Policy Expert has bought motor insurance business Sure Thing for an undisclosed sum.
GRP-owned broker Sagars has bought Lancashire-based engineering and entertainment broker Thomas Cook & Son.
Maven Capital Partners has invested £750,000 in a disruptive car insurance platform Honcho, to support the business in launching the product nationally.
Exclusive: A senior boss at Marsh sister company Guy Carpenter has been suspended over “rude and offensive” comments about a female member of staff.
Broker Network’s parent Bravo Group is set to agree an £80m loan facility with a major global bank that will spur its next round of acquisitions, beginning in the second half of 2019.
Exclusive: The working group looking into the feasibility of an insurance museum in the Square Mile has rejected the idea of hosting exhibits within the new Museum of London in favour of a stand-alone site, should there be enough interest.
Digital transformation is urgently needed to make our industry faster and more efficient, says Ben Walter of Hiscox Global Retail
Exclusive: Tech firm and managing general agent Stubben Edge is seeking growth after a £1.2m raise led by Saracens chairman Nigel Wray and analyst Eamonn Flanagan.
A clone broker is operating under the name Wentworth Insurance Brokers, the Financial Conduct Authority has warned.
Two out of five brokers have never sold a cyber policy, owing to both a lack of confidence and customer reluctance, research found.
Brightside managing general agent Kitsune Associates passed 10,000 policies sold last month and is on-track to meet its first year gross written premium target, according to managing director Trevor Bowers.
Exclusive: Danish unrated insurer Gefion took out a further chunk of reinsurance and injected capital, after its solvency ratio plummeted to 72% in 2018.
Following two consecutive years of poor underwriting results in the UK, RSA has taken decisive action to restructure its business and shrink premiums
County Group has acquired Shropshire broker Meadons, a deal that will see the GRP North West hub push closer to the £100m premium mark.
Whether it was an epic ending or a major disappointment, some of us currently have a Game of Thrones-shaped hole in our lives… and I was just imagining what it would be like if the show was remade in the world of insurance.
PIB will see its gross written premium grow from £550m to £900m with the acquisition of Cobra.
Scottish broker Blackford has acquired the client portfolio and a full commercial broker team from independent insurance broker TL Dallas, to launch its offering in Edinburgh.
This week Aviva has been tipped to unveil a new structure which will again see its UK general insurance and life/pensions businesses split. Jonathan Swift reflects on why this should not come as a surprise as history dictates the insurer has never been…
Harris Balcombe has appointed former Crawford head of fraud, Neil Daniel, to lead its newly launched fraud division.
Reid French has been replaced as CEO of Applied Systems by Taylor Rhodes.
Tasker Insurance Group has completed second acquisition of the year with the purchase of Hobbs Associates.
Insolvent unrated insurer Lamp has been placed into liquidation following a court hearing today.
It might be the name, but this week I’ve spotted some similarities between Gibraltarian unrated insurer-facing-liquidation Lamp Insurance and an angler fish, sparking some strange and slippery debate in the office.
Exclusive: Now 4 Cover is looking to relocate policies of 13,500 of its customers, following Lamp’s descent into insolvency.