Axa teams up with Microsoft; Ardonagh unveils Beazley capacity deal; Lloyd's to open Manchester hub; LV rolls out ethical standard
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week not covered elsewhere on www.postonline.co.uk
The European Commission has pushed back the deadline for its decision on whether or not to approve the Aon’s acquisition of Willis Towers Watson, after the broker submitted new commitments.
Post investigates whether the insurance industry is welcoming of returners who have had a career gap, assessing the programmes in place to support them and the range of skills, experience, motivation and fresh perspective that they can bring to an…
A coalition of brokers working with Hiscox was just two weeks away from solving the problem of Covid-19 business interruption claims but the court case cut the legs off the solution, Ardonagh CEO David Ross has claimed.
The 2020 results from Aon, Gallagher, Marsh and Willis Towers Watson showed the big four still delivering global organic growth despite the impact of the Covid-19 crisis, though in some cases figures for Europe, the Middle East and Africa units showed…
After a year dominated by the Covid-19 crisis and Brexit, Liiba leader Chris Croft discusses the future of the trade association and London Market with Emmanuel Kenning, his passion for the Americas and how he got into insurance after working on rail…
Having worked at RSA for more than two decades, commercial managing director Rob Gibbs has certainly seen his fair share of the business, both in the UK and overseas. He speaks to Jonathan Swift about his latest challenge, navigating a newly combined…
There was a record £10.5bn of UK insurance distribution mergers and acquisitions in 2020, according to research by Imas, Post can reveal.
Hélène Galy, managing director of Willis Towers Watson’s Willis Research Network, considers the growing threat of cascading risks.
Garret Gaughan, head of the global markets property and casualty hub at Willis Towers Watson, analyses the challenges around reputational risk and the growing focus by businesses on the potential pitfalls and actions needed.
For the Record: BGL rolls out digital claims, Chubb backs Covid-19 cover, Covea in Vitality tie-up, insurtech funding hits £5.2bn and Tractable deals
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
Julie Page has been named as UK CEO in the leadership team that will come into place when Aon’s takeover of Willis Towers Watson completes.
In 2020 the world’s first coral reef insurance policy was triggered in Mexico, following damage resulting from October’s Hurricane Delta. Post looks at how insurance is helping nature in other parts of the world.
For a sixth year running, Post content director Jonathan Swift scans the insurtech space and identifies up-and-coming businesses potentially worth watching over the next 12 months.
Insurers and brokers have told Post that the majority of their staff will continue to work from home and that offices will remain open to those few that need to access them, following the start of a third national lockdown in England.
The annual 1 January reinsurance renewal season delivered firmer pricing for UK property risks, according to Willis Re as its figures also indicated another year of strong rises in motor.
Post spoke to insurers, brokers and claims professionals to get their predictions for what 2021 will look like.
Post spoke to brokers and MGAs to get their thoughts on the highs and lows of 2020
For the record: The week in deals featuring Aviva, Dual, Revolut, Specialist Risk Group and Willis Towers Watson
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches and investments of the week
The European Commission will conduct a Phase II review into the $30bn (£22bn) merger of global brokers Aon and Willis Towers Watson, it has been confirmed.
Brightside’s decision to put car and van managing general agent Kitsune into run-off has reinforced the need for volume and specialism, according to experts who warned that entering the market now would not be for the faint-hearted.
As the drive to a greener, more sustainable housing market continues so modern methods of construction are increasing in both popularity and usage. This drive is coming from a combination of government policies, consumer demand and also from within the…
The existing partners of Miller will be reinvesting into the business to keep a “substantial minority ownership” and targeting broader employee ownership as part of the deal that sees the firm switch hands from Willis Towers Watson to Cinven and GIC.
Brokers have hailed private equity house Cinven and Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC buying Miller from Willis Towers Watson as a deal with no losers.