Higginbotham

Higginbotham builds out Louisiana footprint with Haik acquisition

2021-05-14T00:22:00+01:00

Higginbotham has added to its newly established operations in Louisiana with the acquisition of Haik Insurance, a deal that will give the business its third location in the Pelican State.

Black Rock and Specialist Risk Group

SRG builds out MGA portfolio with Blackrock acquisition

2021-05-14T07:04:00+01:00

Specialist Risk Group (SRG) has acquired specialist Irish liability and property MGA Blackrock Insurance Solutions, the UK broker consolidator’s latest deal since HGGC was announced as majority shareholder in December.

Aon WTW AJG

Analysts react positively to Aon-WTW-Gallagher deal

2021-05-13T13:58:00+01:00

Equity analysts have raised share price targets for Aon and provided broadly positive feedback on the $3.57bn Willis Towers Watson (WTW) divestments transaction with Arthur J Gallagher, describing it as making sense for all parties concerned as the overarching Aon-WTW deal takes a significant step closer to the finish line.

High Street Paladin Richardi-DeMola

Abry-backed High Street buys two New Jersey agencies

2021-05-13T13:44:00+01:00

High Street Insurance Partners, an insurance brokerage platform backed by private equity firm Abry Partners, has acquired New Jersey-based Paladin Insurance Agency and Richardi-Demola Insurance Agency.

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Gallagher: WTW aviation builds on “smashing success” of JLT takeover

2021-05-13T14:07:00+01:00

The addition of Willis Towers Watson (WTW)’s aerospace assets will further enhance the aviation practice Arthur J Gallagher has been building out since its “opportunistic” acquisition of JLT’s aviation unit in 2019.

Sportscover Resolution Ashbrooke

Sportscover’s European operations sold to Resolution and Ashbrooke

2021-05-13T13:03:00+01:00

MGA Resolution Underwriting Holdings Limited and legacy specialist Ashbrooke Group have acquired Sportscover Europe Limited (SEL) and Active Underwriting Specialists Limited, the European operations of Sportscover Australia Group, for an undisclosed sum.  

LV Bain

MPs warn over Bain Capital’s LV= takeover bid

2021-04-06T16:45:00+01:00

British MPs are to release a report later this week which will outline a series of concerns over the Liverpool Victoria (LV=) Group’s plans to demutualise and sell itself to US private equity group Bain Capital.

CFC

CFC acquires Australian cyber security provider Insane Technologies

2021-03-17T08:05:00+00:00

London cyber-specialist MGA CFC has acquired Australian cyber security and incident response provider Insane Technologies.

Inigo Lloyds

Inigo completes acquisition of Syndicate 1301

2021-03-16T07:12:00+00:00

Newly launched specialty (re)insurance start-up Inigo Limited has completed the previously announced acquisition of Lloyd’s managing agency StarStone Underwriting Limited (SUL) as well as its managed Syndicate 1301 from Enstar and Stone Point Capital.

Higginbotham

Higginbotham builds out Louisiana footprint with Haik acquisition

2021-05-14T00:22:00+01:00

Higginbotham has added to its newly established operations in Louisiana with the acquisition of Haik Insurance, a deal that will give the business its third location in the Pelican State.

High Street Paladin Richardi-DeMola

Abry-backed High Street buys two New Jersey agencies

2021-05-13T13:44:00+01:00

High Street Insurance Partners, an insurance brokerage platform backed by private equity firm Abry Partners, has acquired New Jersey-based Paladin Insurance Agency and Richardi-Demola Insurance Agency.

IM-Montana-PCF-TRG

PCF completes third acquisition in May with TRG deal

2021-05-12T21:22:00+01:00

HGGC-backed PCF Insurance Services has announced its third acquisition in May and its 15th of the year after agreeing a deal for US custom bonds and ocean marine cargo specialist Trade Risk Guaranty Brokerage Services (TRG).

Pat Gallagher and James Kent

Willis Re – the other transformational deal of the decade…

2021-05-12T15:57:00+01:00

The worst kept industry secret was confirmed today with Arthur J Gallagher’s agreement to buy Willis Re in a move that ends more than a year of uncertainty at the reinsurance broker and narrows the gap to the big two of Aon and Guy Carpenter, while also paving the way ...

European Commission and Department of Justice

Aon-WTW – history suggests DoJ will fall in behind EC regulatory approval

2021-05-10T07:15:00+01:00

The Aon-Willis Towers Watson transaction looks set to pass its biggest test yet with the European Commission reportedly greenlighting proposed remedy packages and announcements on divestments expected in the coming days. Attention will now shift to US antitrust regulators at the Department of Justice.

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