The parties in the ongoing legal dispute between Gallagher and Ardonagh returned to the Royal Courts of Justice yesterday, as the court heard closing statements from two of the defendants.
The UK has seen a wave of consolidation in regional broking over the past few years, making competition for viable targets a challenge. In response, several consolidators are starting to look to Ireland and Europe as a potential area of expansion.
As the Insurtech 100 publishes, Post caught up with some of the firms listed across Europe, USA and Asia to reflect on the past 12 months, the future, favourite apps and food
Brightside’s chief financial officer, Ian Sutherland has left the broker.
May is upon us and that means that thousands of insurance brokers are preparing for the annual camp out in Manchester to hear what their trade body the British Insurance Brokers’ Association is doing for them, plans to do for them and how insurers can…
With Gallagher re-entering the M&A game after a four year hiatus, Michael Rea spoke to Harry Curtis about what makes a good deal, how consolidation is changing, why restrictive covenants need to be upheld and the Ardonagh court case
Exclusive: The litigation group claiming Besso owes a Carribean hotel group almost $10m in concealed brokerage has filed a counterclaim in an ongoing lawsuit.
Just when they think they’re out, insurance pulls them back in. This week, two big names from the recent past, Stephen Catlin and Steve McGill, returned to the fold.
Despite giving the broker market a clean bill of health Richard Burger, head of financial services regulatory investigations warns brokers should expect the FCA to continue to explore key areas it has identified that are in need of improvement.
Would you give a contract to a software firm that says it will be complacent with your business? Why accept it when it happens then, argues André Symes, chief operating officer of Genasys Technologies.
Jacobus Coetzee no longer holds a directorship at Arron Banks’ Eldon Insurance.
Steve McGill, former group president of Aon, has launched a private equity-backed specialty risk solutions business alongside a team of other senior executives.
GRP-owned Cavendish Munro has made one acquisition, while Green Insurance Group has bought two businesses.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has revealed that its levy for 2019/20 will be £532m over a twelve month period, £16m more than planned, with general insurers paying an extra £1m than anticipated.
I was lucky enough to spend last week’s sunny bank holiday on the South Coast enjoying a well-earned rest. For others in the insurance industry it seems that the saying 'a change is as good as a rest' is proving true with some major people moves this…
Marsh & McLennan’s risk and insurance subsidiaries – Marsh and Guy Carpenter – brought in combined revenues of $2.42bn in the first quarter of 2019, a 3% increase on the same three months last year.
Hastings has reported a 4% rise in gross written premiums for the first three months of 2019.
Vibe managing general agent Vibe MGA Management has been bought by US reinsurance outsourcing and consultancy specialist Pro Global Insurance Solutions.
Richard Beaven, former distribution director at Swinton, has joined Brightside as its group chief operating officer.
UK General's Matthew Schofield on how profit, not volume, will drive growth and respectability of MGA sector
In recent months managing general agents have been in the spotlight, with the media seeking to get under the skin of one of the fastest growing insurance sectors. UK General's Matthew Schofield says MGA management teams need to now stop 'navel gazing'…
As we head towards a welcome four-day weekend, the insurance world has been getting in the spirit for Easter in the only natural way: smashing chocolate eggs.
Jonathan Swift reflects on the turnaround at ERS and why Aquiline might have decided to wait to sell the motor insuer
When James Lai isn’t working as ICAB’s billings co-ordinator he can be found wielding a Japanese sword in the martial art of Kendo
Insurance customers are increasingly relying on credit to pay premiums, with nearly one in three planning to use more credit this year, research found.