Motor insurance sees biggest drop for seven years; Apollo gets new investment; Axa sets aside €1.5bn to fight deforestation; Nexus refinances; and Radius acquires Milestone
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches and investments of the week
The Motor Insurers’ Bureau is to recommence legal action against the government over inaction on 'unnecessary' Vnuk costs.
Howden-backed Parhelion has appointed industry veteran and founding member of Ark Syndicate Management David Foreman as chair.
Anne Pullum, Willis Towers Watson head of Europe, is set to lead the broker’s Great Britain business after head of GB and Willis Limited CEO Nicolas Aubert steps down after today.
The reinsurance market had $531bn (£384bn) of dedicated capital at the middle of 2021, a $14bn increase on the end of 2020, Guy Carpenter has estimated in association with AM Best.
The cost of buying eight businesses and three books of business totalled £92.8m in 2020 for PIB Group, a filing at Companies House has revealed.
Zurich Insurance Group has appointed Paolo Mantero as group chief strategy officer succeeding Giovanni Giuliani who is moving to be CEO of Zurich Italy.
The UK was the leading European country – and second most active worldwide behind the US – for insurance carrier mergers and acquisitions in the first half of 2021, according to research by Clyde & Co.
Willis Towers Watson has set out a three geographies and two segments approach as it restructured its global leadership team in the wake of the aborted merger with Aon.
The impact of Covid-19 saw the European non-life insurance market report a decline in gross written premium and profit after tax. Mathilde Jakobsen, director, analytics, Amsterdam, AM Best, analyses the numbers and reports on the movements in the ranking…
Aon has appointed Rupert Moore to take over from Nick Frankland in leading its reinsurance solutions in the UK as part of a global management reshuffle.
Former RSA group CEO Stephen Hester will become Easyjet chair later this year.
Ardonagh has posted a 33.4% rise in income and a 42.4% increase in Ebitda for the first half of 2021.
Floods caused by torrential rain across western and central Europe in July are likely to become the continent’s costliest weather event, raising the question of how prepared at-risk communities and insurers are to deal with the onset of climate change.
Craig Harris, Criterion loss adjuster, reflects on the unique challenges of loss adjusting in Ireland.
Exclusive: Insurers, brokers and other firms within the industry have made 315 data breach reports over two years, with many of the best known businesses in UK insurance among those to notify and cyber a growing concern.
If you get your customer experience right, there is the potential to create real differentiation. Tim Hood, vice-president for Europe, the Middle East and Africa and Asia Pacific for Hyland, highlights why insurance companies need to personalise,…
With great power comes great responsibility and for insurers this is never going to be truer than when dealing with artificial intelligence. Post looks into how insurers are using AI ethically.
Aon CEO Greg Case has stressed in a letter to clients that the broker was confident of winning the US Department of Justice court case as he laid out the reasons for walking away from the Willis Towers Watson deal.
Global Risk Partners has confirmed to Post that its agreement with Willis Towers Watson to buy WTW’s commercial risk and broking business in Northern Ireland will still go ahead despite the cancellation of the WTW-Aon merger.
The Ardonagh Group has made Conor Brennan CEO of Ardonagh Europe as it prepares to take its buy-and-build model to the continent.
Aon and Willis Towers Watson have ended their merger plans, citing the “impasse” with the US Department of Justice.
Hiscox CEO Bronek Masojada, who has been in post for 21 years, intends to retire at the end of the year.
The European Commission has approved Aon’s $30m (£22m) takeover of Willis Towers Watson, on the condition that parts of WTW’s business are divested.