To celebrate the 25 years of the British Insurance Awards. Post caught up with a host of winners of the Young Achiever of the Year Award
The launch of PIB’s Q Underwriting sees Aqmen, Thistle and TFP Schemes united under the same umbrella.
The issue of unoccupied property is a political hot potato in a climate of Brexit and increased online retail. How are insurers tackling this high risk area?
Brightside’s new managing general agent Kitsune takes its name from the Japanese word for fox. The animal is much admired in Japanese folklore for its intelligence and supernatural abilities – characteristics all the insurance companies that announced…
Exclusive: Brightside's newly-launched managing general agent, Kitsune Associates, is aiming to reach in £20 to 25m in gross written premium in its first year of trading, with plans to potentially reach £37m within 18 months.
Nexus-owned Millstream Underwriting has acquired aviation insurer, Hiscox Global Flying.
With the takeover of Ed, BGC president Shaun Lynn believes he now has the person in its CEO Steve Hearn to help it realise its insurance ambitions. The pair spoke to Jonathan Swift about how an investment in technology, talent, globalisation and a finely…
The chair of underwriting agency Iprism has vowed that it will never work with unrated capacity again having only just got its house in order after the collapse of former partner Gable in 2016.
The Ardonagh Group will sell its commercial underwriting business to Arch for £31m.
Axa has agreed a £30m three-year capacity deal with SME managing general agent Origin UW.
Against a backdrop of changing client demands, political uncertainty and new legislation, Jonathan Swift caught up with BLM senior partner Matthew Harrington and director of policy and government affairs Alistair Kinley to discuss how the law firm is…
Brightside saw pre-tax losses of £10.2m last year, but incoming CEO Brendan McCafferty said there is “no need to alter strategy”.
Motor managing general agent Hedgehog aims to reach £20m in gross written premium in its first year of operations, following its launch in Q4.
Nimble and niche, managing general agents have carved themselves a sizeable market share. A roundtable organised by Post, in association with RSA, discussed how these strengths equip them for the future
Over twenty insurtech start-ups have today pledged their support for a new alliance which aims to ultimately evolve into a fully fledged specialist association.
The 300-year-old Lloyd's market is changing, says Lee Elliston, claims director, Lloyd's Market Association. The Target Operating Model has seen Lloyd's focus on boosting efficiency and bringing business benefits to market participants. Now the LMA is…
GRP has acquired Lloyd’s coverholder U-Sure Insurance Services for an undisclosed sum.
Managing General Agent Nexus has completed the acquisition of Altitude Risk Partners from Castel Underwriting.
Karen Beales has stepped down “with immediate effect” from her role as CEO of UK General, less than two years into the role.
Keen not to be lumped in with the insurtech movement, new managing general agent C-Quence is ready to launch in Q3 backed by Primary and Arch. Its CEO Jacqueline McNamee and chief information officer Elliot Biggs outline to Jonathan Swift why data, a…
For those of us back in the office while the holiday season continues it might seem like time is moving slowly but the Association of British Insurers revealed this week that for every minute we count down until silly season is over and the out of office…
With talk abound of a possible Amazon entry into insurance distribution, what could an Amazon entry into claims look like?
Some 80% of Lloyd’s managing agents would like to see insurance-linked securities become a permanent fixture in the reinsurance and insurance market.
Managing general agents are facing a capacity crunch and the 'decile 10' initiative by Lloyd's to remove underperforming business is increasing pressure, explains Chris Hardcastle, managing director of Capsicum Delegated Authority.