Two managing general agent businesses acquired by Gallagher as part of its recent purchase of Stackhouse Poland will eventually become part of Pen.
It was the Competition and Markets Authority that recently put paid to Sainsbury’s and Asda’s marriage plans, but there are plenty of other risks that also regularly threaten the success of mergers and acquistions – ranging from the uncovering of…
The long-running court battle between Ardonagh and Gallagher finally wrapped up on Friday, but a written judgement may take more than three months to arrive.
In this month’s issue, Post publishes the annual Insurtech 100, a celebration of growth and innovation in insurance across Europe, Asia and the USA, in association with Tällt Ventures.
The closing statements in the ongoing legal dispute between Gallagher and Ardonagh continued yesterday (9 May) at the Royal Courts of Justice in London.
The parties in the ongoing legal dispute between Gallagher and Ardonagh returned to the Royal Courts of Justice yesterday, as the court heard closing statements from two of the defendants.
With Gallagher re-entering the M&A game after a four year hiatus, Michael Rea spoke to Harry Curtis about what makes a good deal, how consolidation is changing, why restrictive covenants need to be upheld and the Ardonagh court case
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The penetration of premium finance into the SME market has been stuck stubbornly in the 40% to 45% range for many years. Could that be about to change as slicker offerings from the main providers and new entrants hit the market just at a time when small…
Gallagher has appointed John Thompson as CEO of UK’s specialty London market and wholesale businesses.
Premiership Rugby will not sever sponsorship links with Gallagher despite the company’s UK CEO describing a former employee as a “complicated fat Arab”.
Post held its reputation event this week, which felt somewhat prescient as parts of the industry were shamed on diversity and inclusion.
Vince Cable urges Premiership Rugby to review Gallagher sponsorship over UK CEO’s ‘complicated fat Arab’ slur
Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable has written to Premiership Rugby CEO Mark McCafferty, urging the sport to review its commercial relationship with Gallagher after its UK CEO Simon Matson was revealed to have referred to an employee as a ‘complicated…
David Ross returned to the Royal Courts of Justice yesterday to finish giving evidence in the hearing of a dispute between Gallagher and Ardonagh.
David Ross, CEO of the Ardonagh Group, yesterday gave evidence at the Royal Courts of Justice in an ongoing trial between Gallagher and Ardonagh-owned Bishopsgate.
Post content editor Jonathan Swift looks at past aborted insurance bids and talks to consider whether a deal between Aon and Willis Towers Watson is dead, or merely on ice for now
When the regulator fined Carphone Warehouse £29m this week, the real target was the use of high pressure sales techniques in insurance.
Simon Matson says ‘complicated fat Arab’ slur regrettable but not discriminatory: Gallagher v Ardonagh
Gallagher UK CEO Simon Matson yesterday gave evidence in the dispute between Gallagher and Ardonagh and others, in which Gallagher alleges its staff were unlawfully poached.
The legal dispute between Gallagher and Ardonagh continued today, with lawyers for the defendants concluding their opening statements.
Court hears lawyers from both sides outline their arguments on first day of the 12-day long trial.
Nawaf Hasan, formerly an Alesco team member, was described by former Alesco CEO Simon Matson as a “complicated fat arab” following his resignation from the firm according to a court filing outlining his side of the case.
The departure of a number of employees from Gallagher subsidiary Alesco in 2017, who went on to join an Ardonagh energy division, was “the product of a carefully planned conspiracy”, Gallagher will claim.
Peter Burton was treated as a “traitor” after leaving Alesco for Bishopsgate, his defence will say.