This week the best and brightest in the insurance community gathered in the Royal Albert Hall for the 25th British Insurance Awards.
On Wednesday night Admiral chair Annette Court won the Achievement Award at The British Insurance Awards.
Allianz was among the big winners at the 25th British Insurance Awards at the Royal Albert Hall scooping three individual awards including General Insurer of the Year.
Markerstudy has bought telematics broker Smart Driver Club Insurance.
Domestic & General has vowed further growth following investment from a United Arab Emirate fund.
Davies Group has added two firms to the group with the acquisition of GBB holdings which comprises of specialist investigation business GBB and motor engineering solutions provider Banwells.
Sedgwick has bought York Risk Services, one of the largest loss adjusters in the US.
Randall & Quilter and Phoenix Asset Management Partners have ended a joint venture deal to acquire reinsurance debt in insolvent estates.
GRP-owned County Group has acquired Stoke-based broker Eric Rawlins & Company, which specialises in contractors, property owners, business and fleet risks.
Seventeen Group has bought Essex-based broker Graybrook, for an undisclosed sum.
Policy Expert has bought motor insurance business Sure Thing for an undisclosed sum.
Broker Network’s parent Bravo Group is set to agree an £80m loan facility with a major global bank that will spur its next round of acquisitions, beginning in the second half of 2019.
'Dark clouds over Norfolk'; 'Perth reacts to job losses'; 'Staff don’t know anything'; those were snippets of headlines from local newspapers this week in reaction to Aviva’s plans to cut 1800 jobs.
Allianz has placed 128 roles at risk of redundancy as it announces the closure of its Bristol claims handling centre.
County Group has acquired Shropshire broker Meadons, a deal that will see the GRP North West hub push closer to the £100m premium mark.
Having been through one merger already Axa XL’s UK CEO Paul Greensmith, took the most recent change in his stride. But he explains to Jen Frost that, even though his part of the business is now part of the behemoth Axa, it will retain its agility,…
Scottish broker Blackford has acquired the client portfolio and a full commercial broker team from independent insurance broker TL Dallas, to launch its offering in Edinburgh.
This week Aviva has been tipped to unveil a new structure which will again see its UK general insurance and life/pensions businesses split. Jonathan Swift reflects on why this should not come as a surprise as history dictates the insurer has never been…
Tasker Insurance Group has completed second acquisition of the year with the purchase of Hobbs Associates.
Allianz will transfer Legal & General’s general insurance business to LV once it completes its takeover at the end of the year.
It might be the name, but this week I’ve spotted some similarities between Gibraltarian unrated insurer-facing-liquidation Lamp Insurance and an angler fish, sparking some strange and slippery debate in the office.
Allianz has agreed to buy Legal & General’s general insurance business for a base price of £242m plus potential further payments over three years.
Allianz has bought the remaining 30.1% stake in LV General Insurance for £365m.