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Enstar weighs Atrium and StarStone sale in frothy M&A market

2018-06-18T13:16:00+01:00

Legacy giant Enstar has confirmed the appointment of investment bank Evercore to sell its two live underwriting businesses.

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Gallagher’s UK broking boss Chilton to step aside

2018-06-18T11:44:00+01:00

Industry stalwart and the CEO of Gallagher’s UK broking and underwriting operations Grahame “Chily” Chilton is to step down, the company announced today.

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Allianz weighing approach for RSA, Aviva: report

2018-06-18T07:53:00+01:00

German insurance giant Allianz is mulling a takeover approach for large UK carriers including RSA and Aviva after the Oliver Bäte-led company was beaten to the punch in pursuit of XL Group.

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PRA doubled insurance investigations last year

2018-06-15T09:10:00+01:00

The PRA conducted six investigations into the regulatory reporting, risk management and controls of insurance firms last year, double that of 2016.

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Nephila-backed Volante reveals $900mn capacity deal

2018-06-14T08:36:00+01:00

Volante, the newly-launched managing general agent backed by ILS heavyweight Nephila, has unveiled a $900mn capacity deal for a spate of new underwriting teams.

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Hyperion takes 10% stake in Apollo Partners

2018-06-13T15:04:00+01:00

Hyperion - which owns brokers Howden and RKH, as well underwriting agency Dual - has acquired a 9.9 percent stake in the holding company for Lloyd’s managing agency Apollo.

Hamilton Bermuda

Enstar weighs Atrium and StarStone sale in frothy M&A market

2018-06-18T13:16:00+01:00By

Legacy giant Enstar has confirmed the appointment of investment bank Evercore to sell its two live underwriting businesses.

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Allianz weighing approach for RSA, Aviva: report

2018-06-18T07:53:00+01:00By

German insurance giant Allianz is mulling a takeover approach for large UK carriers including RSA and Aviva after the Oliver Bäte-led company was beaten to the punch in pursuit of XL Group.

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Hyperion takes 10% stake in Apollo Partners

2018-06-13T15:04:00+01:00By

Hyperion - which owns brokers Howden and RKH, as well underwriting agency Dual - has acquired a 9.9 percent stake in the holding company for Lloyd’s managing agency Apollo.

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PSC buys into BP Marsh amid £17mn capital raise

2018-06-12T08:02:00+01:00By

Australian broking house PSC Insurance Group, which owns London intermediaries Alsford Page & Gems and Carroll & Partners, has taken a £15.5mn stake in BP Marsh as it looks to expand its operations in the UK.

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Gallagher’s UK broking boss Chilton to step aside

2018-06-18T11:44:00+01:00By

Industry stalwart and the CEO of Gallagher’s UK broking and underwriting operations Grahame “Chily” Chilton is to step down, the company announced today.

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Berkshire Hathaway’s Abel made Aegis London non-exec

2018-06-13T14:17:00+01:00By

Berkshire Hathaway’s chairman of non-insurance business operations and potential Warren Buffett successor Greg Abel has been made a non-executive director of Aegis London’s board.

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Ryan Specialty’s StarPoint takes FI underwriter from Liberty

2018-06-13T15:32:00+01:00By

Ryan Specialty Group-owned managing general agent StarPoint Executive Risks has hired Mark Selby to head up its newly-launched financial institutions business.

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Brit takes Talbot’s COO Gould

2018-06-12T08:37:00+01:00By

Brit has hired Michael Gould to take over as chief operating officer after Nigel Meyer left for Canopius.