The British Insurance Brokers’ Association has launched its manifesto – a list of campaigning priorities for the organisation for the coming year.
Exclusive: Axa-backed broker Setoo expects to launch in the UK next month, and has outlined further fundraising plans for later this year.
MRIB Group has acquired chartered health and fitness insurance broker Independents.
Broker Network’s Saffron Insurance has acquired Farmer Insurance and will continue to seek acquisitive growth.
Accident management and credit hire group, Accident Exchange has rebranded as AX, after the group returned to profitability in 2018.
Mapfre has appointed Chris Smith to the newly-created position of chief global brokers officer.
Exclusive: Insurers are identifying a rising trend in child sexual abuse claims.
Exclusive: The Motor Insurers' Bureau has placed a number of jobs under review amid a wide-ranging restructure of the organisation.
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…
Hastings has appointed former MS Amlin chief financial officer John Worth as its CFO, replacing Richard Hoskins.
Trehane Oliver will succeed Nigel Minett as managing director of McLarens Aviation.
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.
Insurtech pet insurance provider Waggel, which launched a month ago, hopes to pick up thousands of customers by the end of the year.
Irish broker Arachas is considering reaching out to UK partners to overcome potential passporting barriers in a post-Brexit world.
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.
Clyde & Co has launched a communication-oriented training programme targeted at female lawyers as they strive to build a more gender-balanced brand.
Hood Group and Richard King-led Ticker have entered into a three year contract, which will see service provider Hood Group venture into telematics for the first time.
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.
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.
JP Morgan Asset Management managing director, Nicholas Gartside is set to start as Munich Re’s chief investment officer on 18 March 2019.
Inflexion Private Equity has made a minority investment in speciality motor insurer, Granite Underwriting.