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Gender balance and mental health high on agenda for global insurance: Dive In event survey

23 September, 2019 - 10:10
Inclusion is a client-facing issue, say 94 percent of respondents in a survey ahead of this week’s Dive In event.

Zurich unveils new group chief risk officer

23 September, 2019 - 10:06
Zurich Insurance Group has appointed Peter Giger as new group chief risk officer (CRO) and a member of its executive committee.

Starr Insurance restructures western US operations

23 September, 2019 - 09:43
Starr Insurance Companies has unveiled a new structure and leadership promotions in the US western region.

Gallagher welcomes report on university risks, pointing to importance of cyber insurance programme

20 September, 2019 - 15:32
Gallagher has welcomed a report from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), which highlighted several issues, including theft, fraud and loss of student/employee information.

Brokerslink expands European operations with latest additions

20 September, 2019 - 15:28
Brokerslink, a global network of independent brokers, has expanded its European operations with the addition of three regional brokers to its network.

Cyber risk quantifier Cytegic launches insurance unit to tackle complex and evolving risks

20 September, 2019 - 14:51
Cyber risk quantifier Cytegic has launched its own insurance company in a move it hopes will help support the industry in tackling complex and evolving risks.

North P&I revamps claims leadership as global director Andrew Taylor departs

20 September, 2019 - 14:40
Marine liability insurer North P&I Club has made several new appointments to strengthen its protection and indemnity insurance claims leadership team following the departure of global claims director Andrew Taylor after 36 years.

Motor insurer Granite Underwriting to recruit 300 people in Liverpool as business grows

20 September, 2019 - 14:29
Motor insurer Granite Underwriting is looking to hire 300 people to help grow its business and that of its subsidiary Acorn.

RFIB gains Hong Kong licence, names new CEO

20 September, 2019 - 11:12
Re/insurance broker RFIB Group has been approved to transact general insurance business in Hong Kong.

AI insurtech Betterview partners with Synpulse to improve P&C underwriting cycle

20 September, 2019 - 10:54
California-based artificial intelligence (AI) start-up Betterview, an insurtech platform provider for property transactions, has partnered with Zurich-based Synpulse to improve the property and casualty (P&C) underwriting process for insurers.

Insurance industry has a key role to play in addressing ocean risk: AXA

20 September, 2019 - 10:46
A new alliance aimed at building resilience to ocean risk through innovative solutions has been launched at the UN Climate Action Summit, which is a collaborative initiative between the insurance and finance sectors, governments and environmental civil society organisations.

NOVIS Insurance Company to support CEE growth with Aon’s ReMetrica modelling software

20 September, 2019 - 10:23
NOVIS Insurance Company is to use Aon’s Remetrica capital modelling software for Life, Health & Pension, and is understood to be the first firm to do so in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).

Insurtech Vouch launches with $24.5m Series A funding, backed by Munich Re

20 September, 2019 - 10:02
Insurtech Vouch, which describes itself as a new type of insurance company exclusively serving the early stage tech start-ups, has raised $24.5 million in Series A funding. The company's proprietary policies are backed by Munich Re.

Acrisure launches new AI-backed brokerage with investment firm Tulco

20 September, 2019 - 09:54
US-based insurance broker Acrisure and investment firm Tulco Holdings have teamed up to launch Altway Insurance, a direct-to-consumer brokerage platform which is fully supported by artificial intelligence.

Charles Taylor agrees £261m deal to go private; firm says the offer was 'compelling'

19 September, 2019 - 15:35
Insurance services firm Charles Taylor has agreed to a "compelling" takeover deal by private equity firm Lovell Minnick Partners, which it hopes will deliver attractive returns to its shareholders.

Cayman-based Greenlight Re takes stake in digital managing general underwriter Coterie

19 September, 2019 - 15:32
Greenlight Re Innovations has acquired a stake in Coterie Applications, a digital managing general underwriter (MGU) focusing on the small and medium-sized enterprise commercial insurance market.

Finance firms 'quieter on Brexit' suggests planning mostly done: EY

19 September, 2019 - 15:10
As the number of financial services jobs and assets being relocated from the UK eases off, EY has suggested that this shows the sector is ready for Brexit.

Gallagher acquires Allied Insurance Brokers and Ascinsure Specialty Risk in the US

19 September, 2019 - 15:00
Broker Arthur J Gallagher has acquired Pennsylvania-based Allied Insurance Brokers and its subsidiary Ascinsure Specialty Risk.

Munich Re-backed commercial auto insurtech Inshur plans global expansion; hires Uber veteran to lead strategy

19 September, 2019 - 14:23
Munich Re-backed insurtech Inshur, a provider of commercial auto insurance for private hire drivers, has strengthened its leadership team to support its market expansion plans globally. The company currently operates in New York and the UK.

QBE North America appoints head of surety from Ironshore

19 September, 2019 - 14:04
Specialist insurer QBE North America has appointed Charles Cygal as head of surety.

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