Brightside’s new managing general agent Kitsune takes its name from the Japanese word for fox. The animal is much admired in Japanese folklore for its intelligence and supernatural abilities – characteristics all the insurance companies that announced…
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.
Exclusive: Besso is facing an almost $10m lawsuit from a group of hotel companies in the Caribbean, after an ex-director was alleged to have concealed brokerage.
Stackhouse Poland has continued its acquisition drive into the New Year, acquiring specialist medical indemnity broker, Bespoke Medical Indemnity.
The Ardonagh Group has completed the purchase of broker Swinton, while the sale of its commercial underwriting business to Arch has also been finalised.
It's pretty easy to generate a list of challenges facing the insurance sector in 2019 but Ant Middle, chief customer officer at Ageas, believes insurers should be looking to creating new opportunities instead.
2019 is sure to be mostly about Brexit but, as Sam Barrett explains, there will be other challenges and opportunities for insurers as well
Lloyd’s has confirmed electronic placement targets for the first half of 2019, alongside a new mandate that all Lloyd’s brokers will be required to connect to a recognised electronic placement platform by 1 June 2019.
Global broker Marsh has unveiled a ream of senior people moves, effective once the JLT deal has completed.
Prestige Insurance Holdings, which owns Northern Irish personal lines broker Abbey Insurance, has reached an agreement to acquire Autoline Insurance.
The Competition and Markets Authority has ‘uncovered a range of problems’ around the loyalty penalty and made several recommendations for change in its damning response to a super complaint on pricing practices, but some feel that insurers are catching…
Next year the British Insurance Awards will be held for the 25th time. To celebrate the silver anniversary of the most prestigious event in the insurance calendar, a host of BIA regulars recount where they were when the awards were first unveiled and…
Broking group GRP made a loss of £20m for the financial year ended 31 March 2018, in a year that saw it acquire fifteen businesses.
GRP CEO of broking, Mike Bruce has been promoted to group managing director.
James Brady, head of cyber at Hiscox UK & Ireland, urges the sector to use heightened awareness of cyber risks into positive action.