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.
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Global broker Marsh has unveiled a ream of senior people moves, effective once the JLT deal has completed.
Former Marsh regional boss Geoff Kirk has joined GRP-backed Marshall Wooldridge as managing director.
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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…
The spectre of Brexit loomed large over the insurance sector this year, and although the picture is still no clearer in terms of how the UK market will continue to trade with Europe after 29 March 2019, significant merger & acquisition activity was among…
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.
As whiplash legislation speeds through parliament, claims management companies have increasingly been looking into other avenues to keep the coffers full and cavity wall insulation claims have spiked. CMCs may be the industry’s own bugbear, but this…
General Data Protection Regulation filings could be used as a potential trigger for payouts from cyber parametric insurance policies, a conference heard.
The last few months have seen some major executive changes across the UK’s largest insurance companies.
Regulation might have helped to speed up the evolution of risk modelling but technology advances, especially cloud computing, are now taking this development to the next level. Edward Murray explores the benefits this is bringing and how insurance…
Insurance has progressed on diversity but stigma persists around mental health, writes Ailsa King, chief client officer, Marsh UK & Ireland, calling on the industry to create supportive workplaces.
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…
The CEO of the UK's largest broker has defended broker facilities, amid an official probe into allegations the practice is anti-competitive.
Marsh UK CEO Chris Lay has decried the lack of a 'pipeline' of women in line for senior roles, urging for flexible working as a possible solution.
Marsh’s whirlwind acquisition of JLT surprised ratings agencies, as it was a “larger” deal than expected from the world’s biggest broker.
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 has appointed Alistair Fraser as CEO of its UK corporate division and Joe Grogan as the chairman of Marsh Ireland.