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Apollo lowered bid twice before agreeing Aspen deal

2018-10-22T22:52:00+01:00

Apollo Global Management lowered initial non-binding offers for Aspen twice before a counter-proposal from the Bermudian (re)insurer led to the all-cash transaction at $42.75 a share being agreed.

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Brown & Brown to buy Hays Companies

2018-10-22T14:54:00+01:00

Expansive US retail broking giant Brown & Brown has agreed a deal to buy its smaller rival Hays Companies.

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Miller snaps up London (re)insurance broker Alston Gayler

2018-10-22T10:25:00+01:00

Miller has confirmed it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Dutch-owned London market wholesaler Alston Gayler, as previously predicted by Re-Insurance.

Baden-Baden 2018 panelists

M&A carousel will continue but 'clients like choice'

2018-10-21T21:24:00+01:00

Despite the remarkable frenzy of M&A seen in 2018, speakers at the Guy Carpenter Baden-Baden symposium yesterday feel the market will still value the specialist carrier as long as it remains nimble and responsive to clients’ needs.

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US antitrust approval granted for MMC’s acquisition of JLT

2018-10-15T10:51:00+01:00

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has granted US antitrust approval for Marsh & McLennan Companies’ $5.6bn takeover of JLT.

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JLT chairman urges shareholders to approve MMC acquisition

2018-10-15T08:02:00+01:00

The chairman of JLT chairman Geoffrey Howe has urged shareholders to approve the $5.6bn takeover by Marsh & McLennan Companies - parent company of Marsh and Guy Carpenter.

Lloyd's, City of London

Miller snaps up London (re)insurance broker Alston Gayler

2018-10-22T10:25:00+01:00

Miller has confirmed it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Dutch-owned London market wholesaler Alston Gayler, as previously predicted by Re-Insurance.

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Cincinnati to enter Lloyd’s with acquisition of Munich Re’s Beaufort

2018-10-12T13:03:00+01:00

Cincinnati Financial Corporation is to gain a foothold in the Lloyd’s market with the acquisition of Munich Re’s MSP Underwriting - which operates through Beaufort Underwriting Agency and Syndicate 318. 

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Ascot launches US insurance arm

2018-10-10T11:29:00+01:00

Ascot Group, the Lloyd’s (re)insurer owned by the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), has launched Ascot Insurance US, following the completion of its previously announced acquisition of two US insurance companies.

Apollo-and-Aspen

Apollo lowered bid twice before agreeing Aspen deal

2018-10-22T22:52:00+01:00

Apollo Global Management lowered initial non-binding offers for Aspen twice before a counter-proposal from the Bermudian (re)insurer led to the all-cash transaction at $42.75 a share being agreed.

Brown & Brown

Brown & Brown to buy Hays Companies

2018-10-22T14:54:00+01:00

Expansive US retail broking giant Brown & Brown has agreed a deal to buy its smaller rival Hays Companies.

Lloyd's-building-top-Cincinnati

Cincinnati to enter Lloyd’s with acquisition of Munich Re’s Beaufort

2018-10-12T13:03:00+01:00

Cincinnati Financial Corporation is to gain a foothold in the Lloyd’s market with the acquisition of Munich Re’s MSP Underwriting - which operates through Beaufort Underwriting Agency and Syndicate 318. 

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MMC-JLT deal makes space for Holborn as top-10 reinsurance broker

2018-10-23T06:08:00+01:00

MMC’s unexpected $5.6bn deal to acquire JLT, which will cement Marsh’s position as the world’s largest intermediary, will promote US broker Holborn into the number ten slot in Re-Insurance’s list of largest reinsurance brokers by revenue.

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Q&A: Jean-Paul Conoscente, CEO of reinsurance at Scor Global P&C

2018-10-21T06:14:00+01:00

Jean-Paul Conoscente, CEO of reinsurance at Scor Global P&C on independence, M&A and his advice for the new CEO of Lloyd’s John Neal

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