Scor’s CEO has slammed an activist investor for “baseless accusations and threats” over a rejected takeover bid from Covéa.
Marsh has been the talk of the town this week as it acquired the shares in broker JLT, shoring up its position as the largest broker by revenue in the world.
Lloyd’s H1 pre-tax profit was down 51% on the same period last year, even as the Corporation saw improvements in its combined ratio.
Exclusive: Broker A-Plan continues to buck the high street trend as it launches its 90th branch and aims for further “sustainable development”.
New CEO Jonathon Brown will join BGL-owned UK price comparison site Compare the Market from 23 October.
Marsh expects to save around $250m in “cost synergies” from the acquisition of JLT, with up to 3750 jobs at risk.
Marsh & Mclennan will buy Jardine Lloyd Thompson for $5.6bn (£4.2bn) in a move that will shore up the company’s position as the largest broker in the world.
Allianz Group achieved the top position as sector leader among all rated insurance companies in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index
Co-op’s insurance arm made an operating loss of £14m in the first half of 2018, which it says was largely due to weather claims.
UK-based managing general underwriter Bluefin Underwriting will rebrand as Victor Insurance.
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Bupa has acquired Hospital Lane Dental and Implant Clinic in Chatham, Kent.
Tasker Insurance Group has named Graeme Lalley as chief operating officer for the Group.
Markel is to buy the world’s largest manager of insurance-linked securities, Nephila Holdings.
TransRe, the reinsurance arm of Transatlantic Holdings has acquired the exclusive renewal rights to all of Maiden Re's US treaty reinsurance underwriting business.
Watchstone has reported a pre-tax loss of £3.5m for the first half of 2018, with Ingenie still suffering from Ogden woes.
Large insurers have the expertise to prepare for the future, writes Sonia Wolsey-Cooper, chief corporate responsibility officer at Axa UK and Ireland, urging them to fund research and strike partnerships for the common good.
Zhong An is now the 13th top player in China’s property and casualty market. It has moved five places up the rankings since the end of 2017.
Global standards body Acord is making it simpler for trading partners to connect when they use Acord Standards for the first time or upgrade to its newer version.
Global reinsurers have turned to mergers and acquisition deals over the last year in order to remain relevant in the face of challenging market conditions, but S&P maintains a neutral view on this trend.
Venture capital firm Beat Capital Partners and Bermuda-based insurance holding company Paraline are to merge.
A regulatory deal is urgently needed to address Brexit contract issues for the insurance sector, the Association of British Insurers has said.
The Ardonagh Group has reported income growth of 9.1% as both income and profit climb in the first six months of 2018.
As climate change becomes tangible, insurers are feeling the heat. Their understanding of the risks could inform not just their underwriting but also their investment strategies.