The launch of PIB’s Q Underwriting sees Aqmen, Thistle and TFP Schemes united under the same umbrella.
HDI Global has appointed Claire McDonald as managing director of its UK and Ireland operations.
Mapfre has appointed Chris Smith to the newly-created position of chief global brokers officer.
The issue of unoccupied property is a political hot potato in a climate of Brexit and increased online retail. How are insurers tackling this high risk area?
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…
In a highly competitive market, it is important that insurers maximise their data models to create more intelligible insights. Only then, argues Alan O’Loughlin of Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions, will they gain a strategic advantage over competitors
Hiscox recently joined forces with Brompton Bicycle to stage a brick-and-mortar simulation of common hacking practices such as phishing and ransomware to demonstrate the risk of cyber attacks to small businesses.
Hyperion will look to build on its retail business this year, but CEO David Howden said the firm will never chase premium through acquisitions.
Exclusive: Brightside's newly-launched managing general agent, Kitsune Associates, is aiming to reach in £20 to 25m in gross written premium in its first year of trading, with plans to potentially reach £37m within 18 months.
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.
The British Airways data breach is the first major case since the General Data Protection Regulation became law. With the firm facing group legal action and the Information Commissioner’s Office testing its teeth for the first time, what might this mean…
State-backed terrorism insurer Pool Re will no longer offer contingency cover, as the commercial market believes it has the capacity to take back control.
Inflexion Private Equity has made a minority investment in speciality motor insurer, Granite Underwriting.
Kingsbridge Group has acquired of insurtech company Dinghy, which provides on-demand professional indemnity cover to freelancers and ‘gig’ economy workers.
Nearly half of insurance brokers and insurers are considering moving or have confirmed that they are moving some of their operations and staff as a result of Brexit.
Gallagher will buy acquisitive regional broker Stackhouse Poland.
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.
Insurers are coming up with ways to get round obstacles to doing business in Europe after Brexit
The hype over new technologies might have the industry excited. But there remains a question of whether these firms’ back offices are fit for purpose to enable them to maximise these customer facing investments. Against this backdrop, Post, in…
The Ardonagh Group has completed the purchase of broker Swinton, while the sale of its commercial underwriting business to Arch has also been finalised.
Legislation introduced in the wake of 2011 riots aims to simplify claims handling