RSA posted a 15% drop in group operating profit for the first six months of the year as British and Canadian weather losses dent the insurers’ results.
We’ve reached the business end of the tournament. With the group stages a distant memory, we look back at the thrills and spills of the first two weeks of competition.
Neon has launched Orca Insurance Agency, a Lloyd’s approved coverholder which will underwrite Nordic marine business on behalf of Neon Syndicate 2468.
Over the past four years insurtech has become a very familiar word and start-ups are launching every day to target sectors underserved by traditional insurance. Post, in association with Tällt Ventures, indexes those that have the most potential to…
The Central Bank of Ireland has ordered CBL Insurance Europe to cease writing business with immediate effect, until further notice.
Cunningham Lindsey has named former Crawford boss Claes Frick as CEO for its Swedish business.
Volvo is “fairly confident” it can start selling autonomous vehicles to individual drivers in 2021, a conference heard.
Arthur J Gallagher has acquired Scandinavian property and casualty broker Nordic Försäkring & Riskhantering for an undisclosed sum.
Towergate Underwriting has launched an international managing general agent for Scandinavia.
It is estimated that the Grenfell Tower fire could result in claims of up to £50m. However, the carrier responsible for insuring the building said that its expansion plans for the UK remain undimmed.
To celebrate the return of the Post Digital Insurance Collective, I thought I would take another of my periodic looks at some of the newer start-ups in the insurtech space with some connection to the UK.
Insurance services business Ryan Speciality Group has entered into a deal to buy Navigators' operations in Sweden and Denmark.
Arthur J Gallagher has acquired an 85% stake in Swedish specialist insurance and reinsurance broker Brim AB.
Claims fraud detection program FRISS is now live at major Swedish insurer, Folksam.
Peter Hecht-Hansen has been appointed CEO of Nordics, Russia & Turkey at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, subject to regulatory approval.
Law firm Kennedys is expanding its international reach in Europe through agreements with three Scandinavian firms, which come into effect from 1 January 2016.
Volvo Cars is to accept full liability whenever one of its cars is in autonomous mode, CEO Håkan Samuelsson has announced.
The Shipowners' Club has entered into a strategic partnership with Swedish marine underwriting agency Svensk Assurans to offer a P&I product through a delegated underwriting agreement.
The UK pet insurance market could learn a lot from its competitors in Sweden, according to technology firm Aquarium, particularly collaborating with partner agencies such as veterinarians and the police.
Chinese investment firm China Minsheng has bought Sirius International Insurance for $2.24bn (£1.4bn) from White Mountains.
Independent Zurich-based loss data provider Perils has disclosed its second loss estimate for windstorm Elon-Felix which affected Western and Northern Europe from 8 to 11 January 2015.
Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance has finalised its acquisition of Insure the Box and Drive Like a Girl from Catlin.
Homeware retailer Ikea has entered the Swedish insurance market selling child and pregnancy policies with a trial of home insurance products planned for the coming weeks, according to reports.