A holding company will be established for Ed and Besso, with Steve Hearn as group CEO. However the two BGC-owned brokers will remain separate companies.
Global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker Ed has been acquired by BGC Partners.
This year’s World Cup in Russia has widely been regarded as one of the best ever.
Lloyd's of London predicts which country will win the 2018 World Cup, based on the insurable value of the 32 football teams that start battling it out this week in Russia.
Protectionism is posing challenges to the insurance market, but also creating some opportunities, especially for trade credit cover.
The North Korea missile crisis, Brexit negotiations, and trade protectionism are among the top political risks threatening multinational businesses in 2018, according to Marsh.
Swiss network Brokerslink has appointed Jacqueline Legrand as CEO, succeeding José Manuel Fonseca.
For six years, Oscar Treceno has juggled his day job as head of the engineering and energy department at Helvetia with the role of chairman of the International Association of Engineering Insurers. Post asked him about IMIA's role in today's market.
A group of insurance law firms have joined together to create a formal network to share knowledge and delivering legal expertise and service clients across four continents.
Argo Group is to acquire Ariel Re for approximately $235m (£187m).
Esure travel insurance will be covering holiday cancellations for pregnant women who no longer want to travel to countries where the Zika virus has been detected.
Sports fans are about to enjoy two major events: the UEFA Euro in France and the Olympic Games in Brazil. As millions of people prepare to visit the host nations and crowd multiple venues, insurance has a crucial role to play.
On the surface of it, Brazil seems like a prime target for insurers. However, behind the scenes there are issues which could slow down Brazil's growth into an insurance powerhouse
Howden Broking Group has acquired Brazilian broker Harmonia Corretora de Seguros from Hub International.
Global insurer Ace has agreed to acquire the large corporate property and casualty business of Brazil-based Itaú Seguros from Itaú Unibanco for approximately $685m. Upon completion of the transaction, Ace will be the largest commercial P&C insurer in…
Independent wholesale broker Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford is to expand its Swett & Crawford wholesale broking business into the Latin American market.
Besso Insurance Group has received licenses to begin trading in its newly opened office in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
QBE's new division will include its Latin America and Asia-Pacific arms and be led by the insurer's Asia-Pacific CEO David Fried.
Chinese insurer Ancheng Insurance is offering World Cup insurance for fans to compensate for the disappointment of being eliminated from the tournament.
Insurers had to pay out $7bn in insured losses caused by natural disasters in the first quarter of the year according to catastrophe modeller Impact Forecasting.
McLarens owned specialist adjuster Airclaims has expanded its Latin American operations with the launch of a second office in Brazil alongside expansions in Mexico, Peru and Ecuador.
Aon’s 2014 Terrorism and Political Violence Map has highlighted increasing risk in Brazil and Russia as the countries prepare to stage major sporting events in the form of the FIFA World Cup and the Winter Olympics.
Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford has appointed Carlos Reis as commercial director of CGSC Holdings Brasil.
Gard is seeking to establish itself in the Brazilian reinsurance market after securing a licence to write that line of business in the Latin American country.