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.
Amanda Blanc’s move from Axa to Zurich 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
Lucy Clarke, president of newly-operational Marsh JLT Specialty, has promised clients “an unmatched depth in terms of expertise and resources” following the close of Marsh’s acquisition of JLT.
Marsh & McLennan has completed its $5.6bn acquisition of JLT.
Former employees have expressed concerns over the impact of the Marsh/JLT deal on the market and the brokers themselves, after a former main board director of JLT slated the deal as a potential ‘train wreck’ in a Linkedin blog.
Post content editor Jonathan Swift looks at past aborted insurance bids and talks to consider whether a deal between Aon and Willis Towers Watson is dead, or merely on ice for now
Aston Lark has bought personal lines broker Highworth Insurance.
The European Commission has given the green light for Marsh's JLT acquisition.
The more things change, the more they stay the same. So runs a French expression that feels apt in a week that saw Brexit delayed, leaving us all wondering whether we will be able to talk about anything else ever again.