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Pay-as-you go insurtech Zego partners with mobility start-up Drover

28 August, 2019 - 09:11
London-based insurtech Zego, a provider of pay-as-you-go insurance for drivers and riders who work flexibly with their own vehicles, has partnered with mobility start-up Drover.

Delta Insurance appoints former Lloyd's Asia CEO Kent Chaplin to board

28 August, 2019 - 09:03
Specialist insurance provider and Lloyd’s of London coverholder Delta Insurance Group has appointed Kent Chaplin to its advisory board.

AM Best: 2017/18 cat losses cause downgrades to outpace upgrades in H1 2019

27 August, 2019 - 15:44
Rating downgrades during the first half of 2019 outpaced rating upgrades for the first time in five years, according to a new AM Best report.

Insurer Skuld partners with insurtech Concirrus to develop behaviour-based analytics Quest Marine

27 August, 2019 - 15:05
Marine insurer Skuld has teamed up with insurtech Concirrus to roll out a bespoke version of the tech firm’s behaviour-based data analytics platform Quest Marine.

Aon launches Accident, Health & Life practice group to harness growth for Reinsurance Solutions

27 August, 2019 - 14:49
Aon has created a global Accident, Health & Life practice group in its Reinsurance Solutions business to help insurers take advantage of growth opportunities in the sector.

Broker Ames & Gough appoints Jessie Witherow assistant vice president

27 August, 2019 - 14:42
Insurance broker and risk management consultancy Ames & Gough has appointed Jessie Witherow to the post of assistant vice president.

Aon: Tropical storm Dorian projected to become hurricane

27 August, 2019 - 11:55
Tropical storm Dorian is expected to become a hurricane with warnings in place for St. Lucia, according to the Aon cat report.

Gallagher: quarter of SMEs hit by crisis event in 2018 increasing risk of collapse

27 August, 2019 - 11:31
Research from Gallagher has found that nearly a quarter (24 percent) of UK small and medium enterprises (SME) were affected by a crisis event last year, with the subsequent trading paralysis putting thousands of them at risk of collapse.

HDI hires Stephanie Ogden as director of distribution for UK and Ireland

27 August, 2019 - 11:10
Industrial lines insurer, HDI Global SE (HDI) has confirmed Stephanie Ogden as its new director of distribution for UK and Ireland operations, she will take up the post on September 2, 2019.

CAC Specialty taps up Colin Daly to co-lead its Financial Lines Practice

27 August, 2019 - 10:55
CAC Specialty has appointed Colin Daly to co-lead of its Financial Lines Practice (FLP) as he takes up the post of executive vice president.

IGI CEO Jabsheh points to ‘healthier’ insurance market as H1 2019 results show growth

27 August, 2019 - 10:19
International General Insurance (IGI) has reported a rise in net profits and gross written premiums (GWP) as vice chairman and CEO Wasef Jabsheh pointed to the insurance market being in a “healthier position than it has been for a long time”.

Argo Surety increases single bond capacity to $100m; reshuffles key people

27 August, 2019 - 10:03
Provider of commercial, contract, and international surety bonds Argo Surety has unveiled an increased Treasury listing capacity that means it can consider single bonds up to $100 million.

Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers unveils key appointments

23 August, 2019 - 14:31
The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers (ABIR) has appointed Wendy King as public policy and regulatory affairs analyst, and promoted Suzanne Williams-Charles, director of policy and regulation, with additional responsibilities as ABIR corporate secretary.

Allianz to acquire Brazilian insurer Sul América's auto and P&C portfolio for €667m

23 August, 2019 - 14:17
German insurer Allianz is acquiring the automobile and other property/casualty operations of Brazilian insurer SulAmérica for R$3 billion (€667 million), in a move it hopes will strengthen its competitive position in Latin America.

Chubb launches expanded liability solutions for middle market to help close coverage gaps

23 August, 2019 - 10:56
Property/casualty insurer Chubb has launched a new platform designed for middle market manufacturers as they embrace new technologies and processes to remain competitive.

Markel board approves new $300 million share buyback

23 August, 2019 - 10:34
The board of specialist insurer Markel has approved a new $300 million share buyback scheme to begin immediately.

Everest Insurance makes trio of hires for private company/not‐for‐profit group

23 August, 2019 - 10:15
Everest Insurance, the specialty insurance division of Bermuda-based Everest Re Group, has hired three new members for its financial lines private company/not‐for‐profit group.

Cost of settling UK motor claims soared 8.6% in 2018: Willis Towers Watson

23 August, 2019 - 10:10
Motor claims payout inflation in the UK surged by 8.6 percent in 2018, representing the fourth year of consecutive increases, which combine with further rises in 2019 has increased the pressure on premiums, a benchmarking study found.

Risk Strategies acquires National Insurance Consulting Group

23 August, 2019 - 09:24
US insurance brokerage and risk management firm Risk Strategies has expanded its presence in the Southeast US with the acquisition of National Insurance Consulting Group (NICG).

Ryan Specialty Group acquires US programme manager Suitelife

23 August, 2019 - 09:00
US specialty insurance services business Ryan Specialty Group (RSG) is acquiring the assets and operations of Pennsylvania-based programme manager The Suitelife.


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