Direct Line saw operating profit drop, despite reserve releases ahead of an anticipated Ogden rate revision.
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Specialist motor insurer ERS has reported a profit of £11.1m for 2018, following a loss of £12.2m in 2017.
Go Compare is expecting differential pricing to grow more pronounced this year, potentially buoying the company’s flagging motor comparison business.
RSA UK & International have announced a second consecutive year of UK losses, recording an unprofitable combined operating ratio of 101.4%.
Hastings saw profit after tax of £130.6m in 2018, an increase of 3% from £126.7m in 2017.
Go Compare saw revenue from its price comparison business fall by £4.8m as a result of “lower customer switching activity”.
QBE Europe has seen its profit dip slightly even as it grew premium.
Hiscox reported a 250% rise in its 2018 profit, following its move to exit from unprofitable areas in the London market business.
UK General saw a 55% profit growth after exiting a number of unprofitable product lines.
Axa UK and Ireland saw a combined operating ratio of 98.4% for its property and casualty business, an improvement on the 99.1% in the previous year.
Any “predictable impact” from Brexit on market premiums will probably result from claims inflation, Ageas UK CEO Andy Watson has warned.
The acquisition of Markerstudy's Gibraltar-based insurance business cost Qatar Re just £37.9m once cash assets were taken into consideration.
Ageas UK CEO, Andy Watson revealed that “pen has been put to paper” in the insurer’s recruitment drive for a chief risk officer.
Ageas UK saw a threefold increase in profitability in its 2018 full year results, reporting a profit of £76.7m compared to £25.4m in 2017.
BGC’s broking arm, which currently comprises of Ed Broking and Besso, will seek acquisitive growth in 2019.
The AA’s insurance arm saw its motor and home books grow in 2018, according to a pre-close trading update.
Willis Towers Watson posted a profit of $695m for the 12 months ended 31 December 2018
Zurich’s UK general insurance arm has seen profits rocket and a marked improvement in its combined operating ratio in its 2018 financial year, following a loss making 2017.
Beazley saw profits fall 55% last year owing to the continuing affect of natural catastrophe claims on underwriting margins.
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Aon saw revenue increase by 8% in 2018, while its net income dropped by 7%.
Gallagher saw total revenue growth of 10.8% in 2018 across brokerage and risk management, with 5.8% of this coming from organic growth.
Marsh parent Marsh & McLennan saw underlying revenue grow 5% in its 2017/18 year.