R&Q Managing Agency has announced that it has received approval from Lloyd’s to form a new syndicate on behalf of Assuranceforeningen Skuld, the Oslo headquartered P&I Club.
Intermediary Besso has revealed it timed the launch of its managing general agent to coincide with a new wave of MGAs in the London market.
Start-up trade credit managing general agent Equinox Global has outlined plans to move into Europe, Asia and the US, following its official launch this week.
The former Axa customer experience director Paul Meehan has revealed he will bide his time before deciding what he wants to do having left the insurer last week.
Paul Meehan is considering his options after exiting Axa Insurance just over two years after he was recruited by former chief executive Philippe Maso as customer experience director.
The founder and chairman of direct insurer Esure Peter Wood has revealed that 2014 is the earliest that it will launch an initial public offering.
When Patrick Snowball headed to Brisbane to take the reins at Suncorp, many in the UK industry were surprised. Jonathan Swift finds out why he took this particular job offer and his plans for his tenure.
A new legal process outsourcing firm is in trials with "a number" of insurers and brokers to capture third-party personal injury claims.
Delta Claims Services is set to extend its presence to the south of England, while hinting at a move into the property market.
Lord Sheikh is set to return to the market with two new public limited companies.
As reported in The Daily Telegraph this week, Towergate's Peter Cullum has warned that too many businesses are "traumatised" by the recession and are failing to prepare for the future, and that now is the time to be planning "transformational changes…
Welsh broker Moorhouse is to launch its first business under Moorhouse Enterprise, set up to support the next generation of broker start-ups.
Reinsurance broker establishes Saudi Arabia subsidiary which has been licensed by the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) to provide reinsurance brokerage services across the Kingdom.
White Oak Underwriting Agency has commenced underwriting, initially targetting the 'automobile and mobile equipment industries'.
Long Bay Re, a newly established Class 3 reinsurer registered under Bermuda law, has announced its intention to float on AIM.
Sweden has attracted a lot of attention recently, not least because of RSA's growth plans there and the opening of a new Lloyd's representative office. Lynn Rouse speaks to Markel's general manager in Sweden Anne-Sofia Hedin to get a better of idea why…
Aquila Underwriting has launched an underwriting platform offering specialist liability, business interruption and crisis management policies for media content, intellectual property and IT security risks.
Invicta Insurance Services has acquired Kent-based Lowe Insurance in its second acquisition in two weeks.
Huge costs and the pressure of regulation have been seen as barriers to setting up an insurer in the UK — so why are so many companies considering this option now, asks David Young.
Preston-based broker Fulwood Insurance Services has signed up to Broker Network’s new start-up proposition launched last month.
Aquilla selects software firm to supply core trading system and business intelligence tools.
Vericlaim UK has targeted a turnover of £7m in its first year of trading, following a formal launch this week.
Tokio Marine to invest $117.6m in life insurance joint venture with Indian Edelweiss Capital
Chris Hill back as CEO of Octagon Insurance