For the record: Brightside sold to Markerstudy; Aviva acquires Axa XL HNW team; Aston Lark buys Bruce Stevenson and Inflexion invests in broking again
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches and investments of the week
For the Record: The week in deals featuring Allianz, Clyde & Co, Convex, Gallagher, Howden, Kennedys, LV, New Dawn Risk and Woodgate & Clark
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
Michael Rea, CEO of Gallagher’s UK retail division, has hailed the takeover of Bollington as supercharging the firm’s presence in the North West and adding specialisms to the group.
Bollington has bought North West based corporate insurance broker Watson Laurie for an undisclosed sum, Post can reveal.
Brokers have labelled unrated Danish insurer Gefion going into run off and ultimately liquidation as “no great shock”.
Former CEO of Ageas UK Insurance François-Xavier Boisseau has joined the board of ERS as a non executive director.
Bollington’s decision to stop trading with unrated Danish insurer Gefion has not changed the firm’s insurance footprint, group managing director Chris Patterson told Post.
Bollington has suspended trading with Danish unrated insurer Gefion, Post can reveal.
Bollington Insurance has bought North-West based broker Ashgrove Insurance Services for an undisclosed sum.
Unrated Danish insurer Gefion Insurance must have liquid assets of at least €5m by the end of the year amid fears by the regulator that the company has “serious liquidity problems.”
Aviva was crowned the Best of the Best Insurer after the 2000 people in attendance at the Royal Albert Hall casted their votes as part of an interactive poll on the night.
Allianz was among the big winners at the 25th British Insurance Awards at the Royal Albert Hall scooping three individual awards including General Insurer of the Year.
Insurance policies come with technical jargon and are "inaccessible" to dementia sufferers, says the Alzheimer’s Society Charity.
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.
Bollington's CEO Paul Moors believes the insurance sector needs exceptional leaders to regain the public's confidence and set the highest of professional standards.
Broking group Bollington Wilson has relocated to Manchester and aims to boost its headcount by 100.
Ascending the Alps, relaunching rugby and seven marathons in seven days
This week I attended a briefing on hostage negotiation skills organised by an underwriting association and a wine tasting hosted by a rehabilitation provider.
Bollington are set to make several acquisitions in the next 18 months following the group’s merger with Wilsons.
Bollington has merged with Wilsons Insurance Brokers after securing investment funds from private equity firm Inflexion.
This week, the cold has crept in and we are bringing back our winter coats while shoving on our summer clobber to one side.
As The Ardonagh Group buys Carole Nash and Mastercover, has the bell finally rung for the model?
Bollington Group has launched a managing general agent, Anjuna Underwriting.
The Manchester attack touched us all this week. Because we might live or work in the city. Because we might have visited recently. Or because we have, you know, a heart.