With cash and working capital management at the forefront of all firm’s minds in the current environment, more companies are turning to insurance company-backed bonds and guarantees as method of enhancing their overall credit facilities and managing…
Maxine Goddard has joined Sompo International as senior vice president in its international insurance strategic distribution and development team after 20 years at Zurich most recently as director, senior commercial operations business partner.
Liberty Specialty Markets has named Marleen Lemmens as European chief operating officer joining from Aon Netherlands.
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
Professional indemnity premiums for independent financial advisers have soared, driven by a perfect storm of legislative and claims change
Post has compiled a list of the 100 highest profile people working at the top for UK general insurers, Lloyd’s vehicles, international insurers with a UK presence, regulators, trade bodies and markets based on how long they have been in the hot seat.
Robert Kuchinski, deputy chairman of the International Underwriting Association and head of commercial insurance at Zurich UK, has been elected as the new chairman replacing Patrick Tiernan who will be leaving Aviva to become chief of markets at Lloyd’s.
The process for appointing a new chair of the International Underwriting Association has begun, Post can reveal.
Some businesses with policies that employ a Marsh wording can expect interim payments “imminently” following RSA’s decision not to appeal a High Court judgment, which found it provided cover for disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
RSA’s appeal of the High Court business interruption test case ruling only covers two policies, court documents have revealed, and does not include the Marsh/Jelf resilience (RSA4) wording shared by multiple insurers.
Partick Tiernan, managing director UK commercial lines and global corporate and specialty at Aviva, has been elected chairman of the International Underwriting Association.
Insurance Covid-cast: Grumpy old insurance execs - Bunker, Cooter, Hanks and Smith on trading through a hard market
For the 36th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s Covid-Cast video series we gathered together an esteemed panel of ‘grumpy old insurance execs’ to talk about how to trade through a hard market, something many might have not experienced before.
Insurers must stop 'protecting' the coal industry and start protecting society claimed a climate change group as it urged the sector to drop all fossil fuels.
In this month’s column, David Worsfold looks at insurance past, present and future in light of the pandemic and the recent Black Lives Matter protests.
The latest Empower Top 100 list includes 11 Black, Asian and minority ethnic leaders and future role models working in insurance.
As Post celebrates 180 years, we look at the companies that have come and then very quickly gone and ask what today's insurers can learn from them.
Some insurers have now decided to pay up on business interruption policies, the regulator has said, but just how much of an impact do these 'u-turns' really have on the BI situation and consumer confidence?
Pet insurance specialist Bought By Many has secured $98m (£78.4m) in growth equity investment led by FTV Capital, having agreed terms sheets with the US growth equity investment firm and five other potential investors prior to Covid-19 lockdown.
As the January sales draw to an end consumers aren't the only ones with deals on their minds.
Liberty Specialty Markets CEO Matthew Moore has been named as the next chair of the London Market Group.
Insurance firms could face further disruption, after Extinction Rebellion activists shut down roads around the City of London yesterday in a bid to raise awareness of climate “inaction”.
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.
Mactavish has called for the CEOs of Zurich and Liberty to personally oversee a £30m disputed claim that it says, if paid, could save the company.
Liberty Mutual Europe has completed its re-domicile from the UK to Luxembourg.