Briefing: Insurtech buys incumbent – is Hippo’s deal for Spinnaker a pointer to the future as unicorns spread their wings?


The news today that unicorn insurtech Hippo has entered into an agreement to acquire Spinnaker Insurance - subject to regulatory approval - certainly highlights the continued maturity of the sector.

Because while there has been a lot of investment cascading from underwriters to insurtechs, there has not been too much travel the other way.

True, Wefox acquired One, a start-up digital insurer in

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Big Interview: Andy Bord, Flood Re

On his last day as Flood Re CEO, Andy Bord catches up with Emma Ann Hughes on how the scheme will end in 2039, his pride around Build Back Better, plus why Labour’s promise to build more homes must be accompanied by a robust planning framework.

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