, Insurance Post
Emmanuel is senior reporter on Post covering the broking beat.
Emmanuel previously worked for Incisive Media for nearly a decade from 2009 to 2019 as a reporter on Professional Broking magazine and then editor of Insurance Age.
He rejoined Post in late 2019.
The Ardonagh Group has appointed Graeme MacMillan as CEO of product and distribution management within Ardonagh Portfolio Solutions joining from Aviva.
Auto Windscreens has launched drop-in sessions to support staff to offset their personal motoring and transport CO2 footprints through British Petroleum’s Target Neutral programme.
Ardonagh CEO David Ross has asserted the business's commitment to independence and revealed that while the firm’s court case victory over Gallagher did not come as a surprise the episode left him “a little bit heartbroken and incredibly sad”.
Ardonagh Group has a list of 146 potential acquisitions, which it reviews at a fortnightly investment committee, according to CEO David Ross.
Ardonagh has posted a loss of £67.7m for the first nine months of 2019, up from £48.9m in the same period of last year.
Experts have predicted an increase in partnerships in the insurance industry but do not see another joint venture on the horizon, as Tesco gears up to buy out Ageas' share of their Tesco Underwriting joint venture.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has called on “thousands” of Alpha Insurance latent defect policyholders to submit their premium refund claims to the portal on the Danish insurer's website.
Saracens and primary sponsor Allianz are to hold discussions after the rugby club opted against appealing the £5.36m fine and 35 point penalty imposed for failing to disclose payments to players and breaching a salary cap.
Tokio Marine Kiln has appointed Matthew Shaw as chief underwriting officer.
Simon Matson, UK CEO of Gallagher, pictured, has said sorry for the “insensitive comments” he made which came to light in the staff and business poaching court case the firm lost to Ardonagh this October.
Insurance pricing in the third quarter of 2019 surged by 11.8% year on year in the UK driven by increases in property as well as financial and professional liability lines, according to research by Marsh.
Plan Group has bought Kingswood Insurance Brokers, the owner of Pedal Cover Plus, as it targets becoming a top 50 independent broker within five years.
Bowmark Capital-backed Iprism Underwriting Agency has completed a group restructuring including a pre-pack administration of its holding company for £329,300, writing off tens of millions of debt.
Allianz reported operating profit of £100m for the year to date in its Q3 results, with its combined operating ratio slipping to 96.5% from 95.7% at the half year.