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Miller to expand employee ownership after sale

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.

RSA in £7.2bn sale talks

RSA has confirmed it is in takeover talks with Canadian insurer Intact Financial Corporation and Danish provider Tryg about a £7.2bn deal that would split up the business.

Colin O’Farrell to retire from QBE after 34 years

Colin O’Farrell, chief underwriting officer of insurance for QBE International, will be retiring from the business at the end of this year with deputy CUO Nick Hankin stepping up as interim CUO on 1 January, the provider has announced.

Blog: Postcard from the future

The Covid-19 pandemic is dislocating economies around the world. It has also presented a unique test for property and casualty insurers: a surge of losses and a hit to assets, combined with a sudden shift to remote working, writes Clyde & Co partner…

Blog: Decommissioning cruise ships

The impact of Covid-19 on the cruise ship industry has been graphically displayed recently on social media with the first vessels being run up the beaches in Turkey in preparation for recycling. Ian Butterworth, Forum of Insurance Lawyers member and…

Blog: The complexities of IPT determination

The insurance industry is navigating a period of economic instability and is still unsure what long-term effects the pandemic will have on direct and indirect taxes. Despite this lack of current clarity, it is sensible to plan for all eventualities,…

Interview: Ardonagh MGA boss Derek Coles

Ardonagh’s CEO of MGA Binders and Facilities Derek Coles spoke to Post senior reporter Emmanuel Kenning about being subscale in Ardonagh, MGAs' need for differentiation, the Rural buy and future acquisition targets.

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