Qatar Re had no role in the financing of Markerstudy’s £185m acquisition of Co-op Insurance.
Former trading director of Towergate’s SME division, Rob Ashburn has joined GRP’s Green Insurance as managing director.
Co-op has sold its underwriting business to Markerstudy for £185m.
To celebrate the 25 years of the British Insurance Awards. Post caught up with a host of winners of the Young Achiever of the Year Award
Aston Lark has acquired Irish broker Robertson Low, making the Dublin-based company its first international purchase as the group looks beyond the UK.
Post journalists and broking stalwarts found themselves in the Houses of Parliament this week, on the day that Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal suffered an historic defeat.
GRP’s County Group has acquired Swinford Insurance Consultants.
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association has launched its manifesto – a list of campaigning priorities for the organisation for the coming year.
Exclusive: Axa-backed broker Setoo expects to launch in the UK next month, and has outlined further fundraising plans for later this year.
MRIB Group has acquired chartered health and fitness insurance broker Independents.
Broker Network’s Saffron Insurance has acquired Farmer Insurance and will continue to seek acquisitive growth.
Mapfre has appointed Chris Smith to the newly-created position of chief global brokers officer.
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Hastings has appointed former MS Amlin chief financial officer John Worth as its CFO, replacing Richard Hoskins.
Hyperion will look to build on its retail business this year, but CEO David Howden said the firm will never chase premium through acquisitions.
Irish broker Arachas is considering reaching out to UK partners to overcome potential passporting barriers in a post-Brexit world.
Gallagher UK will be "thoughtful" about the pace at which it buys other businesses this year, as it focuses on the integration of Stackhouse Poland into the wider group.
Marsh parent Marsh & McLennan has revealed the pricing structure of a $5bn senior notes offering, prior to the completion of its acquisition of JLT.
Exclusive: Pay as you go insurtech Zego has inked a deal with venture capitalist Triplepoint that will see it take on debt to fund further expansion.
Gallagher will buy acquisitive regional broker Stackhouse Poland.
Many view apprenticeships as an obstacle to overcome or avoid but Rachael Gillett, chief people officer at BGL Group, reminds the sector that many existing employees started their successful careers this way.
Exclusive: Hastings Direct retail commercial director Ciaran Astin will be leaving the business, as it re-juggles its senior leadership team structure.
Failed unrated insurer Gable has disputed 100 claims totaling CHF 10.9m (£8.8m) in its first bankruptcy court hearing.