The Competition and Markets Authority has today launched an investigation into whether Ardonagh buying Bennetts Motorcycling Services will lead to “substantial lessening of competition”.
Global Risk Partners has bought Premier Choice Healthcare to become its healthcare hub as it moves into the sector.
As part of the acquisition by Smithers Purslow, Byrom Clark Roberts will rebrand to its owner’s name, using a fresh logo.
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Lord Hunt, the former chair of the British Insurance Brokers’ Association, has stepped up to sit on the main board of Global Risk Partners as a non-executive director.
Broker Network members have given a resounding shrug of indifference to the news that after four years away the network is set to return to Ardonagh’s ownership as it buys up Bravo Group.
The Ardonagh Group has launched a $500m (£401m) notes offering, having agreed the purchase of Bravo Group and Arachas.
Primary Group has bought back a majority stake in UK General Insurance having sold the business to private equity house JC Flowers in 2017.
McLarens has acquired oil and energy specialist loss adjuster Lloyd Warwick International, previously majority owned by Crawford & Company.
Searchlight Capital’s GRP deal has completed, with former group managing director Mike Bruce becoming group CEO of the broker.
Arch Insurance International has appointed Simon Williams as active underwriter of Syndicate 1955 and confirmed David Slade as deputy active underwriter after the parent company’s takeover of Barbican.
The Police Mutual Group will become part of life and pensions mutual Royal London, a move driven by a need to bolster its financial position, according to Police Mutual CEO John Perks.
PIB Group has added reinsurance broking to its offering by striking its second deal outside of the UK with the purchase of Munich-based Marx Re-Insurance Brokers.
Markerstudy has opened a “redundancy consultation exercise”, the insurer has confirmed.
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Towergate Insurance Brokers has bought the Education Staff Absence insurance book from Integro and snapped up farm insurance specialist Edwards & Swan Insurance Brokers.
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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.
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