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.
Former RSA UK and international CEO Steve Lewis has been appointed as CEO of insurance and reinsurance services provider and consultancy Pro Global, effective 1 February.
Loss-making GRP, which posted its third consecutive loss last month, acquired ten businesses last year for a total cost of £68.8m.
Sheridan Insurances owner Innovu Group has bought Wexford Insurance Group in Ireland for an undisclosed sum.
Kingsbridge is “not currently in a sales process”, CEO James Twining has confirmed to Post.
Global Risk Partners is in discussion with three private equity firms including Searchlight Capital Partners about taking a majority holding in the consolidator, Post can reveal.
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Insurance software provider Duck Creek has raised $120m (£91.3m).
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Miles Smith owner Specialist Risk Investments has acquired Square Mile Broking.
Private equity house BP Marsh has taken a stake in Lloyd’s marine broker Lilley Plummer Risks.
Applied Systems sees the UK as “research and development lab” for new technology and ideas following its success incorporating front end quote and buy into its Epic platform in the territory.
Digital Fineprint has become the latest UK-based insurtech to announce a significant fund raising round after unveiling a $4m (£3.2m) investment at Insurtech Connect in Las Vegas today.
Goldman Sachs’ merchant banking division’s purchase of majority stake in Aston Lark has completed.
The former CEO of Complete Cover Tony Allen has returned to the motor insurance market with a new Markerstudy-backed specialist managing general agent.
A partial sale of Global Risk Partners could be on the sale, as the consolidator and its private equity backer explore their options.
Goldman Sachs’ merchant banking division’s purchase of a majority stake in Aston Lark is expected to close on Monday.
A majority stake in managing general agent Avid has been sold to Beech Tree Private Equity.
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.
Three insurtechs have pulled out of the insurance market so far this year, raising questions around the efficacy of selling insurance to millennials and whether more of these firms will fall.
In the latest in his series of Insurtechs to Watch, Post content director Jonathan Swift casts an eye over six more start-ups looking to make a splash in the UK insurance sector.
Nexus has acquired financial and professional lines managing general agent Plus Risk Limited.