Martin Reith – Neon

Neon to stay under AFG ownership as sales process pulled


The process to find a new strategic investor for Neon has been pulled after a recent proposed transaction – thought to involve PE firm Madison Dearborn – was seen as not sufficiently valuing the Lloyd’s insurer.

Lloyd's – Science

Lloyd’s to unveil £53mn innovations facility as latest milestone in transformation strategy


A dozen heavyweight Lloyd’s insurers are behind the imminent launch of a new facility that will incubate the future underwriting of cutting-edge risks in an initiative that will be flagged as part of Lloyd’s CEO John Neal’s transformation strategy.

John Neal – Goldman Sachs, McKinsey & Company, Deloitte, EY and Freshfields

Comment: Choosing the right partners…


John Neal has impressed many with his first nine months at the helm. He has made a conscious effort to re-engage with brokers, has deployed a “come and let’s chat” approach at odds with predecessors who were criticised by some for aloofness. He has also created a vision and an ...

McKinsey & Company, Deloitte, EY and Freshfields

Advisory firms vying for Lloyd’s transformation mandates


McKinsey, Deloitte and EY are thought to be amongst a number of bulge bracket international advisory firms vying to formally advise Lloyd’s on the next stages of CEO John Neal’s ambitious vision to transform the 300+ years old market.


Lloyd’s continues suspensions over “inappropriate” behavior: reports


An unnamed employee has been suspended from Lloyd’s of London for “alcohol-related” and “inappropriate” behaviour, as external scrutiny and efforts to stamp out misconduct intensify.

Lloyd's building

Medical Protection Society and Asta launch SPA at Lloyd’s


The Medical Protection Society (MPS) has launched a Lloyd’s special purpose arrangement that will insure corporate healthcare entities from 1 July.

Lloyd's Full underwriting room

Lloyd’s mandates harassment and discrimination survey as deadline is extended


The chief executive of Lloyd’s John Neal has today written to managing and member agents of Lloyd’s mandating the circulation of the Corporation’s working culture survey to all their UK staff while simultaneously pushing back the deadline to 14 June.

London, city skyline

Aspen taps Lloyd’s Brekenfeld for corporate development role


Bermuda-based Aspen has named former Lloyd’s oversight manager Joshua Brekenfeld as director of global corporate development.

Chaucer – London

Chaucer bolsters London A&H book with TransRe hire


Lloyd’s specialty insurer Chaucer has hired Sarfraz Pivano from Transatlantic Reinsurance Company to take up the role of accident & health treaty underwriter in its reinsurance division.

Rosa Flores – Lloyd's and Liberty Mutual

Liberty Mutual Re joins Lloyd’s Mexico platform


Liberty Mutual Reinsurance (LM Re), the reinsurance arm of Liberty Special Markets (LSM), has become the latest player to open an operation in Mexico under the Lloyd’s banner.

Brit and Lloyd's

Brit swoops on Aviva’s Drew for head of outwards reinsurance


London (re)insurer Brit has named James Drew as head of outwards reinsurance.


Arcus 1856 taps Markel for head of North America property treaty


Credit Suisse’s Arcus Syndicate 1856 has appointed Nick James as underwriting manager for North America property treaty.

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