The Competition and Markets Authority has today launched an investigation into whether Ardonagh buying Bennetts Motorcycling Services will lead to “substantial lessening of competition”.
News that Danish unrated insurer Gefion had entered run-off and solvent liquidation left us and others in the industry feeling somewhat underwhelmed.
Danish unrated insurer Gefion will enter solvent liquidation as the Danish regulator has chosen to withdraw its license, the insurer has said.
Ecclesiastical delivered £58m in post-tax profit last year, more than treble the £15.2m achieved in 2018, according to a filing at Companies House.
Davies has appointed Jeff Chang to the recently created global role of general counsel.
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Rory O’Connor, former executive director and chief financial officer of RSA Ireland Insurance, has been fined €70,000 and disqualified for eight years and four months by the Central Bank of Ireland.
Credit insurance provider Atradius has promoted Stuart Ramsden to regional director of UK and Ireland succeeding Alun Sweeney who is set to retire.
US loss adjusting group Global Risk Solutions has formally launched in the UK and Ireland with two strategic partnerships - Delta Claims Solutions and Williams Pitt.
PIB Group has added reinsurance broking to its offering by striking its second deal outside of the UK with the purchase of Munich-based Marx Re-Insurance Brokers.
Zego co-founder and CEO Sten Saar tells Emmanuel Kenning about the insurtech’s significant growth ambitions, how he came into the market nearly four years ago and why he is committed to it for the long haul
Direct Insurance Group has offered all staff the choice and flexibility of working from home, in the office or a mixture of the two on a permanent basis, Post can reveal.
The London Market was responsible for $110bn (£89.7bn) of premium in 2018 with 8.1% year on year core growth across property, casualty and financial lines, according to the latest research by the London Market Group.
Danuta Gray, non-executive director and chair of Direct Line Group’s remuneration committee, will succeed Mike Biggs as chair of DLG on 4 August 2020.
Covéa delivered an underwriting loss of £22.3m in 2019 compared to a profit of £1.8m the year before, with the insurer hit by high levels of motor claims inflation and flat market premiums along with a lower level of reserve releases.
Chubb has named the recipients of the first three instalments of its planned $10m (£8m) contribution to coronavirus pandemic relief efforts around the world.
Trade credit insurers are looking at pricing and cover limits as the coronavirus crisis continues to unfold, Post understands, as they warn virtually no sector will be left unaffected by the pandemic.
On the first Friday in April it is hard to remember what the first Friday in March was truly like. To misquote: that past was a foreign country, we did things differently then.
Travelers has committed $5m (£4m) to help families and communities in the UK, Ireland and North America hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Axa has appointed Roland Moquet as chief financial officer in the UK and Ireland replacing Amelie Breitburd who is leaving the company.
On Friday Lloyd’s will close its underwriting room at 1 Lime Street as it tests its alternative trading protocols.
Over the past few weeks, winter storms Ciara and Dennis swept across Ireland, the UK and Central Europe, bringing with them hurricane-force wind gusts and major flooding writes Simon Welton, Swiss Re’s market head for property and casualty for UK and…
In 2009 Laurence Besemer became the first CEO of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers, the UK trade body for defendant law firms. A decade into the role he spoke to Jonathan Swift about its commitment to its members, a successful 2019 and why it is definitely…