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Brown & Brown appoints Stephen Boyd to lead technology and digital strategy

4 October, 2019 - 15:24
Florida-based broking firm Brown & Brown has appointed Stephen Boyd as senior vice president of technology, innovation, and digital strategy.

Aviva launches website for group protection and health advisers to help with marketing

4 October, 2019 - 15:18
UK insurer Aviva has launched a website to help group protection and health advisers who want additional support with their marketing.

Technology wins must be balanced with positive client experience, say execs at insurers Beazley and LV=

4 October, 2019 - 14:41
Technology is giving a competitive edge to insurers in the form of faster claims settlements, but this must not come at the expense of a positive client experience, according to claims leaders from Beazley and LV=.

6m customers overpaying for insurance – Financial Conduct Authority

4 October, 2019 - 11:07
Some six million customers are overpaying for their insurance, according to the UK’s watchdog, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which has proposed tough new measures to address the issue.

HDI snags CNA, Ironshore talent for US property and casualty expansion

4 October, 2019 - 10:49
The US subsidiary of industrial lines insurer HDI Global SE has made three key appointments within its engineering lines and construction casualty practices.

US firm Heffernan Insurance Brokers acquires construction specialist Mahan

4 October, 2019 - 10:49
Major US broker Heffernan Insurance Brokers has acquired the assets of the Newport-based Mahan Insurance Brokers, with the deal effective from October 1, 2019.

CAC Specialty launches private equity unit with slew of key hires

4 October, 2019 - 10:42
Specialty insurance brokerage and investment banking business CAC Specialty, a part of US risk management and insurance brokerage Cobbs Allen, has launched a new financial sponsors group (FSG) to bring together seven of its specialties.

Canopius completes AmTrust at Lloyd’s merger, boosting underwriting expertise

4 October, 2019 - 10:21
Canopius Group, a global specialty lines re/insurer, has completed the merger of AmTrust at Lloyd’s, a move which will significantly boost its scale.

UK branch of Everest Re's Brexit subsidiary now fully operational

4 October, 2019 - 10:19
Everest Insurance Ireland, DAC (EIID), the Dublin-based subsidiary of Everest Re Group, has announced that its newly-launched branch office in the UK is now fully operational.

Convex to write excess and surplus lines in US

4 October, 2019 - 10:18
Specialty re/insurer Convex Group has been authorised to write excess and surplus (E&S) lines across the US.

Willis Towers Watson names Nancy Woode NA head of property broking

4 October, 2019 - 10:17
Broker Willis Towers Watson has appointed Nancy Woode as head of property broking in North America.

Artex acquisition of Horseshoe will see the Bermuda firm ’become global brand of ILS services for Artex’

3 October, 2019 - 15:51
Artex Risk Solutions has confirmed it will acquire Bermuda-based Horseshoe Insurance Services Holdings which it said will “significantly strengthen” its insurance-linked securities (ILS) operations.

Whitespace donates digital contract data structures to Acord

3 October, 2019 - 15:45
Digital risk placement Whitespace is donating its digital contract data structures to ACORD, the Association for Cooperative Operations Research and Development, the standards-setting body for the global insurance industry.

Generali looks at mid-size insurers as acquisition targets to boost growth

3 October, 2019 - 15:41
Italian insurer Generali is set to spend some €3 billion acquiring smaller and mid-size insurance companies and asset managers, its chief executive Philippe Donnet. told Bloomberg in an interview.

Swedbank uses Munich Re technology to enhance life insurance buying process

3 October, 2019 - 15:37
Swedbank, a bank and insurance providers in Sweden and the Baltic, is implementing underwriting technology from Munich Re Automation Solutions.

Insurer Steel City Re publishes reputational risk resilience checklist

3 October, 2019 - 15:25
Steel City Re has published a checklist for firms looking to bolster their reputational resilience as social media, smartphones and other technology, and the rise of cyber crime has made them more vulnerable to this kind of threat.

Insurance data analytics firm Verisk to buy property data analysts BuildFax

3 October, 2019 - 14:58
Data analytics firm Verisk is set to acquire US firm BuildFax, a provider of property condition and history data, after signing a definitive agreement with the company's shareholders.

UK councils hit by 263m cyber attacks in H1 2019: Gallagher

3 October, 2019 - 14:40
Almost half (49 percent) of all UK councils have faced a cyber attack since the beginning of 2017, with cyber criminals hitting these organisations with 263 million attacks in the first half of 2019 alone, research has revealed.

Tokio Marine HCC makes key French surety hires as it expands in Europe

3 October, 2019 - 13:58
Tokio Marine HCC, a subsidiary of global insurer Tokio Marine Group, has appointed Jennifer Metcalfe as senior surety underwriter - France.

Pro Global Holdings rebrands Vibe MGA Management as part of expansion strategy

3 October, 2019 - 11:06
Pro Global Holdings has confirmed the immediate rebranding of its Vibe MGA Management to Pro MGA Solutions Ltd in the UK, after receiving regulatory approval.


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