As top-flight salaries spiral ever upwards, Premier League football clubs are increasingly looking to insurance to lessen the blow of paying players unable to play or train through injury.
Mapfre has appointed Chris Smith to the newly-created position of chief global brokers officer.
Marsh parent Marsh & McLennan has revealed the pricing structure of a $5bn senior notes offering, prior to the completion of its acquisition of JLT.
Global broker Marsh has unveiled a ream of senior people moves, effective once the JLT deal has completed.
“Extraordinary animals, each in a heroic struggle against rivals and against the forces of nature, fighting for their own survival and for the future of their ‘Dynasties’."
With the takeover of Ed, BGC president Shaun Lynn believes he now has the person in its CEO Steve Hearn to help it realise its insurance ambitions. The pair spoke to Jonathan Swift about how an investment in technology, talent, globalisation and a finely…
After more than two years of contingency planning, this week’s news that a proposed Brexit deal was likely to lead to a loss of passporting was met with no more than a shrug of the shoulders.
Having left Crawford in April 2017 after 15 years at the firm, Ian Muress resurfaced in January as CEO of Sedgwick International, a claims business he describes as the largest of its kind "on the planet". He spoke to Jonathan Swift about why people…
Marsh and JLT’s specialty operations will rebrand as Marsh-JLT Specialty once the acquisition has closed.
The spotlight has been on Arron Banks this week but we've also seen some major business acquisitions.
Shareholders in JLT have voted 99.9% in favour of the acquisition by Marsh.
Chris Lay enjoyed his time in Canada but Marsh’s new UK and Ireland CEO has no doubt that London is the place to be. “The UK is a priority for Marsh,” he told Cecile Brisson, just before the world’s biggest broker bought off London-based broker Jardine…
Marsh has been the talk of the town this week as it acquired the shares in broker JLT, shoring up its position as the largest broker by revenue in the world.
Marsh expects to save around $250m in “cost synergies” from the acquisition of JLT, with up to 3750 jobs at risk.
Marsh’s $5.6bn (£4.2bn) acquisition of JLT could spell opportunity for private equity-backed brokers, analysts believe.
Marsh & Mclennan will buy Jardine Lloyd Thompson for $5.6bn (£4.2bn) in a move that will shore up the company’s position as the largest broker in the world.
Farming is the most lethal of all industries. The sector and its main insurer are trying to change rules and mentalities to make it safer
When you head off to an outdoor festival following a heatwave, you cross your fingers and hope the sun sticks around. Unfortunately it seems like the recent tropical spate has done a runner and I spent last weekend trying not to roll down a hill while up…
The pressure on insurers to deny coal projects any form of cover may actually increase pollution, warns Hamish Roberts, head of JLT Specialty’s London-based power business.
The Supreme Court ruling in Pimlico Plumbers, granting employment rights to a gig worker, might lead to an increase or a shift in liability claims. But it also opens up a door for new products as gig economy platforms will want to cover their new…
As insurance tries to attract talent and adapt to emerging risks, the London market is increasingly turning towards the military for new recruits
The London Market Group has named JLT Speciality operation director Clare Lebecq as CEO.
Insurance has come under fire for the way it prices policies. Jonathan Davidson, director of retail at the Financial Conduct Authority, discusses the problem with Martin Croucher
Two years ago, when I told my friends that I got a job as an insurance journalist, they were baffled. They still are.