Mergers & acquisitions (M&A)

Credit hire bodies to merge

Members of the Accident Management Association and National Association of Credit Hire Operators have agreed to a planned merger after they were consulted on proposals.

Interview: Dominic Christian, Aon Benfield

Reinsurance interviewed Aon Benfield’s new co-chief executive Dominic Christian about why Andrew Appel moved across to Aon, what the future is for former Benfield CEO Grahame Chilton, and why the company is still looking to acquire.

Homeserve makes US acquisition

Homeserve is expanding its international operations and the development of its US business with the acquisition of National Grid Energy Services service contract business from National Grid Energy Services.

Gallagher and Zenith in merger

Caribbean insurance broker CGM Gallagher Group has merged its commercial insurance broking portfolio with that of Zenith Insurance Brokers.

Aegon disposes of Dutch business

Aegon has completed the sale of its funeral insurance business in the Netherlands to Dutch investment firm Egeria for EUR 212m.

Aegon disposes of Dutch business

Aegon has completed the sale of its funeral insurance business in the Netherlands to Dutch investment firm Egeria for EUR 212m.

Merger activity on the up

Insurance accountancy firm Moore Stephens has credited the banking sector for the resurgence of merger and acquisition activity among insurance intermediaries.

Start-up seals second broking deal

Invicta Insurance Services, the new broking service provider set up by Steve Gamage, has made its second acquisition: Sevenoaks-based Lowe Insurance. This partnership was started over 22 years ago by Patricia and John Lowe, both of whom will remain with…

Market ripe for mergers & acquisitions

There are clear opportunities in the current market for deals involving the buying and selling of UK insurance broking businesses, particularly in the medium-size sector, according to accountant and consultant Moore Stephens.

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