Gibraltarian insurer Lamp is the fifth unrated carrier to fall over in the past three years. The insolvency once again demonstrates the risks brokers take when they use unrated insurers, industry figures have warned.
Mergers and acquisitions are headline news but Mike Bruce, CEO of broking at Global Risk Partners, believes the success can only be judged if there is true integration.
The acquisition of Aston Lark by Goldman Sachs could enable the broker to seek out larger acquisition targets, the company's CEO Peter Blanc said.
Two managing general agent businesses acquired by Gallagher as part of its recent purchase of Stackhouse Poland will eventually become part of Pen.
This week, along with the rest of the team, I attended the British Insurance Brokers’ Association conference. I knew it would be an action-packed week - but nothing could prepare me for what was ahead.
Aspen has cut loose its UK SME managing general agent, with 111 jobs on the line as a result.
Exclusive: Higos, GRP’s hub business in the South West, has acquired The Insurance Group for an undisclosed sum.
In this month’s issue, Post publishes the annual Insurtech 100, a celebration of growth and innovation in insurance across Europe, Asia and the USA, in association with Tällt Ventures.
With Gallagher re-entering the M&A game after a four year hiatus, Michael Rea spoke to Harry Curtis about what makes a good deal, how consolidation is changing, why restrictive covenants need to be upheld and the Ardonagh court case
Canopius has partnered with Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance to offer “innovative customer-focused” insurance solutions across the globe.
Just when they think they’re out, insurance pulls them back in. This week, two big names from the recent past, Stephen Catlin and Steve McGill, returned to the fold.
GRP-owned Cavendish Munro has made one acquisition, while Green Insurance Group has bought two businesses.
Abbey Protection Group and its associated branding, including Abbey Legal Before the Event Services, has rebranded to Markel.
Allianz is in talks to buy Legal & General general insurance business, according to Sky News.
I was lucky enough to spend last week’s sunny bank holiday on the South Coast enjoying a well-earned rest. For others in the insurance industry it seems that the saying 'a change is as good as a rest' is proving true with some major people moves this…
Handl Group, previously trading as FL360, continues its acquisition strategy with a purchase of Harrison Associates.
Vibe managing general agent Vibe MGA Management has been bought by US reinsurance outsourcing and consultancy specialist Pro Global Insurance Solutions.
As we head towards a welcome four-day weekend, the insurance world has been getting in the spirit for Easter in the only natural way: smashing chocolate eggs.
Canopius and Amtrust Lloyd’s have signed a merger agreement that is expected to see the combined operations become a top five Lloyd’s managing agent.
Jonathan Swift reflects on the turnaround at ERS and why Aquiline might have decided to wait to sell the motor insuer
Van Ameyde, which owns Woodgate and Clark, has bought marine surveyor and consultancy McAusland Turner.
Crawford & Company has begun the search for a new president, UK and Ireland, after incumbent Clive Nicholls announced his intention to retire on the 30 September 2019.
Aston Lark has completed its third acquisition of 2019 with the purchase of Jobson James insurance broker and its specialist employee benefits practice Jobson James Consulting.
Our cover interview for April features Amanda Blanc’s move from Axa to Zurich which was perhaps the most talked about people move of 2018. The Association of British Insurers' chair spoke to Jen Frost about her plans for the business in the coming year.