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Intelligence: 11 September 2001 - 20 years on

With this week marking the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington on 11 September 2001, Post looks back to see how the insurance market handled the claims and how terrorism cover has adapted since then.

Dual targeting $3bn GWP within five years after Align buy

Howden-owned Dual can create a “really unique position in the market” as a specialist underwriting managing general agent and push for substantial further growth on the back of the deal to buy US firm Align Financial, CEO Richard Clapham told Post.

Gallagher to buy Willis Re for up to $4bn

Gallagher has agreed to pay up to $4bn (£2.9bn) for Willis Re's treaty reinsurance brokerage operations, reviving the deal that was called off when Aon’s takeover of Willis Towers Watson collapsed.

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