Global Risk Partners has taken a majority stake in the Birrell Group, based in Lutterworth, Leicestershire. The group consists of Kingsway Insurance Services and Bausor Hall Associates.
Neon Underwriting has been put into run-off by owner American Financial Group.
Pet insurance insurtech Bought By Many has engaged with a number of larger funds as it edges towards a Series C fundraising round in the coming months, CEO Steven Mendel told Post.
Bollington Insurance has bought North-West based broker Ashgrove Insurance Services for an undisclosed sum.
Aston Lark has appointed a CEO and chief financial officer for Ireland, following its expansion into the country.
Loss-making GRP, which posted its third consecutive loss last month, acquired ten businesses last year for a total cost of £68.8m.
Sharon Beckett has been promoted to CEO of Be Wiser, with Mark Bower-Dyke ending his dual role at the broker and remaining as chairman.
Managing general agent Optio has bought specialist political-violence and terrorism MGA Newbridge Risk Partners for an undisclosed sum.
Post Magazine first appeared on Saturday 25 July 1840, just seven months after the introduction of the Penny Post and was the first publication anywhere in the world to be sent by post – hence its name. It, therefore, ranks among one of the most…
Motor broker Sure Thing Insurance Services made a loss of £2.1m in its final year ahead of the sale to Qmetric Group’s Policy Expert last June.
Allianz has completed the purchase of LV general insurance group and the general insurance division of Legal & General, with Mike Crane to head up L&G GI.
Fifteen months ago Claudio Gienal stepped up to the role of CEO of Axa UK and Ireland, but he’s taken his time to reveal his strategy for the firm. He spoke to Stephanie Denton about why clarity, diversity and adding value really matter to him
In its report and accounts for the financial year ended 31 March 2019, broking group GRP reported a 48% increase in turnover to £112.1m (2017/2018: £75.9m), a rise in operating profit £27.8m (2017-18: £10.2m), and the equivalent EBITDA from the group’s…
The Prudential Regulation Authority has rolled out special requirements for Lloyd’s after it emerged that the only anonymous whistleblowing channel for the corporation’s staff did not work for over a year.
David Hynam, CEO of Bupa Global & UK, has become the first signatory of a government-backed pledge designed to improve diversity within UK businesses.
George Culmer is set to become senior independent non-executive director at Aviva when incumbent Glyn Barker retires from the insurer’s board at the end of the year.
Andrew Bailey, CEO of the Financial Conduct Authority, will take over from Mark Carney as governor of the Bank of England in March.
Peter Zaffino will become president of insurer AIG in the New Year.
Macquarie Group now holds 5.32% of Watchstone Group, according to a stock exchange filing.
Hastings’ former group chief financial officer, Richard Hoskins, will join BGL as an independent non-executive director in January.
Belfast-based Willis Insurance and Risk Management has bought Leeds firm Hale Kavanagh Insurance Brokers for an undisclosed sum.
Arron Banks’ Eldon Insurance Services has rebranded as Somerset Bridge Insurance Services after receiving approval from members and the Financial Conduct Authority.
Former Zurich CEO for EMEA and global banking partnerships and Axa UK and Ireland CEO, Amanda Blanc is joining insurtech Trov as a senior adviser.
Pukka Insure stopped writing new business with Gefion in July, replacing it with two A-rated carriers.