A fifth of European consumers would buy insurance or banking products from Google, Amazon or Facebook reveals a study
Customers could increasingly turn to big-name disruptive firms in the financial services sector, according to a survey of the European market by Fujitsu.
Alibaba has raised 1bn yuan (£100m) for a fledgling online health insurer Alibaba Health Insurance.
Hong Kong-headquartered health and life insurer FWD has acquired 90% of corporate medical insurer Shenton Insurance.
Bupa UK has asked the Competition and Markets Authority to rethink its Private Healthcare Remittal report, released today (22 March), in which it predicts further competition in the London healthcare market will not materialise until 2022.
Philip Bilney, group CEO of Hong Kong-headquartered FP Marine Risks, has decided to leave the company.
Aviva has sold its Irish health business to Irish Life, with the transaction set to close by Q3 2016.
Bupa UK reported a 5% increase in revenues in 2015 that was largely driven by its health insurance division, which saw an increase in new business in the SME and corporate segments.
Axa Strategic Ventures, the €230m (£178m) venture capital fund set up by the French insurance giant, has announced it is leading an investment round in Medlanes, a Berlin-based digital health start-up.
Private medical insurance consolidator Chase Templeton has completed its fourth acquisition of the year with the purchase of Wellbeing Health Insurance.
Aviva has unveiled a top-up health insurance product, Cancer Essentials, which will include a cash payment on diagnosis and access to round-the-clock helplines.
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The past year has been full of contradictions for the Ukrainian insurance market. On one hand, on-and-off military conflict in the eastern regions contributed to depreciation of the hryvnia against the dollar, deepening the economic crisis that had been…
Listed Lloyd's insurer Novae Group has launched an accident and health (A&H) offering with the hire of a five-strong team from Marketform.
Private medical insurance broker Chase Templeton has completed its first acquisitions of the year, purchasing Health Equity Solutions and Caledonian Health Solutions.
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Private medical insurance consolidator Chase Templeton has made its 18th deal for 2015, adding an extra £6.8m in annual premium income with the acquisition.
Health insurers are supporting the latest Competition and Markets Authority provisional findings released following an appeal of its final report into the private healthcare market, despite concerns the inquiry could rumble on for several more years.
Groveland Financial Services wants to partner with more brokers and talk to retiring brokers after integrating Swiss Insurance Partners' Hong Kong book.
Aviva is examining its Irish health insurance arm for a potential sale, Post understands, but the plan is in an early stage and no decisions have been made.
Chase Templeton has completed its largest ever acquisition through the asset purchase of Kent-based healthcare broker Consilium Employee Benefits.
Lloyd's managing general agent CFC is to enter the medical malpractice market and has poached two people from WR Berkley to run the account.
Private medical insurance brokers Chase Templeton has finalised its 15th acquisition of the year after completing a deal to buy Healthcare Solutions.
Bupa UK has launched a new self-referral service for breast and bowel cancer sufferers.