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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Two US law firms have launched investigations into whether Willis Towers Watson board directors breached their fiduciary duties or violated other laws around the mega-merger with Aon.
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.
Aon agreed to dispose of business and assets up to a cap of $1.8bn (£1.5bn) in 2019 revenues to satisfy competition regulators or else pay a $1bn fee to Willis Towers Watson in order to get its takeover of the rival broker across the line, filings with…
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Gallagher CEO Pat Gallagher has urged brokers “anywhere around the globe” to consider his firm as a merger partner, despite disruption posed by the coronavirus pandemic.
The value of the Aon and Willis Towers Watson merger has “ironically” been reinforced by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, Aon CEO Greg Case said on Friday.
Phil Barton, CEO of newly formed Partners&, has forecast that the business can grow from 140 staff and £65m in gross written premium to 350 people earning £50m of revenue within five years without further buys.
Aon will cut the pay of 70% of its staff and slice executive pay packets as it seeks to preserve jobs during the coronavirus pandemic, but the broking giant’s decision to go ahead with a May dividend payment seems at odds with its message.
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One Sure Insurance, which has purchased in-administration Staveley Head's intellectual property and renewal rights, will look to place the majority of its new buy’s customers with A-rated insurers.
Former Jelf boss Phil Barton is set to return to the market as CEO of Partners &, a private-equity backed broker that brings together five broking houses operating across the South East, South West and Midlands.
Mark Eastham, Avantia CEO, has dismissed rumours that the company is for sale.