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Gefion Insurance has been declared bankrupt by the Maritime and Commercial High Court in Denmark and is no longer paying claims.
Former Alpha directors sued as liquidators allege unrated insurer was insolvent a year before collapse
Two former directors of failed Danish insurer Alpha are facing a DKr200m (£22.9m) lawsuit brought by the firm’s liquidators for allegedly misrepresenting the financial condition of the company a year before its collapse in 2018.
Brokers have called for the insurance industry to kick back against the increase in their Financial Services Compensation Scheme levy with the sector’s bill set to more than triple to £146.8m in 2021/22.
The administrators of bankrupt Danish insurer Alpha are embroiled in a legal battle with UK-based J&M Insurance Services over £3.9m in premiums collected by the UK firm in the months leading up to unrated carrier’s collapse in May 2018.
The liquidators of Gibraltar insurer Enterprise have predicted a £31m claims hit from tax avoidance scheme Icebreaker used by Take That and other wealthy creative industries professionals, Post can reveal.
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Unrated Danish insurer Gefion is due to receive just 3% of the £5.5m owed by Tansar Holdings, which has been put into administration.
Søren Aamann Jensen from the Danish law firm Kromann Reumert and Troels Askerud from Gefion have been appointed as joint liquidators of Gefion Insurance.
The liquidator of unrated insurer Gable has found ‘trapped funds’ in the company originally valued at CHF 85m (£71.8m) are not recoverable.
News that Danish unrated insurer Gefion had entered run-off and solvent liquidation left us and others in the industry feeling somewhat underwhelmed.
Brokers have labelled unrated Danish insurer Gefion going into run off and ultimately liquidation as “no great shock”.
Danish unrated insurer Gefion will enter solvent liquidation as the Danish regulator has chosen to withdraw its license, the insurer has said.
Exclusive: The Financial Services Compensation Scheme is working with failed insurer Gable's liquidators to understand the impact of a European Free Trade Association court judgment on recoveries, with some of the insurer's policyholders set to lose out.
Qudos owner New Nordic Advisor’s legal action against Echelon Financial Holdings has been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
One Sure Insurance, which has purchased in-administration Staveley Head's intellectual property and renewal rights, will look to place the majority of its new buy’s customers with A-rated insurers.
Broker and managing general agent Staveley Head, which entered administration in February, has been bought by One Sure Insurance.
Gefion Insurance has said it will appeal after the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority rejected its recovery plan and ordered the company to stop writing business.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme is now stepping in to protect the majority of policies sold in the UK to individuals and small businesses by CBL Insurance Europe having declared the insurer to be in default.
Bollington’s decision to stop trading with unrated Danish insurer Gefion has not changed the firm’s insurance footprint, group managing director Chris Patterson told Post.
Bollington has suspended trading with Danish unrated insurer Gefion, Post can reveal.
Exclusive: Premfina is no longer funding premiums for unrated Danish insurer Gefion.
The directors of Policyplan and in-administration Staveley Head paid £10m in total dividends to new parent company Gelert Group in 2019.