Arthur J Gallagher has acquired Scandinavian property and casualty broker Nordic Försäkring & Riskhantering for an undisclosed sum.
Claims fraud detection program FRISS is now live at major Swedish insurer, Folksam.
Peter Hecht-Hansen has been appointed CEO of Nordics, Russia & Turkey at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, subject to regulatory approval.
Law firm Kennedys is expanding its international reach in Europe through agreements with three Scandinavian firms, which come into effect from 1 January 2016.
Volvo Cars is to accept full liability whenever one of its cars is in autonomous mode, CEO Håkan Samuelsson has announced.
The Shipowners' Club has entered into a strategic partnership with Swedish marine underwriting agency Svensk Assurans to offer a P&I product through a delegated underwriting agreement.
The UK pet insurance market could learn a lot from its competitors in Sweden, according to technology firm Aquarium, particularly collaborating with partner agencies such as veterinarians and the police.
Chinese investment firm China Minsheng has bought Sirius International Insurance for $2.24bn (£1.4bn) from White Mountains.
Independent Zurich-based loss data provider Perils has disclosed its second loss estimate for windstorm Elon-Felix which affected Western and Northern Europe from 8 to 11 January 2015.
Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance has finalised its acquisition of Insure the Box and Drive Like a Girl from Catlin.
Homeware retailer Ikea has entered the Swedish insurance market selling child and pregnancy policies with a trial of home insurance products planned for the coming weeks, according to reports.
Willis has completed its acquisition of a 75% controlling stake in Swedish insurance adviser Max Matthiessen.
Sweden’s insurers face a heavy hit from natural catastrophe claims, as the number of flood damage claims lodged reaches more than double the previous year’s total.
Insurers continue to lag behind their banking counterparts when it comes to mobile websites and apps, according to research from CP consulting.
Independent Zurich-based loss data provider, Perils has disclosed its third loss estimate for windstorm Xaver.
Nearly 80% of European insurers expect to meet Solvency II requirements before January 2016 with Dutch, UK and Nordic firms outstripping their French, German, Greek and Eastern European counterparts in terms of readiness.
Gable Holdings has expanded its business into Sweden providing commercial combined products in the education and retail property sectors.
Europe's car dealers sold policies worth an estimated €16.3bn in 2012 across six major insurance, warranty and assistance types plus niche insurance products available in some countries, according to research by Finaccord.
Losses expected to be ‘in tens of millions, not high hundreds of millions’.
AIG is rolling out an e-trading product for brokers across five European countries following the launch of the platform in the insurer’s UK and Ireland businesses earlier this year.
Managing general agents have seen a resurgence of popularity in the UK, but has there been a similar renaissance across the continent? Tim Evershed investigates.
Allianz said on Wednesday it has bought a Swedish windfarm taking its investment in renewable energy in Europe above €1.5bn.
Analysts at Berenberg Bank have said they expect Nordic insurer Tryg to post a combined ratio of 91.1% for the first quarter, on the back of benign winter weather across Scandinavia and favourable investment markets.
Torbjörn Magnusson, president and chief executive of If P&C Insurance, Sweden, has been elected vice-president of Insurance Europe.