Mergers & acquisitions (M&A)

Towergate strikes first buys of 2020

Towergate Insurance Brokers has bought the Education Staff Absence insurance book from Integro and snapped up farm insurance specialist Edwards & Swan Insurance Brokers.

Covéa pulls out of $9bn Partner Re deal

Covéa has scrapped its $9bn (£7.3bn) buy of Bermuda-based global reinsurer Partner Re from the Ferrari-owning Agnelli family’s holding company Exor less than two years after if failed to takeover reinsurer Scor.

Interview: Partners&'s Barton & Reid

The easy answer to the question “when is a consolidator not a consolidator” is when nobody is being bought. Phil Barton and Stuart Reid spoke to Post senior reporter Emmanuel Kenning about their latest venture Partners&.

This week: A whole new world

I'd like to tell you in my spare time this week I've learnt a new language or picked up a new skill but in the true spirit of staying indoors we've mostly been bingeing on Disney Plus, with the Aladdin remake a firm favourite.

This Month: Covid-19

On the first Friday in April it is hard to remember what the first Friday in March was truly like. To misquote: that past was a foreign country, we did things differently then.

Mazars flags CMA interest in Aon/WTW deal

Mazars has forecast that the Competition and Markets Authority will look closely at Aon’s takeover of Willis Towers Watson, as the accountants also predicted the deal could lead to further mergers and acquisitions.

Aon CFO outlines costs and timeline of WTW merger

The cost of bringing together Aon and Willis Towers Watson will be up to $1.8bn over three years, with the combined firm facing a months-long process of securing regulatory approval in almost 100 jurisdictions around the world.

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