Private equity investor Andromeda has gained regulatory approval to take a majority stake in French health insurer April, which saw its UK arm pull out from the private medical market last year.
Incubator Insurtech Gateway has launched a new investment fund today backed by insurance companies that is aiming to raise and inject up to £30m in start-ups between now and 2023.
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.
It was the Competition and Markets Authority that recently put paid to Sainsbury’s and Asda’s marriage plans, but there are plenty of other risks that also regularly threaten the success of mergers and acquistions – ranging from the uncovering of…
The annual Insurtech 100 returns; a celebration of the innovation that is rethinking and reshaping the world of insurance as we know it. Matt Connolly, founder and CEO of Tällt Ventures, which has produced the index, outlines the methodology and what has…
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.
Steve McGill, former group president of Aon, has launched a private equity-backed specialty risk solutions business alongside a team of other senior executives.
Talking following the launch of new venture Convex yesterday, Stephen Catlin said “there is a vacuum of leadership in the London market”.
Stephen Catlin and Paul Brand, both formerly executives at the Lloyd’s insurer that bore Catlin’s name, have launched a new specialty insurer and reinsurer with $1.8bn (£1.4bn) in initial capital.
Jonathan Swift reflects on the turnaround at ERS and why Aquiline might have decided to wait to sell the motor insuer
Cytora, a provider of artificial intelligence-powered solutions for the commercial insurance sector, today announced the largest funding round by a UK-based insurtech in 2019 as it looks to expand its product suite and enter new territories including the…
Plexus Law has secured a £15m private equity investment from Origin Equity for a minority shareholding in the business.
One of the first movers in the insurtech space, Digital Partners now works with over 20 start-ups and wrote £100m of gross written premium in 2018. Its CEO Andrew Rear and chief operating officer Mark Dennis spoke to Jonathan Swift about how a…
Digital Partners, the Munich Re-owned insurtech facilitator, has revealed its intention to expand into Asia after hitting £100m gross written premium in Europe and America.
As Post gears up to launch the 2019 Insurtech 100 listing in association with Tallt, Post content director Jonathan Swift highlights six businesses that will hope to be featured in forthcoming rankings
Exclusive: The founder and CEO of insurtech start-up Tapoly, Janthana Kaenprakhamroy has called out the insurtech investment community for overlooking the potential of female founders, as it raises funds aiming for £2m to grow its product and technology…
Inflexion Private Equity has made a minority investment in speciality motor insurer, Granite Underwriting.
Prestige Insurance Holdings, which owns Northern Irish personal lines broker Abbey Insurance, has reached an agreement to acquire Autoline Insurance.
It’s time for the final 2018 update on the Insurtech 100, the global index compiled for Post by Tällt Ventures. Here founder and CEO Matt Connolly rounds up the latest investment and partnership news.
With the takeover of Ed, BGC president Shaun Lynn believes he now has the person in its CEO Steve Hearn to help it realise its insurance ambitions. The pair spoke to Jonathan Swift about how an investment in technology, talent, globalisation and a finely…
Hyperion is to continue on the acquisition trail, having raised $115m (£88.9m) through debt.
Having left Crawford in April 2017 after 15 years at the firm, Ian Muress resurfaced in January as CEO of Sedgwick International, a claims business he describes as the largest of its kind "on the planet". He spoke to Jonathan Swift about why people…
The chair of underwriting agency Iprism has vowed that it will never work with unrated capacity again having only just got its house in order after the collapse of former partner Gable in 2016.
McLarens' largest private equity backer has sold its stake in the company.