RFIB for sale sign

BGC and AmWINS frontrunners in RFIB sale process

2019-03-21T17:07:00+00:00

BGC Partners, the owner of London market brokers Ed and Besso, and expansive US wholesaler AmWINS have emerged as two of the frontrunners in the chase for up-for-sale RFIB Insurance Brokers, The Insurer can reveal.

E. David Burt

Bermuda premier vows to get island off EU blacklist

2019-03-21T16:53:00+00:00

Premier David Burt has acknowledged concerns in Bermuda about being placed on the European Union’s tax haven blacklist but says the island will be removed from it “at the earliest opportunity”.

Accredited and Pronto Insurance

Accredited agrees new partnership deal with Californian auto MGA Pronto

2019-03-21T07:45:00+00:00

US program insurer Accredited Surety & Casualty Inc (Accredited) has inked another fronting deal this time with the Californian auto MGA Pronto General Insurance Agency Ltd.

Peter Mullen – Artex

Mullen takes reins at Artex

2019-03-21T17:41:00+00:00

Bermuda-based alternative risk management solutions provider Artex has confirmed the official return of Peter Mullen as its CEO.

Allstate

Analyst ups Allstate Q1 profit projections after Feb cats estimate

2019-03-21T16:00:00+00:00

KBW analyst Meyer Shields raised his Q1 earnings forecasts for Allstate after the US insurance giant reported lower-than-expected catastrophe losses for February.

E. David Burt

Bermuda premier vows to get island off EU blacklist

2019-03-21T16:53:00+00:00

Premier David Burt has acknowledged concerns in Bermuda about being placed on the European Union’s tax haven blacklist but says the island will be removed from it “at the earliest opportunity”.

Accredited and Pronto Insurance

Accredited agrees new partnership deal with Californian auto MGA Pronto

2019-03-21T07:45:00+00:00

US program insurer Accredited Surety & Casualty Inc (Accredited) has inked another fronting deal this time with the Californian auto MGA Pronto General Insurance Agency Ltd.

Peter Mullen – Artex

Mullen takes reins at Artex

2019-03-21T17:41:00+00:00

Bermuda-based alternative risk management solutions provider Artex has confirmed the official return of Peter Mullen as its CEO.

Allstate

Analyst ups Allstate Q1 profit projections after Feb cats estimate

2019-03-21T16:00:00+00:00

KBW analyst Meyer Shields raised his Q1 earnings forecasts for Allstate after the US insurance giant reported lower-than-expected catastrophe losses for February.



Maiden's share price i

The risks that could stop Maiden conquering its troubles

Maiden Holdings’ delayed 10-K reveals the embattled Bermudian company believes it can continue as a going concern but warns further significant declines in shareholders’ equity could cause it to “re-evaluate that assessment”.

Lloyd's roundtable

Roundtable: what is the future of the independent broker?

Following yet another titan year of broker consolidation The Insurer – in association with Lloyds Bank – last month gathered a host of senior broking executives to garner insight into the implications and drivers of future M&A, the challenge of modernisation and how the regulator can better service UK and ...

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Lockton sues Alliant defectors to enforce 4-year restrictive covenants

The Insurer analyses Lockton’s legal filing seeking injunctive relief against seven producers, after mass resignations last week.

Maiden's share price i

The risks that could stop Maiden conquering its troubles

Maiden Holdings’ delayed 10-K reveals the embattled Bermudian company believes it can continue as a going concern but warns further significant declines in shareholders’ equity could cause it to “re-evaluate that assessment”.

Lloyd's roundtable

Roundtable: what is the future of the independent broker?

Following yet another titan year of broker consolidation The Insurer – in association with Lloyds Bank – last month gathered a host of senior broking executives to garner insight into the implications and drivers of future M&A, the challenge of modernisation and how the regulator can better service UK and ...

Lockton logo

Lockton sues Alliant defectors to enforce 4-year restrictive covenants

The Insurer analyses Lockton’s legal filing seeking injunctive relief against seven producers, after mass resignations last week.



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Gallagher and Lockton texts offer a cautionary tale

In the past week, bitter disputes on both sides of the Atlantic over broker defections have provided textbook examples of what not to text. For broking companies – and any other participants in the (re)insurance industry – they provide a worrying reminder that they should beware what their executives are ...

E. David Burt

It may be a temporary setback but Bermuda could do without more self-inflicted wounds...

If the adage ‘bad news travels fast’ is to believed, then word of Bermuda’s addition to the European Union’s tax haven blacklist last week must have been reverberating around the island in next-to-no time.

Washing line

The downside of litigation: Airing dirty laundry

This morning, The Insurer revealed that the bitter - and very personal - legal dispute between Gallagher and UK broking Group Ardonagh had finally begun.

SMS message

Gallagher and Lockton texts offer a cautionary tale

In the past week, bitter disputes on both sides of the Atlantic over broker defections have provided textbook examples of what not to text. For broking companies – and any other participants in the (re)insurance industry – they provide a worrying reminder that they should beware what their executives are ...

E. David Burt

It may be a temporary setback but Bermuda could do without more self-inflicted wounds...

If the adage ‘bad news travels fast’ is to believed, then word of Bermuda’s addition to the European Union’s tax haven blacklist last week must have been reverberating around the island in next-to-no time.

Washing line

The downside of litigation: Airing dirty laundry

This morning, The Insurer revealed that the bitter - and very personal - legal dispute between Gallagher and UK broking Group Ardonagh had finally begun.