Ryan Specialty Group has completed the acquisition of Lodestar Marine.
Aviva Ireland has completed the acquisition of life insurer Friends First for €130m (£116m) after receiving regulatory approval from the Central Bank of Ireland.
Allianz is to take an 8% stake in Africa’s leading reinsurer Africa Re.
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway became the world's third-largest reinsurer in 2017, ending European dominance over the top four.
Insurance giant Allianz will gain a commercial book worth £250m from LV following its purchase of 49% of LV’s general insurance business.
Peter Cullum-backed Lexicon Property has acquired Oasis Property Insurance Services.
Boyd & Company has acquired independent insurance broker, Insureness.
Gallagher is poised to return to acquisition with the broker expecting multiple broker purchases before the end of the year.
Gallagher has acquired regional commercial insurance broker Risk Services, its first UK broking acquisition in almost four years.
Allianz is set to squeeze out remaining shareholders of Euler Hermes delist the trade credit insurer from the Paris stock exchange on Friday.
Broker Jelf is to acquire Clark Thomson, Scotland’s largest independent insurance broker.
Howden is to acquire a majority stake in a Turkish broker in a move to become one of Turkey’s largest insurance brokers.
Davies Group has bought Randall & Quilter’s Insurance Services and Captive Management Operations for £18.6m.
Acrisure is to acquire the independent reinsurance broker Beach & Associates.
Merger and acquisition activity rebounded in 2017 with completed deal values increasing 170% in the first half of the year, according to Willis Towers Watson.
Denmark’s largest insurance company Tryg is to buy competitor Alka Forsikring for 8.2bn DKr (£1bn).
Allianz and Sri Ayudhya Capital will team up to expand the coverage of life and general insurance business across Thailand.
R&Q has reached an agreement with Prosight Specialty Insurance to manage Syndicate 1110 in run-off.
Specialist insurer, Markel International has acquired EC Insurance Company.
International General Insurance Holdings has appointed Waleed Jabsheh as executive director of its UK board.
Axis has improved its cash offer to acquire Novae to 715 pence per share valuing the Lloyd’s listed insurer at approximately £477.6m.
MS Amlin has appointed Chris Rash as chief finance and operations officer following Richard Hextall’s decision to depart from the company at the end of September this year.
Ex-Bluefin broking managing director, Kenny Hogg, has been appointed regional managing director of Arthur J. Gallagher’s Scottish operations.
Ex-Bluefin CEO Robert Organ will replace Paul Tasker in September of this year.