What a difference five years makes. Back in early 2015, we had a nation blissfully ignorant of the division, disruption and economic uncertainty that would follow the 2016 referendum result, writes Tom Downey, chief underwriting officer at Pen…
Within insurance, it’s managing general agents seeing all the deals, attracting the money and the talent. The potential for big profits and lower costs drives the sector forward, but will the sector gather yet more momentum or will it overheat?
Pen Underwriting has promoted Michelle Bree from director of operations to chief operating officer, effective 1 December.
Zurich was the big winner at the 2019 Post Insurance Fraud Awards picking up three awards, and a highly commended including top prize in the Investigation of the Year category.
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.
A fraud response initiative set up by managing general agent Pen Underwriting has more than halved the amount of money lost in cases of cyber conveyancing fraud since 2017.
Two managing general agent businesses acquired by Gallagher as part of its recent purchase of Stackhouse Poland will eventually become part of Pen.
Legal & General is now the majority capacity provider for a £550m five year binder with Pen Underwriting, as the general insurance business aims to grow its premium by double digits in the coming year.
Digital household insurance broker Policy Castle is on the hunt for funding as it looks towards partnering with high street brokers and large insurers.
An insurtech start-up has today launched an app enabled home and contents product that can be bought as quickly as 85 seconds.
CEO, Arthur J Gallagher
It is an ugly truth that almost every woman who has worked in insurance for some time has a story about sexual discrimination.
After spending the past year hiving up a dozen entities under the Pen Underwriting roof, CEO Jon Turner talks to Will Kirkman about the managing general agent’s drive to be a ‘virtual insurer’ with the firepower to invest in data analytics and new…
As The Ardonagh Group buys Carole Nash and Mastercover, has the bell finally rung for the model?
“You can watch Go Jetters if you let me tie your hair” is the type of deal you sometimes need to strike with your toddler if you want to get things done. Of course, you shouldn’t negotiate with mini-terrorists but there is nothing wrong with a win-win…
The shortlist for this year’s prestigious Underwriting Service Awards has been announced.
Exclusive: Pen Underwriting has signed a £150m long-term capacity deal with Zurich in the area of hazardous and tanker transportation.
Tom Downey has been promoted to chief underwriting officer for Pen Underwriting, replacing Martin Hall.
The Supreme Court ruling in AIG has clarified the conditions under which claims can be aggregated, allowing insurers to reduce their exposure, but future cases will remain highly fact-sensitive
Delegates at the British Insurance Brokers’ Association conference have asked the next government for some stability.
Pen Underwriting has signed a £25m capacity deal with Markel for its equestrian products.