GRP-owned broker Sagars has bought Lancashire-based engineering and entertainment broker Thomas Cook & Son.
Maven Capital Partners has invested £750,000 in a disruptive car insurance platform Honcho, to support the business in launching the product nationally.
Eccslesiastical has appointed Denise Cockrem as group chief financial officer.
Exclusive: Tech firm and managing general agent Stubben Edge is seeking growth after a £1.2m raise led by Saracens chairman Nigel Wray and analyst Eamonn Flanagan.
Exclusive: US-based insurtech Lemonade is looking to hire staff in a Europe office in Amsterdam, marking a potential international expansion for the firm.
A clone broker is operating under the name Wentworth Insurance Brokers, the Financial Conduct Authority has warned.
Exclusive: Danish unrated insurer Gefion took out a further chunk of reinsurance and injected capital, after its solvency ratio plummeted to 72% in 2018.
Following two consecutive years of poor underwriting results in the UK, RSA has taken decisive action to restructure its business and shrink premiums
County Group has acquired Shropshire broker Meadons, a deal that will see the GRP North West hub push closer to the £100m premium mark.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme will protect customers of Lamp Insurance following the unrated insurer’s demise.
PIB will see its gross written premium grow from £550m to £900m with the acquisition of Cobra.
Scottish broker Blackford has acquired the client portfolio and a full commercial broker team from independent insurance broker TL Dallas, to launch its offering in Edinburgh.
Harris Balcombe has appointed former Crawford head of fraud, Neil Daniel, to lead its newly launched fraud division.
Tasker Insurance Group has completed second acquisition of the year with the purchase of Hobbs Associates.
Creditors of CBL Corporation, the parent company of CBL Insurance, are expected to be owed in excess of £90m.
Arron Banks’ broker Eldon has appointed Link chair Mark Boleat as its chairman, while Martyn Holman joins the broker as a non-executive director.
Keoghs has joined forces with Belfast-based law firm Caldwell Warner to expand its business into Northern Ireland.
Jon Britton, from Allianz Partners and Stephen Hartshorne, formerly at Axa, have launched an insurtech that draws upon open source data.
Aviva has revealed that four out of five customers choose to manage their repair claims themselves.
Pikl, sharing economy insurtech, has appointed John Bailey and Alison Astell for two newly created senior positions in the company.
Gibraltar-based unrated insurer Lamp has submitted an application to place the business into liquidation.
The acquisition of Aston Lark by Goldman Sachs could enable the broker to seek out larger acquisition targets, the company's CEO Peter Blanc said.
This week, along with the rest of the team, I attended the British Insurance Brokers’ Association conference. I knew it would be an action-packed week - but nothing could prepare me for what was ahead.
Victor Insurance Holdings has appointed Anthony Stevens as president of Victor International, effective immediately. He succeeds Paul Drake, who previously announced his plans to retire from the firm in September.