The Ardonagh Group has completed the purchase of broker Swinton, while the sale of its commercial underwriting business to Arch has also been finalised.
Software house SSP expects to have finalised its restructuring consultation before Christmas.
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 Ardonagh Group cut down on its losses for the first nine months of the year, down to £48.9m compared to £92.7m in 2017.
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…
There continues to be change at the top of the UK's insurer board rooms. But instead of relying on the tried and tested recruitment strategies of the past, Consumer Intelligence's Ian Hughes suggests a more meaningful strategy to get the most out of your…
The last few months have seen some major executive changes across the UK’s largest insurance companies.
Gilles Normand has stepped down from the CEO job at Swinton following its acquisition by Ardonagh.
As Swinton meets its match in Ardonagh, the insurance courtship game has continued to hit headlines.
Ardonagh will hit pause on further major retail acquisitions as it consolidates its current assets.
Swinton will continue its trajectory toward becoming primarily a digital business, Ardonagh CEO David Ross said, but he refused to call time on the high street broking model.
The Ardonagh Group has struck up a deal with Covéa to acquire Swinton for £165m.
Insurance has talked the diversity talk for several years now. And yet, the industry still displays all-male or all-pale panels. How can it become truly inclusive?
My colleagues have come up with a creative idea to celebrate the General Data Protection Regulation. First you create a GDPR cocktail with gin, Drambuie, prosecco and rum. Then you take a sip every time you receive an email asking you to update your…
Swinton CEO Gilles Normand believes brokers can be the Amazon of the insurance market.
Ken Scowcroft, the founder of Swinton Insurance, has died at the age of 89.
Exclusive: A senior director has left UK General and further roles are at risk as the group moves to restructure its sales team.
I have never bought insurance from a high-street broker. In fact, I know very few people my age who have.
Whitfield started as a broker liaison underwriter in 2005 and is now a customer service associate at Swinton
Swinton Insurance is to close up to 40 branches across the UK, putting 268 jobs at risk.
Broker Network has appointed Tony Monnington as commercial director.
This week I attended a briefing on hostage negotiation skills organised by an underwriting association and a wine tasting hosted by a rehabilitation provider.
While certain sectors of the insurance sector are advancing at a pace, Richard Beaven, distribution director at Swinton Group, urges swifter movement on diversity.
Fidget spinners, dabbing and the bottle flip are just three of the crazes that my son brought home from school during the last academic year. Luckily for me, unlike Pokémon - which has been in our house for three full years now - these were short-lived…