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Interview: Shaun Lynn and Steve Hearn, BGC and Ed

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…

Analysis: Making mining work

The mining industry is facing a shrinking pool of project managers but improved project management software, what impact is this having on the industry and its insurers?

Analysis: Review of 2018

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…

The evolution of risk modelling in insurance

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…

Apollo snaps up Aspen in $2.6bn deal

Aspen Insurance has entered an agreement with investment manager Apollo that will see it sell all remaining shares in the business for $42.75 (£33.15) per share, a total of $2.6bn (£2bn).

Interview: Patrick Tiernan, Aviva

Aviva Global Corporate & Specialty's new managing director Patrick Tiernan is confident of profitable growth. He tells Jonathan Swift how he hopes to take the business to the next level.

Analysis: Leisure market - At your leisure

Brexit may raise the prospect of more expensive holidays abroad and longer waits at borders. If fewer European city breaks beckon, could there also be an upside in spending more time in England’s green and pleasant land?

Regional review: Jersey

The largest of the British Channel Islands, Jersey is located 100 miles from the south of England and 14 miles off the French coast. Covering 45 square miles, the island offers one of the world’s major international finance centres. For the island's…

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