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Swiss insurer expands European presence paying €780m for majority stake in Spanish firm.
Legal solutions to become fourth arm of HGGC-backed group.
Legacy acquirer takes on U.S. general liability book with over $100m in reserves.
Helix claims to be the first multi-line independent MGA in Bermuda.
Decision to merge the units designed to 'streamline processes' according to CEO.
Atlanta-based reinsurance broker will operate under the Beach brand.
Deal takes group to handling almost $3bn of insurance premium.
Kuala Lumpur-based firm specialises in aviation risk.
MGA covers political violence and terrorism risks in emerging markets around the globe.
Plenty of excitement surrounds news of a merger or acquisition, but often only part of the story ever makes it into the press.
If the actors of today’s re/insurance market were transposed into the setting of a 1980s high school movie, the plot would definitely be Prom Night.
Comment: Chubb held an employee meeting on July 20 to discuss its merger deal with Ace, with a guest speaker: Ace’s chairman and CEO Evan Greenberg, who told staff to work with Ace to build on their company’s success.
Comment: Whether its brokers, insurers or reinsurers, companies are currently coupling up like amorous teens at a high school dance.
Is the reinsurance sector overcapitalised, or is it instead a case of the world being underinsured?
XL and Catlin have agreed terms for a takeover that should close in the first half of 2015
Chinese holding company Fosun Intl has agreed to buy US insurer Meadowbrook for $433m
Company profile: German insurance group Talanx, majority owner of Hannover Re, has floated at last. But the group will not use the deal as a springboard for aggressive growth, says the CEO of its industrial insurance unit.
December's announcement that Japanese insurer Tokio Marine is to buy Kiln ended rampant speculation about who would snap up the Lloyd's insurer. Richard Crump speaks to Charles Franks, CEO of RJ Kiln, about how Kiln feels about its new owners and how the acquisition will affect the firm.
From triple-B-range reinsurer on the edge of oblivion to number five reinsurer in the world. French reinsurer Scor has turned its fortunes around and is riding high. Denis Kessler, the firm's larger than life CEO, tells Verena Horne the story behind this remarkable turnaround and his ambitious plans for growth.