For the record: Wilson’s insurtech Abacai acquires Dayinsure; 250 job losses at BGL; GRS recruits Advanta team; and Howden acquires STA Group
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week not covered elsewhere on www.postonline.co.uk
For the Record: Jensten moves closer to £500m target; Laka unveils European HQ; start-up Mosaic opens for business and SRG acquires again
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
As the spectre of a hard market looms and captive insurance options look more attractive, Post investigates the impact this will have on the commercial insurance market, particularly if the hard cycle is prolonged and the corporate appetite to retain and…
Ardonagh-owned Geo has bought Guernsey-headquartered insurance management, fiduciary and financial advisory group Robus for an undisclosed sum.
Davies Group is scoping out expanding its captive management presence to Guernsey or Malta, after expanding its US capabilities with the acquisition of Citadel Risk’s captive management business last week.
With the current insurance market hardening at a rate not seen in over a decade, Risk Solved non-executive Richard Thomas argues those firms that drive improved risk profiling and begin to fully appreciate the quality of the risks within their portfolio…
Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings has reported a 180% rise in pre-tax profit from continuing operations to £40.1m for the year ended 31 December 2019.
Ross Dennett has taken over as chairman of Thomas Miler Isle of Man replacing Rod Lingard who is retiring after more than 30 years with the group.
Having spent her career working for brokers and then an insurer, Crawford & Company’s new UK and Ireland president Lisa Bartlett speaks to Jonathan Swift about why she has now thrown herself into claims management and loss adjusting, and how she is…
'Disappointing' Aon/WTW merger could see risk managers turn backs on broking giants, warns Airmic CEO
The UK risk management association Airmic has voiced disappointment at Aon’s merger with Willis Towers Watson, warning that its members are prepared to turn to alternative modes of risk transfer if they feel they aren’t getting value for money.
Preparation is key in the current harsh market says Julia Graham, Airmic’s deputy CEO and technical director, as she explains how timely planning, skill, good communication and transparency can demonstrate the real value of insurance.
Insurtech Inshare is seeking to bring peer-to-peer risk and insurance management to the commercial community as it gears up to launch ahead of the Insurtech Connect event in Las Vegas next week.
Being able to offer attractive employee benefits is vital in terms of recruitment, retention and productivity, but they are both costly and risky
Global (re)insurer XL Catlin's Shiwei Jin has relocated from London to Hong Kong.
The growing impact of climate change on the Pacific Islands just adds another layer of catastrophe risk to an already highly vulnerable group of countries.
A minority of Gibraltarian insurers could suffer from the loss of European passporting rights but the territory could also attract companies looking to enter the UK market after Brexit.
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A captive insurance vehicle can be an attractive option for a cruise line, and Bermuda is a premier ‘home port’ for such vehicles.
European captives are showing “very strong” capital reserves in through reported Solvency II ratios, according AM Best.
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With increasing regulatory scrutiny, managing a captive can become challenging. Protected cell companies offer a practical alternative.
A treasure awaits those holding the keys for unlocking Luxembourg’s main assets within the insurance industry. According to the regulator’s latest annual report, reinsurers have built up €9.3bn (£7.8bn) in equalisation reserves in the country.
Guernsey has signed a memorandum of understanding with the China Insurance Regulatory Commission, signalling an increased level of cooperation between the regulatory bodies of both markets.
A Hong Kong government advisory group is recommending changes in captive, marine and reinsurance regulations to help turnaround the SAR's Asia hub status.