Legal & General is now the majority capacity provider for a £550m five year binder with Pen Underwriting, as the general insurance business aims to grow its premium by double digits in the coming year.
Covéa Insurance saw a 10.8% increase in gross written premiums in the financial year to 3 May, up to £739m from £666.3m in the previous year.
Property and casualty insurer Lancashire Holdings saw a 48% jump in pre-tax profit for the first-quarter.
Direct Line Insurance Group reported a 5% drop in quarterly gross written premiums and faces a £50m bill as a result of Britain's long, icy winter.
Randall & Quilter saw a 176% jump in pre-tax profit in 2017, up to £23.5m from £8.5m in the previous year.
Watchstone made an underlying Ebitda loss of £3.6m in 2017, compared to a loss of £4.9m in the previous year.
Hastings Direct said it experienced an unforeseen increase in claims costs due to adverse weather conditions experienced during the beginning of 2018.
Markerstudy capacity owner, Qatar Insurance Company, has reported a 24% fall in profits.
GBGI has reported a sharp decrease in its pre-tax profits during the year 2017, which fell from $11.2 million in 2016 to $3.6 million in 2017.
Co-op Insurance has reported an operating loss of £12m for 2017, compared to a loss of £18m in the previous year.
LV will take a cautious approach to the home market following the acquisition of Allianz’s personal lines portfolio.
LV’s general insurance business saw a pre-tax profit of £164m in 2017, up from a loss of £30m the previous year.
Aviva CEO Mark Wilson has seen total earnings fall despite the company returning to profit this year, continuing a trend of ongoing executive pay cuts.
RSA CEO Stephen Hester took home a £5m package from the business last year, despite the firm suffering losses last year in the UK.
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Sabre made an underwriting profit of £59m in 2017, with a combined ratio of 68.5%.
Munich Re is to axe 900 jobs as part of cost saving efforts in its reinsurance business.
Well-publicised gains in Charles Taylor’s loss adjusting and insurtech arms saw revenues jump 25% in 2017 but failed to push the insurance services provider to profit.
Exclusive: Aviva has a £600m war chest for bolt-on acquisitions, but the money would only be spent on firms which add “significant value” to the group.
Aviva has shaken off the impact of Ogden to see a 4% growth in UK general insurance profit last year.
Esure has been able to grow its motor book substantially over the past three years as a result of a more relaxed risk appetite.
Esure has reported a pre-tax profit of £98.6m for the year ending 31 December 2017.
Hastings is confident it will reach three million customers during 2019 following strong 2017 results.
JLT is open to targeting bolt-on acquisitions in Europe following the group’s strong 2017 results.