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.
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RFIB Holdings executive chairman Dennis Mahoney is to replace Jonathan Turnbull as CEO at the company.
Calera Capital has closed its deal to acquire a majority stake in RFIB Holdings following the completion of all shareholder and regulatory approvals.
RFIB is set to go on the acquisition trail after selling a stake in itself to private equity firm Calera Capital, but the broker's CEO Jonathan Turnbull admits that its choice of targets is shrinking.
A managerial merry-go-round within the UK broking sector is being powered by a combination of increased consolidation and insurer preference, according to market insiders, who have raised questions over organic growth knowhow.
US-based private equity house Calera Capital has bought a majority share in RFIB Holdings, the international Lloyd's specialty insurance and reinsurance broker.
RFIB Group has launched a life reinsurance unit to be led by divisional director Michael Crawcour.
The risk of a decreased talent pool has been highlighted by market players as a potential ramification of “onerous” regulation targeting non-executive directors at Solvency II insurance companies.
RFIB has appointed former Willis marine executive director Steve Hughes as its hull and war divisional director.
RFIB Group has appointed Colin Pinder and Gary Blakesley as divisional directors to develop a predominantly German marine account.
RFIB Group has promoted executive vice president Jeremy Brasier to head up its Bermudian operations.
RFIB chief executive Jonathan Turnball hailed “a transformational period” for the broker after it posted an increase in revenue to £41.4m for the 2013 financial year, up slightly from £41.1m for the previous twelve months.
Lloyd’s (re)insurance broker RFIB has appointed Malcolm Gray as a divisional director of its marine international division.
Lloyd’s broker RFIB has swooped for Howden’s head of operations Richard Dyke to take on a role as non-marine international division operations manager.
RFIB Group has appointed Richard Macfarlane as managing director of its international non-marine business.
Lloyd’s broker RFIB has named Zurich’s Middle East mid-market boss Hassan El Kaissi as its new general manager for Saudi Arabia.
Independent broker RFIB has launched a financial resource policy, led by Ironshore Europe.
Lloyd's underwriter White Oak Underwriting Agency has launched new capacity for specialist fine art, classic car and general specie aimed at both the private and commercial markets.
RFIB Group has opened a representative office in Durban, South Africa.
Oxford Insurance Brokers has hired Dominic Hagger, Duncan Hopegood, Adrian Mortley, Mark Stanbury and Eloise Sanderson in a bid to drive growth in North America.
Munich Re is calling for reinsurers to have more say in decisions relating to marine salvage and wreck-removal operations against the backdrop of increased politicisation and escalating costs surrounding the Costa Concordia cruise liner wreck.
After a muted couple of weeks, the recruitment conveyor belt went into overdrive with an array of high-profile appointments and departures. Major moves included Towergate losing its network division acquisition director to rival Bluefin, two days before…