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BMS deal imminent with Eurazeo and Nordic Capital final bidders

2022-12-02T10:17:00+00:00

A deal for BMS could be announced in the next few days with Eurazeo and Nordic Capital understood to be the final two suitors in the Evercore-run process to find a new capital partner for the London-headquartered wholesale and reinsurance broker, The Insurer can reveal.

Peel Hunt Lloyds

Peel Hunt targeting ~£300mn fundraise for Lloyd’s London Bridge vehicle

2022-12-02T08:20:49.09+00:00

Peel Hunt is fundraising for a new Lloyd’s investment vehicle that would provide Funds at Lloyd’s to syndicates, enabling them to capitalise further on the hard market underwriting conditions.

Eduardo Perez de Lema Mapfre Re

Mapfre Re handed €250mn capital boost as it looks to grow in hard market

2022-12-02T10:00:00+00:00

Mapfre Re is to strengthen its balance sheet by €250mn ($263mn) as it looks to take advantage of current hard market conditions.

Will Gay and Ze'ev Deutsch – Mosaic

Mosaic builds global tax liability team

2022-12-02T11:03:00+00:00

Specialty insurer Mosaic Insurance has continued the build-out of its transactional liability team with the addition of tax specialists Will Gay and Ze’ev Deutsch.

Patrick Tiernan

Tiernan praises Bermuda and Lloyd’s ties as market “back on the front foot again”

2022-12-02T08:20:44.51+00:00

Lloyd’s chief of markets Patrick Tiernan has praised the Bermuda (re)insurance market while celebrating the strong ties between the island and Lloyd’s.

Peel Hunt Lloyds

Peel Hunt targeting ~£300mn fundraise for Lloyd’s London Bridge vehicle

2022-12-02T08:20:49.09+00:00

Peel Hunt is fundraising for a new Lloyd’s investment vehicle that would provide Funds at Lloyd’s to syndicates, enabling them to capitalise further on the hard market underwriting conditions.

Eduardo Perez de Lema Mapfre Re

Mapfre Re handed €250mn capital boost as it looks to grow in hard market

2022-12-02T10:00:00+00:00

Mapfre Re is to strengthen its balance sheet by €250mn ($263mn) as it looks to take advantage of current hard market conditions.

Will Gay and Ze'ev Deutsch – Mosaic

Mosaic builds global tax liability team

2022-12-02T11:03:00+00:00

Specialty insurer Mosaic Insurance has continued the build-out of its transactional liability team with the addition of tax specialists Will Gay and Ze’ev Deutsch.

Patrick Tiernan

Tiernan praises Bermuda and Lloyd’s ties as market “back on the front foot again”

2022-12-02T08:20:44.51+00:00

Lloyd’s chief of markets Patrick Tiernan has praised the Bermuda (re)insurance market while celebrating the strong ties between the island and Lloyd’s.


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