Ageas UK has reported a post-tax profit of £22.8m for the first half of 2020 reversing a loss of £2.7m in the first quarter.
Aviva is targeting this autumn for the next stage of its move onto aggregators after a trial with Confused, Colm Holmes, Aviva CEO of general insurance, told Post.
Finnish insurer Sampo and South African financial services firm Rand Merchant Investment Holdings have agreed a £1.66bn takeover with the directors of Hastings.
Legal expenses insurers saw at least double-digit increases in call volumes as the government moved to combat the outbreak of the coronavirus by locking down the UK. Providers rose to the challenge and believe they are well placed to meet any further…
Aon and Willis Towers Watson have decried the filing of five legal cases across the US by “purported” shareholders and slammed the complaints for being “without merit”.
Motoring group The AA has confirmed holding takeover talks with three private equity parties as it discusses “a wide range of potential refinancing options”.
The Financial Conduct Authority's guidance to help firms understand and assist vulnerable customers may be a start "but is far from enough”, the watchdog's former retail general insurance boss has cautioned.
A year into his role and Michael Lee, CEO of First Central, explains to Jen Frost what he believes are the three elements needed to be successful in motor insurance
Insurance Covid-cast: Grumpy old insurance execs - Bunker, Cooter, Hanks and Smith on trading through a hard market
For the 36th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s Covid-Cast video series we gathered together an esteemed panel of ‘grumpy old insurance execs’ to talk about how to trade through a hard market, something many might have not experienced before.
In a half year results call, Marsh and McLennan CEO Dan Glaser aired a “personal” view that the Aon and Willis Towers Watson merger will be negative for clients and the market .
The industry should not shy away from the business interruption insurance issue but equally it is not “the be all and end all of the Covid crisis”, according to Huw Evans, director general of the Association of British Insurers.
Hastings has confirmed it has been approached by Sampo and Rand Merchant Investment Holdings with a potential cash bid for the business.
The net liability position of Complete Cover’s ultimate holding company Key Topco improved from a deficit of £93.4m at the end of 2018 to just £1.7m by the end of March 2020 after the takeover by Sun Capital Partners at the start of this year.
LV General Insurance has started the clock on a two-and-a-half-year integration of Legal & General’s general insurance business that is expected to impact 14% of jobs across the two Allianz businesses.
Tysers has appointed Clive Buesnel as CEO joining from Deloitte where he was UK head of insurance.
This weekend Post Magazine celebrated its 180th birthday given the first issue appeared on Saturday 25 July 1840.
In the aftermath of Covid-19, Owen Thomas, Premium Credit’s chief sales officer reflects, on some key changes to the insurance industry and the increasing role insurance premium finance will play.
Unrated Danish insurer Gefion is due to receive just 3% of the £5.5m owed by Tansar Holdings, which has been put into administration.
Digital algorithmically-driven Lloyd’s of London syndicate Ki has appointed Dan Hearsum as managing director joining from Marsh JLT Specialty where he was head of placement for the specialty business in the UK.
Former insurance business development head Laurence Ives jailed for sexual offences against children
Laurence Ives, 55, of Western Road, Leigh, has been jailed for four years and placed on the sex offender register for ten years for committing 15 sexual offences against children.
Minority Venture Partners and Ataraxia CEO James McCaffrey is confident the businesses will strike up to 10 deals in the next 12 months, he told Post.
For the 35th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a panel of senior insurance managers to discuss how productive staff have been since Covid-19 lockdown, and whether it has changed as restrictions have eased?
The Competition and Markets Authority has opened a merger inquiry into the proposed takeover of Bennetts Motorcyling Services by Ardonagh Group.
Brendan Devine has been appointed CEO of Atec Group, which trades under the brand names Ceta Insurance, Arkel Underwriting and Insure My.