Private equity (PE)

GRP adds Birrell Group as Midlands hub

Global Risk Partners has taken a majority stake in the Birrell Group, based in Lutterworth, Leicestershire. The group consists of Kingsway Insurance Services and Bausor Hall Associates.

Blog: Aviva, ERS, ? … What Amanda Blanc did next

Her appointment as a NED of Aviva triggered one former colleague to boast 'It’s coming home, it’s coming home, insurance is coming home'. Jonathan Swift reflects on what lies ahead for Amanda Blanc here, at ERS and where she might pop up next.

Insurtech 100: August - October 2019 quarterly update

As a host of firms featured in the top 100 insurtech ranking raise money, develop new products and spin-off their own start-ups, Matt Connolly, founder and CEO of Tällt Ventures argues that incumbents are been left behind as the insurance sector reaches …

Interview: Trak Global CEO and co-founder Nick Corrie

A decade into its journey, Trak Global is finally ready to break the US on the back of an acquisition and £40m plus private equity raise. CEO and co-founder Nick Corrie tells Jonathan Swift about why he prefers to get on and do things quietly than spout …

Insurtech 100: May - July 2019 quarterly update

Hippo, Lemonade and Zego are just three of the start-ups that have been in the news recently. Matt Connolly, founder and CEO of Tällt Ventures, reflects on a what has been happening for the Insurtech 100 since the list was published in May.

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