Berkshire Hathaway's announcement that they had upped their shareholding in Munich Re won't lead to a takeover of the German reinsurance giant, analysts have said.
White Mountains Re, a subsidiary of Bermudian insurance group White Mountains, has acquired run-off insurer Central National Insurance Company of Omaha from Drum Financial Corporation for around $5m, the company said in a statement...
anufacturing Science Finance, the financial services union, said UK insurance companies are vulnerable to foreign takeovers and the government is doing nothing to guard against this
Newly authorised broker buys Ridge Insurance
David Coles takes up investor relations role at listed firm.
Peter Presland joins broker in non-executive role
Hub buys California-based broker Ogilvy Insurance for an undisclosed sum
Consolidator buys Home Counties-based broker
At the beginning of January, former Aviva GI boss Mark Hodges took over as chief executive officer of the insurer's UK business, a position last filled in 2007. He talks to Jonathan Swift about the decision to reinstate the role, his plans for Aviva and…
Acquisitive US broker makes Texas acquisition
US insurer sells Canadian mortgage unit to Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan for undisclosed sum.
Towers Perrin and Watson Wyatt become Towers Watson
Analysts at JP Morgan have said Partner Re's buyout of Paris Re won't be of great financial help to the group, and lowered its price target on the reinsurer.
$200m worth of shares to be purchased before the end of 2011
Banco do Brasil is likely to acquire control of IRB Brasil Re, Brazil’s state-controlled reinsurance company, in the first quarter next year, Brazilian newspaper Valor Economico has reported.
Move will increase Torus capital by $79m.
New office to provide growth for PI business following acquisition from Davies.
UK business rolled into Lloyd's operation
Katherine Blackler talks to John Daum, executive director at Lockton Re, about his career, mentors and helping build Lockton Re's US platform.