Ardonagh’s CEO of MGA Binders and Facilities Derek Coles spoke to Post senior reporter Emmanuel Kenning about being subscale in Ardonagh, MGAs' need for differentiation, the Rural buy and future acquisition targets.
As trusted advisors providing access to high quality risk management resources brokers can help clients meet the challenges that lie ahead and should be in contact with insurers as early as possible to review cost and cover options, says Aviva’s chief…
Ardonagh is taking “remedial action” having been hit by a cyber incident, the group confirmed just after Gallagher also reported being attacked by hackers.
Welcome to the first episode of Fully Comp, Insurance Post’s new regular video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
Brightside’s Brendan McCafferty on why the insurance industry needs to get real on its social contract
The insurance industry needs to find the right answers quickly if it is going to rebuild its reputation with the public, particularly after the recent business interruption court case and dual pricing headlines, says Brightside CEO Brendan McCafferty.
Today is the day we can finally reveal the winners of the Insurance Post Claims and Fraud Awards 2020.
CDL has promoted commercial director Nigel Phillips to the CEO role with Gary Johnson moving across to be chairman as co-founder Tom Hogg steps down.
As part of a monthly series, Post looks into the future at how the insurance industry might change, focusing on a specific issue. In the latest instalment David Worsfold looks at transformation of Lloyd’s and the London market in the post Covid-19 era
Ardonagh is buying specialist retail broker Lloyd Latchford Group for £15.3m, Post can reveal.
When the transaction for HG to invest in Hyperion closes the private equity firm will hold “just over 20%” of the business, CEO David Howden told Post.
Private equity firm HG has invested in Howden-owner Hyperion in a deal that puts a $5bn (£3.9bn) enterprise value on the insurance group.
Ardonagh has offered to sell motorcycle specialist Bennetts to address the concerns of the Competition and Markets Authority and avoid a “long, burdensome and expensive phase two enquiry”.
There is now just a fortnight to go before Insurance Post holds its Future of Insurance Work event.
Ardonagh has reported a post-tax loss of £94.1m for the first six months of 2020 more than double the £41.8m deficit in the same period of last year.
Clear Group has bought Brokerbility Holdings including its broking, network and technology businesses for an undisclosed sum.
When lockdown happened in March some insurers and brokers were better placed than others to continue operating remotely with little or no impact on service. These firms had already been invested heavily in technology to enable more flexible working and…
The bid to take motor insurer Hastings back into private hands is a positive move for the company and a stamp of approval for the sector, say market specialists – but, after years of growth, challenges lie ahead
Brokers should see the hard market as an opportunity to prove their value as trusted advisors, says Gallagher’s UK broking and underwriting CEO Simon Matson, as he also looks at the changes to office life due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Virgin Atlantic switched its insurance broker three weeks before the renewal date of its directors and officers policy out of frustration with poor communication and a lack of faith in brokers’ ability to deal in a hard market, its head of risk said at a…
Howden’s purchase of A-Plan for “approaching £700m” has created a business of scale that is a true “challenger broker”, according to David Howden, CEO of Hyperion Insurance Group.
Businesses have put their return to office plans on hold following the latest statement from the government asking people in England to work from home where possible.
Shares in the AA opened more than 17% down this morning as private equity firms Centrebridge Partners Europe and Platinum Equity both confirmed they would not be bidding for the business.
Hyperion's Howden has agreed to buy UK broker A-Plan Group for an undisclosed sum.
Managing general agents and coverholder brokers remain optimistic about the sector’s prospects despite warnings from lawyers on the implications of the recent business interruption court case.